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30 Easy and Different Ponytail Hairstyles for Women

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Starting since school and onwards, the ponytail has been a safe go-to option for all us girls. Ponytails above all would never go out of style, and I will tell you why. Bangs have been one of our first ponytails with bangs hairstyles when the hair was either too short to braid it properly or too long to keep it open. Ponytails were the only rescue during those busy mornings when the winged eyeliner took up all your time, and the hair care was left behind. From the homemakers to the working women trying to fit their time in within office schedules, ponytails have been around for a long time now.

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Once again ponytails come to exist when we look for a safe option for that vital office meet, and during girl’s night when the need to look good has completely usurped your time, you threw your hair in a ponytail and left quickly. One more thing so desirable about ponies are the natural ways through which so many variations can be created merely by tricks and tips crawling up your sleeve. Here we have a list of some of the best ponytail ideas that you can implement to spice up your everyday look.

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Why a pony tail?

  • Easy to manage all day long
  • You don’t have to bother about hair bothering your face
  • You can focus on your work and other duties
  • It sits neat and still
  • Is a style statement

All you need is a little mousse or a styling gel, we prefer the herbal kinds and the trick of tying a pony tail comes through.

30 Simple and Cute Ponytail Hairstyles for Women:

Are you having a bad hair day? We all face it at some point or the other, so there’s nothing to cry about too loud. What you could do is to get your hair up and get going, do a pony twist and watch how you “wow” the world.

1. Bun on the Side:

Bun on the Side

Gather all your hair with the help of a brush to one corner or side. Use a ribbon to hold it together and let the pony fall. If the hair is more than the shoulder length, get a bun done. Chic, comfortable, manageable and very classy we say. Cute ponytail hairstyle is ready.

  • This style suits for any face shape. Like round, oval, diamond, square, and slim faces
  • The suitable occasion to wear this style is picnics, outing with friends, and colleges.
  • The perfect age group to carry this style is 22 to 35 years women.
  • The best season for this style is summers.
  • It will perfect match for short dresses, gowns, traditional Indian dresses, skirts.

2. Pony Braided:

Pony Braided

On either side of the head, gather all your hair and bring it to the back, but near the nape of the neck. Let it hang loose and fall with the remaining, keeping it in the hold with a band or a scrunch. Perfect for an evening out, when you don’t have time to doll up your hair

  • This style suits for oval, diamond, and slim face shapes.
  • The suitable occasion to wear this style is college fests, ball dance, and parties.
  • The perfect age group to carry this style is 22 to 35 years women.
  • The best season for this style is summers.
  • Perfect match to themed dresses, gowns.

See More: Easy Messy Ponytail Hairstyles

3. High and Sleek:

High and Sleek

Comb all your hair, every part of it from the base to the crown, the sides and the fringe to the top. Now take a band the same colour as that of your hair, bring the group to the crown and secure your hair tight. Allow the hair to fall straight as though it were a spring river from the top of your head.

  • This style suits for oval, diamond, and slim face shapes.
  • The suitable occasion to wear this style is corporate parties and colleges.
  • The perfect age group to carry this style is 22 to 35 years women.
  • The best season for this style is summers.
  • It’s a perfect match to gowns, traditional Indian dresses, trousers, and formals.

4. Balloon Pony Tail:

Balloon Pony Tail

Also known as the PRINCESS JASMINE look, tie all your hair to the back of the head with a band to secure the noose. Now at various lengths grab a bunch and fasten with a group, the middle will auto bloat giving it the shape of a balloon.

  • This style suits for round, oval, diamond, square, and slim face shapes.
  • The suitable occasion to wear this style is parties, pubs, and discos.
  • The perfect age group to carry this style is 22 to 35 years women.
  • The best season for this style is summers.
  • This hairstyle goes with short dresses, gowns.

5. Braided Pony:

Braided Pony

On either side make two plats, thin and long. Now comb the hair in the middle and bring both the plats to taper in the middle at the back of the head. Allow the hair to fall low and let the braids form an entwined knot in the middle.

  • This style suits for round, oval, diamond, square, and slim face shapes.
  • The suitable occasion to wear this style is picnics, outing with friends, and colleges.
  • The perfect age group to carry this style is 16 to 25 years women.
  • The best season for this style is summers.
  • It’s a perfect match to short dresses, gowns, traditional Indian dresses, skirts.

See More: Side Ponytail Hairstyles

6. Lady Gaga Bow:

Lady Gaga Bow

Gather all the hair to the crown and tie with a band. Take two different sections from the noose on either side and bring them to the top of your head in a semi-circular pattern. Fasten the ends with pins to help them stay put all day long. Fast and easy!!

  • This style suits for oval, diamond, and slim face shapes.
  • The suitable occasion to wear this style is red-carpet parties, and fashion shows.
  • The perfect age group to carry this style is 22 to 35 years women,
  • The best season for this style is summers,
  • It goes with gowns and trendy dresses.

7. Sleek and Low:

Sleek and Low

For a quick run to the grocery store, you’d have no time to indulge in hairdressing. What you then could do is to catch all your hair in a bunch, bring a band to the nape of the neck and wring it around the long locks. Let the rest fall over the shoulders to the waist, and off you go.

  • This style suits for round, oval, diamond, square, and slim face shapes.
  • The suitable occasion to wear this style is picnics, outing with friends, parties, and colleges.
  • The perfect age group to carry this style is 22 to 35 years women.
  • The best season for this style is summers.
  • It goes with short dresses, gowns, traditional Indian dresses, skirts.

8. Messy and Low:

Messy and Low

Get downright naughty and playful with the dirty and low look. You don’t even have to comb your hair for this, and yet would look fabulous as ever. Let all your hair brushed to the side, allow the back of the nose, which is a separate section to be tied to the neck. The front should be gelled and flat or wavy. Classy and elegant, yet speaks naughty.

  • This style suits for round, oval, diamond, square, and slim faces.
  • The suitable occasion to wear this style is horse riding and any sports activity.
  • The perfect age group to carry this style is 22 to 35 years women.
  • The best season for this style is summers.
  • It goes with trousers and jeans with jackets.

See More: Cute Ponytail Hairstyles For Short Hair

9. Pony Crown:

Pony Crown

Almost on the lines of a bun but not yet, when you comb your hair into a ponytail at the crown, let it balloon into a ball, from which pull out a few strands to fall over your head. It gives the aura of a whimsical fountain too. Perfect for an evening out with friends or a cocktail party.

  • This style suits for oval, diamond, and slim faces.
  • The suitable occasion to wear this style is ball dance, wedding, and casual parties.
  • The perfect age group to carry this style is 18 to 35 years women.
  • The best season for this style is summers.
  • It goes with short dresses, gowns, traditional Indian dresses, skirts, jeans, and tops.

10. The Beach Girl:

The Beach Girl

Gather all your hair as you would for a ponytail in the making, let the sides of your hair be loose and free. Take the free sides now and curl it along the hair in the middle where a ponytail already exists, twist the curls a little for an unkempt look, and voila you are ready for the pyjama party.

  • This style suits for round, oval, diamond, square, and slim face shapes.
  • The suitable occasion to wear this style is picnics, outing with friends, beaches, and colleges.
  • The perfect age group to carry this style is 22 to 35 years women.
  • The best season for this style is summers.
  • It goes with short dresses, gowns, and skirts.

11. Lets Do the Half Twist:

Lets Do the Half Twist

The half twist is simple and straightforward. Let the hair in the middle fall straight and low, while the sides should be gathered from the temple to the middle. Leave it uncombed!!

  • This style suits for round, oval, diamond, square, and slim face shapes.
  • The suitable occasion to wear this style is a casual day out, and ideal for everyday style.
  • The perfect age group to carry this style is 22 to 35 years women.
  • The best season for this style is summers.
  • It goes with short dresses, gowns, traditional Indian dresses, skirts, trousers, and jeans.

12. Awesome Triplets:

Awesome Triplets

Divide your hair into four sections, two on the side, one in front and one at the back. Let the hair at the back fall loose. Gather the teams and make two plats each. Bring the plats on the side to the front, where the loose straight hair falls over your face. Gather them all I a round bunch, use a pin and secure the messy look above the crown. It’s a semi-formal look for days when you don’t have the time to wash and blow dry.

  • This style suits for oval, diamond, and slim face shapes.
  • The suitable occasion to wear this style is parties and dance practices.
  • The perfect age group to carry this style is 22 to 35 years women.
  • The best season for this style is summers.
  • It goes with short dresses, gowns, skirts.

13. The Drunken Loose Pony:

The Drunken Loose Pony

No time to wash and dry, use the drunken loose pony to see you through the day. You don’t need to comb your hair, with your wet hands gather all the hair to the side, right or left. Now let the hair \tied into a low lying knot, near the ear, and allow the hair to fall as you put a band to secure it. You are ready to hit the road.

  • This style suits for round, oval, diamond, square, and slim face shapes.
  • The suitable occasion to wear this style is picnics, outing with friends, and colleges.
  • The perfect age group to carry this style is 16 to 35 years women.
  • The best season for this style is summers.
  • It goes with short dresses, gowns, traditional Indian dresses, skirts jeans, trousers, and tops.

14. Twins:

Twins

Awesome twins on the head, perfect hairstyle for that school girl look. Yes, the innocence of having two pony tails on either side of the head cannot be underestimated. Go ahead and try them out, pajama party special.

  • This style suits for round, oval, diamond, square, and slim face shapes.
  • The suitable occasion to wear this style is picnics, outing with friends.
  • The perfect age group to carry this style is 08 to 16 years girls.
  • The best season for this style is summers.
  • It goes with short dresses, skirts.

15. The Triplets:

The Triplets

Want to be a little younger at heart, make one ponytail on either side of your head, and one on the crown. Let them three hang loose, and you could use colourful accessories to give them a chic touch.

  • This style suits for oval, diamond, and slim face shapes.
  • The suitable occasion to wear this style is picnics, outing with friends, and colleges.
  • The perfect age group to carry this style is 22 to 35 years women.
  • The best season for this style is summers.
  • It goes with short dresses, gowns, skirts, and jeans and tops.

16. Making It Longer:

Making It Longer

All those times you have been thinking about how to sport a more prolonged and stronger pony and all those times you waited for your hair to grow longer, all would be worth it now when you see this impressive trick to improve your pony longer without having to wait for it. The method here is segment the hair into two parts so that one part is now on top of the other. Tie a pony on both the parts and then ruffle up the nose for a better look.

  • This style suits for round, oval, diamond, square, and slim faces.
  • The suitable occasion to wear this style is picnics, outing with friends, colleges.
  • The perfect age group to carry this style is 22 to 35 years women.
  • The best season for this style is summers.
  • It goes with short dresses, gowns, Indian Fusion dresses, skirts.

17. The Duchess Pony:

The Duchess Pony

It’s a classic Dutch and rope braid ponytail hairstyle where instead of teaching the braid along with the scalp we make twisted rope braids which stands out from the crown to down. Start by separating the front lock into two and then rope braid it and keep on adding ties and hair as you go down. In the end, gather the hair and pony it up.

  • This styles suits for round, oval, diamond, square, and slim face shapes.
  • The suitable occasion to wear this style is picnics, outing with friends, and pre-schools.
  • The perfect age group to carry this style is 06 to 15 years girls.
  • The best season for this style is summers.
  • It goes in short dresses and midis.

18. The Tie Wrap:

The Tie Wrap

This is a simple ponytail but what adds a new flavor to this look is the wrap or the tie that goes so well with the hair color. One can often mistake it as a hair tie but the truth behind it is quite simple and easy. This is a new style that has been widely used for a lot many purposes. Once the pony is tied, take a lock of hair from the lower ponytail and then wrap it around the tie.  Make sure you pin it too.

  • This styles suits for oval, diamond, and slim face shapes.
  • The suitable occasion to wear this style is parties and casual outings.
  • The perfect age group to carry this style is 22 to 35 years women.
  • The best season for this style is summers.
  • It goes with short dresses, gowns, and skirts.

19. The Wrap Around:

The Wrap Around

Start by segmenting the hair from the middle. Now tie the hair on the other side into a soft side pony. With the rest of the hair on the other side start twisting the hair so that you end up with three twists from that side. As you twist the locks keep on adding them to the side pony and pinning them.

  • This styles suits for round, oval, diamond, square, and slim faces.
  • The suitable occasion to wear this style is the bride’s maid and pre-wedding parties.
  • The perfect age group to carry this style is 22 to 35 years women.
  • The best season for this style is summers.
  • It goes with short dresses, gowns, Indian traditional fusion dresses, skirts.

20. The Subtle Ribbons:

The Subtle Ribbons

A simple accessory speaks a thousand word and here we have just the right kind of accessory to support your simple ponytail. With the busy mornings all you need to do is to gather your hair up, tie a simple ponytail and then add a simple ribbon at the tie’s end to make the pony more adorable.

  • This styles suits for round, oval, diamond, square, and slim faces.
  • The suitable occasion to wear this style is picnics, outing with friends, and colleges.
  • The perfect age group to carry this style is 16 to 35 years women.
  • The best season for this style is summers.
  • It goes with short dresses, gowns, skirts, slim-fit jeans, and tops.

21. The Wrap In:

The Wrap In

To get this cute ponytail hairstyle to start by sectioning your hair into a two. If you have an extra pair of hands helping you, this look would be more neat and prominent. Once the hair is separated start twisting and rolling your hair from either side, converge them at the nape where you tie the pony. You can then use the wrap around hairstyle too.

  • This style suits for round, oval, diamond, square, and slim faces.
  • The suitable occasion to wear this style is colleges and casual outings.
  • The perfect age group to carry this style is 22 to 35 years women.
  • The best season for this style is summers.
  • It goes with short dresses, gowns, traditional Indian dresses, skirts.

22. The Diagonal Look:

The Diagonal Look

Through the use of soft French braids here is a beautiful pony hairstyle that your kid can opt for on her schooling days. The entire hair makes into French braids, but before this, aside lock is keep separate. Once the full hair is done start gathering the hair and making a pony of it. The extra hair can now be used diagonally.

  • This style suits for round, oval, diamond, square, and slim faces.
  • The suitable occasion to wear this style is picnics, outing with friends, and colleges.
  • The perfect age group to carry this style is 08 to 16 years girls.
  • The best season for this style is summers.
  • It goes with short dresses, gowns, skirts.

23. The Roped Braid Pony:

The Roped Braid Pony

Start by simply tying your hair into a normal pony. Leave the front locks lose if needed and then start twisting your pony into a rope braid. Separate the hair into two and then start twisting them both individually. Once the entire of it is done twist them together and secure it with a tie.

  • This style suits for oval, diamond, and slim face shapes.
  • The suitable occasion to wear this style is picnics, outing with friends, and colleges.
  • The perfect age group to carry this style is 22 to 35 years women.
  • The best season for this style is sunny weather, rainy season, and summers.
  • It goes with short dresses and skirts.

24. The Loophole Pony:

The Loophole Pony

For this you need to tie a low pony which is preferably not too tight and not too lose. To get this look start with the low pony and then insert your fingers from the underneath and create a passage or hole just above the hair tie. Take the end of your pony and then loop it through the hole. Unlike the picture here you don’t need to bun it, but make sure you fan out the loop.

  • This style suits for oval, diamond, square, and slim face shapes.
  • The suitable occasion to wear this style is parties and casual tea parties.
  • The perfect age group to carry this style is 22 to 35 years women.
  • The best season for this style is summers.
  • It goes with short dresses, gowns, traditional Indian dresses, skirts.

25. Fishtail Braid Pony:

Fishtail Braid Pony

To do a fishtail braid, start by segregating your hair into two parts. Now take a strand from the outer side and mix it in with the inner side of the other half. Now use the other part and repeat the process. However start from your crown or mid way and end the braid at your nape. Pony the rest of the hair.

  • This styles suits for round, oval, diamond, square, and slim faces.
  • The suitable occasion to wear this style is picnics, outing with friends, and colleges.
  • The perfect age group to carry this style is 22 to 35 years women.
  • The best season for this style is summers.
  • It goes with short dresses, gowns, traditional Indian dresses, skirts.

26. The Side Braid:

The Side Braid

To get this look start by mixing the braid with the pony. You can opt for French style braiding or simply normal braiding. Start from one corner of your head and continue all the way to the side. Prior to this you might want to opt for a small buff in the front. Now once the braid is done add it to the ponytail. You might even want to continue the braid throughout the length of the pony.

  • This styles suits for oval, diamond, and slim face shapes.
  • The suitable occasion to wear this style is parties.
  • The perfect age group to carry this style is 25 to 35 years women.
  • The best season for this style is summers.
  • It goes with short dresses, gowns.

27. The Bubble Pony:

The Bubble Pony

To get the exact same look start by putting a hair band on your head. This way all the hair is pulled back neat so that now you can freely work in your own space. Now start with a simple pony and use the wrap method. Continue the same throughout the length of the pony with the tie and wrap method. Lastly. Finish off the look by fanning the hair to add bubbles.

  • This style suits for oval, diamond, and slim face shapes.
  • The suitable occasion to wear this style is picnics, outing with friends.
  • The perfect age group to carry this style is 16 to 25 years women.
  • The best season for this style is summers.
  • It goes with short dresses, skirts, and casual dresses.

28. The Mix and Match:

The Mix and Match

Start by French styling your hair and then mixing it up with a variety of accessories. The best part about this hairstyle is the ability to match it with a variety of different attires as well as face types. Mixing and matching has always been a part of customized hairstyles which in the view of all pre made hairstyles is the best because it allows you to create a bond with your hairdo the likes of which no pre made hairstyle can achieve. The mix and match can be used for all occasions and can be worn up or down as per your choice.

  • This style suits for round, oval, diamond, square, and slim faces.
  • The suitable occasion to wear this style is parties.
  • The perfect age group to carry this style is 22 to 35 years women.
  • The best season for this style is summers.
  • It goes with short dresses, gowns, skirts.

29. The Fishtail Look:

The Fishtail Look

This hairstyle is perfect for younger girls because it has a very childish feel to it though the hairstyle can be worn by older women as well. Accessories look great with the fish tail hairstyle. It is quite unique as no other summer up do is particularly like this one. The accessories you can use on this up do is absolutely stunning and it is testament to the fact that long hair is the best look a woman can pull off. The fishtail look will certainly cause a great bit of stir in any event that you wish to visit at any point in time.

  • This styles suits for oval, diamond, and slim face shapes.
  • The suitable occasion to wear this style is picnics, outing with friends, and colleges.
  • The perfect age group to carry this style is 22 to 35 years women.
  • The best season for this style summers at day time look.
  • It goes with short dresses, skirts, and jeans.

30. The Inverted Pony:

The Inverted Pony

This style suits every girl going for office, and college. To get this flirty look to comb all the hairs upside down and start making braids in reverse direction and after every knot add some strands from the side on the left and right side so that li looks like a reverse French braid. Make till mountain of the head and secure it with a rubber band. Now comb all the hair from till the hill of the head and make a ponytail as shown in the picture. This style suits for every occasion and girls can have a flirting look and go around flaunting their simple hairstyle. Anyone can make this style if the hair length is medium or below the shoulders.

  • This style suits for oval, diamond, and slim face shapes.
  • The suitable occasion to wear this style is corporate offices and casual outings.
  • The perfect age group to carry this style is 22 to 35 years women.
  • The best season for this style is summers.
  • It goes with short dresses, skirts and baggie tops with jeans.

Additional Tips for Maintaining Ponytail Hairstyles:

  1. Managing different ponytail hairstyles are quite easy without visiting a salon. Take a note these maintenance tips for pony hairstyle for long-lasting style in a day.
  2. Wash hair and condition it properly and do not rug it with a towel to dry it
  3. Use hairdryer for drying the hair not the scalps so that hair looks bouncy and give volume to the pony.
  4. Use a good elastic band for mountain pony as it may lose or break. You can also use the bobby pins for tucking the hairs.
  5. If you are using any accessories for hairs hen use the same colour for ribbons, or bands so that pony looks elegant. You can also choose coloured bands as per your choice.
  6. Avoid over tightening your hair, and it can damage the strands and can give headaches.

Fashionable ponytail hairstyles are in trend from ancient time, people used to tie their hair at the back, and now it has become a trend for many people. They try new tends like a high pony, flat pony, lower pony, and braided pony and many more. With time the pattern has been changed. So in this article, you can find the various style with a different look, for different face shape, to get the flawless look.

Frequently Asked Questions and Answers:

Q1. I have a round face and ponytails do not suit me?

Ans: Even round and square face people can opt for this style without worry. Just leave some part of hair un-tie in a pony, or you can go flicks in your face. Moreover, you can try a half-ponytail style that is princess style.

Q2. I have a less volume of hair and pony style does not look good on me?

Ans: For fewer volume hairs, you can choose the fishtail look, and it gives the more bouncy look to the nose.

Q3. Are wedding parties are a good occasion to wear ponytail hairstyle?

Ans: Yes, you can make the loophole pony, fishtail braid pony, and crown pony at parties. Even you can use flower accessories for your hair to give it more style as per the occasion. These styles are easy to make without any effort.

Q4. How does anyone wear Pony hairstyle every time on every occasion?

Ans: Wearing different ponytail hairstyles are easy if you want a sleek casual and sporty look, party look and fancy look. Pony style suits every whereas per the occasion, choose your styles and pattern of making a pony.

Q5. Why do artists like having pony hairstyle especially males?

Ans: Simple ponytail hairstyles are not new, but today male artists love to keep long hairs because it is believed that they are breaking the stereotype of working in a corporate culture where you are bounded to keep short hairs.

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