Celeb Hair: Fuss-Free Summer Hairstyles

Long summer nights, weekend gettaways with the girls, sunny afternoons by the pool...these are the joys of summer!  If your schedule will be jam packed with fun in the sun, the last thing you need to worry about is your hair. Low ponys, chic chignons and pretty plaits are looks we love for simple summer styling. Be inspired by these star looks!

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When traveling, opt for low-maintenance vacation hair like Kelly Rowland. 

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Short hair offers a worry-free guarantee that you'll always be able to go for a run without sweating out your roots. We love Monica's short, red cut. 

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Christina Milian sported long, wavy strands swept over the shoulder with a chunky accent braid to keep her hair off the face. Whether you're heading to the beach or a chic summer soiree, this style goes the distance.

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June Ambrose was all smiles in these loose, shoulder-length beachy waves.  Get the look by sleeping with your hair in medium or large-sized braids and simply unbraid and go in the morning.

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Sophie Okonedo's soft, wash-and-go curls are the perfect look for summer that easily transitions from day to night.  After taking a dip in the pool, just rinse, add conditioner,  air-dry and go!

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Tika Sumpter swept her bone straight hair into a tiny topknot, an easy, simple style that will have you set for the summer.

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Perfect for any hair texture, buns are an effortless way to keep your hair looking presentable during summer's warmer months. Just brush, slick, tuck and go! Take your cues from Solange's no-fuss and sleek center bun.

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Braids are always a go-to style for the summer, so be inspired by Jill Scott's intricate braided updo.  Creating updos with braids is one way to add versatility to your look while protecting your hair from the heat.

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Alesha Dixon was summertime fine in this pretty pinned-up pompadour.  If updos intimidate you, don't fret—they're a lot easier to style than you may think!  Look up tutorials on YouTube to discover simple ways you can create an updo of your own.

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If your hair is relaxer-free, give the flat irons a rest and embrace your natural texture for the warmer months.  Adepero Oduye swept her natural tresses into this chic updo. Twist-outs, bantu knots and prairie braids are also styling options naturalistas adore.

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Anika Noni Rose pulled her loose curls into an effortless updo accessorized with a thin headband.  Experimenting with scarves and headbands is an easy way to conceal any stray hairs that may frizz in humid summer weather.

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Thandie Newton took her style to new heights in this naturally curly topknot. Newton added even more pizzaz to her updo by wearing it slightly off-center. Give it a try for an fuss-free summertime styling option.


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