7 braided buns that are almost too perfect

When I want to keep my hair out of my face, it's usually a tossup between a bun or a quick braid. But with the braided bun, I get the best of both worlds. These beautiful styles are fairly simple (though a few are a little tricker). If you want to try a casual look that has a little more texture and detail, try one of these braided buns.
Get your bobby pins, hair ties, and nimble fingers ready, you're going to want to give a few of these a try.
1. Lace braid bun (h/t Style Better Bella)
A donut bun helps get the perfect bun shape. As you braid around the bun, you'll get a pretty look that's practically perfect in every way. The look is just a basic lace braid using the bunned-hair as your pickup section. Easy and cute!
2. Weaved bun (h/t Jem Hair)
Ths detailed twists in this beautiful bun are fun. The skinny piece work makes the braid look a little harder than it is. Make sure to have some bobby pins on hand to keep everything in place.
3. Upside down Dutch braid bun (h/t Annies Forget Me Knots)
I love that this looks casual and dressy all at the same time. This style is a bit tricker as you will be braiding from the bottom of your neck up to the top of your head. It's a simple dutch braid, so if you can get your handwork right, this look is an excellent quick, dressy option.
4. Double braided bun (h/t Scunci Hair)
Working a simple lace braid from the bottom to the top creates a gorgeous hairstyle. The double buns are a fun way to be a little more playful with your look. It's a great summer look that keeps your hair out of your face with a bit of pizazz.
5. Bohemian braided bun (h/t Aquamarinemakeup)If you have 10 minutes to spare, try this simple French-braided bun. Pro tip: You'll need to brush your hair all the way out because tangles will make the look a little more difficult to finish.
6. Tuxedo braid bun (h/t Makeup tutorials)
This fun look starts formal and tight and ends up a little more carefree. If you have highlights or low lights, this braided bun is the perfect option for showing them off. The delicate braiding at the bottom is such a stunning texture that you don't need anything else to dress the look up.
7. Waterfall braid bun
The waterfall braid and messy bun let you get a little structure into your hair without too much extra work. (You'll look like you got ready even if you only had a few minutes between scarfing down breakfast and running out the door.)

Videos about braiding hair are surprisingly popular, but there is one that's currently taking the internet by storm and making headlines.
July 29   ·  
Some of us have trouble keeping our arms up for long, or working with backward mirror reflections -- the answer to this problem is the reverse braid.
July 28   ·  
#2 is incredibly simple.
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