Gather all hair into a high ponytail. Pull 2 half inch pieces of hair directly from the pony tail and braid. Secure with a bobby pin at the end of each. Lift ponytail through a bun maker and unroll it (How To Make Makeup Easy)
The Beauty Department -- Double Rope Braid Bun. Pull hair into 2 ponytails side by side, section each into two and rope braid. Twist right rope braid counter-clockwise and in, then do the same with the left rope braid. Finish with hairspray.