Super-Simple Messy Ponytail Hairstyles

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Prev1 of 35Next Pull all your hair back and tie it together with a hair band and walk out of the door ready for a new day! That’s all it takes for a messy ponytail to get perfect. This in turn explains in part the enormous popularity of this simple lookit’s so easy to achieve. The other component of its enduring fame is just how versatile it is.

The Showiest Messy Ponytail Hairstyles

It is possible to upgrade and modify a messy pony to suit all hair textures and lengths of the face as well as any occasion. So here are our picks of the most clever ways to sport the favorite ponytail style of everybody.

Messy and Teased Gray Pony

It’s amazing how easy it is to create this sexy look, whether it’s with your natural long hair or a fake strand (i.e. a weave). Just torture without a brush all your hair or air dry. Put it up into a ponytail fastening with an elastic and take out a few strands to complete the look at the hairline.

Low Loose Pony with Side Bangs

This is a low messy ponytail made on the basis of a long layered haircut, so the one thing that distinguishes it from the others is how the bangs worked in the look. Strands of various lengths frame the face of the model while at the back the ponytail itself was slightly teased for extra volume.

Face-Framing Strands Poofy Pony

We love simple ideas and this one is definitely a winner. The ponytail is on the crown big. The hair of the model is not very long, but from backcombing it gets plenty of bounce. As for the majority of the loose hair locks on the front, this style tends to be simpler and more carefree.

Romantically Messy Ponytail

Get a messy-yet-feminine hair that looks just like it’s out of the storybook! Twist the side pieces and bring it together at the neck’s nape in a loose ponytail. Wrap the base (or drape over it with excess hair).

Fabulous Ponytail

Was there any formal affair? It is assured that fancy ponytail hairstyles can charm every audience. This full pony needs to keep the sides of the hair sliced upwards with curls gathered at the top of the head and falling backwards. The outcomes are pure magic for ponies. Thirty-one.551.jpg” />

Curly Ponytail Side-Swept

Don’t restrict your pony to a straight, narrow path. Go offsides and twist your hair in order to gather in one corner of the nape. And don’t seek perfection! Stick to a messy style that will give some volume to your look.

Pumped-up Messy Ponytail

Put your ponytail high on your head for a natural body sporting bouncy style. Tease the hair’s front draw it into a pony that sits high on the head’s crown and tie the foundation. Tease the pony and curl it and you’re ready to roll!

Fancy and Full Side Ponytail

Ready to rock any red carpet with this option! Such hairstyles of ponytail are really fit for a movie star. Part the hair from ear to ear in two sections. To reach messy knots near the ear, tease and twist the top. Pin the section just below the knots in order to gather all the hair to the side. If you want your game to really step up, add a headband to the mix!

Curled-up Messy Ponytail

Curly ponies are a classic style that should be the go-to of any child. Just curl the ends of your long hair and the crown part backcomb for a sleek bouffant. Place the locks in a pony just below your head’s crown. For additional bounce, taunt the pony and spritz for a waved look packing a punch with hairspray.

Textured Ponytail

The best bed-head for trendy hairstyles. Before styling, spray some sea salt into your locks. This not only gives your hair some grip, it also gives you some natural texture that screams chic and easy!

Ponytail and Mohawk Braid

Ponytail hairstyles can go punk rock without involving any razors. Create a thick French or Dutch braid that leaves the hair loose on the sides along the center of your head. Avoid braiding just under the crown and use an elastic band to protect it. Bring the rest of the hair to the braided piece and tie in a complete pony together. Make sure you pull the braid to make it more complete and give it a mohawk-like effect.

Retro Glam Ponytail

Last year’s throwback hairstyle is ideal for any set. It strikes the perfect balance of elegant and funky by creating a large rolled-up pompadour up top and a cascading ponytail in the back. Try that!

Low-Hanging Ponytail

Low-Hanging Ponytail is all the rage this year and is one of the easiest hairstyles to try this year. All you need is a quick twist and a couple of pins. To ensure that it does not go anywhere, spray the rolled-up area with some flexible-hold hairspray. Thirty-one.559.jpg” />

Messy Ponytail with a Dutch Braid

Why should French and Dutch braids get all the glory in the world of hair? Go with a fishtailed messy ponytail for a slightly more complex braided look. This look is perfect for hair from the second or third day!

Braided and Knotted Ponytail

Usually braided ponytails include braids that end at the base of the pony. We think it is important to encourage a statement braid that goes on throughout the hairstyle for the sake of variety. All you have to do is braid a piece of hair to the ends and put it in the pony. Leave the end loose and apply some hair wax to it so that it does not unravel.

Princess Ponytail

We love royalty-fitting hairstyles and curly side-swept ponies do the job perfectly. Loosely curled hair, when rolled to the side, looks lush and lovely. Feel free to braid the front loosely for some added magic.

Pony with Wrap Around Braid For Short Hair

Braids always add a romantic note to your hair style and you don’t need to enjoy super long hair. Just take a thick section of the hair right at your departure from the front. Start braiding it loosely and keep working in it on the hairline with smaller strands. Go to the back all the way and tie it into a little wavy pony.

Simple Side Ponytail

Never underestimate super-simple ponytail power. They are cute and easy-to-look quick. What else do you need in a hurry? With long side-swept bangs, this looks particularly pretty!

Lively and Lovely Low Ponytail

Nothing shows the color and size of the hair as a low allled pony. The slightly teased textured look will immediately bring out any lighter shades and make them really stand out!

Mid-Length Wavy Messy Ponytail

Don’t think you’ve got to choose between a high and low pony to get the perfect messy ponytail. Certainly there’s some middle ground and it’s pretty fabulous! Try a pony at the base wrapped in the mid-length. This is the perfect way to keep your thick hair under control while simultaneously showing it off! It’s a cute and comfortable hairstyle for a beautiful look for workouts or even for work and school.

Wrapped-Up Ponytail

Add a fun (and surprisingly fancy) twist to that low pony. All you have to do is separate two sections at the front of the head and wrap them around the neck of a low pony.

Messy Ponytail with Side Dutch Braid

By adding a braid to your ponytail hairstyle, you can quickly and easily lend some oomph to your

and give it a rockstar edge. Try to sprinkle some textured powder over the crown and fluff the hair for a fabulous full ponytail.

Twisted and Tousled Ponytail

Who says ponytails must be perfect in order to be beautiful? Try to mess things up a little with a twisted knot from France that extends into a ponytail down the neck. Make sure to pull your twisted style gently here and there to get a look that is complete and slightly undone.

Messy Pony for Medium Hair with Bangs

Most of the messy ponytails featured here require you to tease your hair a little or simply wear it naturally freshly washed without brushing or any styling products. This look is no exception, but heavy backcombing is suggested. Make sure you’re in tip-top shape with your blunt drape bangs and you’ll be ready to go!

Half-Up Curly Look

Half of your hair is pulled up and tied back as its name suggests. This particular version contains one on each side of two twisted strings. It also throws in the mix left a naturally curled mane to flow freely down the back of the template. We like how the ombre and the sun-kissed balayage fit with the model’s hippie style.

Stylish Low Pony with Bump

Just because it’s messy it doesn’t mean that this kind of ponytail can’t be stylish enough to wear a prom or some other snazzy activity. Here is how to get the look of this model. Use a flat iron first to style the lower half of your hair into big loose curls or waves. Keep straight the upper half. Then spray the front part of the hair with your favorite product for gripping. Tie your hair back into a ponytail and loop it through a large hair section.

Low Twisted Pony for Ombre Hair

This look features a twisted bump with straight messy strands in the pony. First create a central parting in your hair in order to achieve it. Leave a large section on one side and make the remaining hair with a low pony. Use an elastic to fix it. Twist the section you left around the base of the pony for an interesting twisted detail that looks especially amazing on ombre hair.

Fancy Side Ponytail

How to make a sophisticated and classy, messy ponytail? Use a braided element to move your pony to one side. For example, this pony is collected as a fishtail. It’s a great alternative to sophisticated half-up styles and complex updos.

Pretty Messy Pony with Braided Section

If you are not a braiding expert, you may need a tutorial to teach you how to create a Dutch braid (or French inverted braid featured here). If you’ve already mastered this skill, just braid a section of your hair down the entire length of your hair from the hairline. Then put in a ponytail all your hair. This is a great hair style that was partially bleached or a lighter hue colored. jpg” />

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Simple Blonde Pony with a Bouffant

This is the look that will mark the undercut or darker hair on the nape beautifully. For a large bouffant, it’s simple enough to get part of your bangs down the middle and backcomb the crown area. Remember that this model has a layered haircut that can be hard to style at times, but this is not the case here. Attach the hair to a low ponytail and wrap the base with a strand removed from the pony.

Easy High Pony for Curly Hair

The look shown in this picture can either stand alone or serve as a good starting point for a loose messy bun. It is perfect from relaxed waves to tighter spirals and even afro styles for all naturally curly hair textures. For a boho chic look, arrange your hair loosely leaving some flyaways at the hairline. Remove a larger hair section from the pony as well. Twist it and pin the elastic over your pony’s base.

Tight Cornrows Mohawk Braided

Would you like to look different? Then take a look at this complex messy ponytail style from both African American and punk culture. The model sports a fauxhauk on the sides with three tightly braided cornrows. Remember that the braids are not included but placed around the base of the pony. The hair was teased up and loosely braided or flatly twisted up top to achieve the mo ‘. The fiery red color of the hair of the model also enhances the funkiness further!

Curly Pony for Ultra Long Hair

It doesn’t really matter if your natural hair reaches the middle of your back or if you’re sporting a princess look using a mesh. What matters is that you can easily style your hair in this dreamy look by simply pulling back all your locks, with the exception of two strands on each side at the front. Twist these strings and tie them with pins around the base of the pony. Everything was done!

Braid Ponytail Side

How to make a braid for the fishtail? Then you can easily get the right style. Braid tightly and closely to get the feel of the fishtail. As for the rest of the hair, just pull it together with an elastic on one side and wrap a strand around the ponytail base.

Curly Blonde Weave Ponytail

This is the ideal update for a more formal event or clothing gathering. You need to work with side strands starting at the ear level to achieve the fancy detail at the back. Section one strand twist that it brings with a bobby pin to the opposite side. On the other side, do the same. Work with a low pony all the way down to the nape and finish the style. If the length or thickness of this hairstyle is missing, use a weave.

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