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The ponytail hairstyle trick that makes hair look 5 inches longer

Ivy Boyd is a beauty blogger and a makeup artist who has previously worked for Sephora and as a graphic designer. She studied art in college and brings that approach to her makeup artistry and YouTube tutorials. Ivy loves everything from...

Make your hair look longer with this easy hairstyle tutorial

If you're growing your locks out, but feeling a little impatient, here's an easy way to feel a little more Beyoncé. This simple double ponytail trick is the fastest way to grow your hair with no extensions required! 

Step 1:

Make your hair look longer with this easy hairstyle tutorial
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You'll want to begin with dry, tangle-free hair and apply a smoothing cream or serum if you prefer. You will just need 2 elastics, a large barrel curling iron and a light hold hairspray.

Step 2:

Make your hair look longer with this easy hairstyle tutorial
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Now make another ponytail with the bottom section. Place this about 4 finger widths below the top ponytail.

Make your hair look longer with this easy hairstyle tutorial
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More: How to make your own ponytail holders

Step 3:

Make your hair look longer with this easy hairstyle tutorial
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To add some more oomph, using a large barrel curling iron, such as a 1-1/4-inch as shown here, and curl 1- to 2-inch sections until both ponytails are curled. Rake your fingers through the curls to loosen them once they've cooled.

Step 4:

Make your hair look longer with this easy hairstyle tutorial
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Finish with a light hold hairspray to set your style. Spray some on your palms and smooth back any baby hairs or fly-aways.

Make your hair look longer with this easy hairstyle tutorial
Image: Ivy Boyd/SheKnows

Now have fun swinging your hair around all night and make sure to incorporate hair flips into your routine as much as possible

More: 19 Celebrity ponytails that prove it's the ultimate hairstyle

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