The power bun style we all need.
What you’ll need
This New York Fashion Week season, we are obsessed with power hairstyles. The new trend, or should we say movement, is all about embracing who you are as a woman and never skipping out on making sure you look impeccably stylish and confident when you leave your front door. We’re stealing “confidence is power” hair bun style from the Cushnie Et Ochs runway. TRESemmé Global Stylist, Justine Marjan, created the perfect bun that commands attention and will make you feel confident and ready to make bold #HairStatement. Read on to learn more about how you can get the runway look the real way.
How to Create the “Confidence is Power” Hair Bun from Cushnie Et Ochs SS18
Before we begin, this bun is clearly not your everyday bun hairstyle. The look marries some of our most favorite trends like sleek hair and wet hairstyles. This neat, chic, and let’s not forget powerful look can be dressed up or dressed down. Wear this bun to a work meeting with a power suit, a wedding with a cute frock, or out to drinks with friends with a bold wide-leg pant and killer heels.
Step 1: Before you begin your hairstyle, make sure that your hair is clean. Start by washing your hair with the TRESemmé Keratin Smooth Color Shampoo & Conditioner, if you have color-treated hair. This shampoo will leave you with a clean and frizz-free base to start off with.
Step 2: Apply TRESemmé Keratin Smooth Color Creme Smoothing Serum from root for frizzed-controlled and glossy hair.
Step 3: Blow-dry hair stick straight with a blowdryer.
Step 4: Split your hair horizontally from top to bottom and clip away bottom half of hair.
Step 5: Apply more of the TRESemmé Keratin Smooth Color Smoothing Serum from the roots to ends of top section of your hair. This will add some serious shine to your hair before creating your bun.
Step 6: Here’s a tip: Spray your smoothing brush with the TRESemmé TRES Two Freeze Hold Hair Spray, then brush through top half of hair.
Step 7: Gather top half of your hair into a sleek tight ponytail at one temple. Choose the side you feel works best for your face.
Step 8: Release the clips on the bottom section and apply more of the TRESemmé Keratin Smooth Color Smoothing Serum throughout.
Step 9: Spray smoothing brush again with the TRESemmé TRES Two Freeze Hold Hair Spray and brush through bottom half up to meet the top ponytail.
Editor’s note: Hairspray is for finishing your style. Using it throughout the styling process helps set certain areas in place before moving onto the next step.
Step 10: Twist gathered ponytail into a chignon and secure with French pins.
Step 11: Spray a toothbrush with the TRESemmé TRES Two Freeze Hold Hair Spray and lightly brush down any flyaways and to finish your style.
Editor’s note: You can also brush and define your baby hair with the toothbrush.
Try your hand at more of our favorite hairstyle trends from the runway. Here’s how you can get the wavy textured hairstyles look from the Creatures of Comfort show.