How to make a military bun

How do you do a tight military bun?

Steps Make a ponytail in the middle of the back of your head. Wrap a second ponytail holder around the ponytail. Lift up the ponytail as you begin to twist it. Wrap the twisted ponytail around itself. Secure the bun with 3-4 large bobby pins. Place a hairnet over the bun (optional). Secure the hairnet in place.

How big can a female Bun be in the Army?

For the first time, Army Regulation 670-1 allows women to wear their hair in long, twisted “locks,” as long as the strands are less than 1/8 inch wide , the scalp is in a uniform grid, and, when gathered, the hair fits into the required bun size of 3 1/2 inches wide by 2 inches deep.

How do you get a bun to stay in place?

The cousin of the conventional bobby pin, the U-pin or hair pin is used to secure hair in place . Therefore, the next time you bun up, slide a U-pin vertically into the base of the bun and twist it sideways slightly so that it sits firmly and keeps the bun in place .

How do you get a low bun to stay?

Steps Start with dry hair. Wash and dry your hair as you normally would. Tie your hair into a loose ponytail. Pull your hair into a tidy ponytail at the base of your neck and secure it loosely with a hair tie. Divide the ponytail into two sections. Wrap the twisted hair into a bun . Finish it off with some hairspray.