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.
Long Thin Layered Haircut Ideas. As you discovered above, having longer hair helps your fine hair develop more weight and fall down more smoothly and naturally. So if that is the look you are aiming for, long layered hair styles are a good idea to try. However, if you have little number of hair, choosing a shorter style may look better on you. Because your hair is light and will flow more freely and look fuller on your head.