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5 minute messy bun tutorial

/ 06.27.2014
Get a messy bun in just a few minutes!
Get a messy bun in just a few minutes!

If you're heading out and you only have a couple of minutes to do your hair, you're going to need a tutorial that can get the job done quickly. May we present to you the messy bun in all its disheveled glory. It's pretty, it's chic and it's right on trend. Perfect for work, a night out, or even a wedding, it'll showcase your makeup (even if that's just a quick sweep of bright red lipstick) and keep your hair under control.

So, what are you waiting for?

What you need:
Hair tie
Advanced Hairstyle BOOST IT High Lift Creation Spray
Fine-tooth comb
Bobby pins
Advanced Hairstyle LOCK IT Bold Control Hairspray

Step one
Gather all of your hair back into a high ponytail and secure with a hair tie. Then, use your fingers to muss the top and sides of your hair a little bit.

Step two
Spray the 'tail with plenty of High Lift Creation Spray then go to town with a fine-tooth comb. Tease it until the hair has basically doubled or tripled in size – it all depends how big you want your bun to be. Just be careful not to rip through your hair as you back-comb it; time efficiency doesn't have to necessitate collateral damage in the form of split ends!

Step three
Loosely twist the ponytail into a bun and secure with three or four bobby pins. Complete the look with a big ole mist of Bold Control Hairspray and you're all set!

If you want to explore some other speedy styling options, cast your eye over these three easy looks that take just three minutes to achieve.

Happy styling!

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