The ponytail is a classic hairstyle that provides the wearer with an assortment of style options. This hairdo is simple to complete and can be adapted to an assortment of social events with only minor modifications. Instead of fighting with your troublesome locks, pull them back into a classic ponytail. Leave your worries behind with an all-day hairstyle that looks polished and put together.
Taking a standard ponytail and turning it into an out-of-the-ordinary hairdo is simple with some well-placed curls. To create a dressier version of a standard ponytail, pull your tresses into a ponytail and secure them with a hair tie. Using a curling iron or some hot rollers, divide your ponytail into sections and curl each one. Let the flowing tendrils fall to create a controlled cascade of curls atop your head.
If you are looking for a hair do that can stand up to physical exertion, consider a braided pony. Simply pull your hair back into a standard ponytail, and secure it with a hair tie. Divide the ponytail into three equal parts and braid the strands. Secure the end of your braid with another hair tie. This style gives you a sporty edge and ensures that your hair stays out of your face as you work up a sweat.
Give a standard ponytail a refined look with a simple wrap. To create this work-or-play ready look, blow dry your hair, leaving it sleek and smooth, and then pull your mane into a ponytail, securing it with a hair tie that closely matches your hair color. Take a small chunk from the underside of your ponytail and wrap it around your hair tie, covering the fastener with your own hair. Use a bobby pin to secure the strand of hair by pushing the pin under your hair tie on the underside of your pony. This look makes your standard ponytail stand out from the crowd.
Make your ponytail into an evening sensation. Gather your hair to the right or the left of the nape of your neck. Secure this collection of tendrils gently with a hair tie to create a soft, off-center ponytail. Leave your asymmetrical do straight, or add some curls to this uncommon ponytail to transition the look into a visually pleasing style.
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