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Double Wrap Topsy Tail Tutorial

Double Wrap Topsy Tail Tutorial

I am a huge hair tutorial fan and being someone that has a short angled bob I can’t do all of these long-haired tutorials for you all, which is why I have Karly around! Also, when given the chance to share this pretty awesome topsy tail tutorial with you, I jumped at it. This is gorgeous and perfect for Fall! I remember rocking a topsy tail through much of grade school so I for one and quite excited to see it making a come back!.

“Anyone remember the topsy tail? I know I know, it may sound a little retro, but this double wrap topsy tail tutorial takes an old school ponytail and quickly morphs it into a super trendy look that is guaranteed to turn some heads,” explains contributor Jennie Kay. “This pony style works just as well for the office as it does for a day at the pool. Let’s get started, shall we?”

What You Need:

– a hairbrush

– a comb

– two clear hair elastics

– a few bobby pins

– your favorite soft hold aerosol hairspray

– a smoothing pomade (optional)

Double Wrap Topsy Tail Tutorial

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.

That’s super easy, right? I seriously wish my hair was long enough to rock these styles! Don’t forget to check out our other hair tutorials here & let me know in the comments below what you’re planning to rock for Fall!


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