Learn how to create an easy, utterly chic chignon bun in just a few steps.
Perhaps it’s down to the French name, but many people are intimidated by the chignon bun. However, the All Things Hair team are here to tell you that this is unjustly so. Because, with some simple instructions, it’s an easy hairstyle to master!
And don’t worry if you have fine, straight hair or a thick and curly mane, you can still make this hairstyle work. In fact, this refined and sophisticated low bun works across most hair types and is ideal for partying the night away at a summer soirée – or even to add a Parisian chic touch while in the office.
Not to mention, the chignon bun is the perfect big day hairstyle for brides or wedding attendees. The best part? You can create this ‘do in just four steps! Read below to find out how.
How to do a chignon bun in 4 easy steps
Part your hair.
Keep this section of hair separate, and gather the rest into a sleek low ponytail – you can use hairspray to help smooth your hair into place. Secure your ponytail at the nape of your neck.
Tie a ponytail.
Roll and tuck.
If you’re worried that one or two bobby pins might not be enough to hold your hair, don’t be afraid to use a few more – no one will see them!
Conceal your hairband.
Wrap the hair around the base of your chignon, using bobby pins underneath to hold the hair in place.
Got long or unruly hair that needs taming? We feel you. But all is not lost, because we have loads of incredible styles for you to try over on our Updos page, where you can find the most stunning looks in the hair world!