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Posted by on Aug 5, 2013 in Haircare | 2 comments

Hair-Covered Bun Donut

Hair-Covered Bun Donut

The fashion for high buns seems to be taking over at the moment, so when I saw this hair-covered bun donut I thought it was a great idea. It’s just like a regular bun donut but it’s covered in synthetic hair, so if you have any gaps in your bun you can’t tell! It’s great for a beginner, just tie your hair into a high ponytail and slide the bun donut down over the ponytail until it reaches your head. Then take a small section of the ponytail and pull it back over the outside of the donut and secure it to your head using a kirby grip then tuck any loose ends of hair underneath the donut. Repeat with sections of your ponytail until all of the hair is used and the bun donut is covered! You may need to backcomb your hair a little bit to make it easier to work with. There are plenty of ‘how to’ videos on YouTube so if you’re not sure if...

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Posted by on Jul 17, 2013 in Haircare | 6 comments

Sleep-In Rollers – Bun Ring Plait

Sleep-In Rollers – Bun Ring Plait

I was recently sent this Bun Ring Plait* from Sleep-In Rollers to try out. It is basically a synthetic plaited hair piece which can either be used as a headband or wrapped around a bun to give a decorative effect. Sleep-In Rollers specialise in soft velcro hair rollers which can be worn overnight without feeling uncomfortable, and they also do a variety of extras including this Bun Ring Plait, other hairpieces and faux ponytails plus haircare oils. Sleep-In Rollers are predicted to be the ‘next big thing’ and are gathering celebrity endorsements thick and fast. This Bun Ring Plait is available in 4 colours – black, brown, blonde and deep red. I have been wearing the blonde one, although it is a little bit too pale for me but it still gives a great effect (I might be better with the brown one). You basically scrape your hair back into a neat bun using a bun doughnut, either on the top of your head or lower down, and secure...

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