35 Gorgeous Bow Bun Updos You’ll Really Really Like

Emily Gold 03-26-2017 AM ET / 327 Shares

You’ve seen them before. Maybe not in person but definitely on TV or in a magazine. Bow buns are a trend that has developed quite a following over the past few years. Bow buns are exactly what they seem; a bun in the shape of a bow. But what sounds like a novelty hairstyle reserved for risk takers, is actually a beautiful trend that’s perfect for any occasion. We have hunted down the most gorgeous examples of bow buns executed in a variety of different styles for anyone interested in this adorable and playful trend.



Reverse braids into space bow buns.

Reverse braids into space bow buns by Nina Starck

(Nina Starck)

Braided & textured bow bun.

Braided & textured bow bun by Michele Evors

(Michele Evors)

Half-up hair bow.

Half-up hair bow by Missy Sue

(Missy Sue)

Reverse braid bow bun with metal hair cuffs.

Reverse braid bow bun with metal hair cuffs by Jordan Pomeroy

(Jordan Pomeroy)



Half-up bow with bouncy curls.

Half-up bow with bouncy curls by Jordan

(Jordan)

Minnie bow.

Minnie bow by Nina Starck

(Nina Starck)

Rainbow pastel bow bun.

Rainbow pastel bow bun by Neal Malek

(Neal Malek)



3D braid into hair bow.

3D braid into hair bow by Joel Benjamin

(Joel Benjamin)

Tied up bow.

Tied up bow by Abellas Braids

(Abellas Braids)

Pastel rainbow.

Pastel rainbow by Amy the Mermaid

(Amy the Mermaid)

Highlighted bow bun.

Highlighted bow bun by Sadie Gray

(Sadie Gray)

Upside down french braid into a bow.

Upside down french braid into a bow by Mimia Massari

(Mimia Massari)



Bow and fishtail braid.

Bow and fishtail braid by Nina Starck

(Nina Starck)

Hair bow and 2 four-strand lace braids.

Hair bow and 2 four strand lace braids by Mimia Massari

(Mimia Massari)

Messy side bow bun with hair pin.

Messy side bow bun with hair pin by Heather Chapman

(Heather Chapman)



Bow updo with messy curls.

Bow updo with messy curls by Libby Clark

(Libby Clark)

Pastel blend.

Pastel blend by Winnipeg Canada

(Winnipeg Canada)

Sock bun and a hair bow.

Sock bun and a hair bow by Mindy McKnight

(Mindy McKnight)



Half-up half-down.

Half-up half-down by Ashley McMullen

(Ashley McMullen)

Voluminous bangs.

Voluminous bangs by Guy Tang

(Guy Tang)

Bow bun hawk.

Bow bun hawk by Mimia Massari

(Mimia Massari)

Bow bun with fishtail braid.

Bow bun with fishtail braid by Nina Starck

(Nina Starck)

Neon color hair bow.

Neon color hair bow by Winnipeg Canada

(Winnipeg Canada)



Super big bow bun.

Super big bow bun by Sarah Angius

(Sarah Angius)

Rose bow bun.

Rose bow bun by Mimia Massari

(Mimia Massari)

Upside down dutch braid into a bow.

Upside down dutch braid into a bow by Samantha

(Samantha)



Bow & corset braid.

Bow & corset braid by Renèe Marie

(Renèe Marie)

Cute mini bow half-up.

Cute mini bow half-up by Molly & Joanna

(Molly & Joanna)

Low side bun.

Low side bun by Nina Starck

(Nina Starck)



Simple and quick half-up.

Simple and quick half-up by Twin Tresses

(Twin Tresses)

Crown braid to mini bow.

Crown braid to mini bow by Samantha

(Samantha)

Bow and bangs.

Bow and bangs by Kate Breedlove

(Kate Breedlove)

Mixed braid & hair bow.

Mixed braid & hair bow by Jordan

(Jordan)

Headband bow bun.

Headband bow bun by Guy Tang

(Guy Tang)

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