Summer is the perfect excuse to try new hairstyles — especially the kind that will tame your hair AND look great with any outfit. Beat the heat with these braid tutorials:
1. Double Dutch Braid Bun
This tutorial from Lauren Conrad is so cute and would work great with a summery dress on a day around town.
2. Twisted Side Braid
We love this twisted side braid tutorial from Gal Meets Glam because this style gets the hair out of our faces all day long.
3. Flat Twist Bun
This flat twist bun style from Romona Thomas is perfect for a hot summer day.
4. Fishtail Half Updo
This half updo fishtail braid from All Things Hair is a great option to try if you like to wear your hair down.
5. Braided Princess Crown
This braided crown tutorial from Mo Knows Hair is beautiful and perfect for keeping your hair out of your face on a hot day.
6. Dutch Fishtail Side Pony
This side braid meets ponytail from Missy Sue would be great for a summer wedding or party.
7. Ponytail Faux Hawk With Side Braids
This look from Loxa Beauty is fierce and fun!
8. Messy Braided Crown for Shorter Hair
This braid from Wonder Forest is great if you have shoulder-length hair and want a way to keep it out of your face for summer.
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