How To: Boxer Braid + Ballerina Bun | This braided hairstyle is the perfect gym-to-work look | 1. Part hair down the middle & French braid until just past your ear. • 2. Tie hair into a low pony and create a three-strand braid • 3. Wrap braid into a bun and secure in place with an elastic. For extra hold while you work out, finish with Aussie Instant Freeze Hairspray. And for smoother, stronger strands use Instant Freeze Mousse before you braid.