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Hair tutorial: Double Wrap Topsy Tail

Double Wrap Topsy Tail
Double Wrap Topsy Tail
Guest contributor of, Jennie Kay

Try a cool retro look with a twist. The double wrap topsy tail is creating a simple ponytail and adding flair to it. The trendy look is easy to create in minutes.

"This pony style works just as well for the office as it does for a day at the pool", explains contributor Jennie Kay.

What you need:

- hairbrush

- comb

- two clear hair elastics

- few bobby pins

- your favorite soft hold aerosol hairspray

- smoothing pomade (optional)

Step 1

Using a brush, smooth hair into a ponytail at the mid to bottom of your neck and secure with a small rubber elastic.

Step 2

Take a small section of hair from the ponytail (about 1/2-inch thick) and pull it aside.

Step 3

Wrap that section of hair around the ponytail to camouflage the elastic and secure with a bobby pin. Spritz the hair in the ponytail with an aerosol hairspray (or smoothing pomade) and comb through to smooth the ponytail.

Step 4

Using an additional small elastic, secure it midway down the shaft of the ponytail.

Step 5

Spread apart the section within the elastics into two. Flip the bottom of the tail up and through the opening.

Step 6

Repeat step 4 again.

Step 7

Repeat step 5 again. Spritz the entire style with an aerosol hairspray to smooth flyaways or frizz.

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About Jennie Kay:

Jennie Kay is a Schwarzkopf Professional USA Technical Advisor, and Bridal Specialist. In addition to weddings and teaching, Jennie Kay Plumb operates her full service cut and color beauty parlour, works on Broadway productions, participates in commercial print work and even manages to squeeze in a few feature films each year. She is best know for her attention to detail and flawless hair and makeup styling. In her spare time she loves to blog about her favorite things: hair, makeup and style.

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