Do 3 Braids for This Braided Bun

2 Materials
10 Minutes

Are your everyday buns lacking in originality and style? This unique braided bun uses three braids to create a beautiful and classy bun.

Let’s get right into it.

Tools and materials:

  • Hair ties
  • Bobby pins
Braiding hair

1. Braid a small section from the middle of your hair

Grab a section of hair in front of your ear, and do a loose three-strand braid starting from the top of the ear.

Leave out the front and back sections of your hair.

Braiding hair

Repeat on the other side.

Connecting braids

2. Connect the two braids

Connect the two braids beneath your chin with a thin hair tie, preferably clear. 

Creating ponytail

3. Do a ponytail

Gather the rest of the hair behind the braids into a mid-height ponytail. 

Braiding hair

4. Braid

Braid your ponytail down, and tie it off at the end.

Putting braid into a bun

5. Put the braid in a bun

Wrap your braid around the hair and tie it into a bun. You can tuck the ends underneath the hair tie to secure it or use bobby pins.

Wrapping braids

6. Wrap the small braids around the bun

Pull the connected braids to the back of your hair. 

Tucking ends

Twist them around each other once, and then wrap them around the bun. Tuck in the ends.

Braided bun hairdo

Do 3 braids for this braided bun

Here’s the finished braided bun! Let me know what you think about this timeless, yet functional bun in the comments below.

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Suggested materials:
  • Hair ties
  • Bobby pins

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