Wet Hairstyles Are *Still* Trending! Get The Wet and Sleek Low Bun Style

Alyssa François | 18 September 2018
wet sleek low bun hair trend

This look’s back… back again!

This fashion week season, we’ve seen a lot of repeat beauty trends on the runway. All of the hair trends you loved last season will be still in for the seasons to come! So if you’re still hanging on tight to the wet hair trend, don’t let go, but just a head’s up: There’s a new way to wear it and you just might like it.

As evidenced on countless red carpets, the popular way to do the wet hair trend was to wear it as a long style with textured ends, sorta like a wet and wavy effect. It is time for the wet and sleek low bun to get its shine—literally! Read on as we give you the inside scoop behind nailing this look at home.



The Wet and Sleek Low Bun: How to Get This Fashion Week Runway Style



wet and sleek low bun
How could anyone get tired of this trend? It is perfect for every occasion. Photo credit: indigitalimages.com

To achieve this wet and sleek low bun look, it’s not about how wet your hair is, but it’s more about the product you use. If you are using a gel that dries up after being applied, this isn’t the right product for this style. There are two important steps to nailing this look: layering on a shine-inducing product, and mastering the art of a sleek bun.

How to Get the Look

TRESemmé Keratin Smooth Shine Serum is our go-to product for creating this look. You can also use a shine spray, like Bed Head by TIGI Headrush Shine Hairspray, to finish your look and skip the serum, or you can use both; the more shine, the merrier! Start by brushing clean and detangled hair back with a boar-bristled brush to encourage a smooth base, then apply your serum. After one coat, layer on another, and then another until you get the amount of shine that suits you.

TRESemmé KERATIN SMOOTH SHINE SERUM
BED HEAD BY TIGI HEADRUSH SHINE HAIRSPRAY
wet sleek low bun: back view
The bun truly makes the look. Photo credit: indigitalimages.com

Create the Bun

When creating your bun, focus on creating a neat coil before wrapping your hair around. Brush your hair ends, apply a few drops of serum and twirl your hair until you create the perfect rope twist. Wrap your coiled hair around the base of your bun, then secure with hair pins. Once you’re done, pull your bun to stretch and create a fuller effect. Finish the look off with your TRESemmé Compressed Micro Mist Hairspray Texture Hold Level 1, and that’s all there is to it!

TRESemmé COMPRESSED MICRO MIST HAIRSPRAY TEXTURE HOLD LEVEL 1
wet sleek low bun: short hair
Got short hair? This trend is for you too. Photo credit: indigitalimages.com

Editor’s tip: If you have short hair, you can fake the look. Gather your hair back as if you’re creating a low ponytail and pin your hair in place with French pins.

 

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