7 Super-Simple Messy Ponytail Hairstyles

Classic Tousle:

 Simply pull your hair back into a ponytail without combing and tug a few strands out for an effortlessly tousled look.

Teased Crown: 

Before securing your ponytail, tease the hair at the crown for a little added volume and lift.

Side-Swept Pony:

 Instead of centering it, position your ponytail off to one side. Pull out some face-framing strands for a soft touch.

Low and Loose: 

Tie your ponytail at the nape of your neck and then gently tug at the hair above the tie, creating a relaxed and voluminous effect.


 Add a loose braid to one side of your hair or braid a section within the ponytail, combining structure with the messiness.

Wrapped Mess:

 Once you've secured your messy ponytail, take a strand from underneath and wrap it around the base, hiding the elastic. Secure with a pin beneath the ponytail.

Double Messy Pony:

 Create two ponytails – one at the top and one at the bottom. Join them together for added volume and a more intricate, yet still messy, appearance.

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