Ever-stylish black hair bun styles are here to get you through workdays, special occasions, and everything in between. All you need to rock this hairdo is a bit of patience, texture spray, a good hair tie, and a teasing comb.
1. Elegant Messy Bun
Yes, you’ve heard it right: a messy bun can be elegant as well. It’s not a style for running your errands only. In fact, it can be worn on special occasions and even at weddings. Here’s a tutorial on how to do it.
2. Braided Bun
If you already have braided hair and you’re sick and tired of always looking pretty much the same, here’s a innovative way to style your locks: put your braids up in a bun.
3. High Sleek Bun
A high sleek bun on black hair is a timeless look you cannot go wrong with. You can leave face-framing tresses out of the bun or put them all up; it’s totally up to you.
4. Afro Hair Bun
Afro hair can be challenging to style and maintain. That’s why I’m giving you this afro bun idea that looks good on every occasion. If you want to add a bit more spice to it, a tiny braid on the side will transform the entire look.
5. Low Sleek Elegant Bun
A low sleek elegant bun is a chic look appropriate for every age, and face shape. It’s a great choice for a wash day.
6. Side-Parted Low Bun
Parting your hair to the side can make a huge difference to your style. If you don’t believe me, just check out this side-parted low bun for black hair.
7. Low Sleek V-Parted Feathered Bun
Okay, I’ll be honest with you here: this low sleek v-parted feathered bun is not a DYI style for most. But if you have a skilled hairstylist, they can make it happen.
8. Low Bridal Bun With Flowers
Looking for a bridal hairstyle inspiration? It seems to me that you’ve just found one. This style is especially flattering for thick-haired girlies.
9. Side Bun
Here’s another hairdo that never goes out of style: a side bun. It’s always fashionable, and chic, and it leaves no one indifferent. If you don’t believe me, try it for yourself, and see how it goes.
10. High Side Bun
But if you want to spice up the classic side bun a little and make your appearance even more noticeable, ask your hairstylist for a high side bun.
11. Detailed Side Bun
Wow! How perfect is this detailed side bun that only a skilled hairstylist can give you? I promise that everyone will fall in love with your looks once they see you wearing this.
12. Side-Parted Braided Bun
A side-parted braided bun is a unique style. I’ll be honest: it’s not the most comfortable type of bun to wear and it’s not so easy to make but it’s definitely worth it.
13. Donut Bun
On the other hand, if you’re looking for a black hair bun style for a day at the office or for those times when you’re going out with your friends, a donut bun is the thing for you. And the best part is that you can make it yourself in just a few steps.
14. Curly Bun With Face-Frames
The same goes for curly buns with face frames. It’s a spotless and glamorous hairstyle you can make in the comfort of your own home with just a few bobby pins and a curling iron.
15. Ballroom Bun
One thing is for sure: wherever you appear wearing this ballroom bun, all eyes will be directed towards you. How can anyone stay immune when seeing this hairstyle?
16. Vintage Classy Bun
A vintage classy bun is not the easiest thing to make and it means you’ll have tons of hairspray on your head for the night. But when you spot it, you realize that it’s worth all the trouble.
17. Flower Bun
Save this inspo pic for a really special occasion you have coming soon. Or just wear the same flower bun at every ceremony you attend. Trust me, it’s beautiful enough to become your signature look.
18. Modern French Twist Bun
I can guarantee you one thing: there doesn’t exist a more elegant black hair bun style that is easier to make. A modern French twist bun gives off old money viber and you can wear it literally everywhere.
19. Top Knot With Bangs
Avoid wearing a top knot with face-frames or bangs if you have a long or oval face because it makes it visually even longer. On the other hand, if you have a round or heart-shaped face, it’s a great style to elevate your features.
20. Braided Top Knot
A classic top knot is too simple or too boring for you? Worry not because I have a solution: add some braids to the style to skyrocket your overall appearance.
21. Top Knot With Hair Stick
A top knot with a stick is really a badie hairstyle stolen right from the runway. One thing is for sure: it will bring you tons of compliments.
22. Extra Large Bun
No, you don’t have to have extra thick or extra long hair for this large bun to work out perfectly. All you need is a hairstylist who knows what they’re doing.
23. Roll And Tuck Style
Every expert will tell you the same: The roll-and-tuck hairstyle is the healthiest way to wear your hair up. You can wear this style while sleeping or even for special occasions. And it’s incredibly easy to make it.
24. Pigtail Buns
No, pigtail buns are not reserved for small girls only. In fact, lately, they’ve been gaining more and more popularity. And for a reason. I mean, they look gorgeous, they’re easy to make, and they’re even more practical. If you don’t believe me, check out this tutorial.
25. One-Sided Crown Braided Bridal Bun
Are you ready to be the most beautiful bride that has ever walked this Earth? If the answer is yes, you know you have to go a little bit extra and ask your stylist for this one-sided crown bridal bun.