20 Perfect Ponytails to Try Now

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20 Perfect Ponytails to Try Now
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Are there anything better that classic ponytail hairstyles? Not only does a pretty pony keep your hair out of your face—which is beyond essential some mornings, let’s be real—but it runs the style gamut from sleek and pretty to messy and punk. What other hairstyle can you wear to the gym, the office, a hot date AND the red carpet? They’re basically perfect.

But when it comes to ponytail inspiration? We admit, we could use some of that. It’s just so easy to fall into classic low-pony territory! But not anymore: we’ve rounded up 20 of the best ponytails to inspire your hair-up game.

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    These are the 20 ponytails guaranteed to inspire your hair game.

  • 20 Perfect Ponytails to Try Now
     A small black bow adds a feminine touch that's not sugary-sweet.
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    A seriously messy pony contrasts beautifully with a polished outfit.

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     How cool is this sleek, triple-decker ponytail? Cover your hair ties with hair wrapped around the band and pinned underneath for a chic look.
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     Mist hair with surf spray to bring out natural waves for a textured ponytail like this one.
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     This dressed up, lightly twisted ponytail is a beautiful alternative to an updo.
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     How to do a side ponytail the modern way: lots of roughed up texture slung low over your shoulder.
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     To get this layered effect, use pull sections of hair back and secure with pins instead of using an elastic.
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     Clip-in hair extensions can help you achieve a big, sexy ponytail like this one.
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     An instant upgrade for any ponytail: wrap a strand around the base of your elastic. Boom, perfection.
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    Dress up a short ponytail with an ornate headband and loose, deliberate flyaways.

  • 20 Perfect Ponytails to Try Now
     To create this look, make a "hole" just above your elastic and thread the end of your ponytail through the space. 
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     Tease your hair at the crown for an instant facelift.
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     We love how a rolled section on the side adds an extra something-something to this ponytail.
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     Cheerleader chic? Add a ribbon for a cute, girly touch.
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     Rough up hair at the crown of your head with an old toothbrush to get perfectly mussed texture.
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     Ombre color takes a ponytail from basic to bold.
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    Add a braid to your ponytail for this Saturday night-worthy style.

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     Or try a braided section in the back.
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     Blow out hair with a round brush to give your ponytail tons of movement.
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     This polished ponytail goes from work to cocktails beautifully.
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These are the 20 ponytails guaranteed to inspire your hair game.

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