7 Savvy Hairstyles That Beat The Summer Heat

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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.


Source: StyleCaster

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.

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Julie Davis
Julie Davis has an eye for design and a way with words that landed her in the world of social media + blogging. She freelances as a social media specialist, but in her spare time, she likes to take family bike rides, listen to live music, throw parties, and sneak away with her husband for dinner out. She blogs occasionally at On Neutral Ground Follow her on Twitter at @onneutralgrnd .
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