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How low can you go? 5 steps to creating a carefree low pony

13 December 2018
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Low bun hairstyles are all the rage – but why not simplify this already-simple ‘do one step further by opting for a loose and low ponytail instead? A low pony is one of those cute low hairstyles that is also super protective of the hair. The best part is that it can literally be done in seconds. Here’s our step-by-step tutorial for acing the look.


Step 1

This style can literally fall flat if you don’t infuse it with volume wherever and however you can. To lock in the boost before blow-drying, spritz your hair with lightweight, uplifting L'Oréal Professionnel Tecni.ART Volume Lift Spray-Mousse.


Step 2

Throw your hair forward and shake it a bit at the roots. This will add to the lift, especially at the top of the head where it is needed most.


Step 3

Use your fingers to gather the hair (a brush is a no-no) and tie it into a low ponytail using a fabric-covered hair tie to prevent breakage. For a romantic effect, you can also use a bit of ribbon, or opt for a piece of fabric for a modern vibe.


Step 4

Use your fingers to push the hair up at the crown for even more volume and pull out a few strands at the front to help frame the face and soften the look.


Step 5

Finish off with a slick of leave-in Redken Diamond Oil Shatterproof Shine Intense for added shine and to tame those pesky fly-aways.

 Easy, effortless and as cute as it gets! There’s little doubt that the low ponytail will soon become one of your go-to hairstyles for work and play. 

Low bun hairstyles are all the rage – but why not simplify this already-simple ‘do one step further by opting for a low ponytail instead?

Richard Nienaber

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