Twist Back Messy Bun

We are always looking for cute updo hairstyles.  I love this DIY combo hairstyle of twist-backs and messy bun!  It is the perfect combo of soft feminine and everyday messy.

Twist-back Messy Bun | Cute Girls Hairstyles

Twist-back Messy Bun | Cute Girls Hairstyles

It can be dressed up or down, worn everyday or for special occasions.  I’m thinking this would be perfect for that summer wedding you’re invited to!

Twist-back Messy Bun | Cute Girls Hairstyles

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Items Needed: Brush, rat-tail comb, spray bottle, 2 hair elastics, hairspray {if desired}.

Time Requirement: 3-5 minutes

Skill Level: Medium

Step-By-Step Instructions:

  • Start by gathering a small section of hair on the heavy side of your part.
  • Divide that section into two pieces and begin your twist by bringing the bottom piece up over the top piece.
  • Now you will pick up a new section of hair in the front and add to the bottom section.
  • Next pick up a new piece of hair on the top and add to the top piece/section of hair.
  • Now twist the bottom/front section up and over the top/back section and you have your first twist.
  • Repeat steps 3-5 all the way to the bottom. (See video for more details)
  • Once you reach the nape of your neck, use a small elastic to secure your twist.
  • Pull and loosen your twist to make it look full and voluminous. Add a little hairspray if desired.
  • Repeat the same twist-back on the other side of your hair.
  • When you reach the nape of your neck on the second twist you will secure with a small elastic and combine the two twists into one ponytail.
  • Next you just create a messy bun and add any desired hairspray.

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