How to perfect a bun hairstyle with a hair donut

Mitch | 25 January 2018
how to create a bun with hair donut tutorial
5 MINS Style Easy

Creating a bun hairstyle with a hair donut is fun, quick, and easy!

The bun hairstyle will always be a favorite among women (and some men!). It’s easy, it’s functional, and it’s versatile. You can make it as casual as you want (maybe a messy version) for your errand days or chill nights out with your girlfriends, and make it a bit more polished and fancy for parties and dates. You can really take it anywhere! Now, there are a lot of ways to create a bun hairstyle, but one fun method is with a hair donut. It’s the perfect tool to create the perfect ballerina bun with! If you haven’t seen one, it’s like a hair tie but bigger and thicker—basically donut shape, thus the name. You might want to invest in one because it’s super! It makes creating bun hairstyles quick, easy, and fun. Wanna know what we’re talking about? Hit the play button on the video above and find out how it works!

How to use a hair donut to create a bun hairstyle

how to create a bun with hair donut step 1

Start with clean, manageable hair

You’d want your hair smooth and manageable so it’s easier to style and put up in a bun. To prep your hair, wash it with Sunsilk Smooth & Manageable Shampoo and Sunsilk Smooth & Manageable Conditioner. As soon as it’s nice and dry, you’re ready to style!

how to create a bun with hair donut step 2

Create a ponytail

Gather your hair into a tight ponytail, then apply about a pump of TONI&GUY High Shine Serum Drops to the tail to add gloss.

how to create a bun with hair donut step 3


Use a tail comb to detangle and smoothen the tail and get rid of flyaways.

how to create a bun with hair donut step 4

Time to take out the donut

Pull the ponytail through the hole of your hair donut.

how to create a bun with hair donut step 5

Create a bun

Wrap your hair around the hair donut until its fully covered. You should now have a bun. Use bobby pins to secure it.

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Set it with hairspray

Make sure your bun stays in place all day by spraying it with TRESemmé Freeze Hold Hairspray.

Creating a pretty polished bun has never been this easy!

All products used on this tutorial are available at Click on the links below to buy them now!

Sunsilk Smooth & Manageable Shampoo
Sunsilk Smooth & Manageable Conditioner
TONI&GUY High Shine Serum Drops
TRESemmé Freeze Hold Hairspray

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