16 Low Maintenance Vacation Hairstyles That Are Celebrity Approved

Not only do our favorite celebs serve on the red carpet; they also slay while on vacation and often without their glam squads in tow. The secret seems to be in the hair, and we're taking notes on how to stunt for a summer getaway. Whether your traveling to a tropical island or jet setting to a cooler destination, these low maintenance A-list hairstyles won't lead you astray. 

Jennifer Ford Jul, 06, 2017

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K. Michelle's big chop may inspire you to do the same. 

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Monica is giving us all the bohemian feels with these waist-length platinum blonde braids and head wrap.

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Media maven Karen Civil rocked these stylish cornrows with ribbon by the pool on her day off.

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While vacationing in Cuba, Teyonah Parris fashioned her protective style into a perfectly imperfect messy bun. 

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Teyonah Parris also rocked this beautiful braided 'do for a recent beach day. 

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Kelly Rowland strikes a pose in Sydney, Australia while slaying in a wavy bob.

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Eva Marcille is our ultimate summer hair crush in her honey blonde waist-length braids. 

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Before revealing her pregnancy, Serena Williams styled her braids in this half-up, half-down style while on vacation. 

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Paris Fashion Week was no match for Gabrielle Union's all natural texture tresses. 

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Earlier this summer, Taraji P. Henson flexed in her faux locs during a post awards season vacation. 

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Last summer, Teyana Taylor lightened up her tresses before hitting up the beach. 

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Janelle Monae's pixie cut is the perfect vacation 'do to wear underneath beach hats.

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Last year, Nicki Minaj rocked cornrows braided up into a long ponytail for her birthday getaway in Turks and Caicos.

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When all else fails, a simple top knot, a la Lala Anthony, will bring your vacay slay full circle. 

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Earlier this year, Lupita Nyong'o inspired us to love our au naturel selves when she flaunted her TWA in Bali. 

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Issa Rae was the epitome of Black girl magic when she rocked straight back cornrows in Honolulu, Hawaii.