Step 1: Take a parting from ear to ear (from the back of the ear, across the top of the head to the back of the other ear).
Step 2: Clip the front part of the hair out of the way and tilt your head back slightly (to ensure that your ponytail does not end up saggy or buckles.)
Step 3: After deciding on placement of the ponytail (low, high or middle of the head), brush rear portion of hair into your hand loosely holding it, and with the other hand grab the ponytail tight against the head and secure with a hair tie.
Step 4: Release the top section with your head still tilted back slightly and brush front portion directly into the other ponytail (trying to avoid disruption of the other ponytail but don’t be afraid to brush the hair straight into and over the previously createdÂ ponytail) and secure with an elastic hair tie in the exact same way as above.
Bonus step: If you would like to makeÂ the ponytailÂ sleeker or dress it up a bit, try grabbing a small section of the ponytail near the elastic hair tie and begin wrapping it around the elastic to hide the hair tie.Â secure wrap with a hair pin and bobby pin making sure that the pin is not visible.
And there you have it, two versions of the perfect ponytail…thanks to amazing hairstylist Pearson KnightÂ for walking us through creating the perfect ponytail!