#TBT Beauty – The TopsyTail

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There are many beauty trends that should be laid to rest, (we’re looking at you, black lipliner) but some just need a little reinterpretation to resume their rightful¬†place in your beauty arsenal. Case in point: the TopsyTail. Lose your preconceptions about the informercial favorite of the ’90s, and get on board with this twist, pun intended, on the low ponytail. The result is more Chlo√© than Clarissa-Explains-It-All. Pair with a minimal outfit and natural makeup and you’ll turn heads.

Step By Step

Look 1

Step 1

Start with a low ponytail, keep it moderately loose so you have some wiggle room. This looks best on straightened hair, but a half-ponytail in wavy hair has a bohemian vibe. 

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Step 2

Loosen the hairtie and create a hole in the middle of the head so that you can see through to the neck.

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Step 3

Pull the end of the ponytail up towards the head and feed it through the hole you just made.

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Step 4

Pull the entire ponytail through, this creates the twist along the sides of the head. 

Look 5

Step 5

Gently pull apart the twisted sides so they look slightly imperfect, and finish with a little hairspray.

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