How To Put Extensions In A Ponytail - 1 Hair Stop

How To Put Extensions In A Ponytail?

Ask anyone what their go-to hairstyle is? And chances are they'll tell you its' a ponytail! Be it office, running errands, casual outing, to even parties - there is nothing that the classic ponytail hairstyle can't do. 

We celebrate this timeless style with our ponytail hair extension. Yes! You heard it right, we have a separate ponytail extension. You can simply add this over your natural ponytail to achieve a glamorous and more voluminous ponytail.

So fix that ponytail and get ready to find out all there is to know about our amazing ponytail extensions!

What are Ponytail Extensions?

Ponytail extensions serve as hair accessories that can effortlessly enhance the length and volume of your existing ponytail. They have a variety of options in terms of lengths, textures and colours to ensure a seamless blend with your own hair. Attaching them to your ponytail is easy as they are clip based, or come with combs or elastic bands. Now let's delve into each attachment method individually.

Different Types of Ponytail Extensions

Clip-in ponytail extensions

Clip-in ponytail extensions are the most common and versatile type of extension. They come with small combs and clips that attach to your natural hair, creating a secure and natural-looking ponytail. They are easy to use and can be removed and reattached at any time.

Wrap-around ponytail extensions

Wrap-around ponytail extensions have a strip of hair that wraps around your natural ponytail, creating a seamless, natural look. They are ideal for those with thin or fine hair as they add volume and thickness without causing any damage to your natural hair.



Drawstring ponytail extensions

Drawstring ponytail extensions have a drawstring attachment that allows you to adjust the tightness of the ponytail. They are easy to use and are a great option for those with medium to thick hair.

Claw clip ponytail extensions

These extensions feature a claw clip that attaches to your natural hair, creating a secure and effortless ponytail. They are ideal for those with thick and long hair.

Wefted ponytail extensions

These extensions are made of wefted hair that is sewn together in a long strip. They can be attached to your natural hair using clips, combs, or adhesive tape. They are perfect for those who want a longer and fuller ponytail.

If you wear extensions regularly, it is always a good idea to invest in human hair ponytail extensions. They look and feel just like your natural hair and will last much longer if you take good care of them. At 1 Hair Stop, we have 100% human hair ponytail extensions, take a look and find your fit. Now let’s see how to attach extensions to get a full and voluminous ponytail.

How to Put Extensions in a Ponytail?

Putting extensions in a ponytail is a simple process that can be done in a few easy steps. Here's how to do it:

Step 1: Brush your hair

 Before we get into the styling part, brush your hair gently to remove all tangles.

Step 2: Tie your hair into a ponytail

Gather your hair at the desired height on your head. Use your hands or a brush to smooth out any tangles or knots. Take a cloth hair tie or a small scrunchie and carefully wrap the hair tie around the gathered hair. Make sure to keep a hold on your hair as you do this. Secure the hair tie by looping it around your hair two to three times depending on its thickness. This will ensure that the ponytail stays in place.

Step 3: Attach the extension

Now take the extension and attach it to your natural ponytail using the clips, combs, or elastic band that come with it. Make sure that the extension is attached securely to your hair. After attaching, move your ponytail a little to check if it is secured and tight.

Step 4: Blend the extension with your natural hair

Lastly, blend the extension with your natural hair by brushing it gently. You can also use a straightener or curling iron to style the ponytail extension to match the texture of your natural hair.

How to Wear Ponytail Extensions?

Let's decode some of our all time favourite ponytail styles!

Low Ponytail

Tie your hair into a low ponytail and attach the extension to make it look longer and fuller. A classic and elegant style that is perfect for formal events or even casual outing. Bonus: this looks fab with Indian outfits as well.

High Ponytail

Tie your hair into a high ponytail and attach the extension to add volume and length. A high ponytail looks ultra-stylish and glam.



Braided Ponytail

Put your hair into a regular ponytail and add to it your ponytail extensions. Now take all the hair together, section it into 3 and braid like a normal braid. Secure the end with a fancy hair tie. Recently, the braided ponytail has graced the red carpet multiple times. So make sure you do not miss out on this trending look.

Half-Up Half-Down Ponytail

A ponytail but make it cuter! If you're bored of the regular ponytail style try this slightly different variation. Section your hair into 2 horizontally. Make a ponytail using the top section, add your ponytail extension to it. Leave the bottom half open. Comb and style a little to achieve a natural blend.  


How to Make a Fake Ponytail with Extensions?

Short hair but want a long sleek ponytail? Don't worry, we've got your back. Just follow the steps mentioned below.

Step 1: Brush your hair

Brush your hair thoroughly to remove any tangles. Start at the bottom of your hair and work upwards.

Step 2: Put your hair into a half-up half-down style

Section your hair into two horizontally. take the top part and put it into a ponytail while leaving the bottom half open.

Step 3: Attach the extension

Take your hair extensions and attach it to your hairband that is holding your half-up half-down style. Make sure that the extension is attached securely to your hair.

Step 4: Blend the extension with your natural hair

Blend the extension with your natural hair by brushing it gently. You can also use a straightener or curling iron to style the ponytail extension to match the texture of your natural hair.

Step 5: Tie the fake ponytail

Now take all the loose hair and tie them up together with the extension using another hair tie.

Step 6: Style the fake ponytail

Once the extension is nicely secured with your natural ponytail, style it a little using a straightener or curling rod to blend it further. You can also add some cute hair accessories like pins, clips, scarfs etc to elevate your hairdo.

How to Use Ponytail Extensions?

Ponytail extensions can work wonders for your hair if you use them right. Let's look at some best practices to ensure that you're making the most of your ponytail extension.

  1. Go for a ponytail extension that is similar in shade and texture to your natural hair.
  2. Do not use extensions over dirty hair. Shampoo and condition your natural strands for a cleaner look.
  3. Attach the extension to your hair securely to avoid it from falling off.
  4. After attaching the extensions, use a brush to comb them into your natural hair. This will help the extensions blend well with your natural hair.
  5. To take your hair game a notch above, make friends with hair accessories like clips, bows and fancy hair ties. A little sparkle goes a long way.

Ponytail Extension for Short Hair

If you have short hair then you might find it a little tricky to blend any kind of extensions. The same goes for ponytail extensions as well. But don't worry, with these simple tricks you can achieve a nice and clean blend in seconds:

  • Choose an extension that is lightweight and easy to attach. Extensions that come with clips or combs are perfect for short hair.
  • Choose an extension that matches the colour and texture of your natural hair to avoid a noticeable difference.

Ponytail Hairstyles with Extensions

Using a ponytail extension does not mean that you have to stick to the basic ponytail. There are a variety of styles that you can try. Check these out.

Messy Ponytail

Create a messy ponytail by tying your hair loosely and leaving some strands out. Next, add in your ponytail extension for extra length and glam.

Side Ponytail

Create a side ponytail by tying your hair to one side and attaching the extension to make it look longer and thicker.

Twisted Ponytail

Give your regular ponytail a stylish twist with the twisted ponytail. Start by creating your regular ponytail then add some extra length and volume using your ponytail extensions. Finally, create a gap between your head and the base of the ponytail and twist the entire pony through it. Viola!

Bubble Ponytail

Create a bubble ponytail by tying your hair into multiple sections and attaching the extension to each section. This will create a fun and playful look.


Isn't it amazing how we now have cool extensions for ponytails as well? We just saw how ponytail extensions are effortlessly amazing and give your regular meh ponytail a glam upgrade. So next time when you see your favourite celeb like Ariana or Kylie rocking a high sleek ponytail, know that you can achieve the same look within seconds.

Ponytail extensions are truly a blessing for all our hair wardrobes. So go ahead and embrace these fabulous ponytail extensions and experiment with different looks and styles without worrying about damage to your natural hair.


  1. Is it ok to wear extensions in a ponytail?
    Attach your hair extensions correctly and then it is 100% safe and okay to put them into a ponytail.

  2. How do you hide hair extensions in a ponytail?
    To hide hair extensions in a ponytail, make sure they are clipped in securely, and then brush your natural hair over the extensions to conceal them.

  3. Where do you put clip-in extensions in a ponytail?
    Clip-in extensions can be placed around the base of the ponytail or underneath the ponytail to add length and volume.

  4. Where is proper ponytail placement?
    You can make a ponytail as you wish. Sleek low ponytails at the nape of the neck are trending as much as high ponytails that are placed at the level of the crown.

  5. What do hair extensions look like in a ponytail?
    Hair extensions in a ponytail will look longer and fuller than your natural hair. Ensure that you blend them really well or else they may be visible and will look un-natural.

  6. Which extensions are best for ponytails?
    The best extensions for a ponytail are clip-in or wrap-around extensions as they can be easily attached at the base of the ponytail.

  7. How long do ponytail extensions last?
    The lifespan of ponytail extensions depends on the quality of the extensions and how well they are cared for. 1 Hair Stop ponytail extensions are made from 100% human hair and can last over 2 years when maintained well.