Fantastic Voyage: 29 Vacation-Ready Hair Styles

Now that Memorial Day is under your belt and summer Fridays are in full swing, it's time to pack those bags. Say bon voyage to run-of-the-mill hair styles and embrace easy, breezy, and head-turning options that look great everywhere from the sand to the sidewalk. To help you settle into vacation mode even faster, we found 29 warm-weather styles we know you'll love.

Janell M. Hickman Jun, 02, 2016

1 of 29 @iam_queenroe via Instagram

Are you a knotty girl? Make yours stand out by twisting each one in a different pattern for interest (and flair!)

2 of 29 @imkaylaphillips via Instagram

Get your hair in formation this summer by opting for sleek cornrows.

3 of 29 @tameraofficial via Instagram

It may be hot, but you'll look ultra cool in this electric pastel aquamarine hue.

4 of 29 @bwatuwant via Instagram

Top off your braided pigtails with a stylish cap to keep the sunshine at bay.

5 of 29 @chimeedwards via Instagram

Wearing braids on vacation may seem typical, but adding some color will help you stand out amongst the crowd.

6 of 29 @__lipstickncurlss__ via Instagram

Unleash your inner goddess with this loose French twist.

7 of 29 @foreverflawlyss via Instagram

A messy braided crown with side fringe works for the beach, bar, or in between.

8 of 29 @naturalneiicey via Instagram

Let your coils fly free on your next vacay. Texture is sexy and convenient on those relaxing beach days.

9 of 29 @stylepantry via Instagram

Treat your ringlets to a twistout for an easy to style resolution after the sun sets.

10 of 29 @peakmilll via Instagram

This curly Afro is perfect for vacation. Literally, all you have to do is shake and go.

11 of 29 @naptural85 via Instagram

Give the beach boys a bit of side action with this bodacious curly 'do.

12 of 29 @scoutfashion via Instagram

Let your balayage curls roam free as you take a stroll on the sandy beaches of your favorite island.

13 of 29 @makeupbyshalom via Instagram

Protective styles, like yarn twists, will offer you a ton of convenience when you're parasailing across the Caribbean Sea.

14 of 29 @clairesulmers via Instagram

Give your half-up-half-down look some personality by throwing in a few curls.

15 of 29 @juneambrose via Instagram

A top knot accompanied by dramatic bold bangs is super hot right now.

16 of 29 @mac_bxtch via Instagram

Channel your youthful side by playing up your inner schoolgirl with pigtail buns.

17 of 29 @ulovemegz via Instagram

There's only one rule when you're on vacation: Go big or go home. So, why not start with a sky-high pony?

18 of 29 @labritney_ via Instagram

Nothing says "I'm feeling carefree" better than an oversized braided pony.

19 of 29 @itsmyrayeraye via Instagram

Channel old Hollywood glam with a super short pixie cut.

20 of 29 @lemybeauty via Instagram

Long, silky locks are are no-fuss alternative to more complicated styles.

21 of 29 @jackieaina via Instagram

Adorn your straight strands with a flower crown. You'll be a photogenic impeccably tressed diva!

22 of 29 @beatfacehoney via Instagram

Honey hued extensions glow as bright as the sun, just make sure to find the right shade for your complexion.

23 of 29 @jasmeannnn via Instagram

Upgrade this summertime fave with intricate, yet contemporary designs!

24 of 29 @callherhelen via Instagram

Elevate you box braid game with fabulous hair jewelry.

25 of 29 @mynaturalsistas via Instagram

Wraps are everything when it comes to low maintenance styles.

26 of 29 @thewraplife via Instagram

If you think tribal prints are passè, think again. Not only are they culturally relevant, but they're beautiful as well.

27 of 29 @tarenguy via Instagram

Tall wraps are long and elegant. Plus, if you have a rounder face this look will work particularly well for you.

28 of 29 @gracefvictory via Instagram

Fresh from the shore waves can be worn at a casual lunch—or at a festive social gathering.

29 of 29 @makeupshayla via Instagram

Fresh from the shore waves can be worn at a casual lunch—or at a festive social gathering.


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