Then there are different ways that you can dress up your ponytail by using some pretty ribbons, which are ideal, if you have used thin elastic. Alternatively, you may want to go with many of the scrunches. All one has to do is take a look around your home and you are going to find some creative ideas for adding that extra touch to your ponytail.
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.