Bubble Pony
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Bubble Pony

From a day at the office to a night out with the girls, try the bubble ponytail and add a powerful edge to your look.

Packed full of attitude and effortlessly cool, a sleek bubble ponytail will take your traditional version to the next level. Dress it up with ribbons and clips for an elegant finish or simply leave as it is for a minimalist look.

Find out how to add a bold edge to your everyday ponytail hairstyle with our step-by-step guide below.

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STEP-BY-STEPS

Bubble Pony


Here’s how to create a bubble ponytail

1. Prep the hair with product

2. Section the hair horizontally from ear-to-ear

3. Brush through the lower section with a hairbrush

4. Take a one-inch piece and place styler at the root

5. Close the plates and glide the styler through the hair

6. Continue working around the head in sections

7. Pull the hair back into a pony at the crown

8. Take a small section from underneath
the pony and wrap it around the bungee

9. Every two inches down the pony, add another elastic

10. Continue until you reach the end of the pony

11. Pinch and pull the sections of hair in between
the elastics to desired bubble size

step one: Prep hair with heat protectant

step one: Prep the hair with product

Spritz the hair from root to tip with ghd heat protect spray to protect your hair from everyday heat.

step two: Section hair

step two: Section the hair horizontally from ear-to-ear

Using your fingers, section off the top half of your locks and clip it up out of the way.

step three: Place wand above hair and twist wrap

step three: Brush through the lower section with a hairbrush

Brush through the bottom section of your hair with the ghd oval dressing brush for a smooth, static-free finish.

step four: Take a one-inch section of hair and place styler at the root

From the bottom half of your locks, take a one-inch section and place the ghd gold® styler at the root.

step four: Release and cool hair

step five: Close the plates and glide the styler through the hair

Close the plates of your styler to lock the hair in place. Glide the styler down the hair, from root to tip, for a polished and straight finish.

step five: Place wand below hair and twist wrap

step six: Continue working around the head in sections

Continue to work around the head in one-inch sections, including the top half, until all the hair is straight.

step six: Repeat steps 3, 4 and 5

step seven: Pull the hair back into a pony at the crown

Take all the hair back into a pony at the crown, smoothing with the ghd oval dressing brush as you go to get a sleek finish. Secure in place with a bungee.

step eight: Take a small piece from underneath the pony and wrap it around the bungee

Take a small piece of hair from underneath the pony and wrap it around the base of the ponytail to hide the bungee.

step seven: Curl front sections

step nine: Every two inches down the pony, add another elastic

To create a bubble ponytail effect, add an elastic every two inches down the pony.

step ten: Tease middle section at roots

step ten: Continue until you reach the end of the pony

Repeat step nine, adding elastics until you reach the end of the pony.

step nine: Section hair into 3, clipping 2 away

step eleven: Pinch and pull the sections of hair in between the elastics to desired bubble size

To add volume and shape to your bubble ponytail, pinch and pull the sections of hair in between the elastics.

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