When it comes to hairstyles, there are few as universal and timeless as the bun. Like the ponytail’s older, more refined sister, this classic 'do is tried and true. And, it remains one of the quickest and easiest ways to tackle unruly tresses. Whether you’re in need of a tasteful, elegant style for a night out, or if you’re simply running late for work, the bun is a beauty no-brainer. But, if your go-to style is feeling tired, it might be time to give those buns a lift.
While we love the simplicity of the traditional, twisted version, we’re giving the standard bun a well-deserved makeover in this easy-to-follow tutorial. From braided to embellished, these three new takes on the classic bun give a fresh face to the old faithful. So grab your bobby pins and hairspray, and prepare to change up that coiff. Buh-bye, boring buns.
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