If the summer swelter hasn’t arrived in your area yet, it’s coming soon. To keep sweat to a minimum, it’s time to trade in long sleeves for tank tops and corduroys for summer skirts.
It’s also time to do your hair a little bit differently. Some of the best summer hairdos keep your hair off your neck, of course, but they’re also creative with a bit of whimsy. We’ve scoured the web for stylish, summer ‘dos, and found these 7 savvy hairstyles that’ll beat the summer heat in style.
Source: Keiko Lynn
1. The Head Scarf
One of the most stylish ways to sport summer hair is with a pretty head scarf. Check out Keiko Lynn’s blog for a super easy tutorial on this chic up-do.
Source: Style Frizz
2. The Messy French Twist
Put a summer spin on the classic french twist with this tutorial from StyleFrizz.com. With a little bit of hairspray and a few bobby pins, you’ll be ready to go in no time.
3. Buns and Bangs
Nothing says street-style like this Buns and Bangs ‘do. The short, choppy bangs and the thin wisps of hair will frame your face perfectly for summer. Plus, it’s a quick, go-to hairstyle when the humidity just won’t let up. Check out StyleCaster for the details on how to get this look.
Source: The Beauty Department
4. The Summer Braid
This casual, yet elegant, braid is perfect for a summer wedding. Pin tiny flowers into the braid for a summery, romantic look. Check out the simple tutorial at The Beauty Department.
Source: Hair Romance
5. Styles for Wet Hair
Let’s face it. As moms, we’re constantly on the go, which is why I LOVE these ideas for hairstyles for wet hair. Whether you just jumped out of the shower or emerged from a salty ocean somewhere, these ideas for wet hair will sure to be some of your favorites this summer. Hair Romance is your one-stop shop for wet hair tutorials.
Source: Her Campus
6. The Homemade Beach Wave
Create textured waves in your hair (like you’ve just come back from the beach) with a DIY hair spray using common household ingredients. Go to Her Campus for the ingredient list and a simple tutorial for this wavy ‘do.
Source: Keiko Lynn
7. The Milkmaid Braid
I can’t help but think of a German waitress carrying 7 beer steins to a crowded table when I see this hairstyle. But it’s definitely back in fashion. Can you braid 2 pigtails? (I thought so.) Then you can definitely have this summer milkmaid do without a problem. Check out Keiko Lynn for all the details on beating the heat with this cool summer style.