By (Bella Naija) Rose Umane | Aug 03, 2018
If you’re anything like us, you still want to look glam, but not overdone – and what’s a better way to achieve that effortless but oh-so-gorgeous look? The style every celebrity seems to be flocking towards – the Jumbo Goddess Ponytail. Featured in different lengths on everyone from Jennifer Lopez to Linda Osifo, what we really love about this look is that it looks deceptively extra – but is actually super simple to achieve.
If you’re feeling a bit more adventurous, this braided chain-link braided ponytail on Issa Rae is right up your street.
According to her go-to hairstylist, Felicia Leatherwood: I did this braid using 4 different pieces of hair… This has become my favourite type of braid to do. Thanks @sharonblain for re-sparking my creativity. #issarae for @covergirl.#hairbyfelicialeatherwood : hair assistant @styledxr : Makeup by @kilprity: Wardrobe by @jasonrembert.
If you’d like a super smooth base then Linda Osifo is your ultimate hair inspiration. A simple hack her is tying a scarf tightly around your hairline. Once that’s secure, blow-dry the perimeter until it is set.
If you fancy an editorial look you can recreate Eunice’s MASSIVE cobalt blue puff and twist braid.
If you’re fishing for compliments, check out a more outfit friendly fishtail braid like Nowe Isibor’s angelic look here.
Check out The Jumbo Braided Ponytail In 5 Easy Steps for a step-by-step guide to achieving this flawless look, sistah!
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