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Easy Bun Tutorial: Three Quick Tricks!

UPDATE: This post originally ran on July 19 2012 but we still love the easy bun for fall so we thought we’d share it again!

It has been so hot this summer, hotter than ever it seems, and when it comes to my hair all I want to do is throw it up in a quick bun every day.  I’ve never been one of those people who is good at hair styles though, so I decided to ask some of our fp girls who are! We found three girls who have perfected the bun and asked them to share their tricks :)

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Mandi’s Bun

If you have long, silky hair try this one – first, spray your hair with sea salt spray to add a little texture and moisture. Flip your hair over for volume and use your fingers to smooth out any knots. Flip back over, pull hair to top of head and twist. Wrap the twisted hair around itself and then – here’s the trick – tuck the end underneath and through the center of the twist. Pull the end through and tuck back underneath, and then use one of our printed hair ties to wrap around the bun and secure. Add a printed wire bow barrette or vintage bow barrette for a girly touch!

Mandi is wearing the Studded Denim Vest and Printed Wire Bow Barrette.

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Kristina’s Bun

This bun will work for any type of hair! Pull your hair back like you’re putting it in a ponytail – using a hair tie, make a small “mini bun.” Take the rest of your hair and twist it, and wrap around the mini bun. Secure with bobby pins and you’re done!

Kristina is wearing the Heart Signet Ring, Swift Ring, Linear Knuckle Ring, Sparkle Midi Ring.

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This bun is great if you have thick, shorter hair.  Spray with sea salt spray and flip over your hair to fluff it up. Pull the hair together on top of your head and fold over, curling around the top of your head – secure with a hair tie.

Carly is wearing the Lagoon Skull Bracelet, Cross Bracelet.

Got any easy bun tricks? Share with us!

The music in the video is “Back to the City” by Future of What – check them out on bandcamp!

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megan -July 19, 2012, 10:26AM

I did my bun like carly’s yesterday…I just wanted to get it out of my hair is so long and thick it rarely stays with just Bobby pins, so I have to buy large hair ties to hold it up and this was the cutest style to go with.

Molly -July 19, 2012, 11:09AM

Thank you!!!! I requested a bun tutorial from you guys in an email a while ago. This is perfect!!! Thank you so much! I love the FP blog. :)

sally -July 19, 2012, 11:45AM

they look so easy!! who knew?

Hannah -July 19, 2012, 12:21PM

Wow love this! I’m really into buns but cant ever get the cute enough! Thank you=)

Deanna -July 19, 2012, 6:58PM

Love the buns! What is the name of this song?

Carmen -July 20, 2012, 12:43AM

Thank you! Love it.


Nicole -July 20, 2012, 11:47AM

Too too cute! What’s the name of this song?

Lifeguard Swimwear -July 21, 2012, 2:44AM

How easily the hair style you did and shown here.This is perfect hairstyle for a swimmer to swim perfectly.Thanks a lot for sharing this.

Lydia -July 23, 2012, 12:21AM

I love this type of bun, but i really miss the makeup tutorals! FP makeup tutorials always created easy, natural, stunning looks! please start doing them again!

fp brigette -July 23, 2012, 1:25PM

Deanna – the song is “Back to the City” by Future of What :)

Lissa -September 19, 2012, 9:20PM

Carly’s bun is amazing! It’s a nice substitute for my gibson tuck until my bangs grow out.

Erah -September 20, 2012, 8:32AM

so chic :)

claudette -January 20, 2013, 8:54PM

so chic

Belinda -March 7, 2013, 11:38AM

Carly has beautiful hair! I want her hair, hihi!

Anonymous -April 17, 2013, 12:49AM

Omg I love this

Anonymous -May 26, 2013, 1:00AM

I like Carly’s bun but whenever i do it it just falls apart…and i have short/medium hair. idk what i’m doing wrong.

anon -June 19, 2013, 5:52AM

i love carlys but cant do it i have thik hair

Melinda -July 24, 2014, 11:24PM

Can you show a tutorial on how you do the messy bun with the 2 elastics and a high pony where you join the ends into the first one? It’s all over the internet but no tutorial to show how it’s done. And the instructions are not clear. Thank you,Melinda

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