How to Upgrade a Bun
The bun is a timeless hair style that is sleek, sophisticated and mildly sexy. However, the same old bun is also quite simple and even boring. Having new upgrades to the seasoned do will give you multiple options and a new an improved way to wear your hair.
Band Your Bun
If you want a quick way to jazz up your bun, you could add a headband for some added embellishment. If you like to wear your bun lower on the head, then you want to grab a thicker headband that covers a larger part of the head. If you enjoy to wear your bun higher, towards the crown of your head, then you should wear a thin headband. A headband that goes all the way around the head is also best paired with a high bun. Try a lace band, a bold colored band or a metallic band for an added touch of style. The banded bun is slightly casual so it is perfect for everyday wear.
Sleek and Sophisticated
To give your bun a polished update, make it very large and right at the crown of your head. After it is in place, use gel and a thin comb to make sure that all of your hair is smoothed down. That way, the bun will be the center of all your focus. This bun is best paired with evening attire.
Slide to the Left, Now Slide to the Right
Offsetting your bun to one side is an excellent way to update the timeless do. Give yourself a center part and then sweep your hair to one side. Set the bun just behind your ear. Leave it loose and let a few pieces of hair fall to the opposite side framing your face. It is soft, flirty and an ultra trendy way to wear your hair. It is the perfect way to pair a bun with a casual outfit, but also works for a night out on the town.
Bump it Up
When you think of a bun, you think of a slicked back hair style that does not have much volume. To give your bun some personality, add some volume to your hair. The best way to do this bun is to wear it lower on your head. Don’t worry about parting your hair because this is where the volume will come into play. Pull the majority of your hair back into a low bun and using your fingers or the tip of a comb loosen up the top of your hair. It is a casual, yet elegant way to wear a bun.
Let Yourself Be Messy
No matter how perfect you do your hair, if it is raining, windy or humid outside your hair is going to become slightly messed up. Why not skip the time consuming styling and start off with a messy, yet stylish bun? This is very easy to do. It can be worn high or low on the head and allows you to add your own touch. Just simple pull your hair back into a bun not worrying about and bumps, missing pieces or flyaways. Do not add any product and just let the bun be. It is a casual style that can be worn with jeans, casual dresses or is the perfect hair do for a day at the beach.