The effortless ponytail of our dreams!
If you’re trying to step up your ponytail game then we have the style for you! Casual yet chic ponytails can be difficult to achieve. You can end up with lumps, bumps, and a ponytail that falls flat and looks dull. Don’t stress! We’ll take you through the steps you need to create a beautiful sweptback ponytail, including our must-have products to create the look. Keep reading for the scoop:
How to Create a Sweptback Ponytail
Step 1: Prep with Dry Shampoo
Yes, you read that right! You need some dry shampoo to pump up the volume and take away any excess oils. Although this isn’t a high ponytail, it requires a lot of volume from your roots to give it that professional look. Spray some Suave Professionals Refresh & Revive Dry Shampoo before creating your sweptback ponytail.
Step 2: Create your Ponytail
This is the main event! Pull your hair back with a brush to make sure you have a completely smooth base. Secure your ponytail just a little bit above your neck to offer some lift. Make sure this style is tight and secure. Hide your elastic by wrapping a small section of hair around the elastic and secure it with a bobby pin.
Step 3: Add Some Nourishment and Shine
Bring the shine and health back to the ends of your strands by adding a small amount of shine serum. TRESemmé Keratin Smooth Shine Serum will add shine while fighting your frizz with the help of Marula oil.
Step 4: Smooth and Secure with Hairspray
Get your sweptback ponytail extra smooth and frizz-free with a final touch of hairspray. We have been loving Love Beauty and Planet Light Hold & Frizz Control Coconut Milk & White Jasmine Hair Spray for taming any pesky baby hairs.
Step 5: Finished!
You’ve finished creating a smooth and sexy sweptback ponytail!