Sleek or messy topknot, which bun would you wear?

/ 10.14.2014
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Which topknot gets your vote?

Topknots are great, aren't they? They're practical, pretty and really easy - not to mention fast - to style. Whether you're heading to a workout, a night on the town or your day job, piling your hair on top of your head is a great way to keep your mane under control with hardly any preparation.

Two of our favorite topknot styles are sleek and messy, but which one would you wear?


A smooth, sleek topknot goes with everything from an evening gown (see Jennifer Lopez for further details) to your last t shirt on laundry day. It's polished enough to pass muster with your boss yet basic enough to pass muster with your pre-coffee morning self. This style pretty much has it all...

Styling tip - For instant shine and flyaway control, spray your hair all over with L'Oréal Paris Advanced Hairstyle SLEEK IT Strand Smoother Serum Spray before you put your hair up.


For those of you with natural waves and curls... or lazy girl bed head tendencies, a more mussed, disheveled look could be right up your street. You can dress it up with a put-together makeup look or keep it casual for an off-duty weekend ensemble.

Styling tip - Add volume by applying Advanced Hairstyle BOOST IT High Lift Creation Spray then mussing the hair with your hands before loosely pinning it into a large knot.

Our verdict

We love both of these styles and, as such, we vote to alternate between the two. What about you? Do you have a favorite topknot?

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