Summer officially began on Friday—though the heat and humidity has been a daily reality for quite a while now in many parts of the country. Instead of throwing your hair in a haphazard pony or hiding behind a hat, try out these five do’s when the temps are at their peak.
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Try the adult version of your childhood fave: the french braid. Instead of pulling your hair taut, leave it loose and messy for a chic, beachy look. Tame frizz with a spritz of hairspray.
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This twisted, messy bun is easy to create and would easily work for a date night, wedding or special event – see the tutorial here.
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If you really want your hair completely off of your neck, try a messy top-knot with super sleek sides. A fine comb, hairspray and bobby pins are all you’ll need to create this fun look.
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It doesn’t get easier than a low ponytail—but instead of just throwing your locks back in an elastic, create a loose pony and wrap a strand of hair tightly around it (securing with a bobby pin). Instant sophistication!
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Equally ladylike and effortless, the braided crown is a style that’s undeniably worth mastering!
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