Another take in the sock bun! Push the sock down to the bottom of the pony tail. Spread the hair out around the sock and secure with an elastic. Braid the remaining hair wrapping it around the bun, pinning it down till its secure.
How-to Hair Tutorials: A twist on the sock bun method. Pinner says, "This actually looks better than most I've seen that require you to roll your sock down the pony tail = mess for layered hair. This one you simply wrap around and pin!
a romantic messy updo done by Heidi Marie Garrett. Don’t be afraid of leaving some curls hanging or making this updo look a little messy, this sassy and easy updo is great for weddings or any other formal occasion.: Hair Ideas, Up Dos, Hairstyles, Messy B
Shows how to do a simple smokey cat eye with a pop of color! Replace the red with any other color and it will still look just as stunning. Or maybe stop before the pop of color for a more daytime look.