When I first learned about sock buns, I had no idea how to create the sock bun or what it was at all! Well ladies, if you've ever heard of a sock bun but have no idea how to create one, I've got the top 7 tips to help! Below, we're going to go through, step-by-step how to create the sock bun to really help you create this awesome look! So girls, you ready to learn how to create the sock bun?
1. Choose a Sock Close to Your Hair Color
Firstly, you gotta pick a sock that is close to your hair color – otherwise it could show through! So if you have dark hair, a black sock will work great! Also, make sure that it is clean! You don't want a dirty sock in your hair. This is the very first step when you are looking to learn how to create the sock bun look!
2. Cut the Tip of the Foot off
Now that you've got the sock, the next step on learning how to create the sock bun is to cut the tip of the foot off of the sock. Trust me ladies, this is the most important step! After all, how are you going to move to step #3 if you don't have the little footie cut off? After you cut the foot off, just toss it, you won't need it at all!
3. Roll into a Donut
Now that you've completed step #2, you can now move onto rolling your sock into a donut. This is absolutely a critical step when you are learning how to create the sock bun. You want to ensure that the sock bun is even all around and that it does have a pretty good hole in the middle of it. You'll need that to stick your ponytail through it!
4. Gather Your Hair into a Ponytail
Now that you've got your donut, just set that aside for right now and gather your hair into a ponytail. Now, it all depends on exactly where you want your sock bun to lay, that's where you would put your ponytail. For me, it's all about the top of the head, because I think that sock buns, if done right, on the top of the head look beautiful!
5. Place the Ponytail through the Middle of the Donut
After gathering all of your hair up into a ponytail, the next tip for learning how to create the sock bun is to actually place the ponytail through the middle of the donut hole you have in the sock. You will want to start to tuck your hair as you pull the donut down, but we will explore that in the next tip!
6. Roll the Edges of Your Hair under
After you get the ponytail through the donut hole, the next step when you are learning how to create the sock bun is to actually start to tuck your hair around the sock. As you pull the donut down, you want push your hair around the ring and roll the edges of your hair under, inside out. You want to continue to roll until you get to your head.
7. Spread Your Hair to Cover Sock
Finally, after you get to your head, you want to spread your hair out a little bit, just so you can cover the sock completely. This is a great look for the office or even if you are heading to the beach! It's super easy too and once you get the hang of it, it'll take you just a couple minutes!
So ladies, there you have it, the secret to learning how to create the sock bun that is super popular and that is so beautiful! Do you think that you'll wear the sock bun to the office next week? I know that I will!