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henné
June 18th, 2016, 05:34 PM
It's my latest obsession and kind of goes along with a beard, sideshave and sometimes a tattoo (among other things) ... but not 100% of the time, haha. *drool*

http://www.baymakas.net/wp-content/uploads/Man-Bun.jpg
http://www.hercampus.com/sites/default/files/styles/full_width_embed/public/2014/11/08/manbunbeard.jpg?itok=jKdEFHXR


:eyebrows:

truepeacenik
June 18th, 2016, 07:11 PM
Well, that's objectifying.

If one of the men on this board posted similar about a woman, there'd be a riot.

However, we have laudable buns on men here, like Silver Swirl TM, and trolleypup's various updos.

Of our men, who else wears buns?
Do you have evidence you are willing to share/link?

Kirby-oh
June 18th, 2016, 07:25 PM
beard, sideshave, and maybe a tattoo also goes with "kind of really buff," which is the part that always gets left out of the description :cool:

And yes, I wear a bun some of the time, when I am wearing a bun for the same reason any other long hair does. :) Don't have many pictures of it, though. I wear it, but you can't see it in the pictures because it is on the back of my head. And how many pictures do people take of guys? haha

And I have the beard. No sideshave though, seems too annoying to deal with.

Wildcat Diva
June 18th, 2016, 07:32 PM
My hubby is not "buff." But he has the EPiC beard going and he lets me bun him (among other things). XD
http://i1083.photobucket.com/albums/j386/janineevans/5D9B2701-85C5-4A51-AA85-783E5A3B1E01_zpsrcjnqewr.jpg
http://i1083.photobucket.com/albums/j386/janineevans/C5F2CEEC-F28E-4EFD-874E-13D407303758_zps9lwdoini.jpg
See Epic Beard photobomb?

henné
June 18th, 2016, 07:41 PM
Well, that's objectifying.

If one of the men on this board posted similar about a woman, there'd be a riot.

However, we have laudable buns on men here, like Silver Swirl TM, and trolleypup's various updos.

Of our men, who else wears buns?
Do you have evidence you are willing to share/link?

Objectifying? Not my style ... I do find certain things attractive though ... and these gentlemen are very very attractive, buns and all ;)

EdG
June 18th, 2016, 07:42 PM
It's my latest obsession and kind of goes along with a beard, sideshave and sometimes a tattoo (among other things) ... but not 100% of the time, haha. *drool*I see a hairstyle that wouldn't meet the definition of "bun" around here. :shrug:


Well, that's objectifying.It sure is. Those photos should be captioned with "We are not here to decorate your world!" ;)


My hubby is not "buff." But he has the EPiC beard going and he lets me bun him (among other things). Your DH has an expert assistant. :thumbsup:
Ed

henné
June 18th, 2016, 07:44 PM
beard, sideshave, and maybe a tattoo also goes with "kind of really buff," which is the part that always gets left out of the description :cool:

And yes, I wear a bun some of the time, when I am wearing a bun for the same reason any other long hair does. :) Don't have many pictures of it, though. I wear it, but you can't see it in the pictures because it is on the back of my head. And how many pictures do people take of guys? haha

And I have the beard. No sideshave though, seems too annoying to deal with.

The buffness is optional, really. And so is the tattoo ... haha.

The sideshave though ... I have a soft spot for those ...

Take a picture of your bun and share! :)

henné
June 18th, 2016, 07:53 PM
WD! Wow! I'm jelly! I wish my husband would grow his hair out and sport a man bun! It's a total no go for him though ... so I take my fantasy to the interwebz, haha.

Wildcat Diva
June 18th, 2016, 07:54 PM
Poor hubby doesn't know how to work these into tactical style Of attire lol.
We usually watch our shows and bun and braid hair for the event at home.
http://i1083.photobucket.com/albums/j386/janineevans/1AA0CD7A-9781-4DF9-B721-6DDE4DD66C98_zpsfgjs7tgm.jpg
Right now we are on a Game of Thrones kick.
Tomorrow we will each wear hair axes for the GoT episode "Battle of the Bastards."

http://i1083.photobucket.com/albums/j386/janineevans/48F3EC46-7649-4DF2-94CF-B6FC7D08922D_zpsvpzptacq.jpg

We wanted to drink this beer during it too but we can't find it anywhere.
http://www.beeradvocate.com/beer/profile/43153/1056/

Thanks Ed! Thanks Henne! He won't wear it out the house though yet except he did to go to a food drive through. He just said he is getting so hot here but he needs to figure out what to do with his hair... He did wear a hawser braid out the house and got compliments on it.

Wildcat Diva
June 18th, 2016, 08:02 PM
We also like braids as they seem useful for sleeping. I'll tell ya Henne, watching Vikings got me to try some braiding too. My middle son let me do some decorative braids on him for an Amon Amarth concert.

truepeacenik
June 18th, 2016, 08:03 PM
It sure is. Those photos should be captioned with "We are not here to decorate your world!" ;)


Ed

This.
The objectifiers do not get to say they are not objectifying.
Again, swap the genders. How would that read?

tpn, proud feminist, which means NO ONE gets oppressed because of gender.

henné
June 18th, 2016, 08:08 PM
Jared Leto is sure sportin' a bun ...

https://s-media-cache-ak0.pinimg.com/564x/ca/56/7f/ca567f492648c729e2fd9ee48c089046.jpg

Wildcat Diva
June 18th, 2016, 08:16 PM
Character Jon Snow (Game of Thrones) is also sporting a man bin these days.

AND.. JUST NOW! The one place in the county who has the best hard to find beers just had three bottles of what we were looking for!!!

Here is hubby's epic beard and our most recent spoils...
http://i1083.photobucket.com/albums/j386/janineevans/05101795-0B45-4F06-B868-8C4C9D938EF3_zpsjeiebwto.jpg

henné
June 18th, 2016, 08:20 PM
WD, that's some serious beard right there! Is your husband ok with my horrible objectifying ways?

Wildcat Diva
June 18th, 2016, 08:26 PM
I don't really worry about it myself. And I don't think he cares.

I just asked him. He says "the hair or the beard?" I shrug, "either." He says "I don't give a ...."

As long as it's low key, I'm ok with it.

If it gets seriously sexual I wouldn't like it, but that's not we are saying here.

henné
June 18th, 2016, 08:27 PM
There is a commercial running on the Swedish TV (a pharmacy store chain) that features some nice long hair on a man .... and a man bun!


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vgacUFMoSgk

henné
June 18th, 2016, 08:28 PM
I don't really worry about it myself. And I don't think he cares.

I just asked him. He says "the hair or the beard?" I shrug, "either." He says "I don't give a ...."

As long as it's low key, I'm ok with it.

If it gets seriously sexual I wouldn't like it, but that's not we are saying here.

I did post the :eyebrows: smiley and for that I deserve :whip: ...

Good to hear your hubby's ok with it :)

I do stand corrected, Ed, I just learned that what two of those guys are sporting is called a 'top knot,' not a bun ... I learn something new every day. Maybe I should rename the thread 'ode to a man bun and a top knot' ...

Wildcat Diva
June 18th, 2016, 08:55 PM
I think it's more of a pony nub.

mz_butterfly
June 18th, 2016, 08:58 PM
I think it's more of a pony nub.

Save a horse, braid a cowboy. Oh wait, that's a Pony. Oh wait, that's a nub. They nubbed one out. All of those puns were intensional. :spitting:

Robot Ninja
June 18th, 2016, 09:11 PM
The objectifiers do not get to say they are not objectifying.
Again, swap the genders. How would that read?

tpn, proud feminist, which means NO ONE gets oppressed because of gender.

Finding something attractive is not inherently objectifying.

And it's a BUN. Not a "manbun." It is no different from any other bun, it does not need a special name just because a man is wearing it. As a feminist, I object to the idea that men cannot do things typically associated with women without giving them some "manly" name just to distance themselves from anything remotely feminine.

Kirby-oh
June 18th, 2016, 09:17 PM
Took a quick break from writing. Here by myself at the moment, so webcam shots are all I have for you all. :)

http://i.imgur.com/inoQ1oD.jpg
http://i.imgur.com/br6ULLU.jpg
http://i.imgur.com/MXDhYk9.jpg

Wildcat Diva
June 18th, 2016, 10:28 PM
That looks great! Thanks for posting,

Your glasses look really nice on you, also!

henné
June 19th, 2016, 12:40 AM
Kirby-oh very nice bun and beard! Thanks for sharing!

littlestarface
June 19th, 2016, 04:03 AM
Kirby-oh now that looks awesome! Thanks for sharing you look amazing!

truepeacenik
June 19th, 2016, 08:06 AM
Looks quite nice, KirbyO.
Is it a typical look for you? Or just an option?

MsPharaohMoan
June 20th, 2016, 12:10 PM
Save a horse, braid a cowboy. Oh wait, that's a Pony. Oh wait, that's a nub. They nubbed one out. All of those puns were intensional. :spitting:

:spitting::rollin:


Finding something attractive is not inherently objectifying.

And it's a BUN. Not a "manbun." It is no different from any other bun, it does not need a special name just because a man is wearing it. As a feminist, I object to the idea that men cannot do things typically associated with women without giving them some "manly" name just to distance themselves from anything remotely feminine.

Touche! Also lolling at the idea of a burly manly man with long hair one day trying out a bun and being super impressed with the comfort and ease of the style then going out into public, being super self conscious, and declaring loudly it's not like the bun ladies wear because it's a MAN bun :wig:


Took a quick break from writing. Here by myself at the moment, so webcam shots are all I have for you all. :)

Looking good!

gregh
June 20th, 2016, 04:16 PM
Of our men, who else wears buns?
Do you have evidence you are willing to share/link?
Kirby-oh, very nice!

I definitely wear buns from time to time both for practicality and a change of style. Here's an old picture I previously posted, maybe I'll get around to snapping a new one since it has improved a lot with practice and length.
http://s21.postimg.org/rest0y0kn/bun.jpg

earth
June 21st, 2016, 11:41 AM
http://i1374.photobucket.com/albums/ag421/groovindaze/P1060334_zpsapscblog.jpg

Here is my bun. A little sloppy.

lapushka
June 21st, 2016, 12:14 PM
Kirby-oh & earth: very nice! :) :thumbsup:

Wildcat Diva
June 21st, 2016, 03:04 PM
EARTH! It's... Awesome!!!!!!

yahirwaO.o
June 21st, 2016, 09:27 PM
I hate the undecut super tight tiny man bun. Countless times Im asked why I dont shave the sides and do that, cause they think my buns are too much girly. Hell to them!!!! I like actual hair buns, have them high so high on my head and im not here to decorate their world thats all.... and to me my buns are great! :cool:
Besides I just feel like a human, not prototype!

http://i1031.photobucket.com/albums/y375/Marino_Torocho/20160517_1632431_zpssdly27ml.jpg (http://s1031.photobucket.com/user/Marino_Torocho/media/20160517_1632431_zpssdly27ml.jpg.html)

http://i1031.photobucket.com/albums/y375/Marino_Torocho/20160517_164835_zpsks8bacjk.jpg (http://s1031.photobucket.com/user/Marino_Torocho/media/20160517_164835_zpsks8bacjk.jpg.html)

.... going a step beyond in guy updo fiels we should do the "Man Roll" thing LOL.

http://i1031.photobucket.com/albums/y375/Marino_Torocho/P1220778_zps4riymr94.jpg (http://s1031.photobucket.com/user/Marino_Torocho/media/P1220778_zps4riymr94.jpg.html)

yahirwaO.o
June 21st, 2016, 09:30 PM
Awesome buns gentleman Kriby Oh, yours is super awesome, how was it secured? Doesn't like a typical elastic bun nor its an obvious hair toy going on?.

I prefer not so showy hair toys!

EdG
June 21st, 2016, 09:39 PM
I hate the undecut super tight tiny man bun. Countless times Im asked why I dont shave the sides and do that, cause they think my buns are too much girly. Hell to them!!!! I like actual hair buns, have them high so high on my head and im not here to decorate their world thats all.... and to me my buns are great! :cool:
Besides I just feel like a human, not prototype!Well-done, yahirwaO.o! :applause

About the girly comment, I just tell people that I did in fact learn how to make a bun from my long-haired lady friends. :eyebrows:

(Okay, I have never actually received the girly comment. I have told people about LHC). :)

Ed

gthlvrmx
June 21st, 2016, 09:56 PM
I love that bun on top of your head, yahirwaO.o! Buns all the way up high are my favorite, that's how I plan to wear my hair when it get's longer.

yahirwaO.o
June 22nd, 2016, 11:26 AM
Well-done, yahirwaO.o! :applause

About the girly comment, I just tell people that I did in fact learn how to make a bun from my long-haired lady friends. :eyebrows:

(Okay, I have never actually received the girly comment. I have told people about LHC). :)

Ed


Hmm Im ok with the girl comments somehow. What's wrong with being a girl anyways? I'm not a feminist boy supporter either, but feminine concept still carry a sort of negative connotation among "men" (guy embracing their femininity, we all have it). In spiritual terms it's great to have both concepts and such. I dislike the mainstream concept of what a girls must be or look anyways...... Basically people are twisted and I dont find my tastes girly like nor do I care.

Thanks Ed :cool:


I love that bun on top of your head, yahirwaO.o! Buns all the way up high are my favorite, that's how I plan to wear my hair when it get's longer.

He he he Thanks gthlvrmx
Well I dont really like updos on me at all. But high buns are great because they dont make feel strict, like balding or short hair impression going on. Its a lot easier for me to do because I can actually see and adjust how big, messy or tigh I want it as opposed to low-mid styles. Yep sometimes I feel I look like a Teletubbie, but Im ok with it! :p

... and with your texture and your current lenght you should be able to do one and a lot easier. (My hair is the king of slipperiness) :pumpkin:

Todd
June 22nd, 2016, 07:48 PM
I like the high bun too. But I have to ask.... Doesn't it hurt, though, eventually? I can't do one up high without feeling like I'm ripping the hair right from my scalp. Same with high ponytails. Maybe I'm doing it wrong? Too tight perhaps...

EdG
June 22nd, 2016, 08:05 PM
Hmm Im ok with the girl comments somehow. What's wrong with being a girl anyways? I'm not a feminist boy supporter either, but feminine concept still carry a sort of negative connotation among "men" (guy embracing their femininity, we all have it). In spiritual terms it's great to have both concepts and such. I dislike the mainstream concept of what a girls must be or look anyways...... Basically people are twisted and I dont find my tastes girly like nor do I care. We are longhairs. :hifive:


I like the high bun too. But I have to ask.... Doesn't it hurt, though, eventually? I can't do one up high without feeling like I'm ripping the hair right from my scalp. Same with high ponytails. Maybe I'm doing it wrong? Too tight perhaps...I too can't do a high bun without it pulling on my forehead. The problem seems to be too much weight on too few hairs. :ponder:
Ed

-Fern
June 22nd, 2016, 08:15 PM
Awesome buns, Earth & Yahirwa! And the Silver Swirl is always magnificent. :bowtome:

EdG
June 22nd, 2016, 08:31 PM
Thanks, Fern. Our avatars are both about swirliness. ;)
Ed

Kirby-oh
June 22nd, 2016, 10:39 PM
Looks quite nice, KirbyO.
Is it a typical look for you? Or just an option?

I usually have it down; I don't really have too many options that I try out because I'm in grad school and there is no time to learn new things. And it's only now long enough to do interesting stuff. :)


Awesome buns gentleman Kriby Oh, yours is super awesome, how was it secured? Doesn't like a typical elastic bun nor its an obvious hair toy going on?.

I prefer not so showy hair toys!

It's just two bands. Ponytail, split in two, bun one side, then the other trapping the first end underneath, then use a second band to hook the second end underneath. There might have been a visible angle somewhere, but it was probably on top where almost no one can see it because I am 6'3"

trolleypup
June 22nd, 2016, 11:39 PM
Not a new picture...

http://www.trolleypup.info/lhc/10-LHC-Anniv-16-LimePtOverlook2-lg.jpg

Arctic
June 23rd, 2016, 01:49 AM
Man roll :spitting:

Y your rolled hair style looks great, I just laugh at your ironic naming :D

truepeacenik
June 23rd, 2016, 07:57 AM
I hate the undecut super tight tiny man bun. Countless times Im asked why I dont shave the sides and do that, cause they think my buns are too much girly. Hell to them!!!! I like actual hair buns, have them high so high on my head and im not here to decorate their world thats all.... and to me my buns are great! :cool:
Besides I just feel like a human, not prototype!

I see males (of any age) embracing buns, even the tiny half ups, as a victory for any lengthening of hair. This includes pony nubs. I draw the line at clip on bunlets, however.

I have a couple variants of half up that use rather smallish buns.
I'm always wondering if I want a larger bun as the "half" up (partial up?) and thinner length remaining down or in a braid, of smaller bun, thicker remaining hair.
I usually give up and stack two at some point, anyway.

anou
June 23rd, 2016, 10:20 AM
I think this tiny man bun with an undercut is a new trend here, I saw three men with that style today. They all looked great.

EdG
June 23rd, 2016, 07:18 PM
I think this tiny man bun with an undercut is a new trend here, I saw three men with that style today. They all looked great.Introduce them to the LHC. Maybe they will graduate to real buns. ;)
Ed

01
June 24th, 2016, 03:03 AM
Kirby, Yahirwa - cool! xD

Henne, photos you posted are great because they're wearing formalwear, imo.

I know what you mean, low buns looking like short hair, but that's exactly why I do them. I try to emulate sleek short male hairstyle xP.

anou
June 24th, 2016, 08:12 AM
Introduce them to the LHC. Maybe they will graduate to real buns. ;)
Ed

I would if I actually knew them! They were just random men I happened to see. XD

Elizabeth E
April 2nd, 2018, 12:06 PM
We also like braids as they seem useful for sleeping. I'll tell ya Henne, watching Vikings got me to try some braiding too. My middle son let me do some decorative braids on him for an Amon Amarth concert.

Ooh yes, I wish I could see Amon Amarth someday! They really got me interested in Vikings and since I love the hairstyles, I just had to go and buy myself some pretty hair beads for decorative braids. Though I wouldn't recommend sleeping with the beads still in!

bparnell75
April 2nd, 2018, 12:41 PM
Not a new picture...

http://www.trolleypup.info/lhc/10-LHC-Anniv-16-LimePtOverlook2-lg.jpg

What kind of bun is this? Do you wear it to work?

Groovy Granny
April 2nd, 2018, 03:29 PM
Not a new picture...


This is the first pic I see of your hair bunned.....it looks great; love the tinsel too ;)

trolleypup
April 2nd, 2018, 05:40 PM
What kind of bun is this? Do you wear it to work?


This is the first pic I see of your hair bunned.....it looks great; love the tinsel too ;)
The is my very regular bun for most of the time my hair is up.

Grab the hair like a ponytail, poke the stick through against the scalp, figure 8 the ponytail under the ends of the stick a few times, then finish with a couple turns under the figure 8s. Holds by gravity, lasts hours to a day depending on activity. Drops all the way out when the stick is pulled. Old, old video, but it shows how it works.


https://youtu.be/CHLIkSXAJho

Sarahlabyrinth
April 2nd, 2018, 05:59 PM
The is my very regular bun for most of the time my hair is up.

Grab the hair like a ponytail, poke the stick through against the scalp, figure 8 the ponytail under the ends of the stick a few times, then finish with a couple turns under the figure 8s. Holds by gravity, lasts hours to a day depending on activity. Drops all the way out when the stick is pulled. Old, old video, but it shows how it works.


https://youtu.be/CHLIkSXAJho

When we had our meet I loved seeing you put your hair up this way and I have never forgotten how awesome it looked! Of course by now your hair is even longer and awesomer! (A new word just for your hair) :D

nycelle
April 2nd, 2018, 07:12 PM
The is my very regular bun for most of the time my hair is up.

Grab the hair like a ponytail, poke the stick through against the scalp, figure 8 the ponytail under the ends of the stick a few times, then finish with a couple turns under the figure 8s. Holds by gravity, lasts hours to a day depending on activity. Drops all the way out when the stick is pulled. Old, old video, but it shows how it works.


https://youtu.be/CHLIkSXAJho

Just tried this. AWESOME. My hairs not long enough to look neat, in fact, t's quite the mess. Also not sure how long it'll stay in, and I also used a wooden chopstick (that's all i have.. <hangs head in shame>.
But even with that, it amazing in that it doesn't feel tight, or hurt my scalp.

Can't wait til my hair's longer so I can wear it out.

Thank you so much for posting this.. Absolutely love it!!

nycelle
April 2nd, 2018, 07:29 PM
So it's still up!!
Gonna post a pic just to show how messy it is but I still love it. It's so comfortable, much more so than a claw clip. No tugging at all. Try not to laugh too much at the lopsided chopstick..lol
http://forums.longhaircommunity.com/attachment.php?attachmentid=31060&d=1522718829

Groovy Granny
April 2nd, 2018, 09:42 PM
The is my very regular bun for most of the time my hair is up.

Grab the hair like a ponytail, poke the stick through against the scalp, figure 8 the ponytail under the ends of the stick a few times, then finish with a couple turns under the figure 8s. Holds by gravity, lasts hours to a day depending on activity. Drops all the way out when the stick is pulled. Old, old video, but it shows how it works.


That is awesome how fast it works up...and stays; thanks :thumbsup:

cjk
April 2nd, 2018, 09:42 PM
I only now have grown enough to start bunning it. But I'm already embracing the bun.

Unlike some, though, I enjoy hair toys.

https://i.imgur.com/vU6O396_d.jpg?maxwidth=640&shape=thumb&fidelity=medium

Groovy Granny
April 2nd, 2018, 09:44 PM
Those nails look pretty cool; I have noticed a few guys use them here :thumbsup: