Ponytail Tutorial | How to Do a Basic Ponytail

Looking to create the perfect ponytail? Here’s a basic ponytail tutorial that you don’t want to miss. This walks you through in less than 2 minutes how to do a basic ponytail. This is one of the easiest hairstyles to master.

Ponytail Tutorial

When it comes to basic hairstyles, a ponytail is the classic. It’s the go-to, need to have it, pop it up and go hairstyle. I want to show how to do a ponytail on yourself or someone else that’s perfect. This is a perfect ponytail tutorial.

You can make a high ponytail or a low ponytail, whatever you feel the most comfortable with. This ponytail tutorial can be done with long and medium hair. If you have short hair, it will be tough and I will try to create a how to make a ponytail with short hair tutorial at another time.

This walks you through how to create a perfect ponytail. You will see it’s smooth, sleek and perfectly placed. I wanted to make this ponytail tutorial as easy as can be for people. Anyone can do this hairstyle, I promise! We’re calling all moms and dads. We’re calling all grandparents and caretakers. This hairstyle is super easy.

Easy, right?

I love this easy hairstyle because you can also wear this just about anywhere. You can dress it up. You can dress it down. You can really have some fun with this hairstyle. I also love that various ponytail hairstyles cross over and work for any age.

ponytail tutorial

5 Things To Remember When Doing a Ponytail:

  1. Use a really good hairbrush.
  2. Use a good spray in conditioner.
  3. Find great elastics to use on your hair.
  4. Find some hair product that you can use to smooth.
  5. Find a hairspray for the finished product.

7 Days of Ponytail Hairstyles for Girls

How to Get Your Child to Stay Still While Doing Hairstyles:

This is probably the most common question I get from people when I post hairstyles with Victoria. I get it, your child needs to stay still. I have a few hairstyle hacks.

  1. Have an iPad? Set up some games for them to play.
  2. Can you do it in front of the TV? Easy attention grabber.
  3. Do you have a coloring station? Set it up.
  4. Are they into any good books? Have them read away.
  5. Toy time. If you know they will stay still, let them play with toys while you do your hair.

simple in and out ponytail

It’s important to get your child still (the best you can) while you’re doing hairstyles. It’s the best way to ensure an outcome that you’ll be happy with.

Ponytail hairstyles are my daily go to, especially with dirty hair. If you see me out and about with a ponytail you can pretty much count on the fact that I was:

  1. Running Late
  2. Dirty Hair

I’m all about sharing as many ponytail hairstyles as I can because they really are just a go-to style. I’ve even written about 7 Ways that You Can Create Ponytails. I wanted to give you a full week look at how to style and create different ponytail looks.

ponytail tutorial

Ponytail hairstyles are my favorite and I personally love the hairstyle because it’s something I just love that I can do on the fly! I hope this helps you out and gives you some insight on how to create the perfect ponytail.

If you try this ponytail tutorial, let me know!

I’d love for you to follow me on YouTube, too! I share some fun hairstyles per week and I enjoy being able to showcase some of my favorites! I also share on Instagram – @AudreyMcClellan, too. I’m there every single day. Come on over and say HELLO!

Ponytail Tutorial | How to Do a Basic Ponytail was last modified: December 23rd, 2020 by Audrey McClelland
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Ponytail Tutorial | How to Do a Basic Ponytail was last modified: December 23rd, 2020 by Audrey McClelland