How to Make a Perfect Bun in less than a Minute

Last month, my life was struck by a hair crisis.  I had my hair cut too short and could no longer do my signature bun.  It was a catastrophe because I wear my hair this way almost every single day.  I had to do something about this and quick.  Luckily for me I found the perfect tutorial on YouTube and it literally saved my life - or at least it saved me from fussing with my hair every morning.  
The sock bun is so easy to do.  I used to put my hair in a ponytail and twist/wrap the hair around the base and secure it with bobby pins.  The sock bun doesn't even require bobby pins and even if I have thin hair my bun looks perfect every time...and it takes less than a minute!

Editor's note: Since I wrote this post, I updated my sock bun to a hair donut while using the same rolling technique.  The sock bun is good to start with because it's very affordable.  If you like the look on you, I would recommend that you buy a hair donut.  They are lighter and come in different sizes.    


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  1. totally loving this! i love wearing buns! I was planning on doing a post about the braided bun ive been wearing lately!! come check out my blog! www.cuteybeautyfashionpassion.blogspot.com

  2. Oh my goodness, perfection! I've always wondered how buns look so perfect. I definitely need to try this out! Thanks for posting it.


  3. Oh my god, it's like magic! I definitely have to try this out, thanks so much for posting it.


  4. I'm going to try this!

  5. coolios i will try this for my next gymnastics meet

  6. This was really useful. I recently bought a readymade "donut" for my long, thin hair, but I really couldn't figure out how to make a nice bun. Yhank you for showing.


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