Hollywood beauties including Blake Lively, Fergie and Jennifer Lopez are proven plait fans. So is celebrity stylist and Hair Basics expert Ted Gibson. His take on the braided pony: "It's the modern, new way of thinking about how you wear braids."
Watch the video and click through the step-by-step gallery for Gibson's tips on how to create this stylish look at home.
Hair Basics: Braided Ponytail
The braided ponytail is a classic style that's easy to achieve and gives the basic pony an updated edge. Celebrity stylist and Hair Basics expert Ted Gibson gives you the step-by-step on how to create this playful look.
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