12 Days of Christmas Hair Day 9: Confetti Bun

Because when else can you be this fabulously extra?

confetti hair bun tutorial


On the ninth day of Christmas, my true love gave to me… a bag full of pretty confetti! Here’s the thing about the holiday season: You can recycle all of your outfits and beauty looks all season long. This is what we’re doing with this confetti bun hairstyle. For Christmas parties, we plan to pair it up with a cool #uglysweater, and for New Year’s, we’re totally adding a sultry touch with a velvet or silk number along with a pair of stiletto heels.

One of the hottest beauty trends of the year involved all things sparkly! Don’t believe us? Google glitter lip kits and search for glitter roots on All Things Hair.

Are you now convinced that you should give the trend a shot? Read on to learn how you can get this fun party hair look for the holidays:

12 Days of Christmas Hair Day 9: Confetti Bun Hairstyle Tutorial

confetti hair bun tutorial
Don’t have to wait until the ball drops to sprinkle confetti everywhere! Photo credit: Verity Jane Smith

Step 1: Start with clean hair.

Before creating your confetti bun hairstyle, cleanse and condition your hair with a hair care system that gives you sleek, frizz-free hair. Editors’ pick: TRESemmé Keratin Smooth Shampoo and TRESemmé Keratin Smooth ConditionerAfter the wash and conditioning process, blow-dry your hair until it’s completely dry.

Step 2: Create your bun.

Apply a styling oil, like Suave Professionals Moroccan Infusion Styling Oil, to your hair for shine, then use a hair brush to smooth your hair up into a sleek bun. Secure your knot with hairpins to keep it in place. If you need help with this step, check out our simple ballerina bun tutorial.

Step 3: Apply some gel.

Squeeze a dollop of TRESemmé TRES Two Mega Firm Control Gel onto your hands and smooth it over your bun.

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It’s a hair fiesta! Photo credit: Verity Jane Smith

Step 4: Sprinkle confetti.

Now here’s the fun part! Sprinkle your confetti all over your bun and have fun with this awesome new hairstyle.

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