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The messy chignon: a rock n'roll bun

Who said that the bun should always be immaculate? The messy chignon isn't just an easy option for stay-at-home days, it's now a style of its own, even appearing on the most prestigious catwalks of the fashion world.

A chignon that won't give you a headache

The deliberately disheveled trend isn't just for loose hair. There's no need for you to let down your long bob and let it lounge around your shoulders for a tousled effect. For a rock n'roll look without lock of loose hair in your face, and with a lovely long neck, we're opting for the disheveled chignon. Sophistication and a laid-back attitude are on the menu!

A chignon which lengthens the silhouette

Delicately wild and as voluminous as you like, this disheveled bun suits all hair types. However, according to L'Oréal Professionnel hair stylist Delphine Courteille, it's best avoided for those with long-shaped faces, as the style is a natural way to lengthen both the neck and the shape of your face.

It's not just about backcombing...

For a stylish disheveled topknot, an expert backcomber is required, but that's not all. Delphine Courteille's top tip for this rebellious chignon is: "Once the chignon is pinned in place, I give the hair a quick blow-dry on a cold setting in order to add volume and dishevel it a touch more."

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