Is there any hairstyle more underrated than the ponytail
? Long relegated to the realm of ‘dos you only do when you’re in a rush or trying to hide a bad hair day, we think the tress tail deserves a bit more respect
. After all, it’s one of the few coiffs that can look equally at home on the red carpet and at the gym. The trick is knowing the right tweaks to take your tail from so-so to so amazing.
So, we looked to the runway for a little bit of hair inspiration, then asked celebrity stylist Mara Roszak
to weigh in on how you
can make your pony extra-special this summer.
"The ponytail remains one of the only hairstyles that can be described as timeless and continue to look great on any woman, with any type of hair, no matter her age," says Roszak. "It's versatile and can be worn numerous ways, with each way [creating] a completely different look." Read on for her tips and then pony up!