New year, new hairstyle trend. Even if our lifestyle in 2021 has unfortunately not changed very much due to Corona - there is a lot waiting for us this year in terms of hairstyles. One of the hottest hair trends: space buns aka two small dumplings on the back of the head on the left and right. They are the megatrend of the hour.
Singer J.Lo, It-Girl Kourtney Kardashian, or actress Tracee Ellis Ross: They all love the new bun variant Space Buns. The small dumplings not only look casual, but they are also super practical, easy, and quick to make. So it's perfect for everyone who normally does rather semi-well when it comes to hairstyling and who just feels like a cool change.
The hair is either tied up only halfway like in a half updo, the rest falls loosely down or completely styled into two strict dumplings. For a more sensual look, it is advisable to let two thick strands of hair hang out at the front and tuck them loosely behind the ear à la J.Lo. This takes away the strict look of the hairstyle.
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Use a stick comb to make a center part from the hairline to the nape of the neck. If the hair is particularly wavy or stubborn, it is advisable to use a smoothing serum. Now smooth the divided hair, on each side, with a brush with wild boar bristles (detangled and is particularly gentle on the hair) and tie together on the left and right with a hair elastic on the top of the head.
As soon as you get to the last pull on the elastic, you stop. It would be ideal if you have now created a loop about five centimeters high and the long ponytail is still hanging on the bun. Now pull the loops gently to create a little more volume in the bun. Then take the rest of the hair and twist it loosely and wrap it around the hair elastic. Important: Use a mirror to check whether the bun is really in place.
Once you are happy with the size and shape of the bun, pin it down along the hair elastic with u-shaped bobby pins. Repeat on the other side. Finally, fix everything well with hairspray. Tip: You can use a fresh toothbrush to bring small baby hair into position.
If you want to let off steam a little creatively, you can spice up the space buns with bows or clips. You can find the tutorial for the trend hairstyle here: