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Ponytail Defined Curls

We are loving the results from ghd’s new thin wand. This half-up half-down defined curl style is giving us all the feels.

Step 1 – section: Section the hair from the top of the ears upwards and brush the top half of hair into a ponytail.

Step 2 – Tie: Secure into place with an elastic and smooth down fly-aways with ghd perfect ending hairspray.

Step 3 – Prep: Prep the hair with ghd curly ever after spray in misted layers throughout.

Step 4 – Section: Section the hair horizontally into 2-inch sections from the bottom of the head, working upwards and twist the ponytail up & out of the way.

Step 5 – Angle: Place ghd thin wand diagonally into the hair with the cool tip pointing downwards.

Step 6 – Twist: Wrap the hair around the barrel of the wand, naturally twisting the hair as you wrap & hold for 5-8 seconds.

Step 7 – Continue: Swap ghd thin wand into the opposite hand and continue curling on the other side of the head, alternating the direction of each curl.

Step 8 – Continue: Release the ponytail and continue alternating the direction of the curls throughout the pony.

Step 9 – Wrap: Take a small section of hair from underneath the ponytail & wrap around the base of the pony to hide the elastic.

Step 10 – Finish: Finish the hair with 1-2 pumps of ghd dramatic ending serum, massage into the palms of hands and run fingers through the hair to break up the curls.

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