How to Do a Messy Bun: A Visual Guide | Savoir Flair
How to Do a Messy Bun: A Visual Guide
by Sarah Haddad 3-minute read March 20, 2024

"Oh, I just slept in my wet hair and threw it up!" — No One Ever

If you're anything like me, a visual learner, you know that sometimes the most powerful way to learn is by seeing and then replicating. This is exactly why we've curated the ultimate guide to mastering the perfect messy bun, tapping into the power of easy-to-follow TikTok tutorials. Gone are the days of fumbling through text instructions only to end up with a hairstyle that looks more "mess" than "messy." Our collection of TikTok tutorials delivers crystal-clear, step-by-step visuals that promise to unlock the secret to that cool-girl messy bun. You know, one that nonchalantly transmits the message, "I woke up like this." 

No matter your hair type, we've got you covered. With our guide, you're moments away from mastering the art of the perfect messy bun that'll have everyone asking, "How did you do that?" 

For long hair.

Transforming long locks into a messy bun can seem daunting due to its weight and volume. A sprinkle of dry shampoo or a mist of texture spray, however, can work wonders, offering grip and lift to your locks. 

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For short hair.

Short hair doesn't mean you have to miss out on the messy bun fun. With the right approach and a few strategic bobby pins, you can create a bun that's cute and secure.

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For curly hair.

Curly hair naturally lends itself to the texture and volume essential for a perfect messy bun. Emphasizing your curls' unique pattern not only celebrates your natural texture but transforms it into a statement look that's uniquely yours.

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