Easy Hairstyles for Long Hair – Loose Messy Bun Ideas

The loose messy bun is cute and trendy look for this season and also a super easy hairstyle for long hair. This cute look works for everyday or evening. Keep reading for how to make this look work for your wavy, curly, or straight hair. The ballerina bun pulls hair back tightly but this messy bun pulls hair back loosely, for a softer look.

Messy Bun Curly Hair

This wavy hair version of the messy bun makes use of natural texture. Pulling hair back straightens out waves at the front and lets hair loose in the natural bun. The look is as sophisticated or casual as you want to make it.


Messy Bun Wavy Hair

Adding curls brings this loose bun up a notch. Curly hair has lots of volume to play with and plenty to spare for some height at the crown. Make this loose bun as big or messy as you like.

Messy Bun Straight Hair

For straight hair, the messy bun is a bit different. Here’s how to get this look. Building on the latest glistening hair trend, use a little argan oil to keep fly aways in place. Loosely pull hair back into a high ponytail, twist hair into a bun, and hide the ends by securing them under the hair tie. Pull out a few tendrils to frame the face and complete the look.