How to wear a braided bun
It was 57 degrees this afternoon. We were all wearing shorts and sandals and even had a little picnic outside. You know when 60 degrees feels like summer you’ve been living in winter for far too long! I quickly threw my hair up in a braided bun today and loved how it turned out. Come check out the pin that inspired this hairstyle >>> click here and follow along! I don’t know why I’m so obsessed with dutch braids lately, I hope you guys don’t mind. Thank you for all your sweet comments and for posting your hairstyles to Instagram! You guys are doing so great and look so gorgeous- I die!
Step-by-step instructions for the Dutch braided bun
- Dutch braid one side back angling towards the ear. Braid until it’s wrapped around to the back and finish it off with a three-strand braid
- Pancake the strands and tie off with a clear elastic
- Repeat on the other side
- Combine the two braids by pushing your finger through the braid on one side and pull the other braid up and through
- Secure underneath with a bobby pin
- Take a clear elastic and throw the rest of the hair up into a messy bun
I’ve styled this look a second way, so make sure to check out the video where I show you some braided bun hairstyles!
Thanks, friends! I hope you love this braided bun hairstyle as much as I do.
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That’s so lovely. AND quick and simple for a work day. Thank you so much!
omg your hair styles are so pretty I am an 11 year old and ubsest with do my hair so i was woundering if you could do a video about how to do a dutch flower with your hair that would be amazing thanks
I’ve learned about pancaking from your videos, but can’t seem to make it look right on my hair. I have pin-straight silky hair (medium thickness), and even when I use bobby pins to secure the sides of a braid, my hair just falls back into place when I pancake. How do I add texture (w/o greasiness) so it’ll hold?
Have you tried dry shampoo? It’ll coat the hair and add extra grip. You can find my favorite in my products page under the shop tab at the top of my site!
I enjoyed watching your videos.
Funny how 60 degrees is warm to you. I am from Southern California and it’s 97 degrees outside right now. So this hairstyles is great for me! 🙂
I love you and your blog! You are adorable! I have been following you for about 2 years now.. Way back before you put out your first e-book. And I guess I have suggestion… Grab a friend with short (chin to shoulder length) hair and give us girls that LOVE our short hair some love! I am just not a long haired girl, and I’m not strange- there are many like me! Not to mention a TON of people have been chopping their hair short lately! 🙂 So here it is: my official request for some fun styles for us short haired girls!
Eek… I may or may not be cutting my hair in a couple weeks!!!
Don’t cut it! It’s soo pretty!