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How to make your ponytail pop


I’ve got thick-hair-girl problems. My ponytails literally look like a horse’s mane. Heavy. But I figured out a little trick to make my ponytail stand up a bit.

Fair warning, it’s not the most comfortable thing in the world. But its perfect for a short amount of time, like church or a date night when you want to give your pony a bit more oompf.

And all it takes is two strategically placed bobby pins underneath your ponytail. Not all bobby pins are created equal, my favorite blond bobby pins grip goooood are these Scunci brand ones.

Try it!

For another way to boost your ponytail, see my post here.

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Sunday 7th of September 2014

Ouch! I found that making two ponytails works:Part your hair so the first ponytail is mostly the hair on the top and sides, but leave the hair in the back below your ears out. Make this ponytail where you wan the bulk to stick out. Then part the hair in the back, below the first ponytail,and pull it around the first and onto the top and secure it with a scrunchie. there is less hair in the second ponytail so it sits higher and being on top of the first one, it makes the whole set seem higher.


Saturday 1st of March 2014

There is basically no difference between the two pictures. Tease your hair if you want it bigger.

hair staler Abby

Wednesday 16th of March 2016

there is a difference if you know what you are looking for!


Sunday 17th of August 2014

No they don't the first one is more droopy


Monday 24th of March 2014

Seriously. They look exactly alike haha


Sunday 9th of February 2014

^Like Theresa, I use a small claw clip but in the middle of the ponytail (like if it was divided to be braided or something). It's much more comfortable. _lenak

theresa keyser

Saturday 23rd of November 2013

I use a small hair clip for extra oompf. I clip it under my ponytail, just below the elastic band. It's comfy too!

Jelli B.

Monday 11th of November 2013

Not sure I understand how these are placed. Visiting from your blog review with Hobby to Hot. Have a great week.

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