7 Easy Steps to Create a Twisted Ponytail Half Updo

Do you only have five minutes to spare? Put your hair in a twisted ponytail half updo and look chic in a snap. Here's how. 
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There are many ways to create a half-up hairstyle, and one of them is the twisted ponytail half updo. It involves tying small sections of hair and adding some twists. It’s an easy hairstyle that you can create at home with the help of a few tools and products. Ready? Check out this tutorial to learn how to style your hair this way.

Step 1

Prep your hair

Start by washing your hair with DOVE Oxygen and Nourishment Shampoo and DOVE Oxygen and Nourishment Conditioner to keep your hair soft and nourished. This duo also boosts your hair’s volume by 95 percent so you get bouncy hair.

Asian woman with long black hair wearing a white blouse against a yellow background
Step 2

Take hair from the sides

Get a small section of hair from the left and right sides of your head. Separate them from the rest of your hair by bringing them in front of your face.

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Step 3

Tie hair at the back

Take two small sections of hair again from the left and right sides of your head. Tie these sections of hair at the back with an elastic. 

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Step 4

Get wrappin'

Go back to the small sections of hair that you separated earlier. Take the right section and wrap it carefully around the right part of your half ponytail. Secure with a bobby pin. Do the same with the left section.

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Step 5

Pin it

Add more bobby pins in areas that are not seen to secure the strands you wrapped around your half ponytail. Don’t forget to cover the elastic by wrapping a thin section of hair around it and pinning it.

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Step 6

Fight frizz

Spritz TRESemmé Salon Finish Extra Hold Hairspray on your twisted ponytail half updo and carefully smoothen your hair with your hands. Get a sleek look by patting your hair with a handkerchief or bandana.

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Step 7

All set!

Look dainty and feminine with a twisted ponytail half updo. Wear it together with a blouse and a blazer to look smart and professional when you’re having a conference call from home. And when you’re having a virtual date, this hairstyle works, too!

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How do you like the twisted ponytail half updo? It’s an easy hairstyle that you can definitely create even if you’re a hairstyling newbie. Plus, it’s versatile, so you can wear it to just about anything.

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