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How to get a super slick wet-look ponytail

/ 07.24.2014
Sleek chic
Sleek chic

Wet look hair is one of those trends that you either love or hate... or are slowly maybe potentially kind of almost thinking about trying just once. The slick, shower-fresh finish is also gaining in popularity and retaining it's status as fashion's favorite hairstyle, whether loose or all up.

It's a real stand-out look and not one for the fainthearted. Your face becomes the centerpiece of your whole beauty look as your hair, however long, is swept back leaving you nowhere to hide. For anyone who wants to change up their regular style as boldly as possible, wet look hair could be the perfect 'do for you!

This high-shine low ponytail is a great way to wear the look, not to mention a seriously easy one. So, if you're feeling adventurous, try it out on your own locks with a little help from the tutorial below...

Step one: Starting with clean, towel-dried hair, comb it all through and sweep it back off your face.

Step two: Next, apply L'Oréal Paris Studio Line Clean Gel evenly throughout while the hair is still damp. Start off with a small amount and add more as needed. If you don't want to apply gel all the way to the ends, that's totally fine as this kind of style looks great with mixed textures, too.

Step three: Using a comb and your hands, smooth the hair back into a low pony and secure with a hair tie. That's it!

If you would prefer not to use gel, you can apply Advanced Hairstyle BOOST IT Volume Inject Mousse to damp hair, gather it all back then spray liberally all over with Advanced Hairstyle LOCK IT Bold Control Hairspray instead. You'll still get a super high-shine finish without the gloopiness of a gel.

What do you think? Is the fashion world right about the wet look?

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