Have you seen the spiky ponytail Sophie Turner wore on the red carpet?

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See, ponytails don’t have to be boring…


British actress Sophie Turner may sport warm, red locks in the hit TV show Game of Thrones, but in real life, she’s much more experimental. In the past, Sophie has dabbled with a number of different hair looks, and has even dyed her mane platinum blonde!

But it wasn’t her hair colour that caught our attention last night: it was her hairstyle! The 20-year-old star stepped out on the red carpet with a spiky ponytail, and it was totally edgy. Want to see for yourself? Then you better keep on scrolling!

Sophie Turner rocked a spiky ponytail


Sophie Turner has a blonde spiky ponytail
Sophie Turner rocked a spiky ponytail on the red carpet. Credit: Rex by Shutterstock

For the British Academy Film Awards Nominations Announcement, Sophie styled her blonde hair into a backcombed, low ponytail. But this wasn’t just any ponytail: oh no – this ponytail was something special, featuring sections of hair pulled loose at the top to create the effect of spikes. Now, while this may not be the typical way to inject a bit of fun into a ponytail, it’s definitely paid off for this starlet!

Editor’s tip: To create a similar look, tie your hair into a low ponytail, before gently tug at sections of your hair near your scalp to create spikes. Then, set your hair in place with a strong-hold hairspray, like the TRESemmé Ultimate Hold Hairspray, and you’ll have given your pony a daring new twist!


For more ideas on how to spruce up your ponytail, why not check out our article on the 5 ways to make your ponytail less boring? Plus, don’t forget to take a peek at our Updos page, for loads of other stunning A-list styles – you won’t be disappointed!

11 January 2017