You snooze the alarm to catch a few more minutes of precious sleep. When you get up you realize that few minutes has transcended into an hour of sleep and that you are running late for your long-standing brunch date with friends. And worst of all, you are having a bad hair day, thanks to sleeping all wrong.
With absolutely no time to shampoo, do you feel like you are going to look like a complete disaster for your day out? Well, not necessarily. If you have long hair, then the best option that you can make use of is to knot your hair up into one of the many options of updos for long hair. Here we'll give you a step-by-step breakdown on how to do a messy bun.
Tie Your Hair into a Not-so-neat Bun
Buns for hair have been mostly associated with older women. A classic style that spells elegance and old world glamor. If you are on the lookout for one that exudes a sense of casual chic, then a messy bun is perfect for you.
Adding a messy look to a bun brings out a more playful and younger side in the person sporting it. A bun is perfect for women with straight or wavy hair but even if you have curly hair, you can use a straightening serum to comb out your hair and knot the bun to create one.
If you want to make a messy bun, then you will need a hair brush, hair care products like serum or mousse, bobby pins, hair bands to tie your hair with and a hairspray. Given here are the steps you need to follow.
• If your hair is too frizzy or dry, then it will be difficult to knot a bun. Therefore, apply the serum or mousse, whichever you prefer, to smoothen out your hair and reduce the frizz.
• There will definitely be a few stray strands that will need to be tucked into the bun. To do so use the bobby pins but do not tuck the strands in very tightly as then the point of a messy bun will be lost.
Making a messy bun is very easy and also a quick process, making it perfect for those days when you are short on time and rushing to reach somewhere. You can also use hairbands, but very thin ones to accentuate the look of the hairstyle.
So, the next time you have a bad hair day, just make a messy bun and get ready for those admiring glances that are sure to come your way.