The evolution of the bun…the hairstyle not that gluten devil

The bun is a hairstyle that has been around for hundreds of years. It can compliment and polished evening look or a quick and easy way to get your hair out of your face when lounging at home. The last few years have seen the bun take on many varied and sometimes even ridiculous forms. There are hundreds of tutorials that can be found on YouTube or Pinterest that will help you achieve the bun look that you’ve been dying for. Why not celebrate bun-mania by taking a look at how this go-to hairstyle has transformed over the years.

1. The braided Victorian bun.


This conservative braided bun was very popular in the Victorian era and were often inspired by Ancient Greek hairstyles.

2. The super sleek ballerina bun.


Often seen on 6 year old girls or professional ballerinas, this bun means business.

3. The Japanese Dumpling bun.


Very popular in anime culture, this look is categorised by two buns on either side of the head. You can find this style in any Sailor Moon episode.

 4. The messy side bun


The messy side bun can be seen on red carpets time and time again and it’s easy to see why. It’s a soft and romantic look that looks good with just about anything.

5. The hipster cool top knot


The top knot is every college girl’s hairstyle of choice. It’s easy, fast and…well that’s about it.

6. The Sock Bun


Popularised by celebs like Kim Kardashian, the sock bun is a sure fire way to glam up your look. The DIY method to this look involves using an old tube sock, cutting off the toes, and rolling it in your hair like a donut.

7. The man bun

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The man bun is the hottest new craze among A-list men. Jared Leto, Orlando Bloom, and Gerard Butler have all rocked the look.

Whichever way you choose to wear it, a bun will never go out of style.

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