WHY IT WORKS This isn't your '80s side ponytail. Instead, this off-center style gets a modern makeover with loose waves and a sideswept fringe. "Carrie Underwood's side ponytail compliments the shape of her face without being in the way," Francis says. "Her soft waves make it more glamorous."
EXPERT TIP A few face-framing strands go a long way. "Be sure to leave out a few layers before securing the style," advises Francis. "It adds balance."