The best way to get your ponytail in instead of trying to fight with all the hair at the back is lean forward and brush all your hair down to your face. Bring all of the hair from the back forward. Once you have done this then you can gather all of your hair in one bunch and apply the holder that you are going to be using.
Prom and wedding hairstyles for long hair can include, up styles, formal styles, half up half down styles, hairpieces or simple but elegant styles. One hairstyle that is becoming more popular for weddings and proms, is the side do, it is a simple style which is set to one side, it gives a look of pure glamor with an edge. This style can be worn with loops or soft curls, and you can add plaits for an added 'wow.' Whatever style you choose, it has to be a hairstyle that you think is perfect, elegant and timeless. Many accessories are now available for your day and you can add drama, sophistication or a simple accessory like a veil, hat or fastener to your style. You should practice your hairstyle for long hair several times before the event to ensure that it is exactly how you want it, and often have a second choice so that you can decide which suits you better.