Forget the topknot — 2017 is the year of the banana bun YouTube screenshot

It’s cute, it’s quick, and it works best on dirty hair. Needless to say, we’re definitely in love with the banana bun.

Beauty experts predict this simple hairstyle will be all the rage in 2017. It’s fairly easy to make — after all, it’s basically just a cylindrical version of the messy bun.

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There are several ways to create a banana bun; as with most hairstyles, you just need to find your method. But it always works best with U-shaped or spin pins, rather than traditional bobby pins.

Follow along with a written tutorial at PureWow.

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