Quick and Easy Braided Low Bun Hairstyle for Wash Day

by Laineymariebeauty
3 Materials
5 Minutes

Sometimes wash day comes at the most inconvenient times — when you need to go out but your hair is still greasy and unkempt.

With this braided low bun hairstyle, you can prolong your wash day as long as possible and still look presentable.

Let’s get straight into the tutorial.

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Tools and materials:

  • Leave-in conditioner
  • Hair ties
  • Bobby pins
Applying leave-in conditioner

1. Apply leave-in conditioner

Smooth your hair down with leave-in conditioner.

This will relieve some of the frizz and flyaways without adding extra grease with gel or pomade.

Apply the conditioner to the rest of your hair as well.

Putting hair into low quarter-bun

2. Put your hair into a low quarter-bun

Put your hair into a low ponytail.

Instead of finishing the last wrap of the hair tie, pull the hair only a quarter of the way through to create a small bun.

Splitting ponytail

3. Split the ponytail into two

Split the tail of the ponytail into two sections.

Twisting hair

4. Twist each section

Loosely twist each section of the split ponytail.

Tying the twists together

5. Tie together the twists

Tie together the two twists near the crown of your head with a clear rubber band.

Wrapping the twists

6. Wrap the twists around the bun

Turn the twists into a figure 8 and wrap the top half around the bun. 

Pinning the tail

7. Pin the tail

Tighten the tail and then pin it underneath the bun to hide it.

Braided low bun hairstyle

Braided low bun hairstyle 

Here’s the finished look!

This braided low bun hairstyle is perfect to hide those days when a wash is long overdue but you just don’t have the time. It’s cute without looking messy.

Let me know if you decide to try out this bun in the comments below.

Next, check out my Cute and Easy Low Ponytail Hairstyle.

Suggested materials:
  • Leave-in conditioner
  • Hair ties
  • Bobby pins

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