Please upgrade your browser for the best Refinery29 experience. Read more.
We could put our hair in a ponytail while sleepwalking backward. But, just because it's the easiest way to get our hair out of our face doesn't mean it has to be the most basic. On the contrary: This simple 'do is one of the best launching pads for insanely creative looks that are surprisingly easy to achieve.
So, to that end, we called in hairstylist Ryan Stone of Salon SCK to walk us through five of-the-moment ponytail looks that are anything but expected. With some cool tips (you backcomb where?) and more than a few tricks, your ponytail will never be the same again. Click through to learn how to do 'em — yes, they'll require more time than your go-to one-step pony, but we think it's worth the effort.
Like this post? There's more. Get tons of beauty tips, tutorials, and news on the Refinery29 Beauty Facebook page!
Photographed by Lauren Perlstein; Make Up by Mari Schten; Styling by Laia Garcia; Modeled by Iris / Red Models; Hair by Ryan Stone
One look at your invitation-adorned refrigerator, and it may seem like everyone and their mother opts for summer nuptials. But, some couples do choose to say their vows outside of the June-through-August rush — and that calls for a dress that make seasonal sense.
Here's a style that's perfect for fall and winter read
Summer is beyond sweet, but there ain’t no feeling like fall! Just look at this Basilica Hudson wedding and tell us you aren’t just a little bit excited for the leaves to change.
Michelle and Phil went to college with photographer Lisa Berry, and they loved that she shot even the tiniest details on their big day. read