October 30, 2017

Half up Half down Bun Combo

Don’t we all love a good boho hairstyle?  Today we are sharing a great one that is perfect for homecoming, school or even the holidays!  This one is good for long, medium or even shorter hair (with a little modification).Half up Half down Bun Combo | Cute Girls HairstylesHalf up Half Down Bun Combo | Cute Girls HairstylesHalf up Bun Combo | Cute Girls HairstylesHalf up Bun Combo | Cute Girls HairstylesTo see your own photo recreations of this style featured in our app, feel free to tag your photos on IG with: #CGHHalfBunCombo

Items Needed: Brush, rat-tail comb, spray bottle, bobby pins, small hair elastics, hairspray {if desired}.

Time Requirement: 3-5 minutes

Skill Level: easy

 

 

Step-By-Step Instructions:

  1. Part your hair to one side.
  2. Pick up a small section of hair from the heavy side, about an inch back. (leaving bangs).
  3. Divide into two equal pieces and begin a reverse fishtail braid.
  4. Braid until you have enough to reach the back of your head.  Go back and pancake the edges to create volume and then secure with a small elastic.
  5. Move your fishtail braid out of the way.  Pick up the top half of your hair and pull back into a ponytail.
  6. Once you have your hair all smooth, add the fishtail and secure all into a small elastic.
  7. Remove the elastic from the end of your fishtail braid.
  8. Pick up your ponytail and create a messy bun.  Secure with bobby pins as needed.
  9. Pick up a small section of hair between your ear and bun.  Create a regular three strand braid.  Once you reach the end, go back and pancake the edges to create volume.  Secure with a small elastic.
  10. Repeat step 9 on the other side of your head.
  11. Finish with hairspray {if desired}.