If you want to try a Mohawk without having to make a commitment haircut for the real thing later ponytail faux hawk might be style for you. This is a unisex style and work on long or short hair. Pairing it with vintage clothes for glamorous appearance as a singer Gwen Stefani is not or dressed down with sneakers and skinny jeans. Here are some basic steps on how to do a ponytail faux hawk.
You will need styling products such as gels or creams, hairspray, barrette or elastic band, a brush and a fine-toothed comb. Display will hold best if the hair is not freshly washed. First of all you need to take some styling product and apply it through the hair and comb through to the end. This will help to keep the style in place.
Next divide the hair into two sections at the crown so few hairs around the front will create a style around the hairline. The hair on the back should be brushed into a high ponytail and can be secured with hairspray.
Now this is where you will need to create a volume with the front of the hair. With a fine-toothed comb and take a section of hair at a time, this backcomb from the roots to the top; roughly about two inches from the scalp. This would make the height that will be the signature of the style.
After removing the hair is backcombed, fasten with hairspray and collect it keep the ends together. Coax into your desired shape and height, and once in place you can better secure with bobby pins or under the elastic of your high ponytail. Finally mist with hairspray and you have created a faux hawk your own ponytail.