Messy Bun for Long Hair: The Perfect Weekend Hairstyle

Take a break from tight updos. Relax and try the messy bun for long hair.
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Looking for a nice hairstyle for your long hair that’s both comfortable and stylish? You’ll definitely love bun hairstyles because they’re quick to make and easy to style. In fact, there’s a bun for every occasion—low buns for casual days, high bun updos for evening parties, and ballerina buns for a sleek and neat look. And there is, of course, the messy bun for long hair that’s equal parts chic and casual. Learn how to nail this hairstyle through this simple tutorial.

Step 1

Wash hair

Give your hair additional volume by washing it with Dove Oxygen & Nourishment Shampoo and Dove Oxygen & Nourishment Conditioner. Your hair will feel soft and smooth however way you style it.

How to create a messy bun for long hair step 1: Wash hair
Step 2

Tie your hair

After letting your hair dry completely, put it up in a messy ponytail using just your fingers and secure with a scrunchy. Then, spritz TRESemmé Keratin Smooth Flat Iron Spray on your ponytail to protect it from heat.

How to make a messy bun for long hair step 2: Put hair in a ponytail
Step 3

Curl it

Take a small section of hair from your ponytail and wrap it around your curling wand for a few seconds. Then, release it to see the curls which add volume to your hair. Repeat this step until all sections of your ponytail have been curled.

How to make a messy bun for long hair step 3: Curl hair
Step 4

Make a bun

Fingercomb your hair to untangle the curls. Then, gather your hair and twist it around the base of your ponytail and secure it with pins.

How to create a messy bun for long hair step 4: Make a bun
Step 5

Let loose

Pull the sides of your hair to add volume to your hairstyle. Pull some strands near your hairline and nape to complete the messy look.

How to create a messy bun for long hair step 5: Loosen up some hair strands
Step 6


Enjoy a beautifully messy hairstyle that looks fab and chic. It exudes a relaxed vibe, perfect for weekend getaways and lazing around. You can also wear it on weekdays, especially on hectic days.

How to make a messy bun for long hair step6: Go out and enjoy

To order the products needed for this hairstyle, please use these links:
DOVE Oxygen and Nourishment Shampoo
DOVE Oxygen and Nourishment Conditioner
TRESemmé Keratin Smooth Flat Iron Spray

Casual hairstyles don’t have to look boring and plain. With minimal effort, you can look great as long as you know certain hair hacks and tricks.



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