A ponytail is a ponytail. Except when you upgrade an ordinary elastic with a delicate braid, or wrap chic black bands down the entire length of the tail. Here, the best ways to take an everyday look up a notch.
1. Not too low, not too high, Rita Ora gets this sexy wavy ponytail just right.
2. For a polished look, steal Drew Barrymore’s updo idea with a sleek, side part in front and smooth voluminous strands in back.
3. All you need to achieve Bryce Dallas Howard’s chic banded ponytail? Five elastics and a bottle of texturizing spray.
4. A deep side part and swoop add easy elegance to Kerry Washington’s ponytail.
5. Kendall Jenner’s mussed-up ponytail is how cool girls do black tie hair.
6. Chrissy Teigen polishes off a reverse French braid with a voluminous ponytail.