10 Ways to Upgrade a Bun
Prep for Shine
Sleeker topknots look most elegant when they glisten. To build in shine (and prevent flyaways), work a dime-size dollop of an enhancer into damp strands before blowing it dry. A few passes with a flatiron will make it even smoother.
Dove Frizz-Free Shine Cream-Serum, $4; at drugstores.
Evangeline Lilly swept onto the red carpet at The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug premiere in a black slightly sheer Alberta Ferretti gown with a lace overlay and tiers of tulle at the skirt, keeping all accessories to a minimum, save for studs and a gold bracelet.