5 Quick Steps to Achieve the Messy Top Knot


A messy top knot is a hairstyle that involves pulling your hair up into a high ponytail and then twisting and pinning it into a bun shape at the top of your head. The finished look is meant to be messy and relaxed, rather than smooth and polished. To create a messy top knot, follow these steps:

  1. Gather your hair into a high ponytail and secure it with an elastic.

  2. Twist the ponytail around itself, pinning as you go, until you have created a bun shape.

  3. Pull out a few pieces of hair from around your face to frame it and create a more relaxed, messy look.

  4. Secure the bun in place with bobby pins.

  5. If desired, you can add a little bit of texturizing spray or dry shampoo to add some extra texture and hold to your hair.

This is a quick and easy hairstyle that works well for casual occasions and is perfect for those days when you want to pull your hair up and out of the way, but still want to look put-together.

Whether you’re having a bad hair day, or just don’t feel like dealing with your mane, just follow these star’s leads and slick it up and twist. The hairstyle is so simple yet so stylish. We’ve been rocking this look with our bib necklaces and a bold pout. Here’s an easy how to:

Gather those loose ends. Leave no hair behind. Spray your bobby pins with either dry shampoo or a strong-hold hairspray for extra grip and pin the loose ends around the bun. Don’t worry about making it look perfect, as you’ll tug at the bun next.

Wet the front roots of your hairline back.
Take a dollop amount of wet looking hair gel, and apply evenly around your hairline and to the neckline of your mane.
With a small toothed comb, brush the hair back and up, constantly re-brushing to eliminate snags and bumps.
Take a wide hair band and tie hair into a high ponytail.
Grab the ponytail and move it around your crown, while simultaneously twisting. Once this is done, secure with bobby pins.



Various Styles To The Messy Top Knot

Checkout pinterest for some cute styles

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