How To: The Messy Top Knot

The perfect hair look to take you from day to night and easy as one, two, three read on to see just simple it is to create yourself a messy top knot!

  1. If you want a really texturised bun, then spritz a bit of salt spray through the ends of your hair.  Rub hair together at the ends to get some volume and a really messy look.  Then start gathering hair together to the top of your head. Try to avoid using a brush.  The messier the better.
  2. Gather hair up slowly to the top of your head.
  3. Secure hair with a transparent hair tie.  Check you like the height of your top knot.  If your not happy readjust and try again.
  4. If you have thin hair, you can gently backcomb your ponytail from the bottom up to add some texture to create a larger knot.  If you have backcombed, spray some hairyspray into your ponytail at this point to secure your hard work!  Then carefully wrap your ponytail around the hair tie.
  5. Secure with a handful of kirby grips around the base of the top knot.  To finish off, add a last spray of hairspray to secure your top knot and voila, there you have it a messy top knot.

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