Credit: © Jeff Kravitz/FilmMagic.com
Sep 7 2008
Jordin Sparks' smoothed-back ponytail has a pretty pompadour proof in the front.
Step 1: Start with smooth hair. Isolate a halo section of hair on top of your head, starting at the front hairline.
Step 2: Take a two-inch section within the halo and hold straight up. Use a tight-toothed comb and backcomb in short strokes along the back down toward your scalp. Repeat with all sections within the halo.
Step 3: Using a natural-bristle brush, smooth the hair on the surface of the halo section as you direct it back. Gather all hair in back and secure into a ponytail with a coated elastic band.