Effortless Hairstyles for the Beach and beyond ...


The ultimate summer hair must look good, yet be easy to achieve. Who wants to hang out at the beach and worry about your hair getting in the way or looking like a big 'ol rat's nest? It might sound like a tall order, but believe me, it can be done and I'm here to show you how! Scroll through these stylish summery hairstyles and start planning your beach getaway!

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Messy Top Bun for Short Hair

Messy Top Bun for Short Hair Source: Messy Top Knot for Short
Who says you have to have super long hair to sport a sassy little top bun?


Quick Twist for Medium and Short Hair

Quick Twist for Medium and Short Hair Source: Hairography
Here's another cute option for gals with shorter hair.


Natural Hair Updo

Natural Hair Updo Source: 10 Super Easy Updo Hairstyles
I love this look! 5 easy steps and you're ready for anything.


Giant Bun

A giant bun is a great option for anyone who needs a chic look that will take them from the beach to dinner.


2-minute Low Braided Bun

2-minute Low Braided Bun Source: Top 10 Tutorials For Summer
Another take on the bu, but this version is a little more messy-in a good way!


This style screams bohemian chic with its laid-back vibe, perfect for those beachy waves or second-day hair. Simply braid your hair in a loose plait, twist it into a bun at the nape of your neck, and secure with bobby pins. Let a few strands fall freely to frame your face for that effortlessly beautiful look. Whether you're soaking up the sun or enjoying a seaside lunch, this bun will keep you looking cool and collected.

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Bandana Source: Latest 45 Simple Hairstyles for
What better way to show off your beachy waves that to wear it down and top it off with a colorful bandana?!


Knotted Pony

Knotted Pony Source: Top 10 Tutorials For Summer
Get knotty at the beach with this messy yet pulled together low ponytail.


Tuck and Cover French Braid

Tuck and Cover French Braid Source: Braid 7-Tuck and Cover French
This look is a little more polished, but if you're going to be playing sports or chasing after little ones; it's sure to keep you cool and keep your hair out of your way!


DIY Summer Braid Hair Tutorial

DIY Summer Braid Hair Tutorial Source: Hair Tutorial // Thick Summer
Braids are such a cute and classy way to style your summer hair.


Headband Tuck

Headband Tuck Source: Blog
Here's a fab heat-free way to give your hair some serious style.


Looped-through Bun

Looped-through Bun Source: 35 New Hair Ideas for
This is another way to do the tucked look, but much more messy. I think this would look so boho chic at the beach.


Bobby Pin Braid

Bobby Pin Braid Source: 20 Life-Changing Ways to Use
Put those bobby pins to good use and give your hair this quick and easy little braid.


Looped Ponytail

Looped Ponytail Source: Blair Badge | Minimalist style
I love the undone feel this hairstyle has yet it still looks so pretty!


Bouncy Ponytail

Bouncy Ponytail Source: 35 New Hair Ideas for
Chrissy Teigen can rock the heck out of a ponytail and this look is super cute for beach volleyball or chasing the waves.


Hippie Braids

Hippie Braids Source: 20 Best Braid for Long
It doesn't get much easier than this and isn't so summer-appropriate?


Fishtail Braid for High Ponytail

Fishtail Braid for High Ponytail Source: 10 Fishtail Braid Ideas for
If you're tired of a low fishtail braid, try one with a hair ponytail for a sporty chic look.


Low Side Braid

Low Side Braid Source: The Low-Slung Side Braid: Our
Zoe Saldana makes this classic braided style look so fresh!


Twisted Bun

Twisted Bun Source: 25 Easy Summer Hairstyles
If you need a versatile style, the twisted bun should be at the top of your list. Polished but still beach-friendly!


Two Minute Bun

Two Minute Bun Source: 2 Minute Braided Bun
A fast hairdo for clean or dirty hair. A must-try for when you're low on time!


Boho Rose Braid

Boho Rose Braid Source: Hair and Make-up by Steph
This braid is a little more involved than the others on this list, but it's such a unique look!


Boho Braid Crown

Boho Braid Crown Source: 18 Pinterest Hair Tutorials You
A gorgeous half-up hairdo that allows you to showcase your natural beach waves.


Alternative Braid Tutorial

Alternative Braid Tutorial Source: Alternative Braid | Day 14
Learn how to recreate this pretty alternative braid.

Did you spot a hairstyle you'd like to try? I'm really into the braided looks myself and can't wait to give them a try! Let us know if you try out any of these looks!

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I've done 22 and it actually is really easy!! I love it!!

I agree 11 is not for me. I really like 20&21;

Gotta practice these til I get 'em perfect!

Ummmm idk about 11 but the other ones are cool

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