Ponytails can be a smart way to polish off a professional or dressy look. Think ponytails are just for the gym? Think again! The ponytail just might the perfect option on those days when it’s just too humid to wear your hair down or when your hair just isn’t doing what you want it to. The great thing about ponytails is that they are simple and can look great with the slightest touches.
There are several ways you can personalize your ponytail. Wear it high up on the head can for a sleek look, or lower, either at the center of the nape of the neck or off to one side, for a softer look. Polish off your dressy ponytail by taking a small section of hair and wrapping it around the elastic. Secure it in place with a bobby pin and hairspray.
Also, consider parting your hair in different ways. You can achieve different looks by parting your hair on the side or in the middle, pulling your hair straight back, or poofing the front section of your hair as you pull it back. Again, secure this last look in place with bobby pins and hairspray.
These looks can work with both straight and wavy hair. However, curly hair can be great for dressy ponytails too! Show off your curls by pulling your hair loosely in to the ponytail of your choice and securing it with elastic. If you consider yourself a ponytail pro, consider adding more dimensions to your do by trying buns, braids, and topsy-tail ponytails.
Finally, any ponytail can be dressed up with the use of stylish hair accessories from headbands to bows. Experimentation can be the best way to achieve the look you want, don’t be afraid to accentuate your style with bejeweled clips, feathers, or flowers. A dressy ponytail can pull together an entire outfit and the right look can make your feel great too.