How To Create The Perfect Messy Bun
If you want you can use a little bit of volumising root spray or a spritz of your preferred dry shampoo to texturise the hair
Next, create a high ponytail right on the top of your head, this doesn’t have to be too neat but try to get it right up to the crown of the head. Tip: If you have really long or thick hair and find it tricky to create a high pony, tip your head upside down to make sure you can get you pony high enough.
Once you have a high pony divide into two sections and use your fingers to twist the hair around into a bun securing with a hair tie.
You will now have a tight ballerina style twisted bun. We like making things look a little messier so this is the time to start pulling out a few strands around the face and loosening up the bun to add volume.
Using bobby pins you can play around the shape of your bun to add more dimension. Finish with a light hairspray to keep all the strands in place.
We've rounded up the most elegant messy buns with loose tendrils for all the inspiration you need to recreate the '90s style. Keep scrolling for our top picks...
Meghan Markle's signature up-do is the loose chignon or ponytail. The secret to nailing the royal's elegant hairstyle is securing strands with bobby pins and securing your low bun at the nape of your neck with a spritz of high-shine hairspray to keep frizz at bay.
A cool-girl look that puts the focus firmly on Hailey's stunning features. This messy top knot is perfect for second-day hair or anyone with thin hair.
The supermodel's easy messy bun style requires minimal hairstyling and is perfect for special occasions.
The British model's boho loose bun is created with textured strands for a contemporary edge.