Do you think we’d be exaggerating if we say that Deepika Padukone is the demigod of slicked-back ponytails? Arghh, we highly doubt that anyone would have apprehensions about giving her a 10 on 10 for her hair game! (Also read: Indulge! 5 times Deepika Padukone’s style was a delectable Dessert In Disguise.)
The boss lady!
With that facial bone structure and dreamlike hairline, Deepika Padukone is one Bollywood actress who’s not just about those candy floss buns, elaborate braids or princessy updos. There’s something about the way she struts around in her high-drama, sleek ponytails that makes us a teeny-tiny bit jealous. Just a few days ago, the diva sported a neatly gelled back, low ponytail with red lip and lots of oomph for an event. And that kickass Lanvin pantsuit just made her look like the sultriest lady boss in town.
Desi pony tales!
The actress wore this ming-boggling Raw Mango sharara that we love for more reasons than one. Right from the desi, golden girl vibe to the middle-parted slicked back pony, Deepika is a vision to behold.
The red carpet version!
Why opt for elaborate, expensive hairdos when you can look this gorg in a simple pony? Deepika wore her signature slicked back ponytail even with this blush pink red carpety look. There’s not a single hair strand out of place and those sculpted collarbones...aha, beautiful!
The perfect saree companion...
Deepika has never been hesitant about wearing her ponytails with sarees too. This sleek, pulled-back hairdo with that lovely Raw Mango saree and dreamy winged liner is elegance personified.
Quick steps to recreate the look
Let us tell how you can exactly score a sexy, bump-free, slicked back pony in no time. Start with prepping your hair by using a good-quality heat protection spray as you would need to straighten your hair before recreating the pony. It also protects your tresses from any kind of heat damage and retains its shine. DO NOT SKIP THIS STEP even if you’re tempted to. Then, begin with sectioning your hair into two parts as it simplifies the straightening process. Now, with the help of a hair iron, straighten one section at a time until both the sides are done. Once the straightening is done, secure your hair into a low ponytail with a simple rubber band at the nape of your neck. Make sure you take care of all flyaways. For a neater look, take a few strands from your pony and wrap it around the rubber band to hide it. If required, secure the pony with bobby pins that are the same color as your hair. And voila! You’re now ready to hop on the ponytail bandwagon just like the diva.