Bun with Release Instructions

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Bun with Release Instructions

Bun with Release Instructions

The following steps will take you through the process of a Bun with Release using Hare Do.

Mist the Hair

Mist the Hair

Mist the hair with water, apply more to the ends.

Comb the hair smooth.

Extend the Hare Do lengthwise and slide the excess fabric (equally) to both ends forming rosettes.

Tips:

When first practicing bobby pins help eliminate droops and sags along the sides.

Always bobby pin layers and flyaway hair.

Dominant Hand

Dominant Hand

Dominant Hand Instructions:

The instructions below are written for a left handed person.

Reverse the hands in the following steps below if you are right handed.

Divide the hair in two sections straight across the top of both ears.

Don't let Go!

Hold this top section (ponytail) with the left hand.

Right Handed:

Don't let Go!

Hold the ponytail in the right hand.

Hold the Hare Do

Hold the Hare Do

Hold the Hare Do in the right hand and slide a rosette end underneath the ponytail.

Don't let Go!

The left hand holding the ponytail grabs the rosette end (as one).

Fold Hare Do in Half

Fold Hare Do in Half

The right hand folds the Hare Do in half laying the two rosettes on top of each another beside the ponytail.

This hand grabs the two rosettes off the ponytail and places them sideways on the right side of the head.

Important:

Keep holding the rosette end as the left hand releases the ponytail and combs the hair smooth

between the two strands.

When finished grasp the folded end with the left hand.

Hold the Two Ends

Hold the Two Ends

Hold the two ends as you keep the Hare Do strands tight against the back of the head.

Important:

Make sure the hair lays smooth between the strands before starting.

Right Handed:

The folded end is held in the right hand as your other hand holds the rosette end.

Twist in the Same Direction

Twist in the Same Direction

Both hands twist the folded and rosette ends in the same direction (underhand) 1 time clamping the hair.

Twisting Directions:

Folded End:

Form a loop (hole): The thumb pushes the bottom of the loop as the index finger pulls the top open.

Rosette End:

The thumb pushes the bottom rosette as the index fingertip pulls the top rosette forming a handle to twist.

Retwisting Directions

Retwisting Directions

Retwist the folded and rosette ends in the same direction (underhand) 1 time again.

Retwisting Directions:

Folded End:

The middle fingertip holds and pulls the top of the loop.

Move the thumb pushing the bottom of the loop as the index fingertip pulls the top loop open again.

Rosette End:

The middle fingertip holds and pulls the top rosette.

Move the thumb pushing the bottom rosette as the index fingertip pulls the top rosette again.

Tips:

The two ends make handles to twist.

Twisting with three fingers takes practice.

Slide Outward

Slide Outward

Both hands slide the two ends away from the head (outward).

Hair Length Outward Direction
Short (5" or less) straight down (floor)
Middle of neck down
Lower neck down / back
Shoulder blade back (slight angle back)
Middle of back straight back
Waist or longer straight upward (ceiling)
Layered straight upward (ceiling)

Important:

As you slide, maintain tension on the hair by twisting both ends underhand one-eighth of a turn.

Slide the Hare Do as low as you can reach (down and back).

Tips:

Form a ponytail first to slide upward.

The higher you lift the hair (upward) the weight of the hair has a tendency to sag.

Keep Sliding

Keep Sliding

Keep sliding both ends away from the head (outward).

Important:

As you slide, maintain tension on the hair by twisting both ends underhand one-eighth of a turn.

The lower you slide (down and back) the easier and smoother the hair rolls.

Keep Sliding

Keep Sliding

Keep sliding and STOP with a quarter of a twist at halfway to three-quarters of the hair length.

Hair Length Outward Direction
Short (5" or less) 2" from end
Middle of neck 2" to 4" from end
Lower neck 1/4 from end
Shoulder blade 1/4 from end
Middle of back 1/2 from end
Waist or longer 1/2 from end
Layered shortest layer

Important:

As you slide, maintain tension on the hair by twisting both ends underhand one-eighth of a turn.

Slide the Hare Do as low as you can reach (down and back).

Twist in the Same Direction

Twist in the Same Direction

Both hands twist the folded and rosette ends in the same direction (underhand) 1 time rolling the hair.

Twisting Directions:

Folded End:

The middle fingertip holds and pulls the top of the loop.

Move the thumb pushing the bottom of the loop as the index fingertip pulls the top loop open again.

Rosette End:

The middle fingertip holds and pulls the top rosette.

Move the thumb pushing the bottom rosette as the index fingertip pulls the top rosette again.

Important:

As you twist, gently pull back on the hair applying tension for a smooth hair roll.

Retwisting Directions

Retwisting Directions

Retwist both ends in the same direction (underhand) 1 time rolling the hair.

Retwisting Directions:

Folded End:

The middle fingertip holds and pulls the top of the loop.

Move the thumb pushing the bottom of the loop as the index fingertip pulls the top loop open again.

Rosette End:

The middle fingertip holds and pulls the top rosette.

Move the thumb pushing the bottom rosette as the index fingertip pulls the top rosette again.

Important:

As you twist, pull back on the hair applying tension for a smooth hair roll.

Retwist Both Ends

Retwist Both Ends

Retwist both ends in the same direction (underhand) 1 time rolling the hair.

Retwisting Directions:

Folded End:

The middle fingertip holds and pulls the top of the loop.

Move the thumb pushing the bottom of the loop as the index fingertip pulls the top loop open again.

Rosette End:

The middle fingertip holds and pulls the top rosette.

Move the thumb pushing the bottom rosette as the index fingertip pulls the top rosette again.

Important:

As you twist, pull back on the hair applying tension for a smooth hair roll.

Retwist in the Same Direction

Retwist in the Same Direction

Retwist both ends in the same direction (underhand).

Important:

As you twist, gently pull back on the hair applying tension for a smooth hair roll.

Tips:

Thin and medium weight hair is easier to roll.

Thick hair is simplified if half of the hair weight is rolled (see, Double Bun or Ponytail Bun).

Keep Twisting

Keep Twisting

Keep twisting both ends and STOP when the hair is rolled tight against the back of the head.

Hair Length Outward Direction
Short (5" or less) 2 to 3
Middle of neck 3 to 4
Lower neck 4 to 5
Shoulder blade 5 to 6
Middle of back 6 to 9
Waist or longer 9 to 12
Layered 5 to 10

Important:

One to three extra twists for a more firm roll.

(Personal Preference)

Three extra twists for thick heavy hair.

If neck hair is pulling unroll the hair just one-half twist.

Make a Circular Motion

Make a Circular Motion

Both hands lift the Hare Do ends up and around in a circular motion on the backside of the head.

Cross the Rosette Ends

Cross the Rosette Ends

Lay the rosette end against the hair with the folded end crossing on top of it forming an "X".

Hold the Crossed Strands

Hold the Crossed Strands

Don't let Go!

The left hand fingertips and thumb hold the crossed Hare Do strands (as one).

Recommended:

Short unrolled hair sticks out through the Bun.

Gather them with your fingers and place behind the "X" (hold as one).

It's easier to tuck them in now than later.

Keep Holding

Keep Holding

Keep holding the crossed strands.

The right hand bends the tip of the folded end toward the head.

Push the Tip

Push the Tip

Keep bending towards the head and finish pushing the tip up through and wrapping all the way around the Hare Do crossed strands.

Important:

Pinch the tip against the strands locking the Bun in place.

The folded end forms a knot that holds and supports the Bun.

Amazing!

Let go and give your hands a break!

Untwist the Rosettes Ends

Untwist the Rosettes Ends

Hold the Bun steady as you untwist the two rosettes to straighten them.

** History of the Hair Accessory **

This procedure above forms antennas or rabbit ears that gave me the product name Hare Do.

Roll the Right Rosette

Roll the Right Rosette

Hold the Bun steady as you roll the tip of the right rosette in a tight ball towards the Bun with Release

Finish Rolling the Right Rosette

Finish Rolling the Right Rosette

Finish rolling the the right rosette tip in a tight ball covering the top of the Bun.

Important:

The rosette's form a decorative bow on top of the Bun and conceals the knot.

Roll the Left Rosette

Roll the Left Rosette

Hold the Bun steady as you roll the tip of the left rosette in a tight ball towards the Bun with Release.

Finish Rolling the Right Rosette

HERE

Finish rolling the the left rosette tip in a tight ball covering the top of the Bun with Release.

Important:

The rosette's form a decorative bow on top of the Bun and conceals the knot.

Reposition the Bow

Resposition the Bow

Reposition the bow on top of the Bun which covers the knoot that supports and holds the Bun.

Tips:

Hair spray or styling gel works great for a final touch.

Tuck Short-Flyaway Hair

Tuck Short-Flyaway Hair

Tuck short, flyaway and droopy hair up underneath the Bun.

Optional:

Bobby pins, butterfly clips and hair pins clasp uncontrollable hair.

Conceal the bobby pins by sliding up underneath the Bun.

Tips:

If unrolled hair stick out under the Bun tuck and push them up underneath the Bun.

Your Done!

Your Done!

Congratulations you have now created the Bun with Release!

Benefits:

What a fantastic new look which quickly changes the style of your hair in just half of a minute!