3 Easy Summer Hairstyles to Beat the Heat


3 Easy Summer Hairstyles to Beat the Heat

Summer temperatures are heating up which is ideal for lazy days spent poolside but downright challenging for dressing up and styling your hair. Whether you’re heading to a weekend festival or a weekly work meeting, staying stylish and keeping cool in the summer heat is a challenge.  Check out these easy summer hairstyles that will beat the heat and keep you looking like the stylish girl you are. 


Top Knot


It is not a surprise that the top knot is having a moment. This modern updo is easy, versatile and it helps keep your hair up and off your neck keeping you cool and classy.  The top knot can be worn messy for the weekends or smooth and polished for the office. To get this easy summer hairstyle, you will need a hair tie, a few bobby pins, and finishing spray

  1. Gather your hair into a high ponytail and secure it with an elastic hair tie.

  2. Divide your ponytail into two sections and twist each section around each other.

  3. Wrap the twisted section of hair clockwise around the hair tie.

  4. Secure hair with bobby pins and spray lightly with Fantastic Hold finishing spray for a firm but flexible hold with humidity resistance to reduce frizzy, fly-away hair.

Pro Tip: Spray the bobby pins with hairspray to give them extra hold.


Side Braid



The carefree days of summer is a perfect time to try out bohemian hairstyles like messy braids. Boho braids like the easy-to-do side braid is a popular hair trend because it keeps your hair tangle-free while keeping you cool at any outdoor event.  And the best part?  This hairstyle provides the added bonus of beachy waves at the end of the day.  Just spritz your braid with a texturizing spray 5 minutes before you unbraid your hair and you will have instant wavy hair for dinner at 8 pm.  

For a side braid, all you will need is an elastic tie and texturizing spray.

  1. Make a deep side part with your fingers, and pull all of your hair to the side.

  2. Spray hair with a texturizing spray for added texture and hold. Our favorite is Fantastic Finish because the dry, waterless formula instantly builds volume and adds sexy texture.  Formulated with Keratin, it also keeps hair healthy.  

  3. Braid your hair into a simple braid. Keep in mind that a loose braid will give you the messy boho chic vibe.  You can do a basic braid, fishtail braid, French braid, or whatever braid shows off your personal style!

  4. Tie the end with a clear elastic tie and add a floppy hat.

Pro Tip: Braids are an easy summer hairstyle to beat the heat. The real secret to braiding like a pro is to start with unwashed hair. Unwashed hair gives your hair some natural texture and holds braided styles better. Be sure to include some dry shampoo in your purse for a fresh touch up at the all-day music festival.  


Sleek Pony



The sleek pony is a modern upgrade to your usual ponytail. This hairstyle easily transitions from day to night and with the right products, it will defy the frizzy affects of heat and humidity. For a sleek pony, all you will need is a brush, shine serum, a hair tie, and shaping spray.

  1. Rub a small amount of shine serum between your hands to tame frizzy hair and add shine. 

  2. With a brush, pull hair to just under the crown of the head and secure with an elastic hair band. 

  3. Add a spritz of FS Shaping Spray for long-lasting control and incredible shine.  Formulated with humidity resistance and a natural sunscreen it will fight frizz and protect your hair color. 

Pro Tip:  If you want to hide your hair tie take a small section of hair and wrap it around the hair tie. Secure the hair with a bobby pin and shaping spray.

Bonus Hair Tip

Maybe it’s time to try that shorter haircut that you’ve been thinking about lately. There are many ways to style short hair without sacrificing your style.

Summer hairstyles are all about finding that balance between beating the heat while maintaining your style. 


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