Red Carpet Hair Trend: Messy Buns

Red Carpet Hair Trend: Messy Buns
(Source: Theo Wargo/Getty Images North America)The messy bun has been a go-to hair style for lazy non-fussy women for years. We remember it being the main hairstyle for all four years of college. But we never considered it for the red carpet or for the non-celeb, evening wear. But it looks like we're proved wrong. Celebs have been turning to the care-free 'do for the fanciest of events. In fact, we've spotted the breezy look on a number of celebs, including Rihanna, Carrie Underwood, and more. Take a look at how each leading lady has styled her purposefully-messy mane.

Red Carpet Hair Trend: Messy Buns(Source: Jason Merritt/Getty Images North America)Carrie Underwood
Red Carpet Hair Trend: Messy Buns(Source: Theo Wargo/Getty Images North America)Jennifer Morrison
Red Carpet Hair Trend: Messy Buns(Source: Chelsea Lauren/Getty Images North America)Amy Poehler
Red Carpet Hair Trend: Messy Buns(Source: Monica Schipper/Getty Images North America)The common thread between these ladies is the romantic undertone of their hair's waves and curls. Think less throw your hair up for yoga and more soft waves, face framing tendrils and low to middle-of-the-head placement of the bun. By starting with elegant curls and pinning them back into a low-set, loose bun, the idea of a messy bun is upgraded instantly. In fact for this look, the messier the better—making it the non-fussy girl's ideal evening 'do.

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