Easy Ponytail Style: The Simple & Chic Twisted Ponytail

Easy as 1-2-3!

It’s not everyday you want to wear beach waves, Hollywood curls or even, everyone’s beloved half-up ponytail. Sometimes you just want to keep it simple with a regular ponytail. While the easy ponytail style is a classic, it can feel a little to basic at times. You don’t have to switch for another hairstyle. There are plenty of ways you can elevate your ponytail to make it feel brand new.

Ready to take your basic ponytail just one step up? Read on for out chic, twisted ponytail tutorial.

Step 1

Start with detangled hair.

The first step to creating your easy ponytail style is to begin with detanlged hair. It doesn’t have to be freshly washed and if needed, you can use a dry shampoo like TRESemmé Between Washes Volumizing Dry Shampoo to start off with a fresh, voluminous base.

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Step 2

Create a ponytail.

Smooth hair up towards to center of your crown and gather your hair into a ponytail. Use a hair neutral-colored hair elastic to secure. Don’t tie it too tight to avoid tension around your hairline.

easy ponytail style: ponytail holder
Step 3

Begin twisting hair.

Now it’s time to begin your twist. Split the length of your ponytail into two equal parts and coil each section down to the ends. 

easy ponytail style: begin twisting hair
Step 4

Twist hair.

Neatly twist hair until you get to the very end.

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Step 5

Secure ends.

Fasten the ends of your hair with a hair elastic. This will prevent your twist from unfurling.

easy ponytail style: secure ends
Step 6

Final look!

Now you have easy ponytail #goals! 

easy ponytail style: final look
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