After the article on how to manage your bad hair days with cute and stylish messy bun hairstyles, we had a thought. What about those of us who have curly hair? Messy hair bun is just right for any type of hair be it wavy, curly or straight. Cute messy bun hairstyles are always an instant hit with women who lack time but want to look stylish at the same time.

Having a head full of curls is not easy. Although we personally love the look of curly hair, the bigger the curls, the sexier it is for us truth to be told, girls with curly hair often receive a lot of flak because curly hair is relatively harder to style and maintain. No wonder we’ve a love and hate relationship with it.

But believe us, we tell you that Curly hair is gorgeous. It has a splendid texture. It really is a naturally built-in, fabulous, effortless style. Unfortunately though, a lot of women straighten their gorgeous hair simply out of frustration. They usually get annoyed by facing the following day after day.


Curly Hair usually takes an entire day to dry off. After a morning shower, women with curly hair generally complain that they resemble a wet sheepdog who is an expert at filing invoices. Yikes! And thanks to your coworkers who never fail to make a joke at the curly haired one’s expense, the day starts with listening to, “Oh my God! What an incredibly talented sheepdog! It even knows MS Excel and everything.”

That’s not all. When you’ve to blow dry the curls, it is another task in itself. It is very difficult to find the diffuser which will help you not to look like a human Christmas tree. And that’s not all. After the hair is washed and is blow dried to perfection, your hair becomes frizzier and frizzier and becomes difficult to maintain.
We understand. Very, very much.

And that is why, we’ve decided to let you all women on a little secret. Did you know that clean curls are the bounciest and the tightest and can make up for the most wonderful hairstyles?

Don’t believe us? Then let us reveal to you another little secret. Curly hair is actually perfect for the messy bun hairstyle.


You don’t need us to tell you that Bun hairstyles are in vogue for quite some time now. Its popularity is ever increasing among working women and college girls. It is mostly simple to make and it stays on longer. And guess what ladies, curly hair actually makes for a better and more natural looking messy hair bun.

So all you ladies out there fretting your curly hair and wondering what to do, we’ve the perfect solution for you.

Embrace your messy hair and tangle in the cutest, most stylish messy updo hairstyles people around you have ever seen.

So how do you do a messy bun with curly hair?

It is fairly simple how to do a messy bun. Follow these steps and thank us for how gorgeous and flawless your hair will look. Usually on working days, the curls become unruly and most of us just don’t have the time to style it. Putting it in a fast and cute messy bun is the easiest way out. The best part is of course that one can wear it anywhere. Here is a  low messy bun hairstyle to go for.


First of all, pull up your hair into a high ponytail. Remember; do not brush your curls because that will increase the fizziness. Now grab and twist the hair at the base of the ponytail for one time only. You need to quickly wrap your hair around the twist now. But make it loose. There is no need to try to make it look perfect. The messier it is, the sexier. Now tie up your hair with a hair tie. Use a wide tooth comb to pull the little strands of hair. Pull them out of the bun. Needless to say, you can also pull them out by using your fingers. Play with it till some of it falls out and shape them according to your facial structure. To finish it off, get your hairspray and spray a generous amount. This will guarantee that the bun stays together all day long.

The cute messy bun hairstyles have a bohemian feel to them. There are several styles available to match the length of your hair, be it short or long. We’ve put together our top 12 messy hair buns which are sure to make heads turn.

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Our Top 12 Messy Bun Hairstyles

1. Romantic Layered Messy Bun


The plus point about this messy bun is that it is simple and stunning. The bun is layered to a varied degree to give it that elegant feel. Inspired from the women of Victorian era, it also has a floral quality about it. You can definitely decorate it with flowers or gemstones and other accessories, if you’re dressing up for a party.

2. French Braided Messy Bun


French braids are beautiful. And when tied into a messy bun, they look even more gorgeous. The French braided messy bun has a rural, country feel to its credit which is best to flaunt during the holidays.

3. Braided Wrap Messy Bun


There is a way to simplify the complex hairstyles. This messy hair bun calls for everybody’s attention because of the intricate braided wrap that goes about it. It is the perfect mixture for a casual and a sophisticated look. Needless to say that it is ideal for any special event that you plan to attend.

4. Waterfall French Braid Messy Bun


Speaking of braided messy buns, the waterfall style is always among our top favorites. French braided hairstyles are always rich in texture and curly hair provides ample amount of it. But it is important to prepare the hair by brushing it out evenly and applying hair serum which will help to keep the bun strong. A day old hair is best for this chic hairstyle because it makes the braid hold longer.

5. Low Hanging Messy Side Bun Hairstyles:


Definitely one of the most sophisticated and rare hairstyle that one usually comes across, this messy side bun hairstyle is easy to recreate at home. It doesn’t require a lot of hassle or frustration either. This messy bun is perfect for women with super long locks. But don’t worry! Medium hair also can be weaved into a similar messy bun by tying the hair strongly.

6. Knotted Updo Messy Bun


This updo messy bun hairstyle is a hit during the Summers. It is one of those hairstyles that go along royally with sunglasses and a pair jeans during the day or with a LBD with heels for the evening.

7. Sleek Messy Bun


This particular hairstyle has a sort of refined elegance that all of us sought after at some point. Use hair extensions to define the bun. If you have short hair, you can consider the same to give the messy bun some volume.

8. Milkmaid Messy Bun


The milkmaid is quite popular among the celebrities. One simply needs to tie up the hair into the necessary braid across the head and then then tie it up carefully into a messy bun and voila! It is a classic look that can never make you look bad.

9. Loose Soft Updo Messy Bun


The updo messy bun hairstyles have always been a favorite with us but this hairstyle gives it one more stretch by making the updo bun loose. The trick is to use lots and lots of hairspray so the bun holds together throughout the day.

10. Criss-cross Messy Bun


As the name suggests the criss-cross braid works as a natural hair band. The messy bun is simple and easy to make as well. Together with the criss-cross braid and the messy bun this is a hairstyle that promises to give you the effortless chic style

11. Messy Bun with Flowers


12. Various Knots Messy Bun

As the name suggests this messy bun is tied with several knots and layers. But don’t let the knots and the layers scare you. Remember to use lots and lots of hairspray for the bun to hold it in. The end result is ravishing to say the least.

So there you have it ladies. All of these elegant messy bun hairstyles complement your curly hair to the T. And the best part is you don’t have to spend hours and hours in front of the mirror either. Now step out of your home without worrying about your hair. And keep the compliments pouring in.

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