Cute and Chic Ponytail Hairstyles

Ponytails are the most utilitarian of hairstyles and have many variations on the theme. They are especially useful for women and men with long hair, to prevent tangling while engaged in active pursuits. Ponytails are classic, cute and chic hairstyles that suit any number of activities and personalities. But while many people think of these quick styles as just a casual look, they can actually serve many purposes and work as a starting point to more elaborate styles.

The ponytail is created simply by pulling the hair back and binding it in a band of some sort. The point at which the ponytail is gathered can be virtually anywhere – on one side or the other, but is most often at the back, centered over the occipital bone. The hair is generally left to hang loosely from the ponytail holder. This is the basic ponytail. However, there are many ways to modify the cute ponytail hairstyles. You can try out ponytail styles with straight, wavy or curly hair. Also, tying the ponytail on different positions of the head can create different looks. Mentioned below are some of them. Take  a look!

Straight Hair Sleek Ponytail

These look great with a blunt Cleopatra style bangs. If you don’t have straight hair then use a hair straightening iron. Then comb all your hair, and separate out the bangs and rest of the hair. Comb all the hair except for the bangs, and tie them into a ponytail a little below your crown. Comb your bangs and check.

Puff and Ponytail Style

These look great as formal hairstyles. Take out some hair from your front section, and tie the rest into a high ponytail. Then comb the front section of your hair, take them back and make a puff, secure it with hair clips and hairspray.

Side Ponytail

These long hairstyles give an elegant and romantic look and can be worn for a formal party. If you don’t have wavy hair, then use these tips to style your hair wavy-curly. Wet all your hair, then apply curling hair mousse to the hair length at your ear level till the ends. Then scrunch your hair, by holding different sections of your hair in your palms and making a fist. Let your hair naturally dry, and you will have great curls in your hair. Then part your hair on the sides, and comb the hair at the crown, then collect all the hair over one shoulder, and tie them loosely near the base of your neck with a fancy band or an elegant clip.

Curly High Center Ponytail

Once you’ve curled your hair using a curling iron or hot rollers, allow the hair to cool for a few minutes. Gather all of your hair into a ponytail at the top of your head. Use a paddle brush to gather all your hair to make sure the sides are smooth. Secure it with a ponytail holder. Use bobby pins to pin some of the curls loosely on the top of your hair to create a curly updo ponytail. Leave a few hair strands of the curls out to finish the look. Add a few decorative hair pieces and spray your hair lightly with a finishing spray once your hair is complete.

The Examples of Cute Ponytail Hairstyles

These were are some different looks/ideas of cute ponytail hairstyles. For a party you can use hair accessories like elegant clips, and for cute ponytails use beads and cute hair clips. Cheers!




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