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Messy Bun Inspiration for Every Day This Month

Is there anything you can’t do in a messy bun? The style has graduated from lounge-around go-to to everyday celeb staple. There are so many ways to wear it—the messy bun has basically taken on ponytail status. Luckily, it’s also one of our favorite ways to keep hair out of the way. We rounded up some cute messy bun hairstyles for you to use as inspiration when you’re not sure how to rock the look. There’s definitely a bun on this list for everyone so find the best one for you below!

Lounge Pretty

Wake up, tie your hair back, and chill out. This is the official style of relaxation.

 

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Top Knot

Take your messy bun to the highest heights with a top knot crossover.

All Lengths

No matter the length, a messy bun is the best way to pull your hair back. Let shorter layers do their thing to create face-framing pieces.

 

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Bridal

There is nowhere your messy bun can’t take you, including a wedding. This bridal style is touchable, unfussy, and soft.

Keep It Down

Bun half-up half-down hair for an effortless, woke-up-like-this vibe that can easily take you to date night.

Braidhawk

Braid hair down the middle and position your bun low for a laidback look that’s still super styled.

Night Out

If you’re feeling an updo for a night out but want to avoid a slicked back style, try out this modern messy chignon. Curl random pieces to emphasize the romantic quality of the look.

Lots of Layers

Pull strands out for a waterfall effect. It’s like the best of an updo meets the prettiness of flowing hair.

 

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Space Buns

Two messy buns are better than one!

 

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Static Chic

There’s an undeniable appeal about a perfectly imperfect style. Ditch the finishing spray and head out the door in this cute messy bun hairstyle.

Work It Out

This style is definitely perfect during yoga, spin, or any trip to the gym.

Lay Low

Sleep in your style the next time you’re feeling like a rockstar.

Bigger Is Better

We love volume, especially in bun form. Pro tip: cheat it with a sock!

 

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Runway Report

It’s all about the detail—wrap strands around your bun for a texturized effect fit for fashion week.

 

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Hollywood Ballerina

LA meets Tchaikovsky with this messy bun hairstyle, and we are fully here for it.

 

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Buns and Bangs

Bangs blend easily into a messy bun for Selena Gomez, who looks the picture of pop perfection. Plus, this messy bun hairstyle is easy for anyone to recreate.

 

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Morning Messy

There’s no need to overthink this versatile messy bun hairstyle. Pin it up and go, no upkeep required.

 

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On the Town

This style is a perfect complement to literally any outfit—use a shine spray to add gloss to undone locks for a night out.

Selfie Ready

Mist your messy bun with a gel spray and strike a pose.

 

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Wispy Woman

Set your tendrils free with this messy bun hairstyle. It’s a messy bun for a reason, embrace it.

 

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Color Kick

Spray on color to add a little something extra to your bun.

 

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Texturized

We’ve got to give it up to the king of the messy bun—keep your texture as-is like Giaro.

 

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Coachella Cosign

Your braid is your crown and this bun pulls it all neatly together.

Miss Twist

Sweep hair back and create a twist in the center of this dimensional messy bun.

 

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Heading to a wedding anytime soon? Check out THIS simple messy bun tutorial!



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