Want to up your mane game with a messy braid bun? Then step right this way, because we’re going to show you how to get a messy braid updo in 8 simple steps!
Looking to add interest to your messy bun? With braid looks constantly popping up on our radar, we’ve decide to combine these style staples into one incredible ‘do, just for you! But we haven’t just thrown together any ordinary messy braid updo, oh-no. Ahead, we’ve enlisted the help of beauty vlogger N1kk1sSecr3t to show you how to rock a messy braid bun like a pro!
So, what are you waiting for? Watch her video tutorial above, and read on for our messy plait bun step-by-step guide.
N1kk1sSecr3t’s messy braid bun step-by-step tutorial
Prep your hair.
Create a high ponytail.
Separate your ponytail.
Create two braids.
Then, take another 2 inch-wide section of hair from the opposite side of your ponytail and braid this, too.
Add some shine.
Create your bun.
Once you’ve done this, pin it in place with some bobby pins that match the colour of your hair.
Tease your bun.
Then, using your fingers, gently massage the product in and tease your bun to make it appear fuller.
Set with hairspray.
Loved this simple tutorial for a messy bun? With braid looks sometimes taking too long in the morning, we suggest seeing how N1kk1sSecr3t created a beautiful chignon that’s just perfect for all occasions! Trust us, it’ll take next to no time to create this uber chic ‘do.