’s Instagram on #BunDayMonday (to follow GL
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). Close cousin
to the original sock bun, the wrapped bun looks effortlessly polished making it
perfect for your big spring dance. It’s
super easy for all you on-the-go gals and totally low-budget too! Who needs the
By popular demand, we’ve put together a simple how-to for the adorbs
wrapped bun that we uploaded to
What you’ll need:
1 bun shaper or sock bun (like this one: Lulu Bun Shaper, $5,
2 elastic ponytail holders
What you’ll do:
1. Gather your hair into a sleek ponytail by leaning your head back
and letting your hair fall smoothly in place sans bumps. If you have a
fine-tooth comb, you can use this to gently smooth out any ridges, too.
2. Tie your hair up into a high ponytail that sits at the crown of
3. Next, place your bun shaper at the base of your ponytail by pulling
your ponytail through the shaper’s center hole.
4. Instead of allowing your hair to fall backwards towards your head
and around the bun shaper to get that donut shape (i.e. the classic sock bun),
begin to wrap your pony tail around the shaper in one direction. Use your
fingers to spread the hair around the bun as you go. Keep wrapping until all of
your hair has been wrapped around the shaper and make sure that your bun shaper
is completely covered by hair.
Don’t get frustrated if it looks a little messy—we’ll fix this in a sec.
5. To hold the hair around the bun shaper, use a second thin elastic
to secure your hair at the base of the shaper—no need to double wrap the
elastic, just pop it right on.
The elastic is virtually invisible when it’s thin and matches your hair color.
6. Using hair spray, lightly spray your bun and use your fingers to
smooth any frizzies in the direction your hair has been wrapped. Secure stubborn
fly-aways or loose ends with bobby pins. It’s a wrap!
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BY BRITTANY MACHNICKI ON 4/25/2013 12:00:00 AM
POSTED IN beauty, hair, how to, tips, party, hair accessory, fast, cheap, formal beauty looks, dance