SPD: Side-Bun Updo

 

 

Welcome to today's "Saw it. Pinned it. Did it." Today's Pin: A Side-Bun Updo

 

Original Pin:

 



I liked this updo, but wanted something I could do quickly and not have to worry about it being perfect, so I did a little casual, hassle-free version of it.

My steps:

  1. Use a 2" barrel curling iron to curl the ends of your hair all the way around.
  2. Comb it out with a pick to loosen curls. Hairspray.
  3. Tease at the crown so you get some volume on top and don't have the slicked back look.
  4. Gather into a pony on the side of your head just below and behind the ear. Leave out front piece on that side.
  5. Instead of taking a piece, curling it around and pinning, I took pieces and let them fall as they wanted to, then pinned them. This makes it look more random and "messy" than the original pin.
  6. Keep taking and pinning pieces until they are all secure. 
  7. Hairspray. Pin any loose areas. Hairspray.
  8. Twist back the front pieces and pin. 

 

My casual version:

 

 

 

 

 
 
 

 

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