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You don't have to have super-long locks to rock a fabulous ponytail style. If you have medium-length hair, you too, can look amazingly chic in a ponytail. Wear your pony low to get the most bang for your buck. If you're not sure how to make your low pony look interesting, a few simple tricks can instantly upgrade your look.
Add Some Volume
Tease your medium-length locks before pulling them into a ponytail. Backcomb the hair just a bit at the crown of the head (not too much -- you're going for a subtle look here). Once you've teased your tresses, smooth the outer section of the hair with a brush and pull hair back into a low ponytail.
Slicked Back and Straight
Actress Liv Tyler sported this chic style at the 2008 premiere of "The Incredible Hulk." To get his look, part hair on the side and then flat iron it bone straight. Slick it back into a low ponytail, leaving a side piece of hair hanging loose to frame the face. If you have any stray hairs, bobby pin them into place. Use a pin that's the same shade as your hair color. Add a mist of hair spray and you're done.
Add a Twist
After pulling your locks into a ponytail, try this simple trick. Take a section of hair and wrap it around the base of your pony. Secure it with a couple of bobby pins right under the ponytail so they won't be visible. And, just like that, you've added a fun twist to your look.
Rather than securing your ponytail with an elastic band, try something else. Take a visit back to your childhood and pin hair back with a barrette. We're not talking about those colorful plastic things your mom used to pin in your hair. Instead, opt for a long, thick, metal barrette. This simple swap totally changes the look and texture of your ponytail.