All About Buns, Hun: These Insta-worthy Updos Are Perfect For The Festive Season!

All About Buns, Hun: These Insta-worthy Updos Are Perfect For The Festive Season!

The festive season is kicking up in India and you’d want to look your best, obviously! And when thinking of best looks, think beyond outfits, think make-up, think hairstyle, they matter. If you’re confused about what hairdo to go for this festive season, updos will come to your rescue, ladies. From traditional floral buns to a classic chignon, these hairstyles will make you look gorgeous for any occasion from Navratri to Diwali. Get some instant hair inspiration with these bun hairstyles and up your mane game.

1. Voluminous High Bun

This higher, prouder version of a traditional hair bun looks stunning on girls with long hair. To achieve this kind of volume, first, divide your hair into two sections and make a rope braid with both the sections. Overlap the braids to make a bun and you’re good to go!

POPxo Tip: Before you start with your hairdo, use a texturizing spray or a leave-in mousse to maintain that volume. Check out this volumizing mousse by Wella. Buy it on Nykaa for Rs 675!

2. The Traditional Bun


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A traditional hair bun looks stunning with all kinds of Indian outfits and is one of the most elegant hairstyles. Add oomph to your entire look with this chic and delicate hairdo. Also, if you love adding some floral fun to your hairstyle, there are so many styles you can go for that are apt for the festive season.

POPxo Tip: Accessorize your bun with a gajra to get that traditional look. If you can’t find fresh flowers, you can always go for artificial ones that looks gorgeous as well. We love this pink pearl studded gajra by Kabello that you can buy on Flipkart for Rs 399.

3. Wavy Side-Swept Bun

The side-swept low bun is a modern alternative to the classic bun and is perfect for every occasion. This wavy low bun is giving us major princessy feels and we can’t wait to try it this festive season!

POPxo Tip: Pull out some hair from the front and to get that beachy look you can use a salt spray. Make your waves stay in place with this amazing texturizing spray by Toni&Guy. Buy it on Nykaa for Rs 840.

4. Braided Chignon


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If you love braids as well as pretty updos, why not combine the two of them and get an elegant chignon? Start with a french braid down the crown and when you’re done, tie the braid in a bun at the nape of your neck. You can sport this simple hairdo with both traditional and Indo-western outfits as well.

POPxo Tip: To amp up your hair game, we suggest you add some bling to it. Go for this pretty pearl studded hair clip and jazz up your look. Buy it on Flipkart for Rs 284, now!

5. Twist it up


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A fusion of modern and traditional hairstyles result in a gorgeous updo, ladies! To get this look, you need to part your hair from the middle and braid a small section from the front on both the sides. Secure your hair in a bun and pin up the two braids as well. You can also take out some strands from just above your ears and twist it to add texture to your hairdo.

POPxo Tip: You need a spray to add some shine to your updo. Get this spray to make your locks look super glossy. It’s available on Nykaa for Rs 550!

6. Classic Chignon


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You can never go wrong with a good old chignon as this style is ever green and looks graceful. Make a deep centre part and collect all the hair in a slightly messy low bun at the nape of your neck, and voila, you’re all set!

POPxo Tip: To get that sleek look, always use a spray that helps reduce frizz. Try this fab spray by John Frieda and flaunt your elegant chignon like a diva. Buy it on Amazon for Rs 824, now!

7. The Milkmaid Braid Bun


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This beautiful braided bun is a perfect do for all your festive dinners. Make a milkmaid braid and secure it in a braided bun. Pull out a few strands and twist them so that it gives a princess-like feel. What’s not to love about this updo?

POPxo Tip: Accessorize your bun with some floral hair clips that will accentuate the beauty of your updo. Buy this pretty set of clips for Rs 249 on Flipkart!