Tips for the Perfect Sleek Ponytail

We are loving the high and low sleek ponytail styles being rocked by celebrities like Kim Kardashian, Ariana Grande and Rihanna so we have brought you the best tips for the perfect sleek ponytail. Use these tips to get a smooth, sleek ponytail look and say goodbye to those annoying fly aways!

Tips for the Perfect Sleek Ponytail

tips for the perfect sleek ponytail

 

tips for the perfect sleek ponytail

It is important to start with freshly washed, clean hair. When drying your hair, we recommend blow drying in the same direction as your intended ponytail as this will help keep the style in place. Starting with clean hair will also add shine to the hair, enhancing the sleek look. Clean and smooth hair is also easier to slick back free from any unwanted kinks or bumps.

tips for the perfect sleek ponytail

If you're rocking a low ponytail, the part is an essential element in creating the sleek look. For a dead straight part like Kimmy K, use a tail comb! This is the easiest way to trace out your straight part and section away any out-of-place strands.

tips for the perfect sleek ponytail

Applying a small amount of gel around your hairline will flatten down any baby hairs and loose strands. This gel can be gently brushed back towards the crown to create a sleek texture. Be careful not to use too much as this will weigh down the hair; instead apply a small amount at the hairline and use the excess to slick back the rest of the head.

tips for the perfect sleek ponytail

Using a teasing brush is the handiest tool to achieve a super sleek ponytail look. Combs or bristle brushes will separate sections of your hair however thinner, teasing brushes have smaller soft bristles that assist in creating one smooth, flat surface.

tips for the perfect sleek ponytail

It is important to secure your sleek look with the help of a little hair spray. Hairspray will once again, secure any loose hairs and ensure your ponytail stays sleek and perfect all night (or day) long!

You can find tutorials for our high and low ponytail looks below:

How to Apply ZALA's Ponytail Extensions for a High Ponytail Look

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6peJRMIaAhE

How to Apply ZALA's Ponytail Extensions for a Low Ponytail Look

ZALA has ponytails available in both our 100% Human Hair and Keratin Pro ranges which can be found here.

For more hair tutorials, tips and trends, visit the ZALA blog.

 

November 05, 2017
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