What Is A Man Bun?

A man bun is simply a long hairstyle for men that requires gathering all your hair into a bun. Similar to a top knot or man ponytail, the difference is a more rounded knot of hair that rests in the back of the head as opposed to the top. To get a man bun tied up, you’ll need to grow out your hair to at least several inches.

However, men who want the man bun can cut their hair on the sides short or long. For example, you may want to add an undercut, taper fade, bald fade, or even shaved sides to contrast with the longer hair on top.

Man Bun Hairstyle with Undercut Fade

How To Do A Man Bun

You’ve probably seen a few guys with hair buns, but may still be wondering how to do a man bun. The final look really depends on how you like to style your hair, messy or neat, but the same overall steps apply. Similarly, how tight you want your hair and what feels comfortable for you will determine how you tie a man bun.

To get a man bun, brush all of your hair to the back of your head and hold all of the strands at one point. Next, you can either fold the remaining hair, use a hair band to tie it in place and create a man ponytail or you can grab your hair from the end, spiral about that point and use your hair like rope to keep it in place. How you tie a man bun is all about personal preference and art so be creative and find unique ways to get your hair bun.

Man Bun

Best Man Bun Styles

While the man bun hairstyle may take some practice and patience, there are many variations of styles to try. Here are lots of different man bun styles to try in 2018.

Man Bun Undercut

Man Bun Undercut

A cool man bun and undercut paired with a full beard is the ultimate depiction of masculinity and style.

Man Bun with Shaved Sides + Beard

Man Bun with Shaved Sides + Beard

Like the undercut or fade, shaved sides really accentuate the long man bun on top.

Messy Man Bun + Beard

Man Bun

One of the best ways to do a man bun is to tie up your hair and leave it messy. This unkempt look exudes a certain sexiness that women find irresistible.

Man Bun Tied Up Top

Man Bun Hairstyles For Guys

Braided Bun

Braided Bun

Man Bun + Shaved Sides

Man Bun + Shaved Sides

Long Wavy Hair + Big Bun

Man Bun Hairstyle

Skin Fade + Line Design + Man Bun

Skin Fade + Line Design + Man Bun

Hipster Man Bun + Full Beard

Best Man Bun Hairstyle

Full Man Bun + Thick Beard

Men Hair Bun

Low Taper Fade + Man Bun

Low Taper Fade + Man Bun

Man Bun with Shaved Design

Man Bun with Shaved Design

Mohawk Man Bun

Mohawk Man Bun

Shaved Sides + Line Up + Design + Half Bun

Shaved Sides + Line Up + Design + Half Bun

Man Bun with Braids

Man Bun with Braids

Burst Fade + Man Bun

Burst Fade + Man Bun

Long Hair Bun + Full Beard

Cool Man Bun Hairstyles

Undercut Man Bun + Hair Design

Undercut Man Bun + Hair Design

Half Bun + Long Hair

Bun Hairstyles For Men

Messy Man Bun Hair + Goatee

How To Style A Man Bun

Long Hair + Tied Up

How To Get A Man Bun Hairstyle

Low Man Bun

Low Man Bun + Beard

Wavy Man Bun

Wavy Man Bun

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