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THE PERFECT PONYTAIL

How To Get This Summer Style Staple…

When it comes to warm-weather styling, nothing beats the ponytail for its effortless vibe. It’s an easy style that anyone can do (true!) but if the goal is to create the #perfectponytail, then it’s a sure bet hairstylist Kesha Levy, owner of KeyStylist Salon in Chicago, IL, is involved. This hair pro has crafted her signature ponytail coifs (one version is pictured here) for celebs like Iantha Richardson from American Soul and Empire’s Ta’Rhonda Jones and tells us that her ponytails are not only gorgeous but also gives hair a rest. “You’re not putting heat on it every day. You’re getting it shampooed and conditioned every two weeks. It helps the hair grow out and it’s so easy to maintain,” lists Levy. Intrigued? Then grab the June 2019 issue of Sophisticate’s Black Hair (on sale now!) and check out our feature on “How To Create The Perfect Ponytail.”

Hair: Kesha Levy/@Keystylist. Makeup: Tiffany Humphrey/@Tiffdailybeat. Photo: Charan Ingram/@charaningram.

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