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.
Begin with three regular three strand braids, wrap with clear elastic. Loosely braid all three strands together in a regular three strand braid, wrap with clear elastic Roll the braid up, hiding the tail, and secure.