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    Posted on Aug 28, 2016

    17 Things Everyone Thats Ever Worn A Ponytail Understands

    Just looking at Ariana Grande is enough to make your scalp hurt.

    1. Ponytails are great. Look how great they are.

    2. They seem like a quick and easy hairstyle that takes less than a minute to do!

    3. Thick, long hair is also great.

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    4. But the two combined is always a terrible mistake.

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    5. Because, without fail, ponytails will give you the worst headache.

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    6. No matter how high, low or loose you wear your ponytail, it hurts.

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    7. Honestly, looking at Ariana Grande is enough to make your scalp hurt.

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    How does she do it??

    8. You've probably tried a wide variety of different hair ties to no avail.

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    9. It makes going to the gym even more terrible.

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    Will you ever achieve your dream of being a stock image sporty girl? No, because you're obligated to have your hair in a ponytail for that.

    10. You've even put your hair into a ponytail overnight and woke up with a headache.

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    This is a visual representation of what that feels like.

    11. This pain has led you to experiment with many different, hopefully less painful styles.

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    12. But most of the time you can't be arsed and still shove your hair into a ponytail.

    13. Only spend the day deeply regretting that decision.

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    14. And trying to give yourself a covert head massage.

    15. Then removing your ponytail at the end of the day is pure bliss.

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    But also, still painful.

    16. And then you vow to never wear your hair in a ponytail again.

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    17. Until next month, when you've forgotten how painful it is.

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    And the cycle begins again.

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