To most, a bun is considered one hairstyle, but with these tips below you will realize a bun can be very versatile. Our bun hairstyles are for you to dress up any outfit, whether formal, casual, and anything in between.

1.Ballerina Bun Hairstyle

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This super cute ballerina bun is your new best friend when you are on the go. Double over, collect all of your hair, twist it with your finger and wrap it around itself, clockwise. Tie the bun with a ponytail and pin up any loose strands with a bobby pin.

2. Boffant Bun Hairstyle

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The boffant bun is slightly more involved than other buns, but well worth the wear when you are in search for the perfect formal hairstyle. Divide your hair in half – front and back. Tie the front in place so strands do not sneak to the back. Tie the back on your hair into your normal messy bun. Take the front of your hair and with bobby pins, create a slight bump and intertwine the loose ends to the bun in the back.

3. Double Bun Hairstyle

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This double bun hairstyle turns any bad hair day into a great one! Evenly divide your hair in half. After each side is put up into a tight ponytail, tease the hair closest to the hair tie. Wrap the hair within itself and pin it into place. The teasing will help the buns sit slightly higher.

4. Elegant Bun Hairstyle

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Having your hair curled with a heat styling tool before attempting this style bun will help keep your hair in place and give it that full Keep two small sections on both the left and right side of your hair separate from the curls in the back of your hair. Tie your long curls into a ponytail, then piece by piece bring them into a circular shape, each pinned securely. Twist back the two sections you left out and now you are work and wedding reception ready!

5. Low Bun Hairstyle

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This low bun hairstyle is another formal wear. From the looks of this hairstyle, it looks complicated, but it is super easy! Gather your hair at the base and begin a fishtail braid and keep it intact until the very end. Once the braid is complete, grab the end, raise it to the start of the braid and tuck it within. Stick as many bobby pins as necessary in order to keep it from falling apart.

6. Messy Bun Hairstyle

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Similar to the ballerina bun, but a bit more messy, take your hair and tie it as high on your head as you possibly can. Wrap and twist your hair around itself, tie it in place, and pull out sections of your bun to loosen and create the ‘messy’ look.

7. Pretty Twisted Bun Hairstyle

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Another bun hairstyle that appears to be complicated is very easy if planned strategically. Brush your hair back and into a ponytail. Separate your ponytail into 6-8 equal sections. One strand at a time, twist with your fingers and pin the middle and ends down once you have shaped the section into a circular motion. Have one strand go clockwise and the other, counterclockwise. After one strand at a time, pin an accessory pin in the middle for some extra umph!

8. Simple Bun Hairstyle

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Do make sure that your hair is completely brushed back and flat before tying it at the base of your neck. With your fingers, this might get complicated, but tie your own hair into a knot. Once in a knot, twist and wrap the loose end around the knot and keep it in place with as many bobby pins as necessary. Spray with hairspray to help maintain its hold.

9. Sleek Bun Hairstyle

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Brush your hair back and tie it into a sleek ponytail. Shape the ponytail into a rounded loop and wrap the loose end around the ponytail itself. There you have a sleek bun.

10. The Kerchief Bun Hairstyle

THE KERCHIEF BUN HAIRSTYLEsource : happilyevaafter.com

The Kerchief Bun requires nothing but a handkerchief and a bun! With a ponytail, tie your hair on top of your head and give your bun an imperfect, ‘messy’ look. See #6 in order to achieve a messy bun. Once your bun is in place, wrap the folded handkerchief around your bun and tie a knot in the front. Spray the visible hair with hairspray in order for it to keep it intact.