Hey guys, this week we are building on a style we posted last month (the kaleidoscope loop pull-through ponytail.) We love the look of the elastics in the first ponytail, but wondered what it would look like with a braid running through the center of the knotted loops. We ended up loving the unique and intricate design of the second braided ponytail. The day my daughter wore this hairstyle, she had several people stop and ask her how it was made! It can be our little secret that this braid is much easier than it looks.
Video instructions showing how to make both kaleidoscope ponytails: (Click here to watch the video directly on YouTube.)
As shown in our video tutorial above, we decided to create our 2nd ponytail with a regular 3 strand braid, but you could do a fishtail braid instead if you prefer (which would be gorgeous.)
Supplies needed to recreate these hairstyles:
- 2 medium size hair ties or elastics (for the top and bottom of the ponytail.)
- Several small elastics (the amount will depend on the length of your hair.)
- Pomade, gel, hair wax, or other product to help with flyaways.