These Unique Ponytail Ideas Take a Classic Updo to the Next Level

caitlinreddington | 09 August 2019
Twisted Ponytail

It’s time to switch up your look with a unique ponytail!

Is your go-to hairstyle a classic ponytail? I think we can all agree that’s the truth for most of us. Ponytails are quick, polished, and they keep your hair out of your face all day. But, if I’m being honest, this go-to updo can get a little boring overtime. Between various heights, fun textures, and intriguing twists, there are so many ways you can take this classic style to the next level. Keep scrolling to find out how you can start adding unique ponytails into your everyday hairstyles.



We Love These Unique Ponytail Ideas



Twisted Ponytail
Textured, twisted ponytail.

1. Twist is Up

Adding a twist to create your unique ponytail is a total game-changer. It’s a hairstyle that looks like it would be very complicated to create, but here’s a little secret: it’s extremely easy!

To start, apply the Bed Head by TiGi Queen Beach Salt Infused Texturizing Spray through all your hair. This will add texture and grip to your strands, which will help the style hold better. Next, you’ll want to gather all of your hair in a low ponytail and move the hair tie away from the base of your head. To create the twist, make a space in the section of your hair above the hair tie. Finally, flip the ponytail through the space so it falls against the base of your head. There you have it, a unique ponytail that looks way more difficult than it really is!

BED HEAD BY TIGI QUEEN BEACH SALT INFUSED TEXTURE SPRAY
Wrap Around Ponytail
Ponytail with hair wrapped around the base.

2. Wrap Around Ponytail

Unless you have a colorful scrunchie, hair ties don’t always feel so cute. Most of them are a thick black band that can seriously make or a break a chic hairstyle. This unique ponytail is simple to do, but the end result will make this go-to style extremely put-together.

Begin by spraying Bed Head by TiGi Headrush Shine Spray throughout your hair. This product is a great way to smooth down your hair and create that shiny look you’ve always dreamed of. Next, gather your hair into a low ponytail and secure with a hair tie. To create the wrap-around section, take a section of hair from underneath your ponytail and wrap it around the hair tie to cover it up. Hold this piece of hair in place with a bobby pin and then you’re good to go!

BED HEAD BY TIGI HEADRUSH SHINE HAIRSPRAY
Voluminous High Ponytail.
Voluminous high ponytail.

3. Sky High Height

Voluminous high ponytails are all the rage right now. Seriously. Lately, it seems like the higher the ponytail is the better. And we’re completely okay with that. This type of unique ponytail is a great way to switch up your everyday style. Plus, the extra height adds a touch of playfulness to your look.

To begin, wash hair with the Suave Rose Oil Infusion Volumizing Shampoo and the Conditioner. This set will give your hair so much bounce and body without weighing it down one bit. Plus, it has a sweet rose scent which is to die for! After your hair is dry, you can brush it towards the top of your head, gather into a ponytail and secure with a hair tie.

SUAVE PROFESSIONALS ROSE OIL INFUSION SHAMPOO
SUAVE PROFESSIONALS ROSE OIL INFUSION CONDITIONER

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