How to Make a Shoulder Length Hair Bun

If you’ve been trying to style your shoulder-length locks into an elegant, messy bun but need helptutorial may help! It’s simple and perfect for everyday or formal events alike.

Start by giving your hair some grip

Use dry shampoo or texturizing spray to add grip to your slippery locks. This will prevent the bun from quickly falling apart.

Part your hair

Change your hair part to create a different look. A deep side part can make your face appear slimmer, while a center part suits rounder faces. Use a rat tail comb to part your hair on the right side, and tease the back section with a small hairbrush to add volume.

Finish with hairspray

Use hairspray to keep your cute, messy bun in place.

Create a ponytail

Elevate your ponytail for a formal event by creating a rolled bun. Use a tangle teaser to add texture to your ponytail, and wrap it up with bobby pins. You can also hide the ponytail’s elastic band by wrapping a section of hair around it.

Braid the right section of hair

Create a French braid by dividing your hair into sections and braiding them. Ensure each team has equal amounts of hair to ensure a successful braid. Use a small selection from underneath for the right side braid to add length and dimension. Secure the ends of the braid with bobby pins.

Secure the bun

Use hold spray to control frizz, and add hair oil for a smooth finish. Use bobby pins to secure the bun and neaten any loose ends. Tuck away loose pieces beneath the bun for a tidy finish. For a textured look, tug at individual components.

And there you have it! Follow these steps to create a stylish shoulder-length hair bun. Happy styling!