30 So-Pretty (& Non-boring) Ponytails to Try This Summer

by Ruby Buddemeyer
Aug 9, 2017 at 10:00 a.m. ET

Public service announcement: There are still plenty of summer days left. And if you’re anything like us, the thought of enduring over two more months of oily skin and frizzy, angry hair has us on the edge of a full-blown panic attack (we’re dramatic, sorry ‘bout it). And despite our rain dances and many, many prayers, the warmth and humidity aren't going away anytime soon — so, we’re adapting our go-to beauty looks to be 100 percent warm-weather friendly for the rest of summer. And for us, that means no more hairstyles that leave our necks dripping in sweat.

More: Gorgeous Summer Hairstyles That Hide Frizzy Hair

Yep, we’re going for ponytails. But don’t worry. We’re not suggesting you tie your hair into a basic, blah ponytail every day until fall. Because after combing through the most inspo-worthy of street style, we’ve found the prettiest, coolest ponytail styles to attempt this summer. Including sleek, ribbon-tied looks and messy side ponies, we’ve rounded up 30 ponytails that are incredibly easy to copy and anything but boring. Check out all 30 ahead, and prepare to maybe, just maybe, enjoy the rest of summer.

 

Originally posted on StyleCaster

1 /30: Low ponytail with twisted crown gold clasps

1/30 :Low ponytail with twisted crown gold clasps

2 /30: Low ponytail with black ribbon

2/30 :Low ponytail with black ribbon

3 /30: Continuous loop ponytail

3/30 :Continuous loop ponytail

4 /30: Box braids high ponytail

4/30 :Box braids high ponytail

5 /30: Low ponytail blonde hair

5/30 :Low ponytail blonde hair

6 /30: Low ponytail with dutch braid middle part braided crown

6/30 :Low ponytail with dutch braid middle part braided crown

7 /30: Low ponytail with bangs

7/30 :Low ponytail with bangs

8 /30: High ponytail box braids blue and purple hair

8/30 :High ponytail box braids blue and purple hair

9 /30: Low ponytail with deep braided side part

9/30 :Low ponytail with deep braided side part

10 /30: Half up half down ponytail orange hair

10/30 :Half up half down ponytail orange hair

11 /30: Low messy braided ponytail

11/30 :Low messy braided ponytail

12 /30: Dutch braid ponytail with beads

12/30 :Dutch braid ponytail with beads

13 /30: Low ponytail with hair wrapped around base dark hair

13/30 :Low ponytail with hair wrapped around base dark hair

14 /30: Low ponytail with side part

14/30 :Low ponytail with side part

15 /30: Low ponytail with thick hair tie

15/30 :Low ponytail with thick hair tie

16 /30: Low ponytail orange and pink hair

16/30 :Low ponytail orange and pink hair

17 /30: Low side ponytail over shoulder

17/30 :Low side ponytail over shoulder

18 /30: Messy braided infinity ponytail

18/30 :Messy braided infinity ponytail

19 /30: Messy ponytail short hair

19/30 :Messy ponytail short hair

20 /30: Ponytail with hair wrapped around

20/30 :Ponytail with hair wrapped around

21 /30: High teased ponytail long hair

21/30 :High teased ponytail long hair

22 /30: Ponytail with wispy bangs and pouf

22/30 :Ponytail with wispy bangs and pouf

23 /30: Ponytail wrapped in long blue and green hair bands

23/30 :Ponytail wrapped in long blue and green hair bands

24 /30: Short hair ponytail with braided crown

24/30 :Short hair ponytail with braided crown

25 /30: Half braided ponytail

25/30 :Half braided ponytail

26 /30: Tiny rainbow braids into twisted ponytail

26/30 :Tiny rainbow braids into twisted ponytail

27 /30: Twisted ponytails

27/30 :Twisted ponytails

28 /30: Two dutch braids into low ponytail

28/30 :Two dutch braids into low ponytail

29 /30: High half bun half ponytail with straight across bangs

29/30 :High half bun half ponytail with straight across bangs

30 /30: High ponytail

30/30 :High ponytail