Tuesday, 24 December 2013

Hair Tutorial: Polished Ponytail

If you’re anything like me, bad hair day = ponytail. It’s the typical response to most hair dramas because it means getting your locks out of your face when they’re looking and feeling a little dirty/oily/downright troublesome.

But if a ponytail is your default style for third day onwards, pre-workout and can’t be bothered hair days, it’s time to switch your position because the humble pony can be much more than that!

If you’re after a more polished way to wear your ponytail, be it to go to work or to an event at night, this style is perfect for you and simple as to achieve.

The best part is that this style works (and looks bangin’) no matter how many days it has been since your washed your tresses! But as easy and polished as this hairstyle is, don’t neglect washing your hair for too long ladies!

Taken By Surprise Tutorial: The Polished Pony

This style best suits medium-long hair.

1. This style is super sleek, so start off by brushing your hair until it is tangle-free. If you have freshly washed hair, apply a 20 cent coin sized drop of smoothing serum and brush it through your hair until it has been evenly distributed. 

Lady Jayne Formation Brush, Purse #2475

2. Flip your head upside down and begin brushing your hair downwards. This will make sure the style looks smooth from the back and that there are no bumps of hair.

Is it just me, or do these photos look kinda odd?

3. Gather all of your hair at your crown and pull into a ponytail and get right-way up again. The ponytail should be positioned at the top of the back of your head (not right on top). Then with a fine-toothed comb, comb your hair towards your ponytail to smooth out any bumps. We want your hair to be pretty much flat.

Lady Jayne Tail Comb

4. Once all the bumps are gone, secure your ponytail with a tangle-proof hair tie. Don’t worry about what color it is because our ponytail cuff will hide it anyway. Then brush through your ponytail to make sure everything is nice and smooth.

Lady Jayne Elastic Lollipop

5. With your metal ponytail cuff, twist it onto your ponytail like you would a regular hair tie and then adjust the cuff so it sits on top of your ponytail and hides the hair tie underneath.

Lady Jayne The Metal Collection Ponytail Cuff

Bonus step: If you have a garden of baby hair at your hairline, spray your finger tips with hairspray (it will come out as a clear liquid) and smooth your baby hairs back. Spray again to make sure they don’t randomly pop up again!

L'Oreal Elnett Satin Hairspray in "Extreme Hold"

And that’s it!
This look is very classy, elegant and perfect for wearing with backless tops and dresses. Plus it also works for school, work and general social occasions because it’s a great way to dress up a boring ‘ol ponytail.

Where would you wear this hairstyle? Let me know in the comments below!

P.S: Merry Christmas for tomorrow!

1 comment

  1. Wow, it is sexy and elegant


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