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Top Messy Bun Hairstyles For Short, Long And Medium Hair To Rock This Year

There aren’t many stylish hairstyles for girls that can match the class of a messy bun hairstyle. In fact, this single hairstyle comes in a lot of amazing variations that every year we have a new look trending and seen at every party and special event. So, if you are interested in something classy, try one of the coolest variations of this beautiful hairstyle.

Messy Bun Hairstyles To Trend This Year

You just need to imagine a variation of this beautiful messy look and you will have an implementation ready for you. It’s how versatile this beautiful hairstyle is. Here we have some amazing hairstyle options that you might want to style for the New Year party or some other event. And, you don’t really need to be an expert to achieve these cool hairstyles.

  1. Looped Hair Bun

Looped Hair Bun

A messy looped hair bun is the classy choice for anyone who wants a special look on a special event. The hairstyle requires long hair and can be achieved in six simple steps. Just keep it all slightly loose and it will work wonders for you.

  1. Peony Blossom Updo

Peony Blossom Updo


A gorgeous look and a perfect style for a party night, this beautiful hairstyle is about a combed back look at the front and a cool peony blossom bun at the back. Just knit the bun through and it will look gorgeous.

  1. Low Hair Bun With A Medieval Braid

Low Hair Bun With A Medieval Braid


Medieval braids always imitate a special look and when you combine them with a low hair bun, they really look classy. Just look at this beautiful hairdo where the braid starts at the front and goes through the side into a beautiful low hair bun. It looks gorgeous.

  1. Inspired Messy Bun

Inspired Messy Bun

This cool hair bun just looks wonderful. In fact, it’s not a real bun in the true sense of word. The hairstyle boasts of a messy, combed back front with side braid and a messy tie or bun towards a side. Overall, it looks stunning and makes for a perfect casual vibe for any day.

  1. Side Braided Bun With Highlights

Side Braided Bun With Highlights


This is another cool variation of the hairstyle. The hairdo boasts of wispy bangs at the front with thick French braid coming from a side and ending up into a cool layered hair bun low at the back. Add some color highlights to elevate the gorgeous look even further. It is a perfect hairstyle both for parties and for office.

  1. Double Braided Messy Hair Bun

Double Braided Messy Hair Bun


Double braids always look stunning and when you turn one into a beautiful hair bun, you have a gorgeous party hairstyle ready for you. Just have a look at the implementation in the picture above. This beautiful hairdo boasts of a couple of braids that start at the front and go through the side to end up in the low messy hair bun. What a wonderful look it is!

  1. Business Hair Bun

Business Hair Bun


Why not try something more formal for the parties? Just like this beautiful hair bun that looks more organized than any other option on the list, you can have many other implementations too. For this one, however, you have a slightly casual vibe with the beautiful curly bangs falling at the front. The bun itself looks amazing.

  1. Messy Sock Hair Bun

Messy Sock Hair Bun

Sock hair buns always have a special vibe to them and this one looks just stunning. Achieved in a few simple steps with a sock and wrapping the hair around, this one boasts of side swept hair at the front and a cool looking bang falling over the ear on the same side. Secure the bun with a few strands wrapped around it and it will look gorgeous.

  1. Low Bun With Twisted Side Braid

Low Bun With Twisted Side Braid


Braids and buns go hand in hand and we have a wonderful implementation of the style here. Leaving side bangs intact, take the strands from a side and take them twisting all the way to the back where you can form a messy low hair bun. The overall look is stunning and you can wear it to parties and special occasions.

  1. Low Braided Bun Updo

Low Braided Bun Updo


Another cool hairstyle with color, this gorgeous hairdo creates some special vibes. It really has a special look to it with fine knitted braids that are form into a beautiful hair bun lower down the nape. On top it is combed back and the rest is knitted into beautiful braids. A perfect hairstyle overall!

So, if you are looking for the messy bun hairstyles to wear to a party night, any of the beautiful hairdos above would do. It’s your pick which one you like the most.

Messy Bun for Long Hair – Some Cool Hairstyle Picks

It is obvious that you achieve bun hairstyles with long hair and we have some special variations of the messy bun for long hair right here for you. Let’s have a look!

  1. High Hair Bun With Cool Twists

High Hair Bun With Cool Twists


This is quite a unique take on the beautiful messy bun hairstyle. The hairdo boasts of a bun created high at the crown while the strands are twisted from the nape of the neck right to the top before forming a bun. The hair at the front is combed back nicely and overall a gorgeous look is implemented.

  1. Swirled Hair Bun

Swirled Hair Bun

Another cool look, this one is about combing the hair back while leaving a few strands at the front open and taking them swirling back from a side and securing them into a beautiful hair bun. The hair looks gorgeous and makes a perfect choice for a party night.

  1. Reverse Braided Bun

Reverse Braided Bun

This reverse braided hair bun is pretty cool and simple to achieve. The look is imitated by reverse braiding a single braid from the nape to the crown and securing it into a messy hair bun right there. The frontal hair is combed back and secured into the bun at the crown.

  1. Messy Hair Bun For Medium Length Hair

Messy Hair Bun For Medium Length Hair

If you want to create a casual vibe, nothing would be a more practical choice than this beautiful hairdo. The hairstyle is all about creating a mess around the crown area both in the bun and otherwise. The messy bun is voluminous while there are strands coming out of it wildly too.

A great way to keep your long hair organized and taken care of is to tie them into a beautiful bun. And the cool hairstyles above will give you some really practical choices.

Messy Bun For Short Hair – A Unique Choice For The Bun Lovers

You may be surprised to know that you could even create a bun hairstyle with short hair as well. Here we have listed some cool options for those looking for options in messy bun for short hair. Check out and go for one you like.

  1. Smart Braids

Smart Braids

Braid whatever length you have on top and take the braid slightly to a side as it goes all the way to the nape of the neck where a cool little bun is created. Achieve the look with your colored hair to make it look even better.

2.       Small Low Hair Bun With a Bouffant

  Small Low Hair Bun With a Bouffant


When you don’t have the luxury of length, you have to settle for small hair buns and here we have a perfect example of that. This cool hairstyle boasts of loose combed back hair on top with a small hair bun with a bouffant created low down the nape of the neck.

3.       Short Swoops & Curls

  Short Swoops & Curls

You don’t always have the need to create a typical hair bun when you have to deal with short hair. Instead, you can create cool curly swoops around the crown area and imitate the look of a hair bun. The frontal hair can be combed back to fit into the mix to perfection.

4.       Short Bun With Frontal Braids

Short Bun With Frontal Braids


It’s a chic and elegant hairstyle with a short bun created at the crown. The hairstyle is given that x-factor with a couple of parallel braids starting at the front and going all the way to the crown area before being secured into a hair bun. Short length is managed by creating a cool Bob hairstyle.

5.       Sheared Nape With Bun

Sheared Nape With Bun


This is quite a unique take at the messy bun hairstyles. Comb it back at the front, keep the neck sheared creating a beautiful design, and achieve a short bun at the crown. A perfect look for any day it is!

6.       Tight Casual Messy Bun

Tight Casual Messy Bun


Not as messy as many other hairstyles on the list, this beautiful hairdo looks as gorgeous and elegant as anything else. The hairstyle boasts of combed back look, a few strands left out to imitate bangs, and a nice short bun around the crown area secured with a cool accessory. You can’t ask for anything better.

The messy bun hairstyle can have all the amazing variations and you could achieve it in whatever way you like to have a unique look for the parties and special events. See all the variations we have listed above and give yourself a perfect look when you go out on a party night be it Christmas, New Year or some other event.