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Boho Chic Pony

I have another ponytail tutorial for you today! A while back I ‘modeled’ for a photo shoot that was featured on Style Me Pretty, a popular wedding blog. The hairstylist did this cool boho looking ponytail and I loved it! I loved it so much I just had to recreate it. Since I am on some kind of ponytail kick – I might as well add to it!

Here is the look from the photoshoot:

Here is my recreation of how to do it:

  • Curl the top layer of hair with the rest of your hair messy/curly. Mine was kind of curling from no heat curls the night before.
  • Tease your hair starting just past your bangs on top, back to where you will secure your ponytail
  • Gather your hair in place where you want it, not tight at all, and secure with an elastic.
  • Pull tight, then pull out strands as needed to create a “messy on purpose” type of look.
  • Wrap an extra piece of hair around the elastic.
  • You’re done!

This is a simple look for a casual day or dress it up a bit by just changing your outfit! I feel like it’s a look that can go both ways.

Hope you enjoyed this tutorial, and if you did, feel free to pin away!

Have a happy Monday!

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47 Responses to Boho Chic Pony

  1. Kelly October 29, 2012 at 7:37 am #

    This is BEAUTIFUL!!!!!  I love it!

  2. Lindsay October 29, 2012 at 7:40 am #

    ok, first off your hair looks gorgeous!!! i am kicking myself in the butt for cutting mine. i have decided i LOVE my longer hair better.
    secondly, aarika just got me a wand like the one you used, where it goes from fat to skinnny. for the life of me i cannot figure it out. i tried it last night and it looked terrible. i know it isnt because i have medium length hair because it works for aarika. any suggestions?!?! your hair looks gorgeous!! seriously…totally jealous!! 🙂 🙂

    • Natalia October 29, 2012 at 7:51 pm #

      I hold the wand out to the side when I curl so it won’t slip off, or even up, with the thinner part in the air. Because the hair falls off the curling iron. I also start with wavy/curlish hair so if I miss some it’ll be okay. And that way I don’t have to curl as much, you know? Thank you though! It’s too long right now, but I’m too broke to cut it! haha

  3. Yuri October 29, 2012 at 8:24 am #

    How pretty! love this look!

  4. Kat October 30, 2012 at 7:19 am #

    You seriously have the best hair.

    • Natalia October 30, 2012 at 2:13 pm #

      Thank you! It’s a little too long right now, but trying to make it work!

  5. Hilary Biggart October 30, 2012 at 7:29 am #

    I have major hair envy! It looks beautiful, and I will definitely be trying it out soon. 

    • Natalia October 30, 2012 at 10:02 pm #

      cool, glad you like it! It’s a fun one to try!

  6. Carissa October 30, 2012 at 8:44 am #

    love it, your hair is gorgeous. I wear my hair in some sort of pony tail probably every day! I love this look

    • Natalia October 30, 2012 at 9:37 pm #

      I am so glad you liked it! Nice way to vamp up a ponytail!

  7. nat October 30, 2012 at 11:02 pm #

    I love this! You are so gorge! Just found you through Kimmie’s WIWU link party and I’m sure glad I did! New follower to your fab blog!

    • Natalia November 4, 2012 at 8:19 pm #

      I am so glad you liked it!! It’s always fun to have messy hair on purpose, right? I always love making new friends, so I’m glad you found me!

  8. Peggy October 31, 2012 at 10:45 am #

    Just stopping by to invite you to My Wednesday Linky party.

  9. Debbie S. October 31, 2012 at 4:00 pm #

    Love it come and join our link party:

  10. Samantha November 1, 2012 at 6:15 am #

    This is so cute! I feel like I always wear my hair in a boring ponytail. I’m excited to try this.

    • Natalia November 4, 2012 at 8:13 pm #

      I am so glad you liked it!!

  11. Thalita November 1, 2012 at 6:28 am #

    First of all you are GORGEOUS. Holy moly. My hair is slightly longer than yours right now, and I have been putting off getting it cut for almost 6 months! I let it grow for my wedding (and ended up having an up-do!) and I have not cut it since. This is such a gorgeous way to make my too-long hair look and feel like it’s not just a mop sitting on my head! Thanks for the great tutorial!!

    • Natalia November 4, 2012 at 8:17 pm #

      I am so glad you like it! Trying to think of cute, easy creative ways to do your hair!

  12. Ilene @ Much Love, illy November 4, 2012 at 5:33 pm #

    you are so gorgeous – and i am digging this boho ponytail look! 

    • Natalia November 4, 2012 at 8:09 pm #

      Thank you, you are too sweet!

  13. Sandy a la Mode November 4, 2012 at 11:24 pm #

    this is soo soo beautiful, i love it!! must try it soon!!
    Sandy a la Mode

  14. Tea Rose Home November 6, 2012 at 6:07 pm #

    Very pretty! Thank you for the excellent tutorial!

  15. Jessi @ Practically Functional November 7, 2012 at 2:25 pm #

    Wow, what a great ponytail! Now I kinda miss my long hair 🙂 Thanks for sharing at The Fun In Functional!

  16. Amanda November 14, 2012 at 4:15 pm #

    Seriously love your hair! I want mine that length, getting there slowly. I’m tryin this tomorrow. Thanks for sharing.

    • Natalia November 14, 2012 at 8:29 pm #

      It’s so easy & fun! I love this style. Tweet me a pic tomorrow, can’t wait to see it!

  17. lauren November 16, 2012 at 7:35 am #

    very pretty!!

  18. Elizabeth H April 17, 2013 at 7:52 pm #

    You are a beautiful genius! This is my new favorite blog. 🙂

    • Natalia April 18, 2013 at 10:04 am #

      Oh you’re so sweet! Thank you so much! I am really glad you enjoy it!


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