How Have You Gone Without Seeing This Low Bun Tutorial All Your Life?

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That is a gorgeous low bun on my 4c natural hair and the best part is that it’s very simple!

Does the bun look familar? Remember another low bun I showed you in this post

My Current Hairstyle Routine: Braid Out Marathons On Stretched Hair ?

It was this bun in the picture below

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Same method, different hair tool

In that post, I explained that this bun was my protective hairstye in between braid outs to give my hair a break. I also said how I prepare my hair before doing this bun as a protective style so do check out my My Current Hairstyle Routine: Braid Out On Stretched Hair

The main difference between the two buns above is that with the first one, I used an elastic band which made the bun bigger while with the second one, I used a fancy multicoloured hair packer.
The steps are the same.

To clear up some things about this natural hair low bun first:

This natural hair low bun was only used as a protective style in the braid out case. Usually for me, this is an emergency hairstyle because it’s a very simple natural hairstyle to do.

Alright it’s also a lazy natural hairstyle, I have no shame in admitting it. Y’all know I love buns. I usually go for buns when I can’t start styling my hair in some fancy updo, I don’t want to stress out my hair, emergencies etc.

Of course whatever situation you decide to use this bun in depends entirely on you.

The steps are easy.

You’ll need:

An elastic band and a hair clip.

I used this hair clip

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So you first put your hair in a low puff with the elastic band, then you take the hair clip and pin your ends underneath. Like this

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That’s it. Yes, it’s really that simple.

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Tada! Easy natural hair bun

The key to this hairstyle in the case of the elastic band is putting your hair in a puff not a ponytail.

You can even try it right now or whenever your hair is down.

You know I always love to hear back from you here or via email πŸ˜‰

I’m also on IG @itx_mimi

What is your to go hairstyle?

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12 thoughts on “How Have You Gone Without Seeing This Low Bun Tutorial All Your Life?

    1. πŸ˜„You just made my morning! Thank you. I think especially for hair entering the awkward length stage & beyond that buns can be lifesavers.

      I’ll try to post more tutorials & expand past buns too. You can tell me if there is a hairstyle tutorial you’d like to see. Have a great weekend!

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