5 Steps To Creating A Low Bun | Salon Secret Africa

How low can you go? 5 steps to creating an effortless low bun

Salon Secret
13 December 2018
Classic chignon bun

Looking for a laid-back hairstyle that still looks sleek and classy? The classic low bun hairstyle is back – and it’s super-easy to do. Here’s our step-by-step elegant low bun tutorial for a flawless finish with minimal effort required.


Step 1

The best way to boost your bun? Make sure your hair is full of bouncy volume before putting it up. You can achieve this with a spritz of a volumising mousse, like the lightweight, strong hold L'Oréal Professionnel Tecni.ART Volume Lift Spray-Mousse. Spray on generously before giving your hair a quick blow-dry to lock in the full effect.


Step 2

Brush your hair until smooth before tying into a super-low ponytail and pulling out a few strands in the front to help frame your face. Wrap the ponytail into a bun and secure with plenty of bobby pins.


Step 3

Use a curler or styling wand to gently curl the front sections of your hair for a bit of texture.


Step 4

Finish the look with the shine-enhancing Redken Quick Dry 18 Instant Finishing Spray. Low bun hairstyles won’t budge with the help of this product!


Step 5

Accessorise! While a plain low bun has its place, why not get creative? A flower, a pretty Alice band, some ribbon. The options are endless.

No matter how low you go with this hairstyle, you can hold your head high knowing you look simply incredible – and you didn’t even have to work for it!

The classic low bun hairstyle is back – and it’s super easy to do.

Richard Nienaber National Education Manager Redken and Pureology South Africa

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