July 24, 2012

Twisty Ponytail

With the heat these days, I find myself pulling my hair back in a ponytail more often than not. But sometimes I want it to look a little bit more styled than just pulling it back.
I tried this technique the other day, and it worked perfectly. It's a little bit more interesting than just a ponytail, but keeps the hair off my neck!



Products/Tools:
Clear Elastics
Bobby Pins (professional quality) (shop at Sally Beauty Supply for quality pins)






Shirt: Target
Necklace: LightYear 
Earrings: Francesca's 

37 comments:

  1. Adorable!!!!! Love the color of your shirt. It is very flattering on you.

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  2. Great and simple style! I hate wearing my hair down in the heat!

    http://coffeebeansandbobbypins.blogspot.com/

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  3. I'm going to see if I can get this to look good with my curly hair!!

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  4. Love the polished look of this pony! Thanks, Kate.

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  5. I was desperate for some sort of updo that wasn't just a boring ponytail (day old hair, bangs starting to look a little funky) and then you posted this right as I was trying to figure something out! My hair looks super cute today, thanks!

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  6. Super cuteness! I am a pony tail girl in the summer and that just makes it so much better :)

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  7. Very cute hair style for this heat! I live in VA and it has been SO humid here!

    I really love that necklace too!

    http://hopefaithandblessings.blogspot.com/

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  8. Love it!! I have never been able to do it on my hair, I twist my daughter's all the time! Now I know how to do it to myself!! Thanks for the great updo! It's been sooooo unGodly hot, I can't stand to have my hair on my neck....

    Karna P.

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  9. I wear ponytails almost 90% of the time so I can't wait to try this tutorial out :-)

    Maria
    Dainty and Decadent

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  10. what a great look - perfect for these ridiculous hot days!!

    http://allthingsprettyandlittle.blogspot.com/

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  11. My issue is with clear elastics. I can't get them to stretch, and because I have A LOT of hair, they never work for me.

    Cute pony!

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  12. Kate, do you shower and curl your hair every morning or do you sometimes do these styles on second day hair. Your tutorials always look like you start with curled hair but I was not sure if that was fresh hair or day old. Thanks. Love this style.

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  13. Christine (again)July 24, 2012 at 10:14 AM

    Oh just had a crazy thought, could you combine this with the knot ponytail? I always love the way it looks like the ponytail is held with a knot. You could take the two sides that are twisted and do the little knot on top and then pin under...

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  14. I love this. It is a really cute ponytail that doesn't have a lot of fuss, but looks fancier. :) Very cute.

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  15. cute! I'm going to try this right now : )

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  16. Very cute! I was going to style my hair like that today after seeing your post but I burnt my neck pretty bad curling my hair! Of all days! And I actually haven't burnt myself in awhile! Thank for posting! Love that color on you too :)

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  17. This is such a cute hairstyle!! Have you heard of the waterfall braid? Well, I've been trying to do it but it never works :/ Your tutorials are always so helpful so I was wondering if you could do a tutorial on that if you know how to do it.

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  18. SO cute! :) And I adore your earrings and necklace!

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  19. So cute.. I love it! I have been wearing my hair back lately too with this heat. Yesterday was a side braid, today is a top knot! I will have to try this next!!

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  20. Kate, I went to ulta to buy the redline product, and the stylist in their salon said redlin discontinued this product! :( is there something similar?

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    1. It isn't discontinued. Click on the link above for more info about the product

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  21. love the look! so chic and cute. I keep getting such awesome inspiration from your hair posts. I never used to care now I see that it's easy. thanks! gigi. food and beauty blogger @www.gigikkitchen.blogspot.com

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  22. LOVELY! IT LOOKS EASY BUT ON STRAIGHT HAIR LIKE MINE, I'M NOT TOO SURE THOUGH. BUT IT WOULD BE NICE TO LEARN TO DO A SIMPLE TWIST/UP-DO FOR THAT SPECIAL OCCASION.

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  23. Love! Your ideas are always super cute! One question I have (and I'm so sorry if you've answered it before) is what is the exact brand and type of bobby pins you buy? Every kind I try from Sally's don't seem to hold my hair!

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  24. I do the half flip ALL THE TIME, and I think this will be my new alternative :) Thanks!!

    Have you ever thought about doing a tutorial at your salon? I'd love to see it :)

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  25. I just love you to pieces! You have changed my world! :) Thank you.

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  26. So cute and classy! I'll have to try this tomorrow, it definitely has more character than a regular ponytail.

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  27. I love this! I am going to attempt this but with my fine flimsy hair ..not style ever looks good.

    Alice
    www.happinessatmidlife.com

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  28. Looks great! Love your videos and hair ideas! So creative and pretty!

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  29. Love ur blog!! U should be very proud.

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  30. I started doing something similar to this style this summer. But I have never twisted the hair before adding it to the twist. I think I need to give that a try next time. I always get lots of compliments when i do this style and everyone thinks it is more complicated than it is. Thanks for all the great ideas!

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  33. My favorite! Thanks for your great tutorials!!

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