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Extra long braid extensions and voluminous faux ponytails trended at the Met Gala

While the fashion were all over the place at this year’s Met Gala, one thing remained constant: great hair extensions. 

From Ciara to Jennifer Lopez, Kim Kardashian and Megan Fox, uber long braids and voluminous ponytails were all the rage. 

‘A braid is a timeless way to achieve a done but undone look,’ said Sharon Pak, Co-Founder of faux hair brand Insert Name Here.

Experts reveal how to get the look like your favorite celeb. 

Ciara’s sporty glam ensemble was made complete with a very long clip-in extension

Like Ciara, Megan Fox also wore a design by Dundas and a clip-in hair extension

Like Ciara, Megan Fox also wore a design by Dundas and a clip-in hair extension

Megan Fox looked edgy with a sleek hairdo

Megan's long braid allowed the cutouts of her dress to take center stage

he dark-hair beauty played off the edgy crisscross cutout design details of her dress with a hip-length braid and blunt bangs

While ponytails and braids have always been a pretty standard look, lead RPZL stylist Stephanie Angelone, says today’s options are anything but.

‘From braids to inches, so many different styles have the potential to bring a glamorous new touch to a standout ponytail look,’ she shared.

‘The sleek front, textured back version of the style (as seen on Ciara) creates a cool contrast that ensures all eyes will be on you.’ 

Ciara’s sporty glam ensemble was made complete with a very long clip-in extension. 

The voluminous ponytail matched her natural hair color perfectly and lent just the right about of girl-next-door drama to her gown.

The Level Up singer worked with Peter Dundas to honor the American sport of football and her husband, Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson.

Ciara’s lime green sequin gown mimicked that of a Seahawk’s jersey and even featured her husband’s number. 

Kim Petras was probably in one of the night's boldest ensembles arriving in a Collina Strada dress complete with a horse head bustier and "horse tail" braid

Kim Petras was probably in one of the night’s boldest ensembles arriving in a Collina Strada dress complete with a horse head bustier and “horse tail” braid

Megan Fox also wore a design by Dundas. 

The dark-hair beauty played off the edgy crisscross cutout details of her red dress with a hip-length braid and blunt bangs. 

Acclaimed poet Amanda Gorman wore custom Vera Wang Haute to the Met Gala.

The evening’s co-chair matched the drama of her ultramarine hand embroidered crystal dress with an uber long braid.   

Kim Petras was probably in one of the night’s boldest ensembles arriving in a Collina Strada dress complete with a horse head bustier. 

She carried out the kitschy look with a dramatic “horse tail” by celebrity hairstylist Iggy Rosales.

Iggy created the look using Hidden Crown Clip Ins in Light Strawberry Blonde 27/613 and göt2b hair color and styling products.

Acclaimed poet Amanda Gorman wore custom Vera Wang Haute to the Met Gala. The evening's co-chair matched the drama of her ultramarine hand embroidered crystal dress with an uber long braid

Acclaimed poet Amanda Gorman wore custom Vera Wang Haute to the Met Gala. The evening’s co-chair matched the drama of her ultramarine hand embroidered crystal dress with an uber long braid

Gigi Hadid debuted a new hairstyle: a long fiery red ponytail that did not budge

Gigi Hadid debuted a new hairstyle: a long fiery red ponytail that did not budge

Gigi Hadid debuted a new hairstyle: a long fiery red ponytail that did not budge.

To prevent slippage, ‘my number #1 trick for applying a ponytail extension is the hair tie,’ said Sharon Pak, Co-Founder of Insert Name Here.

‘Using a sturdy hair tie (even double stacking) prevents your ponytail extension from slipping and helps the extension sit on your head snuggly and seamlessly. 

‘The best type of hair ties are of course Insert Name Here ties or the Utiles Beauty by Josh Liu.’ 

Gigi wore a sleeveless gown by Prada and black leather opera gloves.  The new mom’s look oozed Old Hollywood  thanks in part to her black cat-eye liner, powdery blue shadow, and nude lipstick.

Leave it to Jennifer Lopez to show up as a sexy AF ranch hand in Ralph Lauren, complete with a long ponytail by Lorenzo Martin for Wella Professionals

Leave it to Jennifer Lopez to show up as a sexy AF ranch hand in Ralph Lauren, complete with a long ponytail by Lorenzo Martin for Wella Professionals

Leave it to Jennifer Lopez to show up as a sexy ranch hand in Ralph Lauren.

The mega-star posed for the cameras on the carpet in a floor-length brown dress, feathered jacket, silver jewelry and cowgirl hat.

When it came to the look of her famous locks, Lorenzo Martin for Wella Professionals played off Jen’s rustic aesthetic. 

‘To create the long pony we added Great Lengths 20” Tape ins,’ said Lorenzo. 

‘Tease the hair with GHD Tail Comb at the roots before clipping in for an extra hold; mixing BR03, RT67, BR08 and BR06 for a custom blend. 

‘To give it the wild wild theme I curled the hair with GHD Curve Soft Curl Iron.’

Wella EIMI Dry Me Shampoo along with the Wella Shape Shift Molding Gum with Shine Finish were key products to achieving the chic tousled pony.

Kim Kardashian made an appearance (sort of) in Balenciaga Couture.

Completed covered up, the only thing exposed on the beauty and fashion mogul was her extra long ponytail extension. 

'To create the long pony we added Great Lengths 20” Tape ins,' said Lorenzo. Wella EIMI Dry Me Shampoo along with the Wella Shape Shift Molding Gum with Shine Finish were key products to achieving the pony

‘To create the long pony we added Great Lengths 20” Tape ins,’ said Lorenzo. Wella EIMI Dry Me Shampoo along with the Wella Shape Shift Molding Gum with Shine Finish were key products to achieving the pony

Kim Kardashian made an appearance (sort of) in Balenciaga Couture.

Kim Kardashian made an appearance (sort of) in Balenciaga Couture.

Completed covered up, the only thing exposed on the beauty and fashion mogul was her extra long signature ponytail

Completed covered up, the only thing exposed on the beauty and fashion mogul was her extra long signature ponytail

GET THE LOOK:

Ponytails by RPZL available in 15 seamlessly blended colors, in 16, 18 and 30 inches, rpzl.com

Ponytails by RPZL available in 15 seamlessly blended colors, in 16, 18 and 30 inches, rpzl.com

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Insert Name Here Hair "Chloe" extenstion

 Left: Crown® Clip Ins – Light Strawberry Blonde – 27/613, now $69; hiddencrownhair.com.  Right: Chloe by Insert Name Here Hair, $199; inhhair.com

MAINTENANCE

To make sure your extension stays in good condition, you’ll want to safely store it on a mannequin head or lay it flat in preferably a silk or satin-lined box.

Removing your ponytail while you sleep will not only increase its longevity, it will keep the style in tact for multiple days.

Proper care is imperative for human hair wigs. Hair needs to be shampooed, conditioned and detangled, and occasionally deep conditioned.   

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