Menu Find a salon
  • Accueil
  • Cool and effortless ways to style a low ponytail

Cool and effortless ways to style a low ponytail

  A bright bandana or patterned necktie, for example, can make the perfect hair ties!     Don't let your mid-length hair lie flat and lifeless in a low ponytail.    Yes, even short hair can work a low ponytail, provided that it ends at your chin level or lower.
  • 01
  • 02
  • 03

It's easy to get into a rut when styling your hair every day, especially when in a regular low ponytail. Here's how you can update your hairstyle, regardless of the length of your hair...

Long hair, low ponytail: untie your creativity


Long hair speaks for itself. That said, there's no reason you can give it a little more pizzazz when tying it into a low ponytail... Use your imagination, and a few accessories from around the house, to make it really stand out.


A bright bandana or patterned necktie, for example, can make the perfect hair ties! You might still have to use an elastic underneath to prevent the hair from slipping out, or you could use a texturising product like the Fix Move hair gel by Tecni.ART
. It provides invisible hold and texture without weighing down the hair or leaving any sticky residue.


More ideas for styling long hair at the office


Practicality is the key word here, so why not try your hand at a braiding technique (French, Dutch, fishtail, the list goes on!) that keeps your long hair out of your face, but which also shows off its length and colours.


Mid-length hair with a voluminous low pony


Don't let your mid-length hair lie flat and lifeless in a low ponytail – give it some subtle body by lightly backcombing the underneath sections and smoothing over the top. Keep the top sections of the hair natural, and focus your teasing on the mid and back areas just above the ponytail.


Our favorite go-to tool for volume and a modern matte finish is the
. Plus, it has a delicious fragrance that lasts for up to 24 hours, ensuring your low ponytail leaves an unforgettable impression.


More ideas for styling mid-length hair every day


Hesitating about washing your hair, but worried about it getting greasy again even quicker? Go for a subtle wet look style by using a comb and a small amount of gel to slick back the front sections of hair when the oil is the most obvious. Not only will no-one guess your hair needs a wash, but you'll be channeling one of the key catwalk hairstyles this season!


Short hair & sleek, accessorized ponytail


Yes, even short hair can work a low ponytail, provided that it ends at your chin level or lower. Prevent this style from looking like you ran out of ideas by keeping it cute and sleek, and even combining your low ponytail with an accessory such as a fabric hair band!


Keep your short hair smooth, shiny and under control by using a smoothing shampoo and conditioner. We love the new Source Essentielle haircare collection
which includes a Nourishing shampoo and balm made from over 95% natural-origin ingredients. Jasmine flowers and sesame oil gently cleanse the hair while providing much-needed nourishment. The result: radiant short hair that looks great in any hairstyle.


More ideas for styling short hair on the go


Because short hair won't get in your eyes, there's no excuse not to go for a big voluminous hairstyle, wherever you are! For bouncy curls, waves or textured volume on any hair length, the thermo-modelling hairspray Pli from Tecni.ART
gives instant lift right from the roots. Spray as much as you want onto towel-dried hair, then blow-dry with your head flicked upside down to create envy-inducing body.


Top tip for styling a low ponytail


Let your blow dryer dictate how your hair looks before you tie up your low ponytail. A diffuser attachment will give natural-looking body, and emphasise waves, while a concentrator nozzle is excellent for smoothing down rebellious hair.

—  Related Articles  —

3 ways to style hair buns

Whether it's a formal night out or a casual get-together with friends, hair buns are as chic or sassy as you want them to be. Here are three...

3 ways to style hair buns
3 ways to style naturally kinky hair
3 ways to style naturally kinky hair

Born with naturally kinky hair? Why use heat styling? Celebrate your naturally voluminous hair and its eye-catching rich texture. Go through a list...

Rock the Low Bun in Model Style

From a busy day at work to a simple day out, you can rock a model-worthy hairstyle whenever you wish to. The low bun is the perfect and practical...

Rock the Low Bun in Model Style
Wrap it in style with a ponytail
Wrap it in style with a ponytail

Rev up your look as you turn your back on 2017, with a striking take on the classic ponytail. Step into the new year with a new hairstyle...

Find a L'Oréal Professionnel salon near you

The essentials

Hair Styling
Hair Styling
Find out more
Hair Care
Find out more
Hair Styling
Hair Styling
Find out more

Most Read

TECNIART
Hair Styling
Discover me
Fix Move
Hair Styling
Discover me
Fresh Dust
Hair Styling
Discover me
Pure Resource Shampoo
Hair Care
Discover me