Tuesday, 19 June 2012

Working on my big bun

Hmm, let's see what that particular title throws up in terms of Google searches!

Remember the ASOS Large Hair Donut I bought a while ago?  Well straight away I got my hair cut and no longer had enough hair to cover the brown of the bun ring...d'oh.  I cast it aside for a bit before getting jealous of my brunette mates who nailed this look so I decided to cover my bun ring in my old clip in extensions to stop it from showing through my hair.

Which I did (boyfriend is slightly creeped out by this):



I clipped the extensions onto the inside of the bun ring, wrapped them round as much as possible then got a bit handy with hairspray and glue to secure the ends.  Then I use as normal, I've totally covered the foam of the bun ring, as you can see.  I wrap my own hair around it then secure with a bobble and pin the ends if I need to.  I think I maybe overdid it a bit because getting my own hair through the hole was a bit of a struggle, I ended up kind of twisting my hair into a rope and forcing it through.  Beauty/pain, meh.

In the picture below I am indeed wearing a pink hoodie.  But in my defence I was going to see Coldplay that night and it rained.  A LOT.  The hoodie and the bun were part of my weatherproofing plan.  I couldn't help feeling a bit Vicky Pollard though.



Despite all this, I still like the big bun look (and I cannot lie).  I think I'm going to do a bit of a beehive next time with some of my fringe out and do the bun right at the back, quite a lot lower down, for a glam look.  I'll try and get some pics but I'm rubbish with a camera on nights out!

9 comments:

  1. These donut sponges are my saviour! Been debating trying it with my extension to see what sort of look I can get cuz although I have long hair it's quite fine. xo

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    1. I would try it, it works pretty well! One of my friends bought one of those bobbles just with spiky hair on and that works too.

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    1. Cheers! Some pics of me in London at the weekend with it in have popped and I'm not so sure I like...I look a bit like Kim/Aggie (whichever the big blonde one with all the hairpieces is) out of How Clean Is Your House ha!

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  3. I'd make the bun much higher on your head and pull out some whispy bits for less of a "Vicky Pollard". Great idea xxx

    Loves Lauren from Lauren Loves xxx

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    1. That's how I wore it at the weekend, it looked more fashion-y but I felt really concious of it!

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  4. I saw this and thought you'd cut off all your hair there!

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  5. I love these too! I have the opposite problem, i have so much doesn't stay in place lol. Great idea though!
    I liked the sneaky i like big butts reference ;)
    x

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