June 28, 2015

The Star Bun Combo | 4th of July Hairstyles

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Yes, it’s time for another 4th of July or National Holiday tutorial. We tested out this Star Bun Combo last year, and it is super easy to create. Our family loves patriotic holidays, and we go all out every year… with color coordinated clothing, cute hair, face paint or stickers, flags, etc!

Star Bun Combo | 4th of July HairstylesSince the style uses a combination, your options are limitless! You may choose to rope twist the ponytail before forming your bun, or you can use a simple or fishtail braid to do it. For ease of instruction, today I will be showing you how to create this bun using a simple twist method.

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Star Bun Combo | 4th of July Hairstyles

Star Bun Combo | 4th of July Hairstyles

Star Bun Combo | 4th of July HairstylesAfter forming and securing the bun and pigtails, I used spray-in glitter to accent the star. This is completely optional, likely only for younger girls, as Rylan insisted on it.

Now, many of our readers are from foreign countries where this style would be perfect for your own National Holiday, like Canada Day for Canadians, etc.

If you’ll be attending a 4th of July parade this year, I am here to tell you that our Independence Day hairstyles get a lot of attention from the media. In fact, the twins and Kamri have each had their photos taken for newspapers in the major cities we’ve lived in, including the national edition of USA Today, for wearing holiday hairstyles like this to parades. Over the years, we’ve even had several fans and their mothers writing in to say the same!

Star Bun Combo | 4th of July Hairstyles

Star Bun Combo | 4th of July HairstylesItems Needed: Brush, rat-tail comb, spray bottle, 3 ponytail holders, 3-4 small bobby pins, 2 hair ribbons, spray-in glitter, hairspray {if desired}.

Time Requirement: 3-5 minutes

Skill Level: Medium

Video Tutorial:

 

Step-by-Step Instructions:

  1. Begin by parting the hair near the beginning of one eyebrow…
  2. Then, about 1 inch back, part out a triangular shape to form the first point of your star…
  3. Now part straight out on either side of the triangle, and then back in, to form the second and third points of the star…
  4. Then finish the star by parting the bottom two points…
  5. To form your bun, wet and slick all the hair inside the star into a ponytail and secure it with a ponytail holder…
  6. Then a little teasing to the ponytail and twist it into a bun {you want a flat bun, not a tall bun}, and  then secure the bun into place with a few small bobby pins…
  7. At the bottom of the star, continue to evenly part down the middle of the head to the nape of the neck…
  8. Secure each side into low ponytails, and add some curls or complimenting ribbon for added accents…
  9. Optional: Use spray glitter to accent the star…
  10. When you are all finished, add hairspray to help hold the style.

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