Just like everything else from the nineties right now, space buns are having a resurgence and we’re here for it! They’re super trendy and cute and we must say, out of this world. They’re perfect for a music festival or concert, but you can also dress them down for a day at the park or dress them up for a girls’ night out. Check out our favourite space bun hairstyles for all hair lengths!
3 Space Bun Hair Essentials to Invest In
1. Texture Spray
Texture spray will help you create, well, texture for your space buns! It’s important that they’re not floppy and creating texture and volume will help you achieve the look you’re going for!
2. Rattail Comb
Space buns are one of the hairstyles where it’s essential to have a good centre part. The best way to get one is with a rattail comb, so make sure you always have one on hand.
3. Spin Pins
If you have lots of hair, you’ll need to use a ton of bobby pins to help your space buns stay in place. Whereas if you use spin pins, you’ll only need to use a couple. They’re a great buy that will save you time and energy!
3 Space Bun Hairstyles for Short Hair
Space Buns for Short, Layered Hair in 5 Minutes! Cute, Easy Hair for Busy Moms and SAHM! | Allie Liliokalani
If you haven’t washed your hair for a few days but still want to rock a cute hairstyle, these space buns are exactly what you need. Plus, they only take 5 minutes to do, so are ideal for anyone on-the-go like stay at home moms! Prep your hair with dry shampoo, then all you need is a brush, elastics and a few bobby pins.
How to: Double Braided Space Buns on Short Hair | Milabu
For a super fun variation on space buns, check out this video by Milabu! Braided space buns are perfect for short hair because they hold together the shorter pieces that may otherwise come loose at the back. It may take some practice if you’re not used to Dutch braids, but it will be so worth it in the end. All you need is hairspray, a teasing brush and a metal teasing comb, plus some bobby pins.
Half Up-Do Space Buns for Short Hair | Heatless Coachella Hairstyle | beautybitten
This super cute heatless space bun hairstyle is perfect for short haired gals. Like the title says, this hairstyle is ideal for fun events like a music festival or concert, but is also great for lunch with the girls or even dressed up for a date night out. She first shows you how she gets her heatless beachy waves then goes into the space buns themselves. You’ll need products like a styling mousse, leave-in spray and some bobby pins.
3 Space Bun Hairstyles for Medium Hair
How to Do Space Buns – Three Different Ways | Amahirani Lin
Here are three different ways to do space buns on medium length hair. Each one is just as cute as the last and all you need is a rattail comb, hair elastics and bobby pins. These hairstyles are super quick and easy, so perfect if you need trendy on-the-go hairstyles any day of the week!
Space Bun Hair Tutorial | Tiani Nicole
This space bun hairstyle is super pretty and looks especially great if you have bangs (but it’s not a necessity). Before creating her space buns, she curls her hair with a 1-inch curling iron to give the buns a more textured, messy look, then finishes the hairstyle with the help of Goody Spin Pins. They’re awesome if you usually have to use tons of bobby pins for your bun hairstyles.
Space Buns on Medium Length Hair | Jacklyn Uy
Follow this simple tutorial to create half-up space buns on short to medium length hair. You can really use this style with any hair length, so just go for it! You’ll need a rattail comb, thin hair elastics, and bobby pins. If you have thin hair, she shows you how to go more volume to your buns by creating pigtail French braids first! She provides a step-by-step tutorial on the braids, so don’t worry if you haven’t done them before!
3 Space Bun Hairstyles for Long Hair
Space Buns Half Up Half Down Hair Tutorial | Katherine Isabelle
This space bun hairstyle is super trendy if you have long hair. It’s simple and easy to create and you’ll end up with a fun ‘do to rock throughout the day. She starts by giving herself loose curls and then shows you how to do the perfect space buns. You’ll need a hair curler, hair elastics and a good brush.
3 Easy Double Buns | Space Buns for Thin, Normal & Thick Hair | Annies Forget Me Knots
Learn to do space buns whether you have thin, normal or thick hair with this excellent tutorial! She notes that she starts out with dry shampoo to give her hair texture and then goes on to show you how to make space buns look great with whatever hair thickness you have. She recommends using products like the Garnier Texture Tease and a great hairspray. You’re going to love these three techniques!
Braided Buns/ Top Knots | Carli Bybel
If you’re into the braided space bun look, this one’s for you. She shows you how to get the perfect top knot braided space buns and suggests using the Grafix Shaping Hairspray as well as a texture spray. You’ll also need a curling wand if you want the gorgeous loose girls in this look.
Ready to get on the space bun hair trend? These are the perfect tutorials to get you started no matter your hair length!
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