Now many people would use elastics but if you are going to use these then make sure that they are coated or covered in material such as scrunches for example. Once you have done this, you can stand back up straight and adjust your ponytail to exactly where you want it to hang from. Some individuals like a ponytail that will hang almost from the top of the head whereas others like it in the middle section of the back of the head and some even lower. This is going to come down to the type of look you want and if you are going to do anything further as far as styling with your ponytail
Men don't want to advertise that they are asking for anything other than the "normal" cut when they visit the barbershop. It seems to be an unspoken rule, one that the barber knows very well. He knows exactly which celebrity hairstyle each man is quietly asking for and how to cut their hair accordingly.