Tutorial: How to Make Perfect Ponytail Styles

Alyssa François | 22 April 2016

No hair tie in sight? In need of a hair wash but no time? No worries, we have you covered.

Rest in peace to all of our missing hair ties. You know the drill, we buy them in bulk, and they magically disappear one by one. What’s a girl to do when she can’t find a hair tie to hold up her sleek ponytail styles? Use your own hair! Yes! Nailing this hairstyle is great for when you’re pressed for time and the last thing you can do is waste another half-hour searching for a scrunchie or hair tie of some sort. And not to mention, if you’re in need of a hair washing and just don’t have the time in your schedule, this classy hairstyle is a quick fix! No one would ever know your stylish ponytail was done on dirty hair! It’s fairly simple to create the cutest ponytail styles without the use of a hair elastic, here’s how:

How To Create Ponytail Styles in Minutes

1

Start with dry hair.

Begin with dry and detangled hair. If your hair is feeling greasy, use some of the Dove Detox&Purify Dry Shampoo to refresh your hair. If you need a little detangling, brush hair gently with a boar bristle brush from ends to root.

 

 

 

 

 

2

Smooth your hair.

If you have wavy or curly textured hair or just want a smooth finish, whip out your flat iron. Prep your hair with some of the TREsemmé Thermal Creations Heat Tamer Spray then glide the flat iron across any wavy areas for a straight finish. If you have super curly hair, hold hair taut while flat ironing to lay kinks straight.

 

 

 

 

 

 

3

Pull hair upwards.

Using your hands, smooth hair up to the center of your crown to create a high ponytail. You can opt to use TREsemmé TRES Two Ultra Firm Control Gel to lay down any flyways around your hairline.

 

 

 

 

4

Secure ponytail with hair strand.

Loss of hair ties won’t shake this hairstyle. Take a strand of hair and wrap it around the base of your ponytail. Insert a bobby pin to secure hair in place.

5

Set it with hairspray.

Once you’ve got your ponytail in place keep flyaways in check. Spray hair with a holding spray like TREsemmé TRES Two Extra Hold Hairspray that will give you flexible hold — And in case you want to whip your ponytail hairstyle back and forth.

 

 

6

Finished product

There you have it! Sleek ponytail created in minutes! Wasn’t that so easy?

 

Have you created ponytail styles using this tutorial?

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