Styling your hair gives you an opportunity to be creative. When you have long tresses, you can do a lot. You can put your hair in a ponytail or a braid. If you want to be a little #extra, why not do both in a single hairstyle? Introducing the pony braid!
The pony braid is a pretty hairstyle that you can do if you need to be more dressed up than usual. You just need a few styling tools and a few minutes. Read on to learn how to create a beautiful pony braid.
How to create a beautiful pony braid
Use a shampoo and conditioner that will add bounce and volume without weighing it down. Use Dove Oxygen and Nourishment Shampoo and Dove Oxygen and Nourishment Conditioner to add natural volume to your hair. With regular use, your hair will also be smoother and more manageable.
To add a wavy texture, blow dry hair from mid-length to the tips using a thermal brush. Slowly twist the thermal brush while blow drying.
Part on the side
Create a deep side part and put most of your hair on the opposite side. Maintain the waves that you created earlier.
Take a section of hair near the ear and tie it. This will be your first ponytail. Secure this section with a clip.
Make the second ponytail
Get another section of hair beside the first ponytail and tie it. Then, take the first ponytail, split it in half, and slide the second ponytail through it. Clip the second ponytail that you slid, and tie the sections that you split in half in another ponytail.
Add more hair
Create your last ponytail by adding a big chunky section to the hair that you split before. Again, split your second ponytail in half and insert your last ponytail through it, just like what you did in Step No. 5.
Tug on your hair to add volume to your braids and spritz hairspray to avoid frizz. Spray TRESemmé Salon Finish Extra Hold Hairspray onto your hair to keep it frizz-free.
Give your ponytail some texture by putting hair wax on your palms and scrunching it through your hair. Spritz a small amount of TONI&GUY High Definition Spray Wax onto your palms and apply it on your ponytail to keep it from looking drab and flat.
Add a hair piece or some embellishments as finishing touch. The accessories will also help draw attention to your pony braid.
The pony braid is perfect for weddings, whether you’re a bridesmaid or a guest. You can also style your hair like this when you’re going out on dinner dates. It’s a notch up your usual ponytails and braids yet it’s simple enough that you don’t look too styled.
To order the products needed for this hairstyle, please use these links:
DOVE Oxygen and Nourishment Shampoo
DOVE Oxygen and Nourishment Conditioner
TRESemmé Salon Finish Extra Hold Hairspray
TONI&GUY High Definition Spray Wax
Other braided hairstyles to try
1. Braid ponytail
This hairstyle is not to be confused with pony braid, as they are different but just as pretty as the other. To create a braid ponytail, just put your hair in a high ponytail, create a three-strand braid, and voila! You’re done. This is a perfect way to wear your long hair this summer so you can look chic but presko.
2. Pull through braid
Dealing with thick, curly hair can be challenging, especially when your strands don’t want to cooperate. The pull through braid is the perfect solution to this hair woe. You can style your hair this way for outdoor gatherings like garden weddings and beach parties.
3. Double rope braid ponytail
If you want a different kind of braid to go with your ponytail, try this hairstyle. Simply tie your hair into a low ponytail and create two rope braids. You can wear this hairstyle at work and look polished while being creative with your hair as well.
Styling your hair for special events doesn’t have to involve complicated techniques. Bookmark this page or share this tutorial with your friends so all of you can have pretty hair when you need to glam up.
Next read: Learn how to create a curly side ponytail with this tutorial. You can create this ‘do for when you’re attending parties, going to a fancy dinner date, or hosting a big company event.