There are lots of great ponytail hairstyles for black hair. People who think that ponytail hairstyles are always boring and basic couldn’t be more wrong. There are lots of ways to take the basic concept of a ponytail and modify it in order to create something that’s really special. We’ve combed through our gallery of over 4,500 hairstyles to find the most up to date and trendsetting ponytail hairstyles for black hair. These hairstyles were created by some of the most talented and nationally published cosmetologists in the black hair care industry. Check out these 20 awesome ponytail looks and if you like any style in particular, drop a note to the talented cosmetologist that created it.
Long Braided “Blonde Bombshell” Ponytail from Lacey Singleton
Salon: Upscale Hair Salon
This is a hairstyle that could make anyone feel like a princess. It’s long and flowing in the back with strong highlights. In the front, the braided area looks like a crown.
Twisted Knot Ponytail with Side Bang from Deedra Mcleod
Salon: Beautiful U Hair Salon
The intricate bun on top has the air of sophistication. The flowing and gathered, fashionably asymmetrical bangs on the side add a youthful touch.
Rasheeda Berry’s “Red Carpet Edge” Formal Updo
This intricate and elaborate hairstyle has the appearance of a French braid, if the French braid was given a regal and futuristic twist.
Popping Ponytail Hairstyle with Color from Erma Stephens
People can get a sort of retro 1980’s vibe with this asymmetrical hairstyle and side ponytail. However, it’s also longer and more flowing than the hair that people tried to get in the 1980’s.