6 Genius Hair Ties for Your Pony
Best All-Around: Emi Jay Hair Ties
Soft and stretchy with just the right amount of (crease-free) hold for any length or texture (even fine), these trendy ties add a fun touch, day or night. Look for new hues each season.
To buy: From $6 for three, emi-jay.com.
Featured May 2014
Most Stylish: Goody Doublewear Elastics Mixed Pack
Modest metallic detailing (in gold or silver) upgrades the basic black band. “It looks great in my hair and on my wrist,” said a tester.
To buy: $6 for three, ulta.com.
Best for Thick Hair: L. Erickson Grab & Go Pony
No matter how wide the diameter of a ponytail, these braided bands can handle it. “There’s a lot of give, so they’re easy to loop around,” said a tester.
To buy: $18 for 15, franceluxe.com.
Best for Exercise: Scünci No Slip Grip Evolution Hair Ties
From land to sea (or gym to pool), these sturdy holders, made of silicone, won’t slip off during strenuous workouts. And they won’t lose shape or stretch out over time.
To buy: $3 for 14, at drugstores.
Most Innovative: Pulleez Ponytail Holder
Always hitting a snag? Slide hair through the looped portion of this elastic and tighten the toggle to hold your tail. Simply squeeze again to let hair down—painlessly.
To buy: $4 to $28 each, pulleez.com.