January 05, 2010

Braided Bun w/Ribbon | Updo Hairstyles

Many of you moms are asking for updo hairstyles that are quick and easy for your daughter’s in dance or ballet.

Many of my hairdo’s will work, but here is one that is very simple to follow and looks very cute from the audience…_MG_8873




I am not a ribbon expert, but received excellent advice from Annie on our Cute Girls Hairstyles Facebook Page that adding ribbon to a hairbraid does help add volume if your daughter has thin hair. (Many of my favorite hairbloggers like Princess Hairstyles and Girly Do Hairstyles, among others, are well more adept at ribboning than I!). For your ribbons, keep in mind this simple trick to stop fraying ends.


Items Needed: 2 rubber bands, a few large bobby pins, 3 ft long ribbon (color of choice, hairspray.

Time Requirement: 3-5 minutes.

Skill Level: Easy

Happy Hairdoing!

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  • Cutie

  • rose

    please do a belle thorne inspired hair

  • I’m totally in love with this sight and ur daughters are too cute and u should watch the show make it or break it if you already haven’t and u should learn how to do the cute hairstyles that Lauren does and post some videos of the hairstyles!!!!:)thx!!!

  • Ein

    I love that hair style I’m in grade 5 and that is just the poppy thing I need with my plain old uniform

  • Ke$ha

    Sooo cute I’ll have 2 try it!

  • Andrea

    My daughter has medium length bob, so we did this today but, only using the top half. Looked so cute! 🙂

  • Gianna

    I love this one! its so cute and its super easy! all i need now is a ribbon now and itll be perfect for me!!!!!

  • Samantha

    I have super thick hair too! I've found that doing multiple braids in my bun makes the bun a little thinner and stay closer to the head. I've never tried adding a ribbon to it though.

  • Anonymous

    so cute. i love how you do the hair!