Double Braid Bun: Up Your Braid Game with this Easy Style

Achieve major #BraidGoals with this modern braided updo.

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Blogger-worthy braids will be within reach after you master this ‘cool girl’ double braid bun. This sophisticated coiled look is perfect for weddings, date-night, work and summers at the beach. No matter where you wear your double braid bun, we’re sure that you’ll love how easy this braided style is to create as it accentuates your facial features and brings some serious edge to your look.

Read on to learn how you can up your braid game with this style:

Creating a Double Braid Bun


Prep your hair.

Start of by prepping your strands with Bed Head by TIGI Superstar Queen for a Day Thickening Spray . This spray will add major volume to your roots and serve as the perfect base for your braided space bun style.

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Section your hair.

Create a center part that extends from the front of your hairline all the way down to your neck and secure one side up and out of the way. 

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Start your braid.

Grab a one-inch section of hair from the bottom of the larger loose section and separate it into three smaller strands.

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Continue braiding.

Create a dutch braid starting at the bottom of the style and work your way up towards the front of your hairline as you braid.


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Finish your braid.

Continue the braid until your get to the top of your head and use a hair tie to secure a pigtail in place.

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Repeat on the other side.

Repeat steps 2-5 on the other side of your head.

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Create your braided bun.

Wind each ponytail around itself to create the braided bun portion of the style. Use a few bobby pins to secure the buns in place.

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Finish your braided buns off with a mist of Nexxus Maxximum Finishing Spray to keep them in place throughout the day.

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Wear your braided buns with confidence!

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Are you thinking about trying out this braided bun style? Be sure to grab a picture and tag us over @AllThingsHairUS!

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