Ponytails – Try Out These 12 Creative Styles

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Women with long hair are always looking for new and creative ways to style it.  Ponytails may not seem creative, but these celebrities have taken the old hum-drum hairstyle and turned it up a notch.  Just a few minor adjustments can turn bland into glam.

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Sleek Ponytails with Braids

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Olivia Culpo’s hairstylist, Justine Marjan, pulled Olivia’s hair back in a sleek ponytail with two tiny braids at each temple.  Her makeup artist, Liz Castellanos, gave her a dewy complexion with elongated lashes.

Style Credits

Hair: Justine Marjan

Makeup: Liz Castellanos

Styled by: Anita Patrickson

Olivia Culpo - Ponytails - Side View

Hairstyle Length: Long

Hair Color: Brunette

Hairstyle Features: Ponytail, cornrow braids

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Ariana Grande - Ponytails

Ariana Grande – High ponytail with braids

Margot Robbie - Ponytails

Margot Robbie – High ponytail with a French braid.


Genie Ponytails

Beyonce - Ponytails

Newly blonde Beyonce has taken the ponytail to new heights wearing it directly on top of her head rather than toward the back.

Hairstyle Length: Long

Hair Color: Blonde

Hairstyle Features: Ponytail, hair wrap

Maria Menounos - Ponytails

Maria Menounos – High Ponytail with tendrils

Bella Hadid - Ponytails

Bella Hadid – High Ponytail


High Sleek Ponytails

Blake Lively - Ponytails

Blake Lively has gorgeous hair but anyone with long hair can have this stylish look. The secret to this high ponytail is using a straightening iron on the ponytail.

Hairstyle Length: Long

Hair Color: Blonde

Hairstyle Features: Ponytail, straightened

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Sandra Bullock - Ponytails

Sandra Bullock – Sleek high ponytail

Kate Hudson - Ponytails

Kate Hudson – Sleek high ponytail


Heightened Crown Low Ponytails

Bryce Dallas Howard - Ponytails

Bryce Dallas Howard’s elegant low ponytail is anything but basic. To get the look, the hair is parted on the side with the majority of the hair brushed low over the forehead to create “bangs”. The hair at the crown is heightened.

Hairstyle Length: Long

Hair Color: Red

Hairstyle Features: Ponytail, side sweeping bangs, heightened crown

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Nicole Kidman - Ponytails

Nicole Kidman – Low ponytail

Emma Roberts - Ponytails

Emma Roberts – Low ponytail


Bouffant Ponytails

Paula Abdul - Ponytails

Paula Abdul looks youthful with a bouffant hairstyle pulled into a ponytail with deep side sweeping bangs.

Hairstyle Length: Long

Hair Color: Brunette

Hairstyle Features: Ponytail, side sweeping bangs, bouffant

If you like this look, be sure to check out more Paula Abdul hairstyles below!

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More Bouffant Ponytails

Kristin Chenoweth - Ponytails

Kristin Chenoweth – Bouffant ponytail with bangs

Christina Hendricks - Ponytails

Christina Hendricks – Bouffant ponytail with bangs


Messy Ponytails

Lisa Rinna  - Ponytails

Lisa Rinna with a strategically messy high ponytail. In this case, “messy” refers to all of the loose hair that didn’t quite make it into the ponytail creating a sexy, disheveled yet elegant look.

Hairstyle Length: Long

Hair Color: Brunette

Hairstyle Features: Ponytail, loose hair

Bella Thorne - Ponytails

Bella Thorne – Messy ponytail

Angelina Jolie - Ponytails

Angelina Jolie – Messy ponytail


Half Updo Ponytails

Jennifer Lopez - Ponytails

Jennifer Lopez looks absolutely angelic with this sophisticated and formal high ponytail.

Hairstyle Length: Long

Hair Color: Brunette

Hairstyle Features: Ponytail, half updo


Textured Ponytails

Selena Gomez - Ponytails

Young and hip, Selena Gomez’s ponytail actually made her look more mature and sophisticated.

Hairstyle Length: Long

Hair Color: Brunette

Hairstyle Features: Ponytail, textured

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Nina Dobrev - Ponytails

Nina Dobrev – Textured ponytail

Chrissy Teigen - Ponytails

Chrissy Teigen – Textured ponytail


Pompadour Ponytails

Christina Aguilera - Ponytails

The pompadour ponytail like the one worn by Christina Aguilera features hair that is exaggeratedly high in the front.

Hairstyle Length: Long

Hair Color: Blonde

Hairstyle Features: Ponytail, pompadour

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Kate Beckinsale - Ponytails

Kate Beckinsale – Pompadour ponytail

Alyssa Milano - Ponytails

Alyssa Milano – Pompadour ponytail


Heightened Crown Ponytail

Julianne Hough - Ponytails

Julianne Hough looks incredible with this elegant ponytail with a heightened crown and long bangs.

Hairstyle Length: Long

Hair Color: Blonde

Hairstyle Features: Ponytail, heightened crown

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Jennifer Aniston - Ponytails

Jennifer Aniston – Heightened crown ponytail

Julie Bowen - Ponytails

Julie Bowen – Heightened crown ponytail


Cinched Ponytails

Camila Cabello - Ponytails

Camila Cabello with a cinched ponytail. Like the French braid, this hairstyle is achieved by pulling horizontal sections of hair into the ponytail as you work your way to the bottom.

Hairstyle Length: Long

Hair Color: Brunette

Hairstyle Features: Ponytail, cinched sections

Allison Holker - Ponytails

Alison Holker – Cinched ponytail


Formal Ponytails

Bryce Dallas Howard - Ponytails

Bryce Dallas Howard with an intricate ponytail with bangs. These ponytails generally require a hairstylist but are worthy of the most special of occasions.

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