If your hair is dry and you have not conditioned it then you are running the risk for splitting the ends. So to begin with, make sure that you shampoo well and use a conditioner unless of course your hair is oily. Towel dry it as there is no need to blow_dry your hair for the ponytail look. You might want to add a little bit of gel to give it a nice shiny look and to help keep those flyaway hairs under control.
Finding a hairstyle that suits your hair type does not need to be difficult, there are many resources now available for you find hairstyles for long hair, short hair or any length or style of hair. Even men now have a large range of styles to suit their type of hair. People who have longer hair take great care of it, and will spend larger amounts on care products, shampoos, conditioners and treatments. Not everyone can grow long beautiful hair so ensure you take care of it, if you are fortunate enough to be one of these people.