My sister is a dancer, and she requested a bun style. I really love this style as it is great for all ages, especially picky tweens like my sister! I got right to work!
You'll also need a headband and some bobby pins.
Her hair was first washed and conditioned. Before washing her hair, I wet her hair and applied a generous amount of Herbal Essences Hello Hydration Conditioner. I detangled her wet, condition-laden hair in six sections using the Tangle Teezer, twisting the sections back up as I finished them. I then washed her hair in the six sections with CARA B Naturally Shampoo. After rinsing, I conditioned/moisturized her hair with the CARA B Naturally Moisturizing Hair Mist and the Leave-In Conditioner and detangled her hair again with my BASS brush.
I made six straight-back cornrows with her clean, conditioned, and moisturized hair to stretch it out for the next day.
The next morning, her hair was stretched out from the cornrows and was ready for styling! I moisturized her stretched hair with a bit of water and the CURLS Cashmere Curls Leave-In Conditioner (my hair didn't really like it, but hers loved it!) then sealed it with Eli's Body Shop Shea Moisturizer.
Going around in a circle, I sprayed water around the sides of her hair, then applied some Morrocco Method Spike-It Dragon Pomade to smooth up her hair for the bun. I used my boar bristle brush to help with the smoothing too.
I put her hair into a faux puff using a black headband. You can see how well the water, pomade, and brush smoothed up her hair!
I moisturized and sealed the top of her hair a little more, then I took a section of the puff and rolled and pinned it underneath. I continued doing this with the hair in the puff, sort of going in a circle (you'll see from looking at the center of the bun what I mean.) I took one section from the "center" of the puff so that there wasn't a huge hole in the middle of the bun and so that the whole bun looked really full. I ended up rolling and pinning a total of 5 sections of the puff.