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How to Do a Messy Side Bun

Get a chic messy side bun in just five easy steps from celebrity hairstylist, Sheenon Olson.

Messy Bun Step 1

Messy Bun Step 1

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A messy side bun is perfect for a night out with your girlfriends or a special occasion. Once your hair is curled (or if it's already curly), gather it on one side of your head and pull it into a ponytail.

Messy Bun Step 2

Messy Bun Step 2

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Taking small sections, back-comb your hair to create volume.

Messy Bun Step 3

Messy Bun Step 3

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Bunch up each piece that you've back combed and bobby pin them in place.

Messy Bun Step 4

Messy Bun Step 4

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Continue bunching and pinning pieces until you create a balanced bun.

Messy Bun Step 5

Messy Bun Step 5

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Twist your bangs back and bobby pin them into the bun. Just like that, you've got a fabulous messy side bun.

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Put the steps you just read into action. Watch this how-to video.

 

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