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How to Get a Perfectly Smooth Bun Every Time

Nail a perfectly smooth bun every time.

A perfectly smooth bun can often feel like one of those evasive hairstyles you just can’t nail. If you’ve found yourself settling for a messy bun after getting frustrated trying to smooth out all your flyaways and short layers, you’ll want to keep on reading. The perfectly smooth bun is all about combining the right cocktail of products for a no-fail result that feels and looks as smooth as can be:

Create a Perfectly Smooth Bun

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Sleek and smooth every single time.

1. Condition for extra smoothness.

First things first, spritz your strands with Nexxus Humectress Luxe Lightweight Conditioning Mist. This super narrow bottle will barely take up any space on your shelf but you’ll find yourself reaching for this product over and over again. This lightweight conditioning mist does exactly as its name promises: adds a lightweight soft and smooth feel to your strands without dragging them down like a heavier product might. Spritz the bottom three-quarters of your hair and use a brush to carefully comb the product through.

2. Create your bun.

Whether you’re creating a high ballerina bun or a low bun style, you’ll want to gather all of your hair up into the bun and use a comb to smooth out any bumps. Secure your style with a hair tie and use bobby pins to tie up any loose ends.

Tackle baby hairs and flyaways with just a touch of Bed Head by TIGI Hard Head Mohawk Gel. A little bit of hair gel goes a long way so you’ll want to start with just a bit of product and build as needed. Use your fingers or a small comb to blend the gel into your strands for a natural and smooth finished look.

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Wear your new smooth bun up high.

3. Upgrade your routine.

If you foresee wearing this style frequently or you’re looking to add more smoothness to your hair in general, you’ll want to incorporate a smoothing mask into your hair care routine. We suggest using TRESemmé Keratin Smooth Mask on a weekly basis to nourish and smooth your strands so they’re in prime condition pre-styling.

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