Grab a Scarf and Upgrade Your Ponytail

Jessica Shaw
by Jessica Shaw
2 Materials
2 Minutes

Looking for a cute way to upgrade your hair but you don’t have the time to get into a complicated hair tutorial?

Just grab a silk scarf and upgrade your basic ponytail! Follow along to try this hairstyle upgrade.

Tools and materials:

  • Silk scarf
  • Ponytail holder

1. Make a ponytail

After brushing out any tangles, pull your hair into a slick ponytail at the back of your head. Secure it in place with a ponytail holder. 

Making a ponytail

2. Fold and tie

Now, fold or scrunch your scarf into a strip and lay the center at your hairline.

Pull the ends underneath the base of your ponytail and make a single knot.

Tying scarf

3. Cross to cover your ponytail holder, then tie

Then pull each end upward and cross them above the ponytail holder. 

Tying scarf

Next, pull the ends of the scarf downward, tying them underneath your ponytail.

Leave the scarf ends hanging underneath. 

Tying scarf

Here’s the final look for this upgraded, scarf ponytail:

Scarf ponytail

Pull out a strand of hair in the front for an extra element of chic!

Scarf ponytail

Scarf ponytail

All that’s left is for you to grab a silk scarf and try out this ponytail upgrade for yourself!

What do you think of this look? Comment down below.

Next up, try this other scarf hack to customize a basic blazer. 

Suggested materials:
  • Silk scarf
  • Ponytail holder

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