Ponytails are no longer just for the playground, they're back in a big way, and anyone who's anyone has been spotted sporting them to even the most formal of events. And the best part? They're dead easy to recreate yourself. Discover how here...
Ponytail hairstyles are no longer just for the playground, they’re back in a big way, and anyone who’s anyone has been spotted sporting them to even the most formal of events.
Case in point? Championing the super-sleek low ponytail, Mila Kunis gives us all kinds of hair inspiration with her red carpet looks. Make like Mila and wear your ultra-elegant ponytail with supersize earrings and barely there make-up.
The bonus point: they’re also dead easy to recreate yourself. All you need is a hair tie, pull your hair together and voila – instant glam. Ponytails are back, and they are looking better than ever. The secret to a great ponytail, or any style for that matter, is prepping it with a good shampoo – this quiz will tell you which one your hair type needs.
Most recently Halle Berry was spotted at the Tiffany & Co store unveiling in Los Angeles with a hers tied into a high version. She left the texture wavy and tousled and kept her fringe untouched.
From sleeked back to swept to the side see how the A-list are wearing theirs.
Think ponytails are a red-carpet faux pas? Think again. Celebrities like Blake Lively and Reese Witherspoon debunk this myth – they can be super chic. Reese wore hers slicked back and high with a wavy tail, finished off with a super stylish hair accessory to the Academy Awards.
It’s also the model go-to down-time look with supermodels like Gisele Bundchen favouring high ponytails whilst out and about in Los Angeles and Joan Smalls following suit.
Even music royalty like Queen Bey is a fan of the humble ponytail. She wore her swept into a chic side pony to several red carpet events, not forgetting to mention her super animated plaited ponytail that she rocked on her more recent world tour. Fierce.
So if you’re looking for inspiration in the form of ponytail hairstyles, scroll through all the gallery and see all the times celebrities rocked the humble ponytail below.
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Halle Berry wore a high ponytail to the Tiffany & Co party in LA.
First up, Rose Byrne with this unbelievably chic fuss-free ponytail at the X-Men Apocalypse screening in New York.
Barbara Palvin was spotted with a sleek ponytail at the Cannes Film Festival 2016, elevating her pale pink chiffon gown from twee to ultimate style statement.
Gisele Bündchen strutted her stuff on the street of NYC in a simple, but totally gorgeous ponytail, pairing her 'do with a grey sweater and fresh dewy make-up.
Ponytails are back, and they are looking better than ever. Case in point? Championing the super-sleek low ponytail, Mila Kunis gave us all kinds of hair inspiration. Make like Mila and wear your ultra-elegant ponytail with supersize earrings and barely there make-up.
Anna Kendrick went for the toussled high ponytail to attend the Big Screen Achievement Awards at CinemaCon, Las Vegas.
Kristen Stewart went super-sleek and sky-high at the Chanel Metiers d'Art show in Rome.
Beyoncé gave the classic ponytail a cool red carpet spin with a super-slick finish, some toussled waves and a sleek hair-wrap to cleverly conceal her hair tie. Bravo.
Looking for some natural ponytail inspo? Look to Emily Blunt and her effortless mid-height version.
Keep your look sleek and go for an Olivia Wilde-style sleek hairdo. Keep your look feminine and curl the ends to give your ponytail a soft edge.
Feeling brave? Take your cue from Cara and work a twist into your low ponytail.
Looking for a style for the weekend? Try this high ponytail look from Kendall Jenner. Be sure to keep some fine strands loose to frame the face and keep your look casual.