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Mid-length hair tutorial: messy bouffant ponytail

/ 01.20.2015
Messy bouffant ponytail
Messy bouffant ponytail

If you love all things vintage, we have the perfect retro hairstyle tutorial for you! The messy bouffant pony above looks great on medium and long hair, and it's a great way to deal with dirty roots.

To find out how to get the look, just follow the tutorial below.

How to style it

Step 1
Create a side part with a tail comb - it doesn't matter which side you choose, just go with whatever feels most comfortable.

Step 2
Section off your bangs or some small pieces of hair at the front and tuck them behind your ears.

Step 3
Spray the roots on top and at the crown of your head with Advanced Hairstyle BOOST IT High Lift Creation Spray, then gently tease the hair to build volume.

Step 4
Keep teasing until you're happy with the amount of height, then gently sweep all of your hair back with your hands.

Step 5
Secure the bouffant at the back with bobby pins, then gather the loose ends into a low ponytail at the nape of your neck. To hide the elastic, wrap a small piece of hair from the pony around the base and secure it with a pin underneath.

Step 6
Complete your finished bouffant ponytail with a generous amount of Advanced Hairstyle LOCK IT Bold Control Hairspray. This will give your hair great hold and protect it from any frizz-inducing moisture in the air.

That's it!

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