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SLEEK PONYTAIL

Big date night planned? It's time to show off your features with this classic and jaw-dropping low pony that will take your Valentine's breath away. Confident, sleek and polished, this flawless low pony style oozes class and sophistication. Whatever you have planned for Valentine's Day, play it cool with a super sleek look.

Working well on mid-length to long hair, the low pony style is a serious trend this season. For a high gloss finish that will dazzle your date, mist your hair with ghd final shine spray. Conceal your hair tie with a section of hair from your pony for a perfectly polished look.

Learn how you can achieve this sleek ponytail hairstyle for date night goals with ghd.

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STEP-BY-STEPS

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

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PREP HAIR WITH PRODUCT

Spritz your locks with ghd straight & smooth spray for heat-damage protection and glossy results.
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PUT IN A SIDE PARTING

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BLOWDRY 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.
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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.
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TAKE A SMALL PIECE OF HAIR AND PLACE THE STYLER AT THE ROOT

Separate a piece of hair from the bottom section and place the ghd platinum+ styler at the root.
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CLOSE THE PLATES AND GLIDE TO THE ENDS OF THE 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.
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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.
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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.
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SPRAY PRODUCT ON TO A BRUSH

Mist ghd final shine spray on to the ghd oval dressing brush to give your locks a glossy finish.
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SMOOTH HAIR INTO A LOW 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.
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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.
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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.