Not Helpful 2 Helpful 0. With a little effort and a soft doughnut ring, you can transform a ponytail into the chicest chignon at the nape or a voluminous ballerina bun worn on the top of your head. Leave two strands on your shoulders before doing this. Finish with firm-hold hairspray. I've had one of these for ages but never had a chance to properly try it out!
Really quick to put your hair up with a fancy dress. You can buy small donuts from primark for pigtail ones that I use for my short hair like a normal donut: I've had one of these for ages but never had a chance to properly try it out!
Might try it in the new year! I saw my friend have it so I tried it and it fits my hair really well!!! I wear it for school every day now!
After watching your video and looking at your pictures I gave it a try and wore it today and even got commented on it.
Thank you so so much for the video and the pictures xxxxx. Thank you for this help, ive looked everywhere on google and you have been the most helpful, defiantly have another go doing it myself just struggling to see if i've covered up the donut, thanks again! Do you do a lot of hair articles? If so I might be interested in advertising. We love your bun!
I would have been so screwed without this how to! Googled how to use hair doughnuts a few weeks ago and came accross your blog. You really are a life saver.. I've had a hair doughnut for ages and was always too scared to even try and use it. I've even got my hair up today in one: Thank you ever so much. Really like the rest of your blog too: Awww, I just noticed this post has had 40, views.
Glad I could help so many people with hair donuts x. Great how to guide! My hair's far too short for this though: Thanks x I have had a donut for ages and never got it right in my hair! When I finally perfected the look I got so many compliments and not people telling me the top of my donut is 'sticking' out!!
Hi - you might struggle with shoulder length hair, but I think you can buy smaller donuts which could be better! My donut is the only size that was available in Boots It's basically the same size as a sugar donut! My hair is really long now, but back then I think it sat about 3 inches below my shoulder? Not Helpful 8 Helpful Can you use elastic bands if your doughnuts are too big for hair bobbles?
Yes, as long as you don't do it too tight, otherwise the elastic band might harm your hair by pulling it. Include your email address to get a message when this question is answered. Already answered Not a question Bad question Other. By using this service, some information may be shared with YouTube. Quick Summary To make a donut bun with a tube sock, first cut off the toe and roll the top edge down into a donut shape.
Did this summary help you? Tips Use a bigger donut for longer hair. Try not to make the bun too tight, or it can hurt your head after a while and might give you a headache.
The store bought donut is made with a mesh material that allows the pins to go through, unlike the sock. If it's the sleek look you're going for, a scrunchie or decorative hair tie can cover up messy patches around the bun. You can use the excess hair to make a braid around the bun. Leave two strands on your shoulders before doing this. Once you finish, braid both strands and then pull them up, and wrap over your head to your ear.
Pin it, and you have a halo braid bun style! The bun will need to be tight so before you do anything make sure your ponytail is tight. You can do this while your hair is damp, so after a few hours when you take it out you will have curls!
It's best to do it before you go to bed after taking a shower. In the morning it's ready to go. If you are doing the sock method, use a sock similar to you hair color. Leave excess pieces of hair loose for a messier, casual style. If the excess hair coming out of your bun is long but not long enough for it to wrap around, hide them with a scrunchie.
Make sure the hair is brushed well and has no frizz before you start. A preformed doughnut bun shape can be purchased from drugstores or beauty supply stores to be used in place of a sock. Their benefit is that the material mimics the color and texture of natural hair. Things You'll Need Brush. Add a photo Upload error.
WA Workswellfor Amessybun Sep I was trying to make a bun out of a nylon stuffed with a towel, which was not working. I searched and found this article, and I face-palmed because I didn't think about the sock method.
Curl will not stay in, braids hurt my head, and I wikiHow'd hairstyles. I was like, hey, I could do a bun! I went to the party looking fantastic, and got tons of good comments on my hair.
MA Maham Azam Dec 2, I was trying to look for videos online, then I found these two methods that really help, especially the second one. A Anonymous Aug 28, This was the closest! A Anonymous Sep 14, It was the best one I've read yet. MB Madison Brengard Aug 10, Thanks for saving the day!!
It saved the day for me! VP Vaishali Pant Aug 7, Clear and to the point. SB Sue Becker Sep 21, LJ Lisa Janget Oct 19, The pictures really help to visualize the correct technique.
A Anonymous Jul 12, DS Dorothy Smith Jul 11, This helped me so much! I have never been able to figure out how to use them!!! My hair is not as long as yours though, will still attempt but fear a may need a tutorial on how to get it out again!!!
Thank you soo much for this! I purchased a doughnut ring from boots, it came with idiot proof instructions so i thought I would be safe- how wrong I was. It suggests you leave the ring at the base of your ponytail and then arrange hair around the ring with hair pins, but then what of the hair left?
I tried pinning it around the base of the bun but it just ruined it. I had thought my hair was too long over shoulder length but having tried your way i would even say a little bit of extra length and not so many layers would make this even simpler but even so this worked like a charm. Got it perfect on my second try with no bobby pins. All the tutorials I have seen for this hairstyle so far have included ridiculous amounts of bobby pinning. So, I want to thank you for showing me a quick and easy way of looking human AND presentable in under two minutes of a morning!
It suggests you leave the ring at the base of your ponytail and then arrange hair around the ring with hair pins, but then what of the hair left? I tried pinning it around the base of the bun but it just ruined it. Oct 04, · How to Make a Donut Bun. Two Methods: Using a Sock or Form Using Two Hairbands Community Q&A. Create a perfectly shaped hair bun using a sock or store-bought form for this trendy and polished look. You can also create a looser, more casual donut using a couple of hair bands%(31). Use kirby grips to secure the hair wrapped round the bottom of the bun. Step 7. Work your way round until it feels secure, and you are sure that the bun (or doughnut) ain't going to fall out.