A braid kicks up the everyday messy bun by a notch. Click on the photo for easy how-tos from the Small Things Blog.

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rope braid bun

perfect side braid into bun

I know exactly how to do the braid part and it looks nice going into a pony as well as into a bun.

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Boho Braid updo

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Bump, braid & messy bun...love it.

How To: Top Knot. She explains it quickly and so well! Oh my goodness this is the PERFECT messy bun!

messy bun tricks

ok, i LOVE this.

Curled braided updo

Frou. This shade apparently looks great on all skin types with all hair colors-must try!

chunky french braid bun