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Fun Low Bun Hairstyles for Summer 2014

Low Bun Hairstyles

Deceptively Simple Low Bun Hairstyles

Now that summer is officially here, you’ll be busy planning summer fun things like trips and rendezvous with friends. With so many things to do, you don’t want to be spending time worrying about how your hair looks. And yet, who doesn’t want to look effortlessly beautiful for all those soirees and summer snapshots?  We got you covered with these quick and easy low bun hairstyles.  A low bun is the perfect go-to hairstyle for summer. It adds a dash of glam to any look without sacrificing precious time to create the hairstyle. Here’s how to rock a low bun in 5 minutes or less!

Messy Low Bun

Loose Low Bun Hairstyles
Loose Low Bun Hairstyles

This hairstyle is the perfect epitome of the laid-back vibe of summer. If this does not convert you to loving low buns, I don’t know what will. The messy low bun infuses romance and sophisticated elegance into one look. Be sure to let wisps of hair haphazardly fall out to capture the look.  It’s also highly versatile because you can rock it with a swim suit as well as a long dress, gown, or any casual attire. If you don’t have the time to change your hairstyle from day to night, no need to worry;  the bun transitions flawlessly well.

To style a messy low bun, start by applying a volumizing cream to the hair. Volume is critical for creating this look. Then, take a 1 ½ inch curling iron and form large curls on your hair. Brush through the curls using your fingers to soften the waves. Gather all of your hair and form a ponytail before you loop it one more time to create the low bun. Finish off with hairspray and take out small pieces of hair along the sides of the face for a soft, messy look.

Curly Low Bun

Low Bun Hairstyles

Low Bun Hairstyles

If you have naturally curly hair this look will be a no-brainer, but curling tools are able to give most of you this look. One thing that gives this style it’s gorgeous look is the fact that it frames the face while giving an elegant, effortless touch to your overall look!

Prep your hair by applying a small amount of texturizing spray before styling. Then, use a one inch barrel curling iron to form ringlets and add definition to your curls. When you are done, gather your hair into a low ponytail and wrap it until you form a loose, low bun and pin in to place. For a more casual look, leave out a few strands around your face. Finish off your style with a shine serum.

Low Bun with Side Braid

Low Bun Hairstyle with Side Braid

Low Bun Hairstyle with Side Braid

If you prefer a low bun hairstyle that is romantic and ultra feminine, then this is the hairstyle for you. The addition of braids to the mix gives this bun extra glam appeal.  And, looking all girlie and romantic is also the same qualities that make this an ideal look for summer.

To recreate this hairstyle, start by dividing your hair into two sections: the upper and lower part. Work with the upper section first and clip the lower part of the hair to keep it of the way. Secure the lower section into a ponytail and loop the hair around the base to form a bun. Divide the upper section and create a French braid on each side. When you reach the ends, go from French braiding to regular braiding. Secure the ends into the bun with bobby pins.

Low Side Bun

Low Side Bun Hairstyle

Low Side Bun Hairstyle

This is one hairstyle idea that you can try with a low bun if you want something that is classy and a bit more on the dressy side. And the most surprising part or this look is how easy it is to do!

Start by gathering your hair into a low ponytail on one side. Secure the ponytail with a clear elastic tie. Form the top layer of your hair into another ponytail (make sure it is directly above the first ponytail you created). Start teasing your ponytails to create more volume. Use your finger to comb through the ends in order to form a single ponytail. Wrap your locks around the base and pin to create a beautifully textured but glamorous side low bun.

What is your favorite way to wear a low bun hairstyle?

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Contributing author Abby Pringles is a writer who likes to write about topics relating to beauty, hair, and fashion. You can check her personal blog, Life in the Fash Lane, to read more of her works. Aside from fashion and beauty, Abby is also a hardcore basketball and tennis fan. Connect with her on Twitter and Facebook.

 





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