The Tale Behind Pigtails

A Mini-History Lesson

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I’m a grown adult who just tied my hair into a ponytail. I mused about the history behind ponytails and pigtails in general and landed here after falling down one of my internet rabbit holes and consulting with a dozen dictionary entries.

For as long as many of us remember, pigtails have always been a thing, especially with young children. That being said…

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Synthia Stark

Synthia Stark

Canadian Therapist & Former Researcher | 5x Top Writer | Writing about mental health, psychology, science, etc. https://linktr.ee/SynthiaS