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Man bun braids are a modern take on a classic man bun, which has been on a roll lately. They bring an intricate twist into quite a common hairstyle. A braided man bun is an extremely versatile hairdo. The number of ways you can braid bun is endless varying from a Viking braid to Cornrows men bun. To give you some inspiration, we compiled a gallery of the best ideas for braid styles for men you can pull into a bun. As a bonus, you’ll get a step-by-step tutorial on how to plait a male braids bun.

How To Create Braided Bun


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Although it’s much easier to leave it to the barber, you can still pull off a man bun with braids yourself. So, how do you braid a man bun? Follow these simple steps and your men braids bun will be the talk of the town.

  1. Take a shower and dry your hair with a towel.
  2. Untangle your hair with a comb with wide teeth and comb it thoroughly.
  3. Decide where you’re going to start braiding. Take a strand of hair there and divide it into three equal sections securing each of them in between your fingers.
  4. Place the left strand over the one next to it so that they form an “X.” Repeat this step with the remaining strands.
  5. Add a piece of hair to the left strand and repeat step 4.
  6. Repeat steps 4 and 5 until you achieve the desired length of your man braid.
  7. Secure the braid with an elastic band.
  8. Repeat the whole process following steps 3-7 with another strand of hair.
  9. Pull the remaining from man bun braids hair back and bunch it up where you want your braids men bun to be.
  10. Pull the hair through an elastic band twice and leave it halfway when pulling through the third time.

Still have questions on how do you braid short hair for guys? Don’t hesitate to ask them in the comments below and our experts will gladly give you the informed answers.

Q: How do I do an undercut braid?

A: To get an undercut braid, you need to go for an undercut haircut on the sides and back first while leaving the top long enough to be braided. Then, you can weave the top in whatever braid style you want.

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Man Bun With Braid Tutorial

To get a braided man bun, follow the next steps:

  1. Using a tail comb, separate the front section of your hair on top and divide it into three equal parts.
  2. Place the right section of your hair over the middle section and place the left section over the new middle section.
  3. Add a little hair from the right to the right section and place it over the middle section.
  4. Add some hair from the left to the left section and place it over the new middle section.
  5. Repeat steps 3 and 4 until there is no hair left.
  6. Use a clear elastic band to secure the end of the braid and tie it in a bun or a ponytail.

A Photo Gallery Of Braided Hairstyles


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In the tutorial, we taught you how to create an easy braids bun. When you get your hand in plaiting braids for men and pulling them into a bun, try on more elaborate hairdos, like cornrow braids or Viking braids. Or, you can get a Samurai hairstyle and adorn it with man braids. Also, you may want to go for a Viking haircut and enhance your braids with fade. Anyway, why are we telling you this? See for yourself!

Q: How long does black hair need to be to braid?

A: There are two ways to get man bun braids – with extensions and without them. If you choose your natural hair only, then it should be at least 1.75 inches long. If you opt for hair extensions, then your locks should be no less than 2 inches.


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Man bun braids are a whole new level of the trendy men hairstyle. They give your imagination complete freedom allowing packing in a bun anything, from short hair braids to long box braids hairstyles. Have you already picked the style your barber will give you next?

REFERENCES:
  • From simple styles to intricate designs, these top man bun braids hairstyles are versatile enough to suit every gent. Source
  • Braid hairstyles for men date back millennia, but they are also one of the most modern haircuts you can rock. Source

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