A simple and effortless low messy bun can look stunning if done right. It can draw attention to the facial features you want to highlight and complement any outfit. Though Summer is behind us, it’s always a good time to experiment with this updo. It’s all you need to complete any makeup look, and it will definitely make a statement.
As always, we can look to celebrities for hair inspiration. Regardless of what’s on trend, this is one look many of them keep coming back to. There are some stars who always get this laidback updo hairstyle just right, whether they’re strutting down a red carpet or simply getting coffee. So, on days when you want to look ultra-ravishing, rock one of these low buns that require minimal effort.
1. Meghan Markle
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MEGHAN’S MESSY BUN: The relaxed hairstyle that has made headlines is the perfectly imperfect do. #MeghansMessyBun _ _ _ #MissMarkle #MeghanMarkle #MeghanMarkleHair #MeghansBun #MeghanMarkleStyle #RoyalBride #BritishRoyals #Hairstyle #May19 #RoyalWedding #RoyalWeddingMania #RSW #RoyalStyleWatch
At the beginning of the year, Meghan Markle made headlines by sporting a perfect effortless low bun as she stepped out for a royal engagement with Prince Harry. The simple but stylish upswept do became an instant hit and was a stark contrast to the polished hairstyles we’ve come to expect from other royals.
2. Victoria Beckham
Victoria Beckham’s messy bun is a modern take on the French Twist. She manages to look effortless, elegant and edgy all at once with this low chignon.
3. Anna Kendrick
This loose, low bun perfectly complements the shoulder-baring style of Anna Kendrick’s gorgeous gown. Her hair has plenty of texture and is curled into soft waves to keep it from looking flat.
4. Jessica Alba
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Make Thursday a braid day!#Repost @honest_beauty celebrity hairstylist @DavyNewkirk in action as he recreates the beautiful braids he gave @JessicaAlba for her @Allure cover. Want the step-by-step? Full tutorial on Facebook live (link in bio or head to Facebook.com/HonestBeauty now!).
When it comes to updos, Jessica Alba knows exactly what works for her, and this romantic loose braided bun is no exception. The free layers frame her face perfectly, making her look effortlessly chic.
5. Jourdan Dunn
There’s something incredibly elegant about Jourdan Dunn’s swept back low bun. The do highlights her supermodel bone structure perfectly while looking natural and effortless.
6. Lauren Conrad
Lauren Conrad’s messy bun has strategically placed braids that give it a lot of texture. The back section is twisted into a messy updo. The face-framing pieces on the sides make it look loose, soft and romantic.
7. Karlie Kloss
Karlie Kloss sports this fabulous braided messy bun with her trademark laidback confidence. The wispy layers frame her face, making her look youthful and fresh.
8. Bella Hadid
Want to rock a low bun with wispy loose layers swept to one side? Bella Hadid demonstrates the ideal way to do this with her low chignon. It looks soft, effortless and the layers frame her face perfectly.
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