6 Sexy, Flirty Ponytails Perfect for Day or Night (PHOTOS)

ponytailWant the secret to a fashionable mane that works in the office and after hours? OK, but first, listen up. It's time to take a stroll down memory lane. Remember the days of ponytails? They were good days, weren't they? Simple and stylish. Then the fashion fad dried out a little bit and it seemed that the easy updo was only acceptable for tots.

Nah ah. Not so fast. The pone-pone is making a style surge comeback, and I am all for it. For so long the 'do got a bad rap for being too innocent and whimsical, like it wasn't a fit for sexy, sophisticated woman. Now peeps are singing the ponytail's praises from runways and red carpets to the streets of Hollywood and Harlem like the pony's back and it's better than ever heyaa, heyaaa! Know what I mean?

Check out these 6 sexy, fun, and flirty ponytails perfect for a day at the office and a night on the town.

How do you style your hair?


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  • Add height and volume

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    Learn to tease your hair. The extra height comes from taking a teasing brush to the underlying layers and adding body. Hairspray keeps your tresses secured so that you won't lose height as the day goes on.

  • Mix in style

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    Just because you've opted for a ponytail doesn't mean you've got to sacrifice your style. If you've got wavy locks, use a styling gel to help keep 'em in line. For straight hair, use a curling iron to add volume.

  • Be playful

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    Who said only high ponytails were a thing? A lower pony is sometimes easier to manage and you can dress it up with braids. One more thing to love about a low 'do? Styling it off to the side keeps the look romantic and classy.

  • Add a twist of sophistication

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    You're gonna hit yourself over the head, this one is so simple. Put your hair up and secure it with an elastic (the tighter the better), but set aside about an inch to an inch-and-a-half of hair. Wrap it around the elastic and keep going. Use hairspray with extra hold to keep it secure, or pin the twisted locks to your head.

  • Aim low

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    If you're running out the door and can't stand your bedhead, a twisted ponytail will take you no more than five minutes to style, I swear. Pair it with romantic, dangly earrings and a dramatic eye.

  • Make it messy

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    Here's the trick: if you've got bangs or shorter angles in the front, let 'em hang free. Put your hair up in a messy bun and then run your fingers through it to keep your locks a little frizzy. To keep it hot instead of looking like a hot mess, use hairspray to hold the 'do in place.

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