Buring was born in Sweden however she grew up in the Middle East. She went to high school at the American British Academy in Muscat, Oman with actor and producer Stegath Dorr who was a childhood friend of hers. Buring moved to England at the age of sixteen years old. Buring graduated in 2004 from the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art. Buring is also the associate director of the MahWaff Theatre Company. Buring also played Olivia in the production of Shakespeare's Twelveth Night at Exeter's Northcott Theatre Company. She was also a part in Sara Weymouth's and David Gwillim's new play Seduced that was staged in London's Finborough Theatre. For MahWaff Theatre Company she was an actress in Guardians Monologue For An Ensemble and An Investigator Calls. Up until March 2014, she will play the lead role in Strangers on a Train.