The essential hair style for any ballerina (or their Mum) to master. Learn how to create the perfect ballet bun for class, taught by former Senior Artist for the Australian Ballet, Felicia Palanca.
THE PERFECT BALLET BUN IN 4 EASY STEPS
1. Tie a pony tail
Using a bristle brush pull their hair into a ponytail at the peak of the head and tie with a no-snag hair elastic.
2. Tame fly aways
Apply hairspray and brush the fly aways towards the ponytail. Re-tie the ponytail if needed.
3. Create the ballet bun
Roll the pony in to a donut shape using hair pins secure it. Apply a hair net to mould bun in to perfect shape then remove the hair pins and reapply over the hair net.
4. Set in place
Apply hairspray and brush up or pin any fly aways.