When the temperatures get too hot (something that's all too familiar to us tropic-dwelling people), nothing feels as good and refreshing as pulling your hair back into a ponytail. But that particular hairstyle can get dull after a while—and not at all feminine, if you aren't careful.

The solution? A twist (literally) on the good old pony: the knotty pony! If you have long hair that’s straight or wavy, this should be a cinch. “For a daytime casual feel, wear the knots loose and messy; for evening affairs, keep them sleek and neat,” suggests hairstylist Aizza Reyes.


Browse through the gallery to learn how to recreate this simple 'do.


(First published in the November 2008 issue of Marie Claire Philippines, Beauty section as "The Knotty Pony;" photos by Dix Perez; hair and makeup by Aizza Reyes; model: Charina Chacon; adapted for use in Female Network)

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