Fall Hair How-to: A Modernized Ponytail

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For the Tibi Spring/Summer 2015 Fashion Show, Aveda Guest Artist Frank Rizzieri gave the low ponytail a very modern twist. Here’s how you can create the look at home.

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Step 1

Apply a thin layer of Aveda Pure Abundance™ Style Prep™ ($24) to give the hair volume and grip. Once fully spritzed, use a blow dryer to dry the hair straight, not allowing for any bends in the hair. 

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Step 2

Lightly mist hair from roots to ends with Aveda Air Control™ Hair Spray ($26). In small sections, use a flat iron to make hair stick straight. Once done, set with the Air Control™ Hair Spray. 

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Step 3

Starting on the left side of the head, lift a section of hair out of the way to back-comb the underneath side section that rests just behind the ear. The teased section will serve as the anchor for the bungee cord hair tie. Repeat on the right side. 

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Step 4

Beginning on the left side of the head, hook the bungee cord hair tie into place and pull to the right side, securing in the teased sections of hair. Set with the Aveda Air Control™ Hair Spray. 

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Step 5

With the flat iron, take a top section of hair midway down between the ear and bottom of hair ends and grip the hair with the iron. Slightly flip the iron up to make a small ridge. Then create another ridge, just below, in the opposite direction. 

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Step 6

Use 5 drops of Aveda Dry Remedy™ Daily Moisturizing Oil ($27) to gently set the top of the hair for a final sheen.

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