Why a bun or topknot is the perfect updo for ombre hair

/ 01.21.2014
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  • Topknots and buns work perfectly with ombre hair
  • Topknots and buns work perfectly with ombre hair

Ombre hair has been making some serious waves in recent years and if you've opted for this fabulously on-trend look, you should really consider putting it up in a bun! Whether you're looking to rock a casual look or a something a little more formal, working your ombre locks into a bun is a great go-to option.

Here's why...

Emphasize your highlights

One major reason that ombre hair seems so "at home" in a bun is that the hairstyle beautifully emphasizes the contrasting shades of the popular coloring technique. Gathered into a bun, the hair at the ends is allowed to contrast directly with the hair closest to the roots. This contrast is sure to turn heads, whatever bun style you go for.

After all, if you have a multi-toned hair color, you should really make the most of it!


Buns offer nearly endless variations. Ombre hair lends itself exquisitely to this potential, allowing you to never get bored with your hairstyles. In order to achieve the best glam look with this coloring, there are some important styling tips to keep in mind.

When putting Ombre hair in a bun, for example, a great way to achieve a beautifully casual effect is to use a texturizing product such as Advanced Hairstyle TXT IT Tousle Waves Spray. This gives the style a more romantic vibe and can help it to appear less severe than a super tight, super sleek ballerina bun.

A match made in hairstyle heaven?

If you've made the leap and spiced up your hairstyle with ombre coloring, be sure not to let the bun slip out of your styling repertoire!

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