A messy bun is arguably the easiest hairstyle that anyone can pull off—you simply take all of your hair, twist it around, and wrap a hair tie around it. This particular style can range from loose and carefree to a little bit more slicked-back and refined, while still giving off that effortless vibe. We've rounded up 15 of our favorite celebs who have been killing the messy bun. Click through to see which looks we'll be copying the next time we're in a time crunch.
Yara Shahidi gathers her natural curls at the top of her head for a loose bun that is slightly more structured than typical messy buns.
Constance Wu also wears her bun at the crown of her head and leaves wisps of hair down on the side near her ears to make it less done up.
Shay Mitchell wears a twisted bun with wisps sticking out.
Sarah Hyland's hair is a bit more put-together, but she wears her bun loose rather than ballerina-tight for a more relaxed look.
Zendaya's messy bun is twisted at the top, and she leaves wisps at the front.
Before Vanessa Hudgens chopped her long hair off, she was our messy-bun muse. Here, she wears it loose enough to make it look effortless.
Jamie Chung wears her messy bun at the back of her head and leaves two strands down at the front.
Leave it to Blake Lively to make a messy bun look glamorous by accessorizing it with a thin hairband.
It seems like the move to make when styling a messy bun is to leave parts of your hair down in the front, as seen here on Emily Ratajkowski.
Do a mini messy bun in a half-up 'do like Selena Gomez.
Kendall Jenner wears a loose messy bun at the top of her head.
Lori Harvey gathers all her hair right at the top of her head for a messy bun.
Jennifer Lopez wears a casual bun up top and her short layers down in front of her face.
Gigi Hadid makes her messy bun super cool with these orange sunglasses.
Joan Smalls wears her hair slicked back with a tight, twisted mini bun at the top of her head.