Anyone who has ever attempted a topknot knows there's a stark difference between the perfectly messy, tousled, but still put-together model-off-duty bun worn by celebrities on the red carpet, and the confusingly messy, tangled, never-been-a-model bun worn by you every single day of your life. But gorgeous, inspo-worthy chignons and topknots needn't be a thing of your wildest dreams—because with the right products and guidance, they're actually really easy to create on your own.
And to prove it to sex, we asked celebrity hairstylist Justine MarjanInstagram's number-one hair queen, to break down her four all-time favorite bun styles anyone yes, even you hair beginners can do at home.
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Spray a hairbrush with hairspray, like the shine-enhancing Moroccanoil Luminous Hairspraythen quickly brush your all of your hair into a low ponytail, hairbun it off with an elastic.
Spray the ends with another layer of hairspray, twist them into a knot, and secure it with bobby pins. The final touch?
A post shared by Celebrity Hairstylist justinemarjan on Feb 11, at Prep the hair like beforeblowing it out with a drop of smoothing serum, then flat-ironing the roots sex from your face.
Comb a quarter-size blob of pomadeyes, pomade a cult-classic favorite: