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The side messy bun thingy… again.

Ok, so we have talked about this before, y’all know I love some day-two-messy-bun hair. Well here is a video I filmed forever ago with my entourage, but just recently edited for ya. I obvi need to work on my tutorial skills, for example actually showing you what I am doing haha. But hey, it is semi entertaining none the less, thanks to my co-stars. 
Here is the video, and instructions are written out below 🙂 ENJOY! {ps look for Sadie!}
It’s simple ladies: (standard products I use here)
  1. Tease hair for the poof.
  2. Smooth poof and pull into pony tail. (Don’t pull all the way through, but kinda loop it around … ok if you don’t understand what I mean just watch this short clip again. It shows ya) 
  3. Once hair is tied up, use bobby pins to pin hair to cover rubber band. The key here is messy girls, it is not suppose to be perfect, so just pin hairs where they look good. I generally tend to think the bigger the better.
  4. Fix front pieces. Sometimes I pin back, twist and pin back, side swoop it, you get the idea, just whatever you are feeling. You can also do little braids or whatever. Lots of different variations here, get creative. I also like to stick flowers, or cute little pins back by the bun, or up front near my bangs. Just go for it chics! 
  5. Spray spray spray! Tresemme is your best friend. 
I promise you, no one will even KNOW you didn’t wash your hair before work 😉 
{extensions, what? oh girl. click HERE}
The messy side thingamajig is also super versatile, I mean you can easily go from pool… to a wedding! 
Swear. See. 😉 
And for this look here, that I showed you a sneak peek of the other day…
I just had day two hair, brushed it straight back loosely, spraying with hair spray to get that piecey, messy look, and then did my messy side bun as I normally do. The key here is loose, and let your hair fall how it wants to. It’s an effortlessly chic look if I do say so myself. 😉 and it seriously took me, about a minute. You can do it- trust.
Feel free to email me if you have questions, but hopefully I helped some?! This will quickly become  your go to, day two, hair do, promise! 
xoxo
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  1. Maggie says:

    I love doing the messy bun, it is always quick and simple. Yours looks great, thanks for the tips!

  2. kristen says:

    I need a life update maam!!!

  3. Momma Drees says:

    What are your suggestions for when washing afterwards? I have SO much hair and its pretty long – I usually comb it out in the shower with conditioner in. Any other ideas??

  4. Rebecca says:

    woah you look amazing in the last pics with your front pieces pulled back! So carrie!

  5. Candice H. says:

    I have thin, fine, soft baby hair! But what I really want to learn, is how to french braid the front of my hair like that!!

  6. LC says:

    Can you just come be my live in stylist? You are so adorable! I pay well in high fives and lots o' wine.

  7. faithspage says:

    How do you get you bangs twisted, like in the pic with the NY&Co flower?

  8. Huge fan of the messy bun and thanks to you, I'll be adding a little poof! XOXO

  9. safire says:

    I think your hair always looks so fab! Thanks for posting tips 🙂

  10. Kodi says:

    So this is totally off subject, but I was watching Access Hollywood Live this morning while I was getting ready and I glanced at the TV and instantly thought, "OMGGGG Pink Lou Lou is on TV!!"

    Well turns out it wasn't you but the new bachelorette… Y'all look so similar though. Can't wait to really watch you on Family Feud!

    Just thought I'd share;) Have a good Wednesday!

  11. Vicky says:

    I love how much fun you have with your sisters and cousins. Seriously, can your family adopt me? Don't worry, I come with my own wine glass (it's not sold separately).

    Thanks for the tutorial. Still trying to master the "pouf" though!!

  12. lori says:

    i need to try some of these styles for work!! your hair always looks so cute… and i totally want to be in on girls night. sounds fun!

  13. Caitlin C. says:

    Love the video! You and your sissies/cousins are all too cute! What a fun girls night 🙂

  14. Hilary says:

    So cute! Did you see Carrie rocking out (watching) tonight??

  15. I'm constantly struggling with my hair, so this is a great way to get it out of my face, but in a stylish way. 🙂 So thank you! You look super cute in all your "dos". Have a beautiful day!
    xoxo

  16. Tiffany says:

    such a greaaaattt video! more!!

  17. Kate says:

    That video was adorable, you are adorable! I wish I could make that so easy!
    We practice your bachelorette techniques this past weekend at my bachelorette party, you know – adorable cups, a veil, poofs, tiaras, champagne, the beach and tutus. If you get a second, I would LOVE for you to check it out:
    http://www.sweetsouthernsunshine.com/2012/05/bachelorette-bash-part-tutu.html

  18. Shana says:

    I needed some ideas for my second day hair. I work in a salon and it's a little shameful rolling in with my hair thrown up in a work-out style ponytail.

  19. Win says:

    You are so ADORABLE. And beautiful. How about your makeup? I would love some tips, your pics- flawless!

  20. Brooke says:

    quit being so stinking cute. can you like be my life coach? : )

  21. I tried it finally and I love it!

  22. Mree says:

    Thanks so much for the tips! Can't wait to try this. Love love the look of a messy bun. Thanks for posting this.

  23. LOVE it!!

    P.S. you have a HUGE bathroom to be able to fit all of those girls!! lol

  24. Katherine says:

    oh looks very pretty off your face in the last pic! i still need you to help me make some extensions!!

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