Summertime is perfect for a simple braided hairstyle that requires little effort to complete. It’s also perfect if you want to give the straighteners a break and try something different. From weddings to a fun day at the beach, the following hairstyles are perfect for this simple, elegant, summer hairstyle you seek.
This style is very simple and elegant and gives you the mermaid inspired hair you have always desired. You can opt for a single, big fishtail braid or go for a smaller, side swept braid for a bit of an edgier look.
This braid is very similar to the standard French braid with the exception that you crisscross under as you braid. You can either go for a single braid, side braid or multiple braids, with the option to add more volume to your look by loosening the braid.
This style is perfect for morning summer workouts and has even made its way onto a few celebrities’ heads. You can, if you want, mix this style with a fishtail braid to give it an edgier look.
This style is perfect for music festivals, especially when you want to channel your inner Bohemian chic goddess. Simply create a braid to wrap around your head and secure it with bobby pins for the perfect summer style.
Half up braid
From the Mohawk braid to the braids in buns, this style of braiding is both chic and elegant. These are perfect for keeping hair out of your face and creating a sleek summer look.
Braid inside braid
Why not mix two braid styles together and create one fantastic look? You can try blending fishtails with other braid styles and glam them up with a good spray for some volume.
When you want a simple hairstyle for the summer that does not take too much of your time, you can try out the basic cornrow style. It is a fun, protective hairstyle if you have kinkier hair. Take care not to leave the braids in for too long as this could lead to hair damage.
This style is perfect for a fun day at the beach or when you are looking to enjoy a casual day at home or even out shopping, although it might not be the best style to wear for work. For more formal occasions, you can try adding hair extensions to give a longer, more elegant style.
There are plenty of other braid hairstyles that you can try out this summer. From long hair to short hair, you can try out many different styles that compliment your mood, style, and face. Take care to thoroughly brush out any knots and kinks before and after braiding your hair and use a good quality hair spray and moisturizer for added volume. Some styles may require the help of a stylist or reliance on tutorial videos but, braids are fairly simple to complete in general. So, do enjoy experimenting with your summer braids!