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The Editors
Updated on November 25, 2021

If you’re interested in high bun hairstyles, then look no further! This style ranges from simple to elaborate versions and everything in-between. However, no matter what end of the spectrum yours falls, it’s a great look that can be worn in a variety of ways.

Top 10 High Bun Hairstyles

To get an idea of your styling options, we’ve compiled a list of celebrities featuring this cute updo. Browse through the selection below to get your own styling ideas or just learn more about this popular trend.

1. Extreme Side Part and Long Waterfall Bangs

Gwen Stefani’s hairstyle is outstanding not only in its silhouette, but texture and hair color solution as well, and she manages to pull off the look like no one else. Gwen’s straightened locks are pulled back into a top bun with an extreme side part that’s straightened to highlight the side of her face. If you have fine locks and a bold taste in high bun hairstyles, then try out this statement look.

Asymmetric high bun

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2. Elegant Slicked-Back Option

Kim decides to bring attention to her signature eyes and full lips by sticking with a simple high bun. Her hair is painstakingly pulled back into a tight bun with not a singlehint on flyaways. This is a great look when you want to accentuate your notable facial features.

sleek high bun hairstyle

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3. Extreme Heights

With a very high bun that’s almost a topknot, Vivica Fox displays her bold sense of style. Her twisted bun is adorable! The ends of Vivica’s hair have been dyed a caramel color to add an interesting flair that turns this updo from ordinary to extraordinary. The effect of such high bun hairstyles is always very interesting!

big sleek high bun

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#4:Cool Braided Bun

If you have braids in your hair, styling a bun is a matter of minutes. Try the cool look worn by Carla Hall. Her braided hair brings texture and color into the style. The loose strands are certainly an option. They have been used to soften the overall look.

braided high bun hairstyle

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5. Casual Bun WithFace-Framing Accents

Amanda Fuller turns a high bun into a casual affair with the simple messiness of the style. The side bangs and loose strands lend a playful and youthful appearance to her look, which is perfectly matched with her bold lipstick. Try such high bun hairstyle for the next fun night on the town.

high bun with face-framing

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6. Big Crown Bun

Kate Beckinsale has an oval face, so she can afford whatever hairstyle. If your face shape is round, you will look great with this voluminous updo. To recreate the look, tease your hair to achieve volume and then smooth it back before pinning into a high loose bun.

bulky high bun hairstyle

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7. Simple Curls Create Elegance

Kelly McCreary’s look gives her an elegant appearance. It’s perfect for a nice dinner or any fancy occasion. Use this look for naturally textured hair or add in your own texture before styling into this simple, classic high bun hairstyle.

black high bun

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8. Simple Wrapped Bun

When you’re in a pinch for time, the simple, wrapped bun worn by Rebecca Gayheart is your best bet. Pull your hair to the top of your head, using a comb to avoid any flyaways, and then twist into a simple bun, securing with bobby pins to create this classy look.

casual high bun hairstyle

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9. Sideswept Hair With a Signature Bun

Sheila Vand’s take on the bun blows us away. The large elegant bun is a perfect accompaniment to the side part and flowing, sideswept hair. Volume in high bun hairstyles is the key aspect of such looks, so make sure that your hair is thick enough to pull off similar styles.

loose high bun

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10. Tousled Textured Bun

Italian actress EnricaGuida turns what could be a stuffy hairstyle into one that’s perfect for quick everyday styling. Her simple natural curls have been pulled back and twisted into a loose bun that you can easily do at home. This style is perfect for slightly curly or wavy hair.

messy high bun hairstyle

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Now that you’ve seen the range available, try out some of these high bun hairstyles on your own. From simple to high-fashion, you’re sure to find a look that suits you the best.

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