9 Ponytails for Every Occasion

The ponytail. Undoubtedly one of the most popular and versatile hairstyles out there. The popularity of this `do however doesn't mean that you have to keep it basic. Whether you prefer to wear your pony sleek and high or loose to the side, we're confident you'll fall in love with one of these nine variations.

Love these looks but don't have the length or volume to pull them off? Simply add in your Luxy Hair extensions to take your ponytail game to the next level. Clipping in extensions for a ponytail can take some practice, so be sure to check out our tutorial where we share three ways to use hair extensions to add length and volume to any ponytail look.

1. High & Sleek Pony

high ponytail beyonce

Image: Glamour

We are obsessed with this perky, sky-high ponytail. But don't worry, you don't have to be Beyonce to pull off this sleek look. The trick to this smooth, slicked-back `do is to take a two-ponytail approach. First, create a small "base" ponytail before sweeping back the rest of the hair around it. By creating this anchor, your ponytail will stay sleek and won't droop down from extra weight. Add some cascading curls and wrap the base of your pony with a two-clip weft of your fave Luxy Hair extensions for an extra-polished vibe.

2. Low Side Ponytail

easy low side ponytail

Image: Allure

The best part about this tousled look is that works best on second-day hair. Yes, you heard us, you don’t have to wash your hair for this one - simply add some dry shampoo and pull your locks into a low pony. This side ponytail looks amazing with natural waves or a loose curl, creating a feminine twist. To complete the look, pull out some face-framing strands and give them a gentle curl. Swoon.

3. Dutch Braid Ponytail 

olivia culpo high braided ponytail

Image: Instagram via @oliviaculpo

Now this one has rocker-chic written all over it. We love the edginess that the dutch braid "mohawk" adds to the look. Paired with a tousled and voluminous ponytail, this look is both eye-catching and effortless. Embrace your texture with this look by adding a sea salt spray to enhance your natural waves. Rock on!

4. Bubble Braid Ponytail
bubble braided hair tutorial

Image: Luxy Hair

This runway-inspired pony gives us major Princess Jasmine vibes. But don't get the wrong idea about this look, it's super easy to create. Clip in your Luxy Hair extensions and follow along with this step-by-step tutorial from the Luxy Hair blog. Perfect for a romantic date, we're confident this hairstyle will have you feeling ready to be swept away on a magic carpet ride. Just make sure you have at least 

5. The Half-Up Pony

easy half-up ponytail
Image: Instagram via @negin_mirsalehi


In 2018, we're seeing the top not being replaced with an effortless half-up ponytail. We love this look because you can add your own twist to it depending on how you feel. Whether you want to embrace or natural texture or opt for more glam loose curls, you really can have fun with it. We have to give props to the talented, Jen Atkin, who first introduced this look on the Kardashians and Chrissy Teigen.

6. Wrapped Pony

how to create a wrapped ponytail
 

The wrapped pony has such a feminine and pretty touch to it, we can’t get enough. After putting your hair in a ponytail, whether high or low, take a chunk of hair and wrap it around the base of your ponytail, adding some bobby pins in to secure it. This simple detail elevates a normal ponytail to a party-ready look in less than a minute. Sounds like the perfect solution to your next night out look ;)

7. Braided Pony

braided high ponytailSource: Allure
This look braided ponytail is the perfect look to add in some Luxy Hair extensions. Even if you aren't blessed with naturally long locks, adding a couple of 3-clip wefts to your ponytail before braided will take this look to the next level. We love how Blake Lively's stylist added lots of texture to this ponytail to enhance the bohemian vibes. Recreate similar effect by teasing your hair and pulling out strands to create lots of volume - beachy and beautiful.

8. Centre Part Pony

selena gomez ponytail

Image: Byrdie

One of the easiest ways to spice up your ponytail game is to change where you part your hair. If you usually rock a side part, mix things up with a sleek centre-part ponytail like Selena's. The key to recreating this look is to add a couple of drops of your favorite hair oil. Sleek, shiny, and oh-so-stunning. 

9. Blair Waldorf-Inspired Ponytail 

ponytail with bow

With Gossip Girl back on Netflix, we had to turn to our fave character, Blair Waldorf for some major hair inspiration. A simple hair accessory like a hair bow can be the easiest way to elevate your ponytail. To recreate this look is to create your favorite ponytail - we think a low pony looks extra chic - and tie a bow of your choice around the base. Rock this preppy look and soon you'll be signing off all of your messages XOXO.

Are you a ponytail girl? Share your ponytails hairstyles on Instagram and tag @luxyhair. We'd love to see which style you recreate.

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