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5 Easy ways to fancy up a ponytail

Ponytail hairstyles

Praise the ponytail, our favorite shortcut for those hot summer days when you wouldn't dream of turning on a hair dryer. But it doesn't have to look like an afterthought. If you have just an extra minute, you can transform your ponytail from blah to beautiful with these easy, stylish ideas.

Ponytail hairstylesRomantic volume

To copy Heidi Klum's graceful, romantic ponytail, part hair to the side and gather it at the nape of the neck. Secure with a hair tie. Create volume on the crown and sides by gently loosening hair from the ponytail. Set the style with a sheer-hold hairspray. Touch up the ponytail with a curling iron and a bit of shine serum on ends.

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