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HOW-TO: The Ultra Long Pony

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06 . 16 . 15
Justine Marjan

Justine Marjan

Editor at Mane Addicts
As Editorial Director of Mane Addicts, Justine was enlisted as one of two to create the site in Jen Atkin's vision from the very beginning. A hairstylist for over 10 years, she loves all things beauty and fashion. She enjoys traveling the globe, long flights sans internet, and a good sheet mask.
Justine Marjan

The Ultra Long Pony How-To

When it comes to summer, it’s easy to want to wear your hair up and get your salty strands away from your face. But we encourage you to take a step back from the basic pony, and try this variation for some added length and style.

Long Caramel Beach Wavy Hair Texture

BEFORE

Start on dry strands from the day before- hair that was previously curled or styled works great.

half pony step 1

half clipped ponytail

STEP 1

Separate hair into two sections, one on top and one below the ears. Clip the top section away.

step 2 oribe gold lust oil

STEP 2

Working on the bottom section, use a small amount of hair oil (we suggest Oribe Gold Lust), to gather hair into a pony.

step 3 pony tail

STEP 3

Use a comb to smooth and gather hair.

step 4 pony tail elastic

STEP 4

Secure strands with a BLAX hair elastic.pony tail how to

STEP 5

Unclip the top section, then reclip a horseshoe shaped section from the outside of each eyebrow to the crown of the head, leaving out a section of hair below.

hair bungee

STEP 6

Secure your middle section of hair with a hair bungee, repeating the steps above.

step 5 volume

STEP 7

Unclip the last section of hair and spray dry texture spray on the roots to create grit and volume for teasing.

mohawk pony tail

STEP 8

Beginning at the back of your section and working your way forward, tease 1 inch sections of hair to create volume.

french pinfrench pin pony tail how to

STEP 9

Pull hair back, using French pins to secure near your top pony tail.

ultra long pony finish

THE FINISHED LOOK


 

Photographer: Mike Rosenthal @mrmikerosenthal

Hair: Justine Marjan @justinemarjan and Desirae Cherie @desiraecherie

Makeup: Ashley Cordova @ashleybeverly

Model: Leila Thomas @leideee

Producer: Andrea Berk @ahhhndrea

Retoucher: Samantha Levi @samstownusa

 

 

 

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