You need to try the hair bungee. At least this is the conclusion I’ve come to in the last few months as this tiny piece of elastic has slowly made its way into my consciousness.
A few months ago, a hair bungee arrived in my monthly
When asked by the beauty editors in attendance for some hair advice, he said he wished that America would embrace the hair bungee the way European women have. It causes a lot less damage to the hair and doesn’t leave a crease the way more traditional round elastics do.
It’s not easy to use, but has a lot more potential for creative looks than a plain old rubber band. Forget everything you ever knew about making a ponytail. The hooks actually have to be hooked onto your hair, then wrapped around the pony, then anchored. You can control the tightness and messiness of the ponytail, or turn it into a bun. Magical.
Go here to see a video demonstration. Just don’t poke your eye out.