Boho Braided Hairstyle DIY When styling a chic ponytail, begin with curled hair (can be wavy or day old curls) Photographer: Dear Wesleyann | Hair & Makeup: Leslie & Ariane of Katie Russo Beauty | Model: Grace Sturgeon Share It When styling a chic ponytail, begin with curled hair (can be wavy or day old curls) Photographer: Dear Wesleyann | Hair & Makeup: Leslie & Ariane of Katie Russo Beauty | Model: Grace SturgeonStep One: Spray dry shampoo at the roots and tease the roots of the hair for added volume.Step Two: Brush through the hair with a soft bristle brush.Step Three: Use soft bristle brush to smooth the hair from the top of the scalp to just above the ears into a half-up. Pin into place.Step Four: Start a thick braid using the hair above the ear. Braid back towards the pins from the half-up. Pin braid into place.Step Five: Create a ponytail at the back of the scalp with the leftover hair from the half-up.Step Six: Wrap a loose piece of hair around the elastic band and pin into place on the underside of the ponytail.Step Seven: Create a braid with loose hair from the ponytail and add texture to the braid by holding onto any piece of hair from the end/bottom of the braid and using your other hand to push the rest of the braid back towards the scalp. Pull braid back down and use elastic band to tie off the braid.Step Eight: Tease the loose hair from ponytail for added volume and texture.Step Nine: Finish off the hairstyle with a flexible hold hair spray.