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The hairstyle for when real bows just aren't enough!
Today I will show you how to create a cute hairstyle which looks like a mini bow.

Posted by VioletLeBeaux from Melbourne, Victoria, Australia • Published See VioletLeBeaux's 7 projects »
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  • How to style a bow bun. How To Do A Mini Bow Hairstyle - Step 1
    Step 1

    Start with brushed hair.

  • How to style a bow bun. How To Do A Mini Bow Hairstyle - Step 2
    Step 2

    Grab a small section at the top of your head and brush it up and to one side.

  • How to style a bow bun. How To Do A Mini Bow Hairstyle - Step 3
    Step 3

    Using a hair tie, make a ponytail but leave quite a bit of extra hair tie on your hand.

  • How to style a bow bun. How To Do A Mini Bow Hairstyle - Step 4
    Step 4

    Pull the hair through the band again but only pull it a little way so it make a little loop like this:

  • How to style a bow bun. How To Do A Mini Bow Hairstyle - Step 5
    Step 5

    Twist the hair band so it traps the loop in place:

  • How to style a bow bun. How To Do A Mini Bow Hairstyle - Step 6
    Step 6

    Hold the loop in the palm of your hand and pull the loose hair through the hair tie again to form a second loop.

  • How to style a bow bun. How To Do A Mini Bow Hairstyle - Step 7
    Step 7

    You should have something like this:

  • How to style a bow bun. How To Do A Mini Bow Hairstyle - Step 8
    Step 8

    You can see the direction the hair comes through the band in this photo an the way the band wraps around.

  • How to style a bow bun. How To Do A Mini Bow Hairstyle - Step 9
    Step 9

    Now to make it look more like a bow, push it forward and pin in place.

  • How to style a bow bun. How To Do A Mini Bow Hairstyle - Step 10
    Step 10

    You can use the tail of hair to make the middle of the bow and cover the hair band. To do this just pull it backwards and pin there.

  • How to style a bow bun. How To Do A Mini Bow Hairstyle - Step 11
    Step 11

    Like this!

  • How to style a bow bun. How To Do A Mini Bow Hairstyle - Step 12
    Step 12

    I prefer to cover the band with a little flower.

  • How to style a bow bun. How To Do A Mini Bow Hairstyle - Step 13
    Step 13

    This style looks extra cute if you curl the ends so it looks like a ribbon!

  • How to style a bow bun. How To Do A Mini Bow Hairstyle - Step 14
    Step 14

    All done!

  • How to style a bow bun. How To Do A Mini Bow Hairstyle - Step 15
    Step 15

    It’s worth giving it a blast of hairspray to keep in place. If you don’t want to use hairspray or you have thinner hair you can tease the ponytail so it has a better chance of staying in place.

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Flo Di
Flo Di · 7 projects
I SIMPLY ADORE IT!!
VioletLeBeaux
VioletLeBeaux · Melbourne, Victoria, AU · 14 projects
Thank you so much!
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