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4 Reasons You’re Swooning Over the Man Bun

This article is written by a student writer from the Her Campus at Fairfield chapter.

The Man Bun has taken over our computer screens with articles all over the Internet. Suddenly we’re all swooning over long haired men that can sweep us off our feet and lend us a hair tie at the same time, and here’s why: 

Long hair is the bestWe love scruff, and the long hair goes along with that. There’s something about it that makes guys look perfect, but also looks like they put in no effort (aka flawless).

They look ruggedWhy is his hair so long? Is it because he’s too busy fighting off bad guys and building a log cabin with his bare hands? Even if this isn’t the truth, it’s basically the story we think to ourselves. 

They’re exoticWith long hair being typically associated with girls, guys with a man bun are different and exotic, constantly drawing our eye.

You can run your fingers through itWho doesn’t want to run their hair through luscious locks? We know how great it feels to get our hair played with, and now we can return the favor.

Do enjoy some of the best Man Buns of all time:

I'm a Communication major, double minor in Professional Writing and Spanish at Fairfield University.I love having a good time, dogs, tattoos and making people laugh. That's pretty much it.
Danielle was previously the Deputy Editor at Her Campus, where she oversaw social and content strategy, lifestyle, beauty, fashion, news, and entertainment. Prior to joining Her Campus, Danielle worked at House Beautiful as Senior Lifestyle Editor, directing and producing feature videos and stories. Danielle also served as Snapchat Editor at Cosmopolitan, overseeing the brands daily Snapchat Discover channel. In 2016, she launched Cosmo Bites — which is now the official food and beverage vertical at Cosmopolitan. That same year, Danielle was named as a Rising Star in the digital media industry by FOLIO Magazine. Danielle got her start in digital media by launching the Her Campus chapter at Fairfield University in 2014, where she acted as Campus Correspondent for 2.5 years, before graduating with a degree in English and creative writing. She enjoys wine, food, and long walks through HomeGoods. Follow Danielle on Instagram!