Try these softer, more contemporary versions of our favorite classical ballet hairstyles
The Figure-Eight Bun
Tip: Start with two ponytails and make a bun with each by twisting them in opposite directions.
The Giselle Bun
Tip: For a more traditional version, slick your hair and use extra bobby pins and a hairnet to flatten the bun against your head.
The Cinnamon Roll Bun
Tip: Elongate your neckline by placing this bun at the crown of your head.
The French Twist
Tip: Don’t want the bump of a bun? Try this sleek look instead.
Photos by Jayme Thornton.