Master dazzling double low buns in 4 easy steps with Sophie Hannah Richardson

Amra | 15 June 2017

Double up your mane game with this pretty, festival-ready low bun tutorial!

Love space buns? Us too. With ’90s trends in full swing this festival season, you’re probably seeing space buns everywhere — from your local streets to even the red carpet and runway. But if you’re looking for a fresh, fun new way to rock them this season, this tutorial, below, could be the answer to all your hair prayers.

Surprisingly easy to master, these dance-ready double low buns are beyond impressive and guaranteed to see you through any occasion in style. And we’ve even teamed up with beauty blogger Sophie Hannah Richardson (AKA the festival hair queen!) to show you how to get them. Trust us, you’ll want to rock this look all summer long.

How to create double low buns in 4 easy steps


Prime your hair.

Start by prepping your hair with the VO5 Express Primer Spray, which helps detangle your tresses and reduces pesky flyaways. 

Using a comb or your fingers, equally divide your hair (down the middle) into 2 equal sections. Then using hairbands, secure each section into two low ponytails.


Twist your pigtail.

Now it’s time for the fun part! Take your first ponytail and loosely twist it all the way down to the end of your hair.


Create your first bun.

After you’ve teased and twisted your first ponytail, wrap your hair around the base of the ponytail, and keep on wrapping till you’ve created a bun shape.

Once you’ve got a shape you like, secure it with as many bobby pins as needed to hold the look in place.


Repeat on the other side.

Now, repeat steps 2 and 3 on the second ponytail. Nearly there!


Final look.

And there you have it: dazzling double low buns that’ll steal the spotlight at your next party!

Editor’s tip: Worried that your pretty buns will fall loose? Make them party-proof with a generous helping of the VO5 Ultimate Hold Hairspray. This fast-drying hairspray will help hold your buns all day long while protecting your hair from frizz and humidity. Neat, eh?



We hope you enjoyed learning how to do festival-perfect double buns – it wasn’t as hard as you thought, was it? And now you’re a pro, you should skip on over to our Party Hairstyles page, to see what other looks you can master!

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