Wednesday, February 15, 2012

The Magical Sock Bun

Boys, this post is about styling long hair, but before you close the window in disgust consider the woman in your life. Does she take ages styling her hair, overrunning your bathroom with doodads and many kinds of hair goop? This habit probably monopolizes the bathroom. Perhaps you have even been late because of it. This could be the end of your hairy problem!

The sock bun is a bun with a sock inside of it. I used brand new never before worn socks because foot germs give me the creeps. (Don't even get me started on all the foot germs that live in carpet.) You cut the toes off the sock and then roll it into a doughnut, then you roll your hair around the doughnut. Sounds easy? Ok just watch this girl's video to see how it's done. She is a nice girl, but she talks a lot so feel free to start the video at the 2:27 mark.


You put your hair in a bun right at the top of your head. (Boys this is also a bonus because you won't have to choke on itchy hair during cuddles.)


I think the bun looks cute, like a doughnut made of hair. Which doesn't really sound cute



When you unroll the bun you have nice curls that just need a bit of hairspray to tame.


And ta da! Nice curls without the hassle of a curling iron or pesky curlers! The first time my sisters and I tried this it didn't work out that great, it takes a little bit of practice to get it just right, but once you do, it is easy and not damaging to your hair.

I used a regular women's sock. If you have short hair you might want to try a baby sock.

1 comment:

Sara said...

I love the sock bun! It is my new work staple.