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.
Having longer hair allows you to wear your hair down, in pony tails, bundled up or in classy styles. You can style long hair for any occasion, and in very little time for some styles. From cute styles with flowing hair, curly hairstyles and relaxed layers which will give you a youthful look for every day wear, to more formal events like weddings and proms. For these events you can have more elegant, styled hair to choose from. Choosing which hairstyle for long hair suits you, has to take into consideration your face type, hair thickness and skin type as some styles won't suit you, even if you really like them. Many people worry that hairstyles for long hair will take a long time, and often this is why they choose to have it cut to a shorter style. Many styles can be achieved within 5 minutes and with practice even the more complicated styles will become easier to master. You will be amazing your friends and family with how good your hairstyle looks.