The Easiest Updo You Need to Try

2 Materials
10 Minutes

This easy updo is the perfect style for getting your hair off your neck in the hot, sticky heat this summer.

It’s super cute and stylish for a party, or even for a glamorous day at work. Let’s jump right into it.

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Tools and materials:

  • Hair ties
  • Brush
Sectioning hair

1. Section your hair into three parts

Start with your hair divided into three sections — one on top and two on the bottom. The one on top should be in the middle. 


2. Tie the bottom sections into braids

Do a simple three-strand brand on each of the bottom sections.

Creating bun

3. Twist the top section into a bun

Brush the top section until it’s smooth and twist the section around itself into a bun.

Tying bun off

4. Tie it off with a hair tie.

Tie off the bun with a hair tie.

Pulling on braid

5. Thicken the braid

Pinch and pull at the braid to thicken it and add volume.

Wrapping braids

6. Wrap the braids around the bun

Criss-cross the two braids and wrap them around the bun. 

Tying braid tails

7. Tie the tails of the braids

Use a clear hair tie to tie the two tails of the braids together. 

Hiding tails

8. Hide the tails

Roll up the tail and hide it under the bun.

Easy braided updo

The easiest updo you need to try

Here’s the finished hairstyle! Let me know what you think about this adorable braided bun in the comments below.

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Suggested materials:
  • Hair ties
  • Brush

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