Wednesday, September 25, 2013

TUTORIAL THURSDAYS: How to Make a Ballerina Bun

You've seen my ballerina bun. (here, here, & here) Oh yeah, and here
& now it can be yours. 
Here's to the first of many 15 second tutorials! 
To get the look, simply watch the Instagram video below & continue reading for more instructions!

Happy bunning!
p.s. Be sure to follow me on Instagram here: for more 15 second tutorials!

A hair donut (like this one!) - $4 - Different size bobby pins (here) - $3 - Hair Tie (here) - $3

I have received a few comments that you can't really see how to begin the ballerina bun (sorry!), so here is a quick 12 second clip showing you how to wrap your hair around the hair donut & create the first flip. 12 seconds glory. Ready? Go. 

DIY-tip: If you want to style and don't have a hair donut, you can use a sock! Follow the steps below:
- Take a long dress sock (steal from father, brother, husband or boyfriend) and cut off the toe
- Now, roll the sock outwards from the ankle end to the toe end, creating a doughnut shape
- Ideally you won’t see the sock but, just in case, use one in a similar shade to your hair color 

PRO-tip: If you have mastered the ballerina bun then spice it up by leaving on piece of hair from the ponytail out of the hair donut / sock. Continue creating your ballerina bun and when you are done, braid that one piece and circle it around the bun. Pin in place! Voila!

Have you tried the ballerina bun? Tweet me your hairstyles @simplysabrina

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