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How To: Twisted Faux Updo Bun Protective Hairstyle on Natural Hair

Hey Sistas! Here’s another faux updo protective natural hair tutorial and this time it’s a twisted faux bun! It’s very simple, but can also be worn to a formal occasion. OK, lets get started!

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The Process:

Step 1: Start by putting your hair in a high bun
Step 2: Split a package of hair in half and create two twists on one side and one large twist on the other
Step 3: Twist or braid the ends and tie them off with your hair ties to keep them secure
Step 4: Attach the twists to your ponytail and take the first small and wrap it around clockwise
Step 5: Once you get to the end, remove the hair and twist the hair to the end
Step 6: Secure the end of the twist to your head with a bobby pin
Step 7: Take the large twist and twirl it around a few times to make it tighter, the wrap it around going clockwise on the top of your head to conceal the hair in the bun
Step 8: Secure the section with a few bobby pins
Step 9: Take the remaining hair and continue wrapping it around until you get to the end of the twist. Remove the hair tie and complete the twist
Step 10: Secure the end of the twist to your head with a bobby pin
Step 11: Take the last twist and pin it down to the side
Step 12: Wrap the twist around to the back coming towards the front and securing it with your bobby pins
Step 13: Keep wrapping the twist around and make sure you cover any hair from your bun that is still exposed
Step 14: Remove the last hair tie and continue to twist until you get to the end of the hair and secure it to your head with your bobby pins
Step 15: Repeat steps 2-14
Step 16: Add as many hair pins as you need to make sure the style is secure

twisted bun

That’s it! Let me know if you end up trying this style in the comments or in The Sistahood Forum! And subscribe to our YouTube channel to view more videos and stay updated on new uploads!


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Written by Toni

Toni is the middle sister in My Natural Sistas. She enjoys sharing natural hair tips, styles and her passion for living a Vegan lifestyle

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