How to Make a Bun

Hair MUST be in a bun for all ballet classes unless the hair is extremely short
 
PDA dancers are encouraged to add colour and class to their hair by wearing bows, flowers or headbands.
 

ITEMS NEEDED FOR A PERFECT BUN

Bun Pins

  • Different than bobby pins
  • Work so much better/easier to secure a bun

Bobby Pins

  • Not for bun making unless you have very thin hair (see bun pin above).
  • Secures loose hair in place
  • Good for short hair strands

Contour Clips

  • Also a great tool for securing dancers flyaways and short pieces

Hair elastics

  • Use fabric covered elastics
  • Use 2 elastics for this hair
  • Secure ponytails keeps bun in place

Hair Nets 

  • Necessary for the bun to stay in and all pieces gathered
  • Available at drug stores or at the studio

Headbands, Bows & Flowers

  • optional additions to add colour and fun

HOW DO I MAKE A BUN Videos

 

Watch the video below for an easy step by step tutorial that will get you all set for dance class.