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Tips For a High Ponytail

Ariana Grande's Hairstylist Snatched My Ponytail, and I'm Pretty Sure It Gave Me Superpowers

Tips For a High Ponytail
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There's a scene in Beyoncé's music video for "Ring the Alarm." In it, Bey wears a booty-length ponytail and, well . . . whips that sh*t like her life depended on it. Twelve years after seeing and memorizing every move of that music video, I still find myself flinging this imaginary ponytail anytime I hear that song . . . or any Beyoncé song, for that matter.

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But my imaginary ponytail has always been just that, imaginary. See, my hair has never been long enough to look like a voluptuous tail. Currently, my hair is chin-length and ends up looking like a sharp stump when pulled up. I've never had a problem with my baby ponytail, thank you very much. But recently I was invited to a one-on-one appointment with ponytail god Chris Appleton at the Glam Seamless boutique in Soho, and it totally changed the way I feel about my current tail situation.

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