Ponytail hairstyles are fun, easy to do and sexy. There are a number of ways you can style your ponytail depending on what you want and feel like doing. You can wear your hair in a ponytail to go to the gym, go out and even for special events. Here are some tips on the ways you can wear your hair pulled back in a ponytail: Side ponytail This is a great look especially if you have really long hair. Wash your hair, blow dry and create 2 inch waves using a wide barrel curling iron. Using your fingers gather the hair into a ponytail at he base of your neck a few inches to the side. Secure the ponytail with a hair-friendly elastic. Tip If you don't want the elastic to show you can take a piece of hair from your ponytail and wrap it around the elastic. Secure the hair with a pin. Slick ponytail ponytail This look is great for medium and long hairstyles. Wash your hair and deep condition. Blow your hair straight and if needed use a straightening iron. Using a bristle brush, brush your hair back in the middle and secure it with elastic. Use a touch of hairspray to tame flyaways. Tip Heavy bangs look great with this type of ponytail and remember, the higher the pony the more glamorous. Ponytail pouff Run your hands through the hair from where your ears begin. Bring your hair up, hold it and back-comb at the roots using a rat tail tooth comb. Apply a bit of hairspray on teased roots. Let your hair down and using your fingers pull it back into a ponytail securing it with elastic. Tip Avoid this style if you have an oblong face shape as the volume at the crown can elongate your already long face shape. Flipped ponytail Using your fingers, gather your hair in a ponytail and secure it a bit higher than the nape of your neck. Take the ponytail and lift it up. Secure it a bit higher than the base of the ponytail with a hair clip. Leave the ponytail over the hair clip and you are ready to go. High Ponytail This type looks best on long hairstyles and are very sexy. Wash your hair and condition it well. Final rinse with cold water to add shine. Blow dry straight and use a flat iron to finish. Flip your head over and using a fine-toothed comb, comb your hair up, close to where your head holding the ponytail in one hand and combing with the other. Secure the ponytail with elastic and wrap around it a piece of hair from the ponytail. Secure the piece of hair with a pin.