One of the season's chicest looks is actually one of its simplest as well! The low ponytail exudes sophistication and simplicity, perfect for your winter weather wardrobe and when you're strapped for time. Let the low ponytail stage a comeback in your style rotation by giving this classic look a chic update!
Why We Love a Low Ponytail
Ponytails are known for their ability to effortlessly sweep our hair away from our face and help us get down to business. But, when styled properly-and especially when worn low at the nape of the neck-a ponytail can give off an air of class like no other. Its simplicity allows you to make a statement with your outfit choice, your accessories, and even your makeup. The style looks its best when your hair is sleek and straight and flyaway-free.
A Modern Update on a Perennial Classic
The modern version of a low ponytail is anything but boring. Rather, it's structured and sleek, making it the perfect hairstyle for a big meeting at work or an event when you want your outfit to take center stage. We especially love a low ponytail when it's paired with a sleek middle part. To achieve the look, wash and condition your locks with a hydrating shampoo and conditioner-this will help to keep any humidity-induced frizz at bay. Next, apply a smoothing product throughout your strands like Tecni.Art Dual Stylers Sleek & Swing and blow dry straight. (To add an extra sleek appeal, run through your dry strands with a flat iron.) When you're ready, reach for a long-tail comb and create a sharp center part-or a side part if that's more your style! Slick back each side of the part and secure your hair's length into a low ponytail at the nape of your neck, being careful to smooth any bumps. If you have any flyaways that need taming use a small amount of wax or pomade and you're ready to rock.