PONY-O Ponytail Holders: The science behind our bendable hair ties

PONY-O Ponytail Holders: The science behind our bendable hair ties

Let's delve into the science behind PONY-O hair ties, how they distribute tension effectively, and how they play a pivotal role in reducing hair breakage.

Healthy, gorgeous hair is something most of us strive for. From luxurious shampoos to specialized treatments and trips to the salon, we invest a lot in our hair care routines. One often overlooked aspect of hair care is the choice of hair ties, but it is an important part of your hair routine. Enter PONY-O bendable hair ties - a game-changer in the world of hairstyling.


PONY-O hair ties, unlike traditional elastic bands, are designed with an innovative and patented approach to tension distribution. The unique shape of the PONY-O allows any hair thickness and texture to be secured without excessive pulling or tugging. This means your hair is spread across a wider area, minimizing stress on individual strands. Let's break down the science behind this:

  • Wider Surface Area: The flat, curved structure of the PONY-O distributes the pressure along a broader section of hair. This prevents concentrated stress points that can lead to breakage.
  • Secure Yet Gentle Hold: PONY-O hair ties and ponytail holders hold the hair in place securely, but without the tension that traditional elastics often exert. This gentler hold reduces friction and rubbing, safeguarding your hair from damage.


Hair breakage is a common concern and one we've all experienced, especially for those with delicate or fine hair. PONY-O hair ties address this issue by working in harmony with your hair, rather than against it:

  • Minimized Friction: The smooth silicone surface of PONY-O hair ties eliminates the friction that can cause hair to weaken and break. With less rubbing, your hair strands remain intact and healthier.
  • Less Tension on Individual Strands: Traditional hair elastics can place excessive stress on specific strands, leading to breakage. PONY-O's tension distribution ensures that no single hair is bearing the brunt of the pressure.


  • Choose the Right Size: PONY-O hair ties come in different sizes to suit various hair types and thicknesses. Make sure to choose the one that fits your hair.
  • Avoid Over-Tightening: While it might be tempting to pull your hair back tightly, remember that PONY-O hair ties are designed to hold hair comfortably without extreme tension. After securing your PONY-O, give it a couple of gentle tugs. You'll be surprised by the firm, but gentle hold.
  • Switch Up Styles: Changing the position of your ponytail or bun can help distribute pressure differently each time, reducing the strain on specific areas. Luckily, we have tons of styles to choose from for PONY-O and BUN BARZ for hair buns.

When it comes to hair care, every small decision can have a significant impact. PONY-O hair ties offer a refreshing approach to hairstyling by combining style with science. Their tension distribution design and breakage prevention qualities make them an essential tool for maintaining healthy, vibrant hair. By understanding the science behind PONY-O hair accessories and following our tips, hacks and how-to instructions, you can enjoy beautiful hairstyles while safeguarding the health of your hair.

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