ICYMI, ponytails are the trendy new way to add oomph to any beauty look. It’s quick, easy, and you can switch it up depending on the occasion and your mood. But as avid ponytail-wearers are likely aware, this five-minute style can get boring after a little while. Anyway, lucky for us, the trendsetters of Instagram have served up a surplus of jaw-dropping iterations, and we’re a hundred percent smitten.
All you need is a hairbrush and a hairband, and you can be ready and out the door in moments. We’re sold. If you are yet to be converted, keep scrolling for six celebrities and fashion girls with the coolest ponytail hairstyles to copy right now. From long, flowing ‘dos to messy, effortless look, we’ve rounded up some truly imaginative (and truly chic) iterations of this classic style.
These loosely tied micro braids make a statement of their own and look oh-so-stylish. The new iteration involves a more polished version of the hairstyle with cute face-framing micro braids falling down their face. Take one-inch sections of hair to create a braid and use the almost invisible elastics to hold it to perfection. Smoothen out the locks using a hair straightener and tie the rest of your hair into an Ariana-esque ponytail.
The high ponytail is back this season. What sets it apart from the older iterations? It’s the swooshed bang that is an epitome of ‘90 hair styling and screams the ‘90s like none other. This hairstyle is a go-to for post-pandemic club strolls. The ponytail looks polished and it requires little skill, TBH. You can create this look with a 2-in-1 finishing spray as it goes a long way to keep those flyaways at bay.
If you wish to take your hairstyle game up a notch, try this Bebo-approved rope ponytail and get ready for a wave of compliments hitting your way. All you need to do is: Pull your hair into a ponytail, middle part your hair and divide the ponytail into two separate sections. Twist both sections and then wrap them together with a rubber band. For some extra gleam, spritz a shining spray.
Take a leaf out of Shay’s book and go for the higher, the better when it comes to your at-home ponytail styling. A gravity-defying ponytail accentuated with scrunchies are always chic and an easy option if you’re trying to create a hairstyle on the go. The volume and slight waves in the back are what make this one really stand out.
It is no surprise that Hailey Bieber is always working towards pushing the fashion horizon around the ‘90s. This effortlessly cool-up-do is undoubtedly one of the easiest hairdos to pull off. Scrunchies were such a defining trend of the ’90s and are perf to instantly add oomph to your overall look. This way you can embrace the glamour of the pony for the party season too.
Jennifer Lopez is embracing a ‘more is more’ approach for anything but a basic ponytail here. Those loosened ringlet curls make quite the statement. Use a big-barrelled curling tong to add soft waves to your ponytail to replicate JLo’s glamorous style. Alternatively, using a hair extension will also do the trick.
The slicked-back ponytail is a timeless hairstyle that always looks polished but it secretly requires little skill. Straighten your locks and create that smooth finish with this two-in-one finishing spray like this one. A little pomade also goes a long way to keep flyaways at bay and slick down those baby hair. Secure your pony with comfy and cool hair ties.
Simple always works! Which one of these styles would you try?
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