Braided Buns




Introduction: Braided Buns

About: Hey, everyone! I'm Theodora, and I love cooking, crafting, and most of all, Broadway musicals! Take a look at some of my projects!

This is an easy, quick hairstyle that looks pretty and keeps the hair out of your face! This hairstyle works on all hair types (well it has to be long enough) so to prove it, I did it on myself. I have thick, curly, course hair, which also gets frizzy a lot. This hairstyle was relatively easy to do on myself, but it my be easier with straight hair.

On to the hairdo!

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Step 1: Materials

For the Braided Buns, you will need:

A Brush

A Large clip to section off hair

Two large ponytail holders

Two small elastics

Several bobby pins to hold the style in place

Step 2: Hair Parting

Start by brushing out your hair to make sure that it is smooth. I know mine doesn't look combed out, but trust me, it is. Make a part down the middle all the way down your head. It doesn't have to be perfect, as you can clearly see mine is not. Use either the large clip or a ponytail holder to hold one of the sections out of the way.

Step 3: Making the Ponytails

Taking one of the large ponytail holders, bring one section of your hair into a ponytail near the top of your head, or where you want your buns to be placed. You can choose to do these on the side or the back of your head, as well. Repeat to the other side, making sure that they look like they have been reflected over the middle hair part. Again, this doesn't have to be perfect.

Step 4: Braiding Your Hair

Take one of the ponytails, and divide it into three sections. Start braiding your hair all the way down, and then securing it with a small elastic. You can just do a regular braid. or you can get creative and do a fishtail, or even a rope twist. Repeat the braid to the other side, and secure with an elastic. You can choose to pancake (pull out the edges of the braid to make it look larger) the braid if you wish, but, as you can see, I have enough hair.

Step 5: Forming the Buns

Take the end of one of the braids, and wrap them around to form a bun shape. Make sure you like the way it sits, and then secure with bobby pins. Repeat to the other side. You can even add in a bow, if you wish, like I did.

Step 6: Final Look

And that is how you make the Braided Buns! Thank you so much for reading, and I hope you enjoyed this tutorial! Be sure to let me know if you try out this hairstyle.


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2 Discussions


3 years ago

Adorable! I want to try this. Bun-buns are awesome!

<3 , IrishAG


Reply 3 years ago

Hello IrishAG,

Thank you for the sweet comment! :) They ARE awesome!