Ariana Grande has taken the music industry by storm with her powerful voice but is also known in the beauty world for her cute, but impactful, style. Her signature ponytail seems to always be the talk of the internet. How does she get it so high? How does it stay up? Is it real? And what lies beneath her signature weave?

Well, now we have our answer. She's teased her natural hair before, but her latest Instagram story shows it off to its full effect - and let's just say, people, aren't impressed.

It seems as if Ariana Grande now owns this iconic look.

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The popstar's signature ponytail has inspired the next generation of ponytail wearers.

Don't believe me?

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Well, here are the receipts. Grande has been sporting this look since she was a kid and it seems like times haven't changed all that much...

Her mom even commented on the pictures confirming the fact.

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Ari's mother, Joan, confirmed what we all knew anyway: "You are and always were stunning."

People just can't seem to stop talking about it!

Some have even gone as far as dedicating whole Twitter accounts to just posting pictures of her ponytail!

Name someone who doesn't love it?

I dare you.

But the singer has revealed some pretty shocking secrets about her long locks...

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It's not all fun and games when it comes to maintenance. And these home truths about the style will probably make you thankful that you don't have to go through what she does on a daily basis.

1. Her hair is severely damaged.

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Before you knew Ariana Grande for the pop singer that she is, she was actually an actress. From 2010 to 2013, she played the role of Cat Valentine in Nickelodeon's hit show, Victorious.

And if you already know who "Cat" is, then you know she was known for one thing...

Well, two things. Firstly, her character wasn't the sharpest tool in the box.

Secondly, she has bright red hair, so you could spot her from a mile off.

But that kind of color can't be achieved immediately. It takes constant dying and that's exactly what her stylists on the show did.

They kept dying her hair red over and over again.

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In 2014, she revealed the truth about the condition of her hair on Facebook: "I had to bleach my hair and dye it red every other week for the first 4 years of playing Cat… as one would assume, that completely destroyed my hair. My real hair is back to brown and I wear extensions but I wear it in a ponytail because my actual hair is so broken that it looks absolutely ratchet and absurd when I let it down."

And the whole "constantly dying her hair" thing continued all the way into her singing career.

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Even though her hair was already damaged by the red, she continued to change the color. We've seen her go from black hair to brown, to blonde, to platinum.

They're all iconic looks, don't get me wrong...

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But I would hate to know the condition of her scalp after dealing with all the chemicals...

2. The length of her hair isn't even real.

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This one might be painful to hear, but it's true. I guess, in some ways, we always knew that it was too good to be true.

Her luscious locks only look so perfect because she's got some good ass wigs...

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But Ariana's not one to fool her fans into thinking that her hair is all real.

In an Instagram video, the singer tossed her wig/extensions to the floor after a show...

Which put all of the speculation to rest. It might not be real, but it looks amazing, and that's all that matters.

She also revealed some other tips for keeping her hair nice and healthy.

Knowing that Ari's hair has been through hell and it is still growing gives me hope about my own. And she recently revealed some tips that will make having a healthy head of hair attainable. Allure talked about how she uses coconut oil on her days off to keep the strands nourished while giving her scalp some TLC with lavender oil.

But Ariana's latest natural hair revelation?

Well, let's just say things aren't looking so good for the star.

And it's safe to say, fans aren't impressed.

Many took to social media to point out the sad state of Ariana's natural locks.

Some offered the star some advice.

It seems her old haircare routine just isn't doing the trick anymore.

It seems the past damage still isn't fully mended.

Hey, you can only abuse your hair so much before it starts to fight back.

Although others were shook for a different reason.

It is kind of bizarre when you realize the Ariana we know and love is basically a lie.

And some had a different reaction altogether...

We want to see more of this!!

We think Ariana's natural hair is gorgeous!!

There's no denying, Ariana is beautiful whether she's rocking her iconic ponytail or her natural locks.

Here's the video that got everyone talking.

"The most hair," the star captioned the vid. Are you sure?

Never has this lyric seemed more appropriate.

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