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Summer Hair Inspiration

Summer Hair Inspiration
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Need some help deciding what Summer hair look you need to try out next? We have rounded the top styles we've seen on the red carpet and on our news feeds to make your choice easier.

4 Hairstyles to Try This Summer

From sophisticated styles perfect for Summer parties to casual everyday looks, these are 4 hairstyles we have spotted on some of our favourite celebrities (as well as our tips on how to get the look yourself).

Low Voluminous Pony

First up we have the model of the moment Gigi Hadid. Known for trying out all types of fashion styles, Gigi uses her hair looks to compliment her outfits. This simple look is perfect against the bold shape and colour of her 2 piece.

With a teased out front and the hair secured at the nape of the neck, this look has to be one of our favourites this season; the switch up from a classic pony is effortlessly cool.

Top Tip: Create this at home by using Matrix Airy Builder to add volume to your roots before creating a pony. Tease out small sections from the front to frame the face and bring the look together. Finish with Show Beauty Finishing spray for a beautiful shine.

Textured Braids

For those of you lucky enough to go away this Summer, braids are back with a vengeance and make the perfect holiday hairstyle.

They are the perfect style to add interest to your look but also keep your hair healthy under heat, preventing tangles and locking in moisture. We love Beyoncé's take on braids here,  with lots of different thicknesses of braids to create a contrasting texture.

Top Tip: If you're looking to be around the pool  all day, try putting a mask like the Philip Kingsley Elasticizer on the ends of your hair before braiding. This will protect and nourish your hair while you're relaxing, making it smooth and healthy ready for your holiday night out.

Half-up Pony

Very much like her older sister Bella Hadid is causing waves in the fashion industry. Compared to her sister's edgy styles, Bella's Summer styles are more demure, to compliment her sophisticated fashion looks.

Bella looks stunning with her in in the half-up pony. This style is great for creating extra volume and the illusion of longer hair without needing to add extensions.

Top Tip: Section hair just above the ears and use a teasing brush like the Pro Blo VolumizeME brush to smooth down the top section. Use the Redken Diamond Oil Aerosol Spray to add extra gloss to your look if you want. Curl the bottom section of the hair to ramp up the volume and voila, you have the perfect half up pony!

Beach Curls

We love Perrie Edwards' beachy, surf-girl curls. It is the perfect laid-back look for Summer.

We especially love that Perrie's look can be switched up from day to night by brushing out the curls using a paddle brush to create more of a glamorous style with soft waves.

Top Tip: To create these tight curls, use a small curling wand like the Trevor Sorbie Keratin And Argan curling wand after prepping your hair using the ghd Curl Hold Spray. It will help to keep your curls lasting longer through out the day. After curling, spritz your hair with the classic Bumble and Bumble salt spray to add extra texture and definition to your curls.

Shop the Summer Hair Essentials

If you want to try any of these styles for yourself, these are the products you need to get the look this Summer.

What looks have you been eyeing up  this summer? Tag us over on instagram and twitter to ask our experts how to create these looks at home.

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