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Sarah Puntigam with a ponytail

A ponytail (also horse tail ) is a hairstyle (open braid) in which long hair is held together by a ribbon, a headband or a hair tie at the back of the head.

With straight hair, this hairstyle resembles a horse's tail .


  • Abby Smith: Braiding hair. 60 stylish hairstyles for everyday life and special occasions. 1st edition. mvg Verlag, Munich 2015, ISBN 978-3-86882-570-1 .

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