Master the High Ponytail

The high ponytail is a great alternative to your regular pony. The secret to mastering it is the same as real estate location, location, location. The prime spot in this case is where it will form a perfect diagonal with your chin and the tops of the ears. This hairstyle works best on medium, shoulder length to long hair and all hair types. It holds it shape best when used on day old hair or ultimately the third day after a blow out. This hairstyle is great for day to night and perfect for impromptu plans after work. high-ponytail To achieve the style:

1 / Brush all your hair back towards the back of the head.
2 / Grip the hair so it forms a diagonal with your chin and the top of your ears.
3 / Wrap it with an elastic band.
4 / Smooth the hair back with your fingers and mist with hairspray to keep it in place.
5 / Curl the hair with a curling iron to smooth the ends.
6 / Back comb the hair right above the elastic band to create volume.
7 / Take a section of hair from the ponytail and wrap it around the elastic band.
8 / Secure the hair in place with a bobby pin.
Check out these other great posts featuring ponytails! The Perfect Pony and the Sleek Low Ponytail!


  1. October 22, 2013 / 7:45 PM

    how to do the last step !
    i am always bad at wrapping and pinning the hair !

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