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Messy Bun

A messy bun is the perfect 'do for anyone after an updo or 2nd day hair style. It's a versatile look that can be dressed up or down, and it's incredibly easy to achieve with the right products and techniques. In this tutorial, we'll show you how to style your messy bun using TRESemmé products.

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    Apply One-Step Smooth

    Start by applying a quarter-sized dollop of TRESemmé One-Step Smooth Cream to damp hair. This product is designed to smooth and 24-hour frizz control with the added benefits of heat protection and glossy shine. Rough dry your hair with your hands, ensuring the product is evenly distributed.


    Rough Dry Your Hair

    Next, rough dry your hair with your hands. This helps to add volume and texture, which will make your messy bun look more full and effortless.


    Create a High Ponytail

    Pull your hair up into a high ponytail. This will be the base of your messy bun. The higher the ponytail, the higher the bun will sit on your head.


    Apply Extra Hold Gel

    Apply TRESemmé Extra Hold Gel to your ponytail. Use a mini brush to slick back any flyaways and give your hair a sleek, polished look. This gel provides a long-lasting hold without making your hair stiff or sticky.


    Curl Ponytail Pieces

    Curl the pieces of your ponytail in 1/2” sections with a wand. This will add some extra texture and volume to your messy bun.


    Create Your Messy Bun

    Loosely twist your curled ponytail and pin it into a messy bun. Don't worry about making it perfect - the beauty of a messy bun is in its imperfections!


    Finish with Extra Hold Hairspray

    Finish your top knot with TRESemmé Extra Hold Hairspray. This will lock in your style and keep your messy bun looking great all day.