Cute and Easy Braided Bun Tutorial

Michelle Kramer
by Michelle Kramer
1 Material
10 Minutes

This simple braided bun tutorial takes a French braid to the next level of glamor!

Follow along to make your own braided bun in just a few easy steps.

Tools and materials:

  • Hair elastic
Making braid

1. Make the braid

Start by making a simple French braid down the back of your head, leaving a long tail unbraided.

Loosening braid

Secure the bottom of the braid with a hair elastic, and use your fingers to gently loosen the braid a bit.

Making bun

2. Make the bun

Tuck the top part of the braid tail under to form a bun.

Adding tail into elastic

Add the remaining tail into the hair elastic.

Wrapping hair

3. Complete your bun

Now, wrap the rest of the tail over and around the hair elastic.

Tucking in stray hairs

Tuck any stray hairs into the elastic, underneath your bun.

Braided bun hairdo

And there is your gorgeous braided bun!

Braided bun hairdo

Braided bun tutorial

Here is how it looks from the side. Leave some wisps of hair out at the front for a softer look. 

That was so easy, right! And it just looks stunning. 

I hope you give it a try and leave a comment to let me know how your braided bun turned out.

Then try this  braided crown hairstyle with me.

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Suggested materials:
  • Hair elastic

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