We get it: You’re headed for a workout, ready to rock the treadmill and have zero time to think about your gym hairstyle. Think again, lady! We’ve got the ‘do for you. This poppin’ ponytail hack takes you from drab to fab in five minutes flat and will keep your hair out of your face when you’re busy sweatin’ it out. Give it a whirl (and a twirl) to see how it holds up!
STEP 1: CREATE A LITTLE PONYTAIL
Grab a section of hair at the front of your head — it should be right about where you have bangs (or would have bangs). Secure it on the top of your head, as close to the scalp as possible, with a clear elastic band.
STEP 2: ADD A BABY BRAID AND WRAP IT UP
Next, form a small braid with hair in the ponytail you just sectioned off. Secure it with another clear elastic band. Then, take this lovely little look to the next level: Take a small piece of hair underneath the ponytail near the top of your head and wrap it around the clear elastic band. This will conceal the elastic band and add some fun flair to your ‘do.
BAM! You can rock it this way, or continue with our gym-approved hack below.
STEP 3: ADD ANOTHER PONY
Create another ponytail in the middle of the back of your head to tie it all together — literally!
BOOM. Get ready to kill it at the gym, girl!
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Hair by Maritza Buelvas
Modeling by Elizabeth Wheeland
Photography by Jennifer Coffey