How to Achieve the Perfect Snatched Bun

POV: You want to wear your hair up for the day… probably to keep it out of your face… or more commonly, it’s in desperate need of a wash and you can’t be bothered! Yep we're all been there, but lucky for you I have a (very simple) solution!

Introducing... the slick bun.

Here’s what you’ll need:

  • Mermade Styling brush
  • Mermade Hair Gel Wand
  • Hair ties
  • Bobby pins - not essential

Step 1:

Start by thoroughly brushing your hair with our styling brush so it’s nice and detangled. Having tangle-free hair will make it easier to create the smoothest bun, free of any bumps. Our Styling brush uses nylon bristles that smooth out your hair to create that perfect sleek look. Not to mention, it also adds gloss and shine to your hair!

Step 2:

Brush your hair into a high or low ponytail, wherever you want your bun to sit. I like a high bun with a middle parting, but if that’s not your style then just brush your hair straight back. Secure your hair with a hair tie - don’t worry too much if there’s bumps - that’s where our styling brush comes in again! You can brush over the bumps to help smooth them in preparation for the next step.Slick Back Bun

Step 3:

Next, grab the ponytail and twist the hair tightly. Then wrap the hair around itself to form the bun and secure in place with another hair tie. Tip: to create another style of bun, simply plait your hair before twisting.

I also like to leave the ends of my hair out to add an “effortless” look to my bun. However, if you are after a super sleek finish, then use bobby pins to secure any extra hair pieces that are sticking out.Slick Back Bun

Step 4:

Now you could stop there, but then this wouldn't be a snatched bun tutorial! This is my favourite part and makes such a difference to the finished look.

Using our Hair Gel Wand, simply glide the wand over the hair to slick down flyaways or baby hairs - and don’t forget the back of your head!Hair Gel Wand

Our Hair Gel Wand is the perfect tool to create that super snatched look, and is perfect to throw in your bag for touch-ups throughout the day.

… and voila! A simple snatched bun that is so easy, it will become your new go-to hairstyle!

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