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Here’s the Ultimate Guide on Elevating the Low Ponytail Hairstyle

Effortless doesn’t have to mean less effort.

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Ponytails generally are a low-maintenance, touch-and-go hairstyle. Over the years, the low ponytail has become one of the top selections for running errands, street-style and fashion month runways. The style gives a sleek, pulled-back look and natural contour to the jawline.

If you’re struggling with your hair but also want to maintain a put-together look, we’ve got the perfect solution to help you achieve the low ponytail in any style and fashion you choose to rock it. Keep reading on for more.

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Adding large bows and barrettes to a ponytail at any height may sound childish, but it will add an instant editorial effect no matter the outfit. On those lowkey “off” days, we suggest subtly wrapping your hair in a ribbon to change the appearance of your off-duty style.

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Braided hairstyles will always be versatile. For the low braided ponytail, you must tightly start at the nape of the neck and plait downwards and secure with your choice of rubber bands or other plait holds.

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A lived-in messy ponytail is supremely chic. Leave some of the hair out from the nape of the neck or if you’re going for a formal vibe, then gel the hair down with a few loose hairs by the ears.

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