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Effortless Hairstyles for the Beach and beyond ...

By Lisa

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!

1 Messy Top Bun for Short Hair

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

2 Quick Twist for Medium and Short Hair

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


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3 Natural Hair Updo

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

4 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.

5 2-minute Low Braided Bun

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

6 Bandana

BandanaSource: 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?!

7 Knotted Pony

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

8 Tuck and Cover French Braid

Tuck and Cover French BraidSource: 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!

9 DIY Summer Braid Hair Tutorial

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

10 Headband Tuck

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

11 Looped-through Bun

Looped-through BunSource: 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.

12 Bobby Pin Braid

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

13 Looped Ponytail

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

14 Bouncy Ponytail

Bouncy PonytailSource: 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.

15 Hippie Braids

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

16 Fishtail Braid for High Ponytail

Fishtail Braid for High PonytailSource: 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.

17 Low Side Braid

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

18 Twisted Bun

Twisted BunSource: 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!

19 Two Minute Bun

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

20 Boho Rose Braid

Boho Rose BraidSource: 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!

21 Boho Braid Crown

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

22 Alternative Braid Tutorial

Alternative Braid TutorialSource: 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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