The totally knot high maintenance hair bun tutorial

This knotted low updo is pretty, polished, and simple to DIY, which is why it’s one of the best options for long hairstyles. Plus, it works as well at the office as it does on a date. If you’re looking for something even more romantic, check out the braided-crown-updo-tutorial, a milkmaid braid that’s versatile and simple to create. Or take it in a more relaxed direction with the how-to-get-messy-beach-waves-tutorial. Messy and tousled, you can do it in just a few steps. Want even more? Go to the Hair Style Hub to find tutorials and styling inspiration for curly hair, air dry styles and more.

DIY Sleek Knot Updo

prep hair with Flat Iron Perfector

Prep dry hair with Sleek & Shine Flat Iron Protector

Then flat iron hair until it’s smooth and pin straight.

part hair and apply Sleek & Shine Anti-Humidity Hairspray

Part hair

Apply Sleek & Shine Anti-Humidity Hairspray to hairbrush and brush it into a smooth low ponytail at the base of your neck.

leave out a section of hair

Leave out a section of hair for later

Take your finger and make a hook, pulling out a small section of hair from the base of the ponytail for later. Secure ponytail with an elastic band.

make a loop at the bottom of pony tail

Loop it through

Before releasing the ponytail, make a loose loop bun at the bottom.

wrap hair around hair tie

Wrap hair around hair tie

Next, grab the small bit of hair that is leftover and wrap it around the base of the hair - hiding the hair tie and making a sleek band of hair. Tuck any loose ends of your hair underneath the knot, and secure with bobby pins. Finish with Sleek & Shine Anti-Humidity Hairspray.