10 Hair Buns For Short Hair With Styling Tips

Side Bun hairstyles If you have short hair and are out of ideas to ‘do’ your hair, just relax. While most hair styles feature women with long tresses, those with short hair can have a lot of fun styling with their shorter version. While colour and cuts are a great way to enhance and change the look, let’s look at some interesting hair buns for your short hair:

If you have short hair and are out of ideas to ‘do’ your hair, just relax. While most hair styles feature women with long tresses, those with short hair can have a lot of fun styling with their shorter version. While colour and cuts are a great way to enhance and change the look, let’s look at some interesting hair buns for short hair:

1. Side Bun:

side bun hairstyle for short hair

This is a very popular hair bun style for short hair. To get this look at home, comb hair at a side parting and gather all the hair on one side. Hold your hair in a low pony and tie it just above the ear. Now roll up all the hair and tie it up like a bun, keeping it low. If you have bangs, let them flow loose. Just make sure the bun is at the same side as your bangs.

2. Messy Back Bun:

messy bun hairstyles for short hair

This too is a simple bun that can be done easily at home and is quick to accomplish. Gather all your hair at the back like you would for a ponytail and tie it up in a bun, leaving it a bit loose at the bottom, letting the tips hang out of the bun. The idea is to not make it too tight. Leave your side and front bangs loose.

3. Low Neck Bun:

low bun hairstyles for short hair

This is a very elegant look that will go great with off shoulders, halters, backless, low-back dresses and gowns, and is a great look for a classy party or even a special party with your girlfriends. Comb back your hair and gather all of it near the nape. At the back, take the hair little towards your left side and make a small bun, tying up the hair in the middle and leaving the length from mid to bottom very loose. Now gather the loose hair and pin it up in your hair with an elegant brooch or flowery accessory clip.

4. Braided Side Bun:

Braided Side Bun hairstyle

This is a really easy hair style that you can do in a few minutes. Gather all your hair at one side and make a braid towards the back. Once done, secure it firmly with an elastic. Now take the braid, roll it like you would roll up your hair for a bun and tie at the nape. Done!

5. Top Knot:

Top Knot hairstyle

This is an eternal favourite in summers, especially if you’re always on the go. Comb your hair neatly and bunch it up at the top of your head. Roll all your hair into a tight bun and secure tightly with an elastic. Since this look is quite simple, make sure you add a dash of colour on your face and wear some simple accessories, otherwise it may look a bit dowdy.

6. Ballerina Bun:

Ballerina Bun hairstyle

Want some more twists than just doing a plain bun? The ballerina bun is a great way to add some style and fun for your short hair. Comb your hair and gather it from both ends just above your hair. Your hair should now be partitioned into an upper and a lower section. Take the upper portion to make a tight messy bun at the top back. Now make small sections from the hair that’s left over at the bottom back. Twist them up and pin them at the bottom of your tight bun.

7. Twisted Low Bun:

Twisted Low Bun hairstyle

This is a favourite wedding hairstyle for those with short hair and also for the bridesmaids. Comb your hair to take out all the knots. Gather all of it at the back. Now twist the hair from the bottom and roll it up till where the middle part of your head is. Pin the twisted hair tightly at the middle back. If you think it’s still a bit loose, fasten it with a fashionable brooch.

8. Small Nape Bun:

Small Nape Bun hairstyle

If you have very very short hair but would still like to tie it up, comb your hair and make a side parting. Gather all the hair at the back, towards your nape, and tie into a tight bun. You can leave the little strands out, or if you want a really neat look, pin them in. This look will go great with smokey eyes and a nude/light lip look.

If you have very very short hair but would still like to tie it up, comb your hair and make a side parting. Gather all the hair at the back, towards your nape, and tie into a tight bun. You can leave the little strands out, or if you want a really neat look, pin them in. This look will go great with smokey eyes and a nude/light lip look.

9. Side Pinned Bun:

Side Pinned Bun hairstyle

This is a classy yet simple bun style for those with very short hair, and can simply be pinned in, rather than tied. To get this look at home, comb your hair loosely, letting your natural waves show. If you have bangs in the front or sides, you will like to keep them loose for this style. Pull all hair on one side and loosely roll them, pinning them up low, preferably at the back of your ear. This again, depends on your comfort, and if you feel it’s quite loose, you can lightly tie it up, adding a beautiful accessory in top.

10. Messy Loose Bun:

Messy Loose Bun hairstyle

Comb your hair, letting your waves take centre stage. Gather all your hair very loosely upwards and tie it up in a loose bun, placing your hair in the middle of the back of your head.

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Hey I am Debolina. A complete nut-case and a wild-child if you may, I love keeping the child in me alive, and my daughter helps me do that all the time! A crazy working mom and also trying my hand at everything while I can, content-writing,designing, avid reader,book reviewer, fashionista, makeup blogger, avid blogger, photographer, wannabe guitarist, traveler.
  • http://www.stylecraze.com/members/oindrila/ Oindrila

    Lovely article! :)

    • http://www.stylecraze.com/members/debolinarajagupta/ Debolina Raja Gupta

      Oindrila…Thanks again dear

  • Vaishali

    Wow Nice stylish buns.Really loved all the different styles.Thank you for the article