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.
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.