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4 ways to make your bun less basic

From the pristine ballet bun to the wrapped tight top knot... Whether you wrap it, tuck it, twist it or knot it, here are 4 ways to make that bun less basic.


Wrap it!

We care about our individual style, so why not give our bun that same respect? Dress up your high bun with a simple ribbon, elasticated band or silky scarf to give your chignon a bit of interest. And how to do it? Easy peasy! Simply pull your hair up high, fold it over and tie in place, and then wrap your tie of choice around the bun. Why not add a bit of extra oomph by pulling out a section of the accessory, giving it a more asymmetrical, edgy vibe.

Tuck it!

A twist of the wrist, and you've tucked that bun into itself, creating an optical illusion of a free-standing top knot. Fix with Kirby grips and apply L'Oréal Professionnel Infinium Pure Compressed Mousse to ensure a day-long hold on your gravity-defying chignon. Check the ponytail tip's length before tucking for the optimal result.

Twist it!

Sometimes, simplicity is best. Here's one way to pimp that bun for huge impact without the effort. Simply pull your ponytail high and tight, then twist into tight swirl before fixing with an elastic band below. The snaking twist screams sleek sophistication. No flyaways permitted. Tuck any rebel strands away with L'Oréal Professionnel Infinium Pure hairspray for a flawless, off-the-runway look.

Knot it!

A treble bun born of twists, turn and knots! For this futuristic creation, get hold of a stash of small clear elastic bands to reinforce the structure. Build the pony tail, and knot on top, adding in the elastics to separate the hair into 3 distinct balls. Remember, healthy hair is a must for these styles. Try adding L'Oréal Professionnel's Serie Expert Inforcer range shampoo, conditioner and masque to your beauty routine for stronger, healthy hair that can cope with anything!

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