Braided Buns for the Perfect Balance of Cute and Sexy ...

By Lisa

Braided Buns  for the Perfect  Balance of Cute  and Sexy  ...

Ready to get knotty? Thought so! I love braided hairstyles and I'm also a big fan of big buns so when you put the two together you get the perfect hairstyle that not only looks good but is also quite functional. I'm all for big, poofy hairdos, but we need our hairstyle to be as versatile as we are. I invite you to scroll through these beautifully braided hairstyles and try a look that speaks to you!

1 Rosery Braided Bun Hairstyle Tutorial

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This look, which would look lovely on little ladies as well as the adults, would be perfect for a special occasion.

2 Messy Braided Bun

A chic braid paired with a messy bun looks effortlessly cool.

3 Braided Top Knot

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I personally think this look would be great for work or school. The bun looks sophisticated, but the braid shows your creative side.

4 French Braid Bun Idea

This is my idea of perfectly undone.

5 The Bigger, Better Bun

Source: 15 Braided Bun Updos Ideas
Do you like big buns and you cannot lie?

6 Braided Hairstyle for Medium Length Hair

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This low bun is so versatile. You can easily wear this to for work and just as easily transition into after hours fun without missing a beat.

7 Double Dutch Braided Bun

Source: Hair How-To: The Double Dutch
This hairstyle looks like a fantastic way to style second-day hair.

8 Pull-through Braid

Source: How to: Pull Through Braid
Watch this video tutorial to learn how to do this super cute bun.

9 Intricate Braided Side Bun

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Perfect for a special date!

10 Chic Braided Chignon

Source: How to DIY Chic Braided
Let your friends and coworkers think you spend hours doing your hair with this detailed chignon.

11 Wrapped Bun

Source: 18 5-Minute Hairdos That Will
When you're in a hurry but still want to look pulled together, try this quick and simple bun.

12 Vintage-Inspired Braided Bun

Source: 15 Braided Bun Updos Ideas
Another plaited look that works well on the kiddos and the grown-ups.

13 Tuck and Cover French Braid Half with a Bun

Source: Tuck and Cover French Braid
Get your tuck and cover on with this beautiful braid.

14 Messy Braided Bun Hair Idea

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The bun reminds me of a rose. Do you see it?

15 Braided Tucked Bun

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Understated and refined.

16 Fishtail French Braided Bun

Source: 21 All-New French Braid Updo
I love fishtail braids and this one frames the face perfectly!

17 Flower Braid

Source: 15 Super-Easy Hairstyles for Lazy
So this hairdo was filed under "lazy hairstyles," but it honestly look like you really put a lot of effort into it!

18 Messy Braid Bun for Medium Hair

Source: 18 Quick and Simple Updo
Knotty but nice.

19 Messy Bun with Braided Wrap

Source: Messy Bun with a Braided
I've come to the conclusion that everything looks better when you wrap a braid around it.

20 The Braided Ballerina Bun

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Another hairstyle for busy gals. Although the model is a kiddo, I think it could easily work for an adult.

21 Half up with a Fishtail Braid

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Half-up hairstyles are one of my faves because they look cool yet unpretentious. This look combines trends waves, a braid, and a bun.

22 Lace Dutch Crown Braid

Wow! Watch this tutorial on how to recreate this big ballerina bun.

23 Messy Braided Updo

Source: 15 Braided Bun Updos Ideas
I am so in love with the many braids incorporated into this messy updo!

24 Tie the Knot Braided up-do

Source: Hair How-To: Tie The Knot
Wear this interlaced look to all your summer events.

25 Braided Ballerina Bun

Source: How To: The Ballerina Bun
This isn't your ordinary braided bun. Take a close look to see the pretty details.

26 Braided Updo

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Wrap up strategically placed mini braids for a textured bun.

27 Low French Braided Bun

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A loosely braided updo for date night.

28 Two Dutch Braids & Low Messy Bun

Source: Two Dutch Braids & Low
Another video tutorial that shows you how to achieve this messy yet detailed look.

29 Pancaked Hair Bun of Braids

Holy braided bun! This elaborate braid really elevates the look.

30 5 Strand Braid Bun

Source: 30 Cool Girl Hairstyles You
Stitch up your hair for a pretty plait.

31 Reverse Braided Bun Hair

Source: LuLu*s How-To: Reverse Braided Bun
I've always admired this look. It combines the wholesome French braid with an undone bun,

32 Messy Beach Bun

Source: 12 Easy DIY Hairstyles for
A messy bun that allows for quick dips in the water and lounging with friends.

33 French Braided Bun

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Perfect for those upcoming weddings!

34 Dutch Flower Braid

Source: Dutch Flower Braid Updos Cute
Watch this video to learn how to recreate this braided style step-by-step.

35 Tuxedo Braid

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A different take on the reverse braided bun.

36 Pull through Braid Chignon

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Wear the braided portion down or put it up in a chignon. Either way, it's a winner!

37 Wispy Braid and Low Bun

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Add a few hair accessories to add even more interest to this braided look.

38 The Triple French Braid with Bun

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Three French braids with a bun on top to keep every strand of hair out of your face.

39 Side Braid into Messy Bun

Source: Graceful and Beautiful Low Side
Laid back and sexy.

40 Braided Top Bun

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An elegant top bun accented with braids.

41 Chic Braided Bun Hair

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Although this hairdoisn't technically braided, it's an easy way to create a chic updo for long hair.

42 High Crown Braid

Source: 12 Pretty Braided Crown Hairstyle
A step-by-step tutorial on creating a romantic braided updo.

43 Dutch Braids and Low Messy Bun

Source: Dutch Braids and Low Messy
A low key hairdo you can dress up or down!

44 Two Minute Braided Bun

Source: 40 Cute and Easy Hairstyle
A bold, braided chignon that works well with clean or dirty hair.

45 Sock Bun with Braid

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You might be over the sock bun, but this braided twist makes it fresh again.

46 Starburst Braided Bun Hairstyle

Source: DIY Starburst Braided Bun Hairstyle
The perfect braided bun for long hair.

47 Three Ponies Braid Bun

Source: 9 Braid Buns to Try
Such a fun twist on the braided bun.

48 Quick and Easy Braided Bun

Source: Quick and Easy Braided Bun
Perfect for those days you're short on time.

49 Twisted Top Knot

Source: 19 Ways To Take Your
No need for a boring hairdo when you create a twisted top knot.

What did you think of this collection of braided buns? I love the idea of combining the two styles and just can't get enough of them. What's your go-to hairstyle?

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