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How to: The perfect messy bun in 5 easy steps

By Advice From a Twenty Something
There's something so effortlessly chic about a messy bun. It's a simple way to toss up your hair and look casually put together in an instant. Plus, we all need a go-to hairstyle on those bad hair days. The best part is? It works best with dirty hair so if you've skipped a couple days of shampooing, the messy bun is the perfect solution. To start, make sure your hair is slightly dirty, but not oily. Dry shampoo is a great solution for that. You want to make sure the bun holds so a little texture from the dry shampoo is perfect. Once you've got the right hair texture, just follow these simple steps in the gallery above.

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