How To Achieve A Perfectly Classic Ponytail

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Winter is notorious for its hair challenges. Many of us struggle with dry, hard to manage hair that can make the morning beauty routine a challenge (thank goodness its finally over). While we love our red-carpet hair looks, sometimes there’s just not enough time and you need a simple solution to your hair woes. That’s where a perfectly classic ponytail comes in. Youthful and relatively simple to achieve, a classic ponytail can be a great go-to style.


1). Wash, condition and dry hair. Separate the hair into two sections by gathering the front section together and securing it with a clip (half up half-down style) on top of your head.

2). Tie the lower half of your hair into a ponytail. Leave the front section of hair secured with the clip. Use a hair elastic to secure the bottom half of your hair into mid-height ponytail.

3). Remove the clip securing the top half of hair, comb the hair smooth using a round brush and tie into a ponytail (directly above your lower ponytail).

4). Gather both ponytails together and tie into one ponytail. Make sure ponytails are close together.

6). Wrap a section of hair around the base of your ponytail. Take a half inch to inch of hair from the ponytail and wrap it around the base of the ponytail to hide the elastic. Colorful hair ties, ribbon or even a scarf (see below) can also work well.

7). Use bobby pins to hold stubborn strands in place. Smooth away flyaways and secure your ponytail with finishing spray.


Check out some of our favourite ponytail styles below from Instagram.



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