Sleek high side bun hairstyle tutorial

/ 03.21.2014
Would you try a sleek side bun?
Would you try a sleek side bun?

Bun hairstyles are among the easiest updos to create. They can also be really versatile in terms of where they're placed on the head, and the different textures they can be styled with! If you're not that into symmetry (it's what everyone else is doing, right?) then a high side bun might be just the look for you.

This hairstyle combines a few current hair trends including a subtle wet-look finish and a deep side part. It one impressive little multi-tasker and it can also be dressed up or down depending on where you want to wear it.

Convinced? If so, read on to find out just how to get the look!

What you need:

Advanced Hairstyle SLEEK IT Iron Straight Heatspray
Advanced Hairstyle SLEEK IT Strand-Smoother Serum Spray
Flat iron
Tail comb
Hair tie
Bobby pins
Advanced Hairstyle LOCK IT Bold Control Hairspray

Step one: Starting with dry hair, apply Iron Straight Heatspray evenly from roots to ends then flat iron. After straightening, mist with Strand Smoother Serum Spray to tame flyaways and give an ultra-sleek feel.

Step two: Take a tail comb and create a deep side part on your favorite side.

Step three: Comb the hair together into a high side ponytail on top of your head, securing it on the opposite side of your head to where you parted the hair.

Step four: Tightly twist the ponytail and wind it into a bun. Secure with bobby pins.

Step five: Mist all the hair with Bold Control Hairspray. For extra sheen on the top and sides of your head, spray a little into the palm of your hand and smooth over the hair to finish.

Happy styling!

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