DIY: Braid-and-bun hairstyle in 4 easy steps

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How to do the Braid-and-bun Hairstyle

Braid-and-bun hairstyle? Now that’s a cool twist!

There’s so much you can do to a hairstyle to keep trendy. The rope braid is a versatile hairdo that you can play around with. If you’re tired of wearing the same old braid or if you think that a bun is too simple, why not fuse both and get a brand new hairstyle to enjoy – a braided bun hybrid. To put it simply, it’s your regular rope braid folded and twisted to look like a well-put-together look.

The braid-and-bun hairstyle is stylish and at the same time perfect for getting the hair out of your face in a fashionable manner. We’ve put together a string of steps to help you learn this style.

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Do-it-yourself: Braid-and-bun hairstyle

Preparation: We want a tangle-free, clean and organized hair. Do not shy away from brushing your hair with a comb/hairbrush until it’s soft. Think of it as having a clean station to work with. This will make the process easier and in order. 

Part one: Make the Rope braid hairstyle

Step one.one: Gather the hair

Gather the hair in the back of the head. 

Step two: Split into two and twist

Split the hair into two equal sections: the left strand and the right strand. Twist both strands in the same direction. (For the purpose of the tutorial, twist the strands to the right.) 

Step three: Cross the sections

Cross the right strand over the left strand in the opposite direction from the twisting process from step 2.

Repeat steps 2 and 3: Twist the strands going to the right and cross them over each other in the opposite direction. Repeat until you reach the ends of the hair.

Step four: Finish and secure the braid

Finish by using a tie (small elastic, ribbon, etc) to hold the hair in place.

The important thing to remember is to twist the sections in the same direction and crossing them in the opposite direction. It’s going to be easy when you get used to the motion. You’ll know you’re doing it right when the hair resembles a 2 strand rope-like pattern. 

Part two: Turn the braid into a bun

Pull up the braid and twist them around the ponytail. Secure the bun with a hairpin/bobby pin. 

Considering the looks, usefulness, and difficulty of this style. How would you score the Braid-and- bun hairstyle using a scale of 5? Please let us know what you think in the comments! 


Try other hairstyles

Now that you know how to make the braid-and-bun hairstyle, there are other hairstyles that you can try. Click around the website and look for one you’d like to try. We have more step-by-step tutorials and visual guides to make it easier for you to get the hang of it. If you have questions, feel free to leave a comment below. We’ll try and help you as good as we can.

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  1. Morgan Ryberg 9th November 2019

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