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The 60-Second Party Hairstyle — Yes, Really


Caught between the crossfire of updos and free-flowing locks, the ponytail is an underrated style that doesn't always get the credit it deserves. So, consider this a friendly reminder that all it takes is a tiny bit of extra effort to transform a pony from a symbol of defeat to one of triumph over boring hair.
We enlisted hair pro Michael Dueñas to talk our beauty director Annie through an easy upgrade for the classic ponytail. The best part? You can count the steps it took on just one hand. The result is a sleek and all-around elegant addition to your bag of beauty tricks.

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