10 Trendy 2024 Bun Hairstyles For Every Occasion

by Hope Donaldson
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10 Trendy Bun Hairstyles For Every Occasion [2024 Update]

2024 is the year of keeping your hair up, whether it’s slicked-back and super professional or the effortless messy updo. However you keep your hair out of your face, there is a bun hairstyle for you! 2024 bun inspo incoming…

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No matter who you are, what you do and where you are - a bun is comfortable. It keeps your hair up, out of your face and helps you get through the day without worrying it’s in the way. But buns don’t have to just be functional - they can be stylish too!

At Stranded Hair Group, we believe that the most confident women are those who prioritise looking good with feeling good, because they know the two can work together. Whilst your lifestyle may demand a functional and practical hairstyle, we have easy ways to make it stylish and self-esteem boosting too!

So whether you’re a mum on the go or way too busy chasing your next career move, we have all the inspiration you need to find your perfect, go-to bun hairstyle. Hair inspo incoming …

  • Casual Bun Hairstyles
  • Day-To-Night Bun Hairstyles
  • Occasion Bun Hairstyles

Casual Bun Hairstyles

Buns are a classic, go-to hairstyle when it comes to keeping it casual. Whether they’re perfectly put together or effortlessly messy, buns are perfect for any weather, season or activity - keeping your hair out of your face, whilst you get through the day.

9am lecture? Not an issue for bun wearers. This bun hairstyle combines the slicked-back style, hot and trending in 2024, with the classic messy bun at the back. Create this look using hair gel and a soft bristle brush, and boost the volume of your messy bun by wearing a Super Easy Clip-in Mum Bun.

Office goers never need to rush in the morning with this bun hairstyle. Effortlessly put together, this bun hairstyle has a mixture of curly volume with soft, wispy face-framing pieces - a lightweight hairspray will help keep this in place! Create your curly bun in an instant with our Curly Hair Messy Bun Scrunchie.

Skip wash day again and simply throw your hair up into this bun hairstyle. This look screams lazy perfection, with a messy application yet a perfectly round bun. Dry shampoo and texture spray will help give your hair a much-needed volume boost! Create the perfect round bun in seconds with our Super Easy Clip-in Mum Bun.

Even with a fringe, bun hairstyles can still look super casual. Get this boho-looking, bun hairstyle with gentle bangs and a wild, messy bun. Use texture spray to give your bun volume and lift, whilst helping hold the style. Ditch the hot tools or curl cream, and use our Flicky Messy Scrunchie Bun instead.

Day-To-Night Bun Hairstyles

Sometimes, you need your bun to last from day to night, whether you’re a busy mum going from school run to date night, or have that TGIF feeling going from the office to post-work drinks. With the right bun, you can hit the mark, whatever the occasion!

This slicked-back, professional bun hairstyle is the perfect look to take from day to night. The bun gives class and elegance, without looking like you’re trying way too hard. A flexible hairspray and our Super Easy Clip-in Mum Bun are the ideal combo to make this bun stay all day and night.

Who said messy wasn’t the vibe? We love this MOD-inspired bun hairstyle for a day-to-night look. A full, rounded fringe and messy bun give style that looks put together, yet effortlessly casual at the same time. Pair with our Flicky Messy Scrunchie Bun for the ultimate boost.

Busy mum on the go? Throw your hair up into a stylish messy bun, curl your face-framing pieces and get yourself out the door! We know you don’t have time for touch-ups, so secure your front pieces with a strong-hold hairspray and clip in our Super Easy Clip-in Mum Bun, for a look that lasts from breakfast club to paying the babysitter.

Occasion Bun Hairstyles

Decided to opt for an updo for your upcoming special occasion? Buns are the perfect hairstyle to create an elegant, classy look that keeps your hair up and out of your face, whilst you dance the night away.

Our bridal choice for bun hairstyles has to be the messy, chignon-style bun. Softly pulled together, with emphasis on wispiness and volume, this bun is perfect for hair pieces, veils and more. Light teasing and texture spray will help hold the volume, but you can make your curls last your entire special day with our Curly Messy Hair Bun Scrunchie.

Prom, formals and balls - us girls can’t get enough of putting on a dress to a school party, (even reunions)! Slicked-back messy buns are so on trend this year, and provide the perfect combination of sophistication and fun! Try straightening or blowing out your front pieces for an edgier look, and keep those curls all night with our Curly Messy Hair Bun Scrunchie.

Have a formal dinner coming up? Whether it’s with family and friends or the work dinner that makes your career happen, buns are stylish, elegant and professional. Keep your bun looking effortless with a soft pull and flicked-out volume. Root teasing at the crown will take your bun to the next level, along with our Flicky Messy Scrunchie Bun.

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The new functional AND stylish you, incoming…

You came to this page looking for ways to make your go-to, practical hairstyle feel more like a statement, no matter where you’re going. Here, you found bun inspiration in a variety of different styles, perfect for every occasion (or lack thereof).

But what now?

At Stranded, we believe hair shouldn’t just make you look good - it should make you feel good too! Functionality and style can always go hand-in-hand, and that’s a huge reason why we have developed our line of hair extensions.

Shop Stranded buns

Did you know that Stranded offers free expert colour-matching? With 33 multidimensional colours to choose from, have our experts help you to find your perfect Stranded bun shade.

Check out our range of colours, here.

Found your perfect bun inspo? Head back over and click the link underneath for the matching Stranded bun.

Shop Super Easy Clip-in Mum Bun, Flicky Messy Scrunchie Bun and Curly Hair Messy Bun Scrunchie.

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