The high bun, a modern and rebellious version of the ballerina bun, has become a new classic. Whether impeccably pinned or messy, it lengthens the silhouette and emphasises graceful posture.
The ballerina bun loosens up
It's now possible to achieve the delicate allure of a prima ballerina. Over the last few seasons, the modern buns dancing along the catwalk, contemporary takes on the classic chignon, have made the dream a reality. The high bun, or topknot, is the new ballerina bun, the new go-to hairstyle for a new timeless look.
A versatile bun for on stage and in real life!
This ponytail wrapped around itself, either tightly or loosely, is perfect for any occasion. And it suits all face shapes, which is probably why celebrities are crazy about the topknot – not just in their everyday lives, but also on the red carpet. FYI, our hairstyle ambassador Denis Holbecq at L'Oréal Professionnel specifies that this 'confident look provides softness to square-shaped faces and is ideal on wavy blonde hair.' You heard it here first!
Don't shun the bun
Deceptive in its simplicity, the bun requires a really good technique, especially when it comes to making sure the pins are invisibly tucked away in your hair. And this must be both asymmetric and well centred on the crown of your head. Don't trust falsely tousled styles: any professional will tell you, there's no secret to them!