5 Lightning-Fast Ways to Update Your Ponytail

Jul 20, 2017 @ 03:34 AM By Damandeep Kaur

Ponytails are always in trend due to its cool appearance and these days rather than opening hairs, people are choosing to make a classy pony. This is something you can carry everywhere like in the yoga class, meetings, stylish pony with the western dress and the best part is that it take short time.  But as the pony look is quick that doesn’t mean it can’t be chic. Here we are introducing 5 lightening ways through which you can give life to your basic pony and carry with a different attitude. Scroll down to take a look! 

1) Soften Your Pony With Some Extra Texture

"A high ponytail is a power ponytail," says Cash Lawless, the New York City pro who created the looks for this shoot. And the messiness of this one keeps it from being too severe. To copy it, spritz damp hair with Suave Sea Mineral Infusion Sea Salt Spray, then blow-dry with your hands for a tousled effect. Make a tight ponytail and use your finger or the end of a rattail comb to loosen the strands in the front and around the band. "Massage the hair near your ear so that it naturally falls down," says Lawless. "It's a nice feminine touch."

2) Braid Your Ponytail

You don't need advanced braiding skills to do this style, but there is a trick to getting the right amount of smoothness in the front: "Don't apply serum until after you make the ponytail. If you do it before, your hair will be slippery and the band will slide out of place," says Lawless. He suggests spritzing a texturizing spray on dry hair, over the area where you're going to place an elastic band. One we like Oribe Dry Texturizing Spray. After securing your pony at mid-height, apply a serum like Joico K-Pak Protect and Shine Serum onto the tail and braid it down to just above the ends. "The serum will add beautiful gloss and uniformity to the hair," says Lawless. When you're done braiding, flatten any bumps with a rattail comb, and you're all set!

3) Use Two Elastics

"What makes a ponytail interesting is what you do to it after you secure the base," says Jenny Cho, a Suave celebrity hairstylist in Los Angeles. Exhibit A: This graphic 'do. To re-create it, apply a bit of Suave Moroccan Infusion Styling Oil to damp hair for smoothness and shine, then do a blow-out. Secure hair at the nape of your neck with an elastic band, then (here comes the twist) add another elastic a few inches down from the first one. So chic!



When you want a simple, desk-to-dinner style, this sleek side-part is a supereasy option. To tame flyaways, apply a smoothing cream like Redken Outshine 01 Anti-Frizz Polishing Milk before you blow-dry. Next, create the perfect part. "Use the arch of your eyebrow as guide," says Cho. "I like angling the part slightly toward the center as opposed to going straight back—sometimes that can look like a combover!" Add a bit more cream around your hairline and on your ends after you pull your hair back.


The looseness of this ponytail, along with the romantic ribbon, is what gives it a fresh, feminine vibe. The key to nailing it? "You have to tease the hair underneath in order for the shape to hold," Lawless. Grab a brush or a fine-tooth comb and tease all around your crown. Smooth over the top layer to hide the messy texture, then make a low ponytail. Use your fingers to gently tug your hair out of the elastic enough so that it drapes around your ears and neck. Mist the style with Suave Luxe Plump Hold Hairspray, then finish off your pony with a pretty ribbon.