How to Perfect an Everyday Ponytail Using Mr. Smith

Create a simple, lived in ponytail with Creative Director, Freda Rossidis from Mr. Smith Hair.

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If you have fine or thin hair, sometimes a laid back ponytail can be your best friend, as it keeps your hair looking young, modern and effortless. 

In this routine Freda Rossidis, Creative Director at Mr. Smith, explains how to sweep your hair back into an easy, no fuss ponytail you can recreate easily at home. 

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How To Easily Style Thin Hair Using Mr. Smith

Products Used to Create this Easy Low Ponytail Hairstyle




How do I add volume to a ponytail?

Those with straight, thin hair, might want to consider adding volume to your ponytail for a more textured look. 

To do so we recommend starting off with our routine, which shows you How to Create Beachy Waves Using Mr. Smith, to create some initial movement and volume in your hair. 

Then, follow this routine in which Freda Rossidis shows you the best tricks and techniques to amplify your ponytail using the Mr. Smith Texture Spray


Freda Rossidis’ Guide To Her Everyday Ponytail:

Step 1: Brush it through 

Step 1: Brush it through 

Using a boar bristle brush like the Mason Pearson Pocket Bristle Pure Boar Brush - Ivory B4 to brush through your strands, smoothing back the hair. You can also use your fingers to simply run through the hair getting it to sit in the direction you want.

Step 2: Add a serum

Step 2: Add a serum

Take 1 drop of the Mr. Smith Serum and take it through the hair with your fingers to manage any frizz. 

Step 3: Pull it back into a pony

Step 3: Pull it back into a pony

Pull your hair back into a low pony at the base of your neck, run your fingers through your hair to get some movement into the look. Keep it tight and tie with a cling free elastic. 

Step 4: Give it some movement

Step 4: Give it some movement

Using something like the ghd curve classic curl tong 26mm create movement by taking small pieces and wrapping it around the tong. 

Step 5: Go in again with the serum

Step 5: Go in again with the serum

Apply another drop of the Mr. Smith Serum for some extra shine. This formula won’t create build up or make you look oily. 

The Final Look: A perfected, textured ponytail

The Final Look: A perfected, textured ponytail

We hope you enjoyed this easy routine designed to volumize and style fine and thin hair using Mr. Smith Products. You can easily glam this simple look up, or sweep it together before work for a casual, lived in look.



Hair Stylist Tips:

  • If you are starting this look from scratch with wet hair try using Mr. Smith The Foundation before you blow dry the hair. 

  • When drying your hair, dry it in the direction you want it to sit. 

  • For a slightly different look, stop pulling the pony through your hair tie half way through for a sophisticated loop look.

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