Ponytails are back, and are more popular than ever. While always favored by athletes and college students running late for class, ponytails have recently become very fashionable and trendy. No matter your overall look, it’s easy to find a ponytail style that works for you.
A sleek, high ponytail is a modern look that flatters most face shapes. Once your hair is pulled into the ponytail holder, take some of the hair from the underside of the ponytail and wrap it around the elastic holder, pinning it underneath. Hiding the ponytail holder in this way gives the style a more professional look.
If you like height on top of your head, tease the hair into a puffy, bouffant-style before fastening the ponytail. This retro look is popular with many celebrities, including Adele.
French braids, another popular trend, can be incorporated into your ponytail. If your hair is long enough, try one french braid down the center, ending in a curly ponytail at the nape of your neck or fastened on one side to trail down the front. If hair is shorter, try a french braid on each side. If hair is too short, consider extensions to add length to your hair, giving you more options for various ponytail styles.
A messy ponytail with a pretty bow and face-framing tendrils offers a soft, romantic look. You can also section off your hair from the top all the way down the back, securing each section with a hair tie to give a braid-like look. Try using different colored hair ties for a rainbow effect. Ponytails can also be dressed up when secured with sparkly hair clips or beautiful ribbons.
When pulling your hair into a ponytail, don’t use rubber bands. Use seamless coated elastic bands made especially for ponytails to reduce the potential of damage to your hair. For more information, please contact:
The Salon Professional Academy