Double braided buns
Get double the style points with a super-cute set of braided buns. This braided hairstyle screams out festival chic giving you a look that’ll stick from the first act to the last. You’ll be the queen of plaited hair with this totally-twisted braid hairstyle.
Start by braiding hair at the nape of your neck, then take inspiration from the 90s space buns trend, getting those braids high up on the top of your head. Add pops of glitter into your braids for ultimate festival flair.
Double the braids and buns for your next plaited hairstyle. Achieve a boho braid look that’s sure to be the envy of every girl’s eye, with our double braided buns.
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Here’s how to get double braided buns
1. Create neat centre parting
2. Secure one side away
3. Comb through hair
4. Take section and split into three sections
5. Pass inner strand under middle strand
6. Add hair into inner strand and pass under middle strand again
7. Repeat steps 7 and 8, keeping braid tight
8. At top of hair, pull hair together and secure
9. Gather front into pony and secure
10. Repeat on other side
11. Pull braid out to fatten
12. Braid high ponys with a three strand braid and secure
13. Twist each braid into buns and secure
step one: Create neat centre parting
Create a neat centre parting using the tail end of a ghd tail comb.
step two: Secure one side away
Take one side and secure away with a hair elastic.
step three: Comb through hair
Place head upside down and comb through to smooth.
step four: Take section and split into three sections
On the other side, take a section of hair nearest to the neck and split into three strands.
TIP: To create a Dutch braid (which sits prominently away from the head), the braiding action goes under rather than over.
step five: Pass inner strand under middle strand
Take the inner strand of hair and pass it under the middle strand.
step six: Add hair into inner strand and pass under middle strand again
On the second pass, start to add a small amount of hair, taking the time to ensure its neat. Combine it with the inner strand, before passing it under the middle strand.
step seven: Repeat steps 7 and 8, keeping braid tight
Repeat this technique, continually adding hair and keeping the braid tight.
TOP TIP: Try to keep the braid in the centre running along the parting.
step eight: At top of hair, pull hair together and secure
When you reach the top of the head, place the braided section into a ponytail and secure with an elastic.
step nine: Gather front into pony and secure
Gather the front section into one ponytail with the braid and secure with an elastic.
step ten: Repeat on other side
Repeat the entire braiding process on the other side of the head.
step eleven: Pull braid out to fatten
Go back along the braid and pull gently to fatten the braid slightly.
step twelve: Braid high ponys with a three strand braid and secure
Braid each of the high ponytails with a three-strand braid and secure with elastics.
step thirteen: Twist each braid into buns and secure
Twist each of the braids around into buns, then secure them in place with hair pins.