The stunning actress turned singer Kat Graham has not been spotted often without her sleek, high ponytail lately which is a major departure from her long, soft locks that we first fell in love with during her days on Vampire Diaries. 

For her new single, “Put Your Graffiti on Me,” Graham transformed her image into a sex kitten reminiscent of The Pussycat Dolls and nothing says ‘sexy’ like a whip-like ponytail. It would only be right for the star, born Katerina Graham, to rock her pony every chance she gets. Whether it’s super long or dipped in color, you name it, she’s got it. 

Try the style yourself by gathering your hair into a high ponytail with a non-snagging elastic band slicking any frizz or flyaways down with a rich moisturizing crème of choice. Section off a handful of the ponytail and wrap it around the band at the base of the ponytail and secure with a pin or clip. Make sure the remaining strands in your ponytail are sleek and shiny by lightly coating them with a thermal protectant product and running them through a flat iron in small sections with an iron with ceramic plates.

For our ladies with short or coarse hair, feel free to try a clip-on ponytail. First wrap your hair into a tight bun and secure the extension so that it hides your natural hair completely, then follow the above steps. If your ponytail extension is synthetic, skip the step involving a hot tool unless otherwise noted on the product packaging as high temperatures will likely burn the hair. If the hair is not as sleek as you’d like, opt for a braid or twist like Kat.

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