How-Tos > HOW-TO: Sleek + Glam Pony
June 13, 2018

HOW-TO: Sleek + Glam Pony


HOW-TO: Sleek + Glam Pony

Need to create an elegant ponytail? We’re breaking down how to turn the everyday look up a notch. Here are two quick tips:


  1. Curl the hair in the same direction before brushing through to create a uniform end result that’s sleek and glam.
  2. Use the new amika Vandal Volume Powder at the base of the ponytail to create maximum lift and bounce.


Now are you ready for the entire how-to? Watch the video and get the step-by-step below!


Manufacturer: amika, @love_amika

Products Used



  • 1

    First, apply amika Blockade Heat Defense Serum all over to smooth and tame frizz. Then, spray the brush with amika Fluxus Hairspray and smooth hair back into a ponytail.

  • 2

    Use a hair bungee to secure the ponytail.

  • 3

    Prep ponytail with amika Shield Anti-Humidity Spray.

  • 4

    Use the amika Chameleon 19mm barrel to curl the ponytail. Curl all sections of the ponytail in the same direction using a flat-twist technique.

  • 5

    For added shine, apply the Blockade Heat Defense Serum around all part lines, then use amika Headstrong Hairspray with a tail comb to lock down any loose hairs/flyaways.

  • 6

    Then, gently press the serum into the waves before brushing them out.

  • 7

    Take a small piece of hair from under the ponytail and wrap it around the bungee. Then, secure with a small bobby pin.

  • 8

    To add volume, pump amika Vandal Volume Powder at the base of the ponytail.

  • 9

    Finish the ponytail with amika Headstrong Hairspray.

  • 10

    Finished look. 

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