Want to get Rey's triple bun from Star Wars: The Force Awakens? It's totally doable! Forty years ago, Princess Leia brought an iconic (perhaps the most iconic) hairstyle into the pop culture realm that would live on for generations to come: two shiny, brown donut buns situated at the side of her head. Now, a decade past Episode III: Revenge of the Sith, hairstyles in Star Wars cater to the newer fashion-forward generation, along with old fans of the series itself.
Rey, played by actress Daisy Ridley, has a simple, not too polished look that can easily translate from the big screen to the street. Her 'do is both sporty and elegant, nicknamed by Vogue the "triple bun." The publication went so far as to ask "Like the Katniss Everdeen braid and the Mad Max buzz cut before it, could the Star Wars triple bun become the next cinematic hairstyle with crossover appeal to hit the streets?" I'd argue yes! It is very wearable and easy to replicate. In fact, mega fans of Star Wars and hair have already taken to social media to recreate the look for themselves.
Will it spread? I'm not quite sure, but only time will tell. Until then, you can decide whether this is your next wedding look to pin on Pinterest. That begs the question, how do you get the triple bun? Here's what I've pieced together thus far.
Firstly, these are what Rey's buns look like from a few different angles:
Second, here are some recreations:
Gorgeous! Now, for the execution. Here are a few tutorials to help you get it right:
1. Sarah Rocksdale
Trust her, she's a Jedi and super cute with great hair and makeup. Also, she makes it super easy to see what she's doing.
Do you have longer hair than Daisy Ridley? Use Silvousplait's tutorial with her super beautiful long red hair.
3. Kayley Melissa
This tutorial is a three-fer! Get Leia, Padmé, and Rey's hairstyles in one video.
4. Hair And Makeup By Steph
Um, yes, I love that Steph is doing several different styles on a man with beautiful, flowing, chocolate locks. You know you're jealous, because I sure am!
5. Cute Girls Hairstyles
This is just adorable! You and your daughter can match next Halloween!
Rey is an amazing character with a strong force in the movie, and if the triple bun is good enough for her it is certainly good enough for me.
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