10 Ways to Style Your Ponytail

There is the old belief that Ponytails isn't for everyone. If you’re having trouble with choosing the right ponytail style and you happen to stumble on this post, then I must congratulate you.  

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In a few minutes, you will be learning exciting ways to style your ponytail. What’s more, is that your ponytail can be styled in different ways for every occasion. 

Afro Bubble Ponytail

Afro Bubble Ponytails are one of the newest and trending ponytails. This elegant updo is perfect for your casual and artsy occasions.

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With this hairstyle, you're saying goodbye to past worries about how your face would look when you try out a ponytail. This is particularly perfect for protruding foreheads. Every Afro Bubble Ponytail style is a statement that stands out anywhere.  

What you need to style the Afro Bubble Ponytail

  • Tail Comb
  • Wide-tooth comb
  • Natural ponytail extensions
  • Hair gel
  • Your hair food (Example: your leave-in conditioner, coconut oil amongst others).
  • Water (In cases where hair needs detangling).
  • Beads or any other hair accessory.
  • Rubber bands.
  • Satin scarf

How to Style the Afro Bubble Ponytail

  • Apply water and hair food to dampen and soften your hair.
  • Detangle with your hands.
  • Use the wide-tooth comb to detangle excess lumps in your hair.¬†
  • The shorter your hair, the more beneficial it will be to have your hair stretched prior to styling
  • Use the tail comb¬†to style your desired look.¬†¬†
  • Smooth your hair back using gel and brush to create a ponytail at the appropriate position for your bun
  • Create your bun as appropriate with your natural extension. The style and shape of your bun can be manipulated to create texture and or volume. It‚Äôs up to you to decide how you‚Äôd like your bun to look
  • You may use an additional hair tie or bobby pins to hold your bun into place
  • Cover hair with a satin scarf and let it¬†sit for five to fifteen minutes, or more if you prefer.
You can watch this video tutorial on how to make this gorgeous hairstyle:

Curly Ponytails

As one of our favorite ponytail styles so far, the curly ponytail is perfect for all occasions and you can achieve this look in less than 30 minutes. The hairdo gives a more classy and sultry look and is perfect for all hair types and head shapes.

 

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What you need to style the Curly Ponytail

  • Wide-tooth Comb.
  • Tail comb¬†(in case of a desired styling)
  • Natural hair ponytail extensions.
  • Hair gel.
  • Hairbrush
  • Your hair food (e.g. your leave-in conditioner, coconut oil, etc.)
  • Water (for easy detangling)
  • Bobby Pins
  • Satin scarf

How to Style the Curly Ponytail 

  • Apply water, leave-in conditioner, and any other hair oil to soften hair and keep it shiny.¬†
  • Use your tail comb to part some portions of your hair in case of styling.¬†
  • Pack your hair tightly and plait the loose end.¬†
  • Apply your gel and brush as desired.
  • Use bobby pins if required.
  • Add natural extensions.¬†
  • Tie the gelled parts with your satin scarf and leave for 15 - 20 minutes.¬†

You can watch this tutorial video on how to style this up:

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Drawstring Ponytail 

Particularly for short hair, this is yet another beauty to behold. The drawstring ponytail is a simpler yet fashionable way of styling your ponytail. It leaves you with the African ‚Äė‚Äôfro-like‚Äô‚Äô look and compliments easily on any type of dress you wear. It is specifically perfect for formal outings or your everyday office look.¬†

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What you need to style the Draw String Ponytail

Here are the simple things you need to achieve this look:

  • Tail Comb (optional).
  • Natural hair extensions.
  • Hair gel.
  • Hair food.
  • Spray bottle with water.
  • Bobby Pins.

How to Style the Draw String Ponytail

  • Apply water, leave-in conditioner, and any other hair oil to soften hair and keep it shiny.¬†
  • Use your tail comb to demarcate some portions of your hair for styling if needed.¬†
  • Pack your hair tightly and plait the loose end.¬†
  • Apply your gel and brush as desired.
  • Use bobby pins if required.
  • Add natural extensions.¬†
  • Tie the gelled parts with your satin scarf and leave for 15 - 20 minutes.¬†

Watch this tutorial video to achieve this gorgeous hairstyle: 

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The Kinky Blow-Out Ponytail

If you’re thinking of a more elegant matured look, the kinky blow-out ponytail is just right. Also called the “Classy Ponytail,“ it is a flawless look for evening events and formal gatherings.

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What you need for the Kinky Blow-out Ponytail

  • Tail Comb (optional)
  • Natural hair extensions
  • Hair gel and Edge Control
  • Your hair food¬†
  • Water (For moisturizing and softening)
  • Bobby Pins

How to Style the Kinky Blow-out Ponytail

  • Apply water, leave-in conditioner along with any other hair oil for soft and shiny hair
  • Use your tail comb to demarcate some portions of your hair for styling if needed.¬†
  • Pack your hair tightly and plait the loose end.¬†
  • Apply your gel and brush as desired.
  • Use bobby pins if required.
  • Add natural extensions.¬†
  • Style edges using edge control.
  • Tie the gelled parts with your satin scarf and leave for 15 - 20 minutes

Here is a tutorial video for this look:

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Ponytails with Bangs

This style elongates facial features. So, we do not advise girls with rectangular or square face shape to try it out. It is a faultless look for girls with oblong foreheads. One of the reasons why we love this style is the twist to it, making it a two-in-one hairstyle. This hair is impeccable for dinners, open-air, and artsy events.

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What you need to style Ponytail with Bangs

  • Tail Comb
  • Natural hair extensions
  • Hair gel¬†
  • Your hair moisturizer¬†
  • Bobby Pins and rubber bands.

How to Style

  • Apply hair oils.
  • Use the tail comb to split your hair into a base.
  • Plait the base.
  • Apply gel to the bigger half then pack the hair with a band before plaiting the loose ends.
  • Add your extensions to the front and back.¬†
  • Use edge control for baby curls.
  • Tie your scarf on the gelled parts and leave for 15 - 20 minutes.

Here is a link to a tutorial video on how to style this look:

 

Braided Ponytail

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If you’re a lover of braids, then you should try styling your braids in a ponytail. For a more African look, you could make the traditional Ghana-weaving style. Styling your hair this way would leave you looking very attractive and amazing! It is the perfect style for every occasion.

What you need to style the Braided Ponytail

  • Tail Comb
  • Natural hair extensions
  • Edge control gel
  • Your hair food
  • Hair accessories

How to Style the Braided Ponytail

  • Use the tail comb to split the desired lines on your hair,
  • Use the hair extensions to plait your hair.
  • Apply hair food after hair is completely plaited.
  • Add hair accessories like beads if needed.¬†
  • Apply edge control for baby curls.¬†

You can watch this tutorial video on how to make this gorgeous hairstyle: 

Cute Ponytail Hairstyle 

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The cornrows at specific centers of your hair are one of the distinctive beauty of this updo. Just as the name suggests, it is indeed a cute style. If you have a babyface, it will make you look even cuter. Impeccable for flashy and trendy events and outings. You’re sure to always have everyone swooning over you.

What you need to style the Cute Ponytail Hairstyle

  • Natural hair extensions
  • Tail Comb
  • Hair gel¬†
  • Hair food
  • Water (In a spray bottle as a softener)
  • Bobby Pins

How to Style the Cute Ponytail Hairstyle 

  • Apply water, leave-in conditioner along with any other hair oil for soft and shiny hair
  • Use your tail comb to demarcate some portions of your hair for styling if needed.¬†
  • Pack your hair tightly and plait the loose end.¬†
  • Apply your gel and brush as desired.
  • Use bobby pins if required.
  • Add natural extensions.¬†
  • Style edges using edge control.
  • Tie the gelled parts with your satin scarf and leave for 15 - 20 minutes

Here is a link to a tutorial video on how to slay this look

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High Ponytail

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The high ponytail is gorgeous, it sits near the crown of your head and gives off a boss chic look. Getting your ponytail super sleek is key to styling the perfect high ponytail. 

What you need to style the High Ponytail

  • Leave-in conditioner
  • Afro pick
  • Styling lotion
  • Denman brush
  • Styling gel
  • Gel control
  • Satin scarf
  • Natural ponytail extension¬†

How to style the High Ponytail

  • Start with freshly washed hair. Go in with your leave-in conditioner to your hair for moisture.
  • Detangle the hair with an Afro pick or wide tooth comb and apply styling lotion to the hair.
  • Brush the hair up with a Denman brush. Then part the hair into a front and back section, sleek it up with a styling gel and put it into a bun.
  • ¬†Apply gel control to your edges and lay them. Also, lay down your edges with a satin scarf.
  • Attach your ponytail to your hair and secure it using the combs and drawstring.

 This tutorial shows how to achieve this stunning hairstyle:

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Jumbo Braid Ponytail

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If you are bored with the regular ponytail, this hairstyle is perfect for switching up your look. It works on any hair length and takes your hairstyle from basic to chic in minutes. Jumbo braid ponytail + laid baby hairs is the perfect combo always.

What you need to style the Jumbo Braid Ponytail

  • Elastic band
  • Styling gel
  • Natural hair extension
  • Edge control

How to style the Jumbo Braid Ponytail

  • Start by combing the hair up to smooth it up.
  • Use an elastic band and tie the hair into a ponytail.
  • Sleek up the hair with styling gel
  • Attach your natural hair extension to your ponytail and braid down carefully.
  • After you are done, lay your edges with the edge control.

Here is a tutorial on how to achieve this look:

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Sleek Low Ponytail

Sleek low ponytail

This is an everyday look that should be in your hair arsenal. It is low maintenance and easy to do too. You can achieve this style on long natural hair or on short hair using natural hair extensions. We love how this ponytail look with extensions can still closely mimic your own natural hair.

What you need to style the Sleek Low Ponytail

  • Styling gel
  • Bobby pins
  • Edge control
  • Hair ties
  • Natural hair extension
  • Fine tooth comb
  • Satin scarf

How to style the Sleek Low Ponytail

  • With a fine-tooth comb, make your preferred part, either a side or middle part.
  • Work in sections to sleek down the hair with gel.¬†
  • Gather the hair into a ponytail with a hair tie.
  • Lay your edges with the edge control and tie down the hair with a satin scarf for some minutes.
  • Braid your ponytail into a bun.
  • Then attach your natural hair extension to your bun and fluff with the hands for volume.

Watch this tutorial to see how to achieve this look:

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Now that you have so many styles to choose from, which one would you be rocking the most?