Quick and Easy Claw Clip Messy Bun Tutorial

by Laineymariebeauty
2 Materials
3 Minutes

Want to create a messy bun with a bit more effort and style? This claw clip messy bun is super cute and just as easy as a regular bun. Let’s get into it.

Tools and materials:

  • Hair elastic
  • Hair clip
Creating a ponytail

1. Create a ponytail

Pull your hair back into a simple middle ponytail.

Making a bun

2. Make a small bun

Pull the last wrap of the elastic down to create a small bun about a third of the way down the ponytail. Pull at the bun to make it wider.

Twisting ends

3. Twist the ends

Twist the remaining hair in the ponytail around itself.

Wrapping ends

4. Wrap the ends into a bun

Wrap the twisted ends around themselves to create a second, smaller bun. 


5. Clip

Clip the twisted bun at the bottom of the first bun.

Claw clip messy bun

Claw clip messy bun 

Here’s the finished claw clip messy bun! This bun is a bit fancier than your average messy bun, and you can wear it out or to work without feeling like you just rolled out of bed—even if you did!

Let me know what you think about this look in the comments below.

Next, check out my Cute and Easy Barbie Ponytail Tutorial.

Suggested materials:
  • Hair elastic
  • Hair clip

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