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Jun 17, 2014

Hair DIY: Braided Side Bun

Kacee Geoffroy is back with another genius way to do your hair for all those summer events on your calendar!  When it’s hot out, we know the last thing you want is to have your hair sticking to your neck and causing unnecessary sweating.  That’s why we love a good updo, especially for wedding season!  This braided side bun is perfect to put it all up while still keeping it chic for that work event, bridal shower, or even just date night!  (You could even add a cute headband or flower crown!) Kacee has broken it down so that you can recreate this cute updo in six simple steps!

If you give it a try, show us on Instagram!  Upload your photo, tag @inspiredbythisblog, and hashtag #IBTdiy!

Step 1: Smooth hair with TIGI hair stick or light wax.  Comb through to smooth flyways.

Hair DIY: Side Bun

Step 2: Start french braiding on parted side of hair

Hair DIY: Side Bun

Step 3: Continue braid along nape of neck and finish braid to the length of hair

Hair DIY: Side Bun

Step 4: Roll braid from bottom tucking ends under as you roll

Hair DIY: Side Bun

Step 5: Roll braid to head under ear

Hair DIY: Side Bun

Step 6: Secure rolled section under ear (for you blondies, these are great bobby pins!)

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Necklace: Two’s Company designed by Camilla Christine

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