Simple updo how-to: Triple twisted buns

Jeanette | 17 August 2016

The perfect hair update for die-hard bun fans.

Tired of your basic bun, or the classic chignon? Here at All Things Hair, we’re constantly looking for interesting ways to bring you simple and pretty updates on fail-safe ‘dos to help stop hair boredom in its tracks. Enter: the triple twisted hairstyle: a simple updo that looks way more impressive than its playful attitude suggests.

All this fun hairstyle requires is a bit of twisting and a few handy bobby pins. Dying to know how to create this easy updo yet? Then keep scrolling to discover our foolproof tutorial that’ll help you achieve this beautiful hairstyle in 7 simple steps.

Simple updo: Triple twisted buns



Before you start this simple updo, wash your hair with the Dove Intensive Repair Shampoo (400ml, £3.69*) and the Dove Intensive Repair Conditioner (350ml, £3.69*). This wash and care system moisturises, conditions and helps to restore your hair’s strength against breakage. Not to mention it’s a great treatment for nourishing dry, damaged hair. Once your hair is clean, apply the VO5 Smoothly Does It Frizz Free Crème (£3.99*) to your mid lengths and ends to help smooth frizz-prone tresses.





Divide your hair.

Using the tip of your comb, divide your mane into 3 equal sections. You can use section clips to help keep your sections separate.



Twist the middle section.

Twist the middle section of your hair, making sure to hold the top of your twist with one hand while you twist the entire length.



Create a twisted bun.

Keep a hold of your twist near the nape of your neck and gently wrap it around to create figure eight-shaped bun.



Secure the bun.

Once you have created your first twisted bun, use bobby pins to discreetly secure it in place.



Repeat the twist.

Once you have finished creating your middle twisted bun, repeat the process again on the two outer sections of hair you clipped away earlier.



Final look.

Once you’ve created your 3 twisted buns, finish off your simple updo with a generous mist of the TRESemmé Ultimate Hold Hairspray (500ml, £4.99*), which is fast-drying, non-sticky, and can also help control pesky flyaways and style-destroying frizz. Ta-dah! Your simple updo is complete!


Did you enjoy creating this simple updo? Don’t miss out on our other how-tos! Check out our other easy-to-follow tutorials, here.

*RRPs are Unilever suggested retail prices only, it is at the discretion of the individual retailers to set the actual price.

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