Start as if you’re going to put your hair up in a high ponytail. I always recommend pulling it up higher than you think. Also, instead of pulling your hair straight back, I like to pull it slightly to the sides so that my part still shows a bit.
ByAdvice 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.