Pull too much hair back and, all of a sudden, the sleek style has you looking like a kindergartener. Fasten locks too tightly and you risk looking bald from certain angles—not your best look. Editor's note: Any It girl (we're looking a you Blake Lively and Bella Hadid) knows that a successful hairstyle is one that takes a certain level of skill to master, but never appears that way: Just think undone and effortless.
So how do you give a typically juvenile style like the half-up ponytail the Hollywood treatment? "By zhooshing it up," according to celebrity hairstylist Suzie Kim.
For the specifics on how and where to tease and how to finish this look like a pro, watch the video below.