While getting yourself a lovely set of clip in hair extensions might be a bit costly, then trying out a new look with ponytail hair extensions is less expensive. You can give yourself a makeover within seconds, and create the famous Ariana Grande hairstyle – a high ponytail with loose hair underneath.
What are ponytail hair extensions?
Ponytail hair extensions are one weft hair extensions, that you can attach onto your own hair, extending your natural ponytail. Of course this isn’t the only option, you can also use two sets, to give yourself cute pigtails, not to mention even more hairstyles.
How to attach ponytail hair extensions?
Ponytail hair extensions can be attached several ways, but the most commonly used types are pins with bands, and the „clip“.
Pinning ponytail hair extension
This is one of the most common ponytail hair extension types, the pinning and tying on your own hair.
As you can see on the image, the ponytail has two little pins, and a band.
Tie your hair in a ponytail, and then attach one clip on top of your own natural under the hair band, so you cannot see anything that could give away that it’s not your own hair.
Use the loose strand of hair that’s provided, and wrap it around the base of the ponytail until the two ends snap onto each other, securing the extensions onto your own hair.
You can use bobby pins to pin down the loose strand. And there you go, a lovely, thick, high ponytail within seconds!
Clip ponytail hair extensions
The clip of the ponytail hair extension.
Tie your hair into a high ponytail, then open the clip, tuck in the band that holds the clip together, and attach it onto the base of your own hair.
Be sure to move the extensions around on top, to cover the clip completely.
This is a synthetic, 18 in ponytail hair extension, with the clip taken out. Attaching it to your own hair is simple.
Another way you can do it is to loosen the string and take out the clip. This leaves you with one pin on the top, other one in the bottom, and the rubber string. You can tie your hair into a bun or ponytail, then attach the ponytail hair extensions with one pin on the top, other one in the bottom.
Finally pull the string tighter, and wrap it around the base of the ponytail to hide it. You can again use bobby pins to make sure everything stays as you want. The clip pony tail generally gives you a great amount of volume and thickness.
Choosing the color of your ponytail hair extensions
Picking the right tone for your ponytail hair extensions is crucial. You do not want to look that has your roots lighter than the rest of the hair, or vice versa. To make sure what tone hair you have, you can check out the article below.
Hair extensions colour chart
We’ve listed the most commonly used hair tones and their tone numbers, with some images to make it easier for you to see if the tones are right for you. We all know how important it is to make sure that the tone of our hair extensions matches our own hair tone, and the struggle of making sure what hair extensions you’re buying online.
Ponytail hair extension hairstyles
What kind of hairstyles can you wear with ponytail hair extensions? It might surprise you, but this list is long. When you have 20 inch hair extensions, tied in a ponytail, you can braid it so many different ways, not to mention the endless amount of hair-bun styles you can tie them into.
And why not expand the list even more, by using two sets of ponytail hair extensions? You can let your imagination go wild with dyeing the hair extensions in different tones of ombre as well. Be creative!
Here’s a great example of what you can do to the ponytail hair extensions braiding wise. It will look natural, like a part of your own hair.