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Sleek Ponytail
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Sleek Ponytail

Ponytail hairstyles are an all-time favourite for brushing your tresses away from your face and showcasing your features. Take this classic look to the next level with this sleek ponytail hairstyle from ghd.

Confident, straight and polished, this ponytail hairstyle adds something extra to your everyday style. Working well on mid-length to long hair, this pony is the perfect choice for all kinds of events. You can strut from a professional meeting to a relaxed catch-up with the girls – with your glossy locks ensuring you turn heads all the way.

Learn how you can achieve this sleek ponytail hairstyle with ghd.

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STEP-BY-STEPS

How to create a sleek ponytail hairstyle

Here’s how to create a sleek ponytail:

1. Prep hair with product

2. Create a side parting

3. Blow-dry hair to make it smooth

4. Section the bottom of the hair

5. Take a small piece of hair and place styler at the root

6. Close the plates and glide to the ends of your hair

7. Continue around the head in sections

8. At the parting, ensure the styler follows the direction of the hair

9. Spray product on to brush

10. Smooth hair into a low pony and secure with an elastic

11. Take a small section from under the pony

12. Spray with product and wrap around the elastic


step one: Prep hair with product

step one: Prep hair with product

Spritz your locks with ghd straight & smooth spray for heat-damage protection and glossy results.

step two: Put in a side parting

step two: Put in a side parting

From your forehead to the nape of your neck, create a deep side parting using the ghd tail comb.

step three: Blow-dry hair to make it smooth

step three: Blow-dry hair to make it smooth

Use the ghd air® hairdryer and paddle brush to dry your locks, working around the hair in sections. Make sure the airflow points downwards, encouraging your hair to fall straight and smooth.

step four: Section the bottom of the hair

step four: Section the bottom of the hair

Section off the bottom half of your hair by running your fingers from your ears to the back of your head. Secure the top section of hair out of the way using a clip.

step five: Take a small piece of hair and place styler at the root

step five: Take a small piece of hair and place styler at the root

Separate a piece of hair from the bottom section and place the ghd platinum+ styler at the root.

step six: Close the plates and glide to the ends of your hair

step six: Close the plates and glide to the ends of your hair

Close the heated plates of the styler around the section of hair, and glide it slowly to the ends for a straight and polished look.

step seven: Continue around the head in sections

step seven: Continue around the head in sections

Repeat step 6 on the rest of your hair. Work in sections, styling the bottom section of hair first. Then release the top section of hair and repeat.

step eight: At the parting, ensure the styler follows the direction of the hair

step eight: At the parting, ensure the styler follows the direction of the hair

On the top section, use the styler to smooth your hair in the direction you want it to sit around your head.

step nine: Spray product on to brush

step nine: Spray product on to brush

Mist ghd final shine spray on to the ghd oval dressing brush to give your locks a glossy finish.

step ten: Smooth hair into a low pony and secure with an elastic

step ten: Smooth hair into a low pony and secure with an elastic

Draw all of your hair back into a low ponytail hairstyle at the nape of your neck. Use the ghd oval dressing brush to make it smooth and then secure with an elastic.

step eleven: Take a small section from under the pony

step eleven: Take a small section from under the pony

Lift a small section of hair from the bottom of the ponytail and hold out to the side.

step twelve: Spray with product and wrap around the elastic

step twelve: Spray with product and wrap around the elastic

Spray the section of hair with ghd final fix hairspray to give it firm yet flexible hold. Then, wrap it around the elastic band and secure with a hair grip.

Check your ponytail hairstyle with a mirror, ensuring your locks are beautifully straight and tangle free. Then walk out of the door and take on the day with a confident hairstyle to match.

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