For this look, it's best to use your fingers (instead of a brush) to rake your hair back. This will make hair seem artfully undone, instead of messy.
"I generally like my textured ponies to be mid to high in height," says Bivona. "Lightly tease at the base and middle of ponytail to add a bit of volume and scrunch with a texture spray. I love to use Shu Uemura Liquid Fabric because it sprays the perfect amount every time."