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Pinterest's Best Summer Hairstyles

The rising summer temps call for a hair change. Instead of throwing your hair up into an expected topknot, try one of these new summer hairstyles. If you think you lack the hair skills to make it happen, don't fret. We've scrolled to infinity and beyond to find the best easy styles on Pinterest. Check out these 15 braids, knots, buns and ponytails to inspire your 'do this summer.

Reverse Milkmaid Braid

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Elizabeth of A Lover's Anthology is spicing up the classic milkmaid hairstyle with this reverse 'do. Perfect for dirty or clean hair, this look will work for the beach or a summer wedding. All it takes are two simple braids. Check out the video tutorial here.

Braid-Wrapped Side Ponytail

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For a more polished and elegant ponytail, try this summer hairstyle. This braid-wrapped side pony is way easier than it looks. Let Melissa of Missy Sue show you how with her step-by-step tutorial here.

Messy French Twist Updo

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We're kind of obsessing over this messy French twist created by Molly and Joana of the blog Irrelephant. The key to making this summer hairstyle work is to have day-old hair or add a texturizing styling product. Find out how to create this look here.

Triple-Braided Bun Updo

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Tame your summer tresses with this triple-braided bun updo created by our friends over at Lulu*s. This summer hairstyle works perfectly for both thin and thick hair types. All you need are three elastics and a few bobby pins! Find out how here.

Waterfall Braided Bun

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For a more formal summer hairstyle, add in a waterfall braid—aka lace braid—to your bun. Christina at Hair Romance created this chic updo. Here's how.

Knotted Side Bun

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Hair-extraordinaire stylist Heidi Marie Garrett created this knotted side bun for the blog Once Wed. For a throw-back-your-hair-and-go summer hairstyle, try this DIY bun. It's a great alternative to the traditional topknot and adds loose yet elegant flair to your hair. Find the tutorial here.

Mixed Fishtail and Dutch Braid Messy Bun

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To get your hair out of your face and off your neck, try this double-duty braid styled by Amber of the blog Barefoot Blonde. All it takes are a messy fishtail and an easy Dutch braid to achieve this look. Check out the full video tutorial here.

Double-Braided Messy Ponytail

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Mix up your everyday ponytail with this quick and easy double-braid addition by Sophie of Angel Food Style. There's no tutorial needed for this one. Simply braid two pieces of hair on the side of your head and then pull all of your hair back into a ponytail—low or high.

Celtic Knot Half Updo

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Our very own hair blogger, Ulrika of Yet Another Beauty Site, has serious talent. Get creative with this simple Celtic knot to pull back your bangs. Grab a few bobby pins and check out the steps here.

3 Ways to Wear a Crown Braid

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You'd be surprised how many hairstyles you can create out of traditional three-strand braids. Jenny from Confessions of a Hairstylist has created an awesome video to walk you through these three easy crown-braid looks. These styles are versatile, so try them for a wedding, work or the weekend.

Boho Rose Braid

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This hairstyle is perfect for all you boho babes out there. Steph of Hair & Makeup by Steph styled a messy pulled-back look with this rose braid 'do. It takes only two three-strand braids, two elastics and a few bobby pins to achieve this look. See the step-by-step tutorial here.

Twisted-Back Messy Side Braid

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If you've hit snooze a few too many times in the morning, try this twisted, messy side braid. It's a no-fail way to achieve a cute hairstyle in less than five minutes. Julia of Gal Meets Glam shows you how here.

3-Braid Mermaid Tail

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We all dream to be mermaid beach babes, right? Well, try this three-braid mermaid tail to get one step closer to your fantasy. Achieve this look in four easy steps. Joanna from the blog A Cup of Jo shows you the steps here.

Knotted Side Ponytail

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If you can tie a knot, then this summer hairstyle will be a cinch. Check out this knotted side ponytail by Martha Lynn of Camille Styles. It's a fun way to change up your boring old side pony. Find the tutorial for this quick and easy 'do here.

Multi-Inverted Side Pony

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DivineCaroline style contributor Alyssa of Sincerely, Truly Scrumptious also kills it in the hair department. We love this multi-inverted side pony that literally takes seconds to accomplish. She created a video tutorial to show you how.

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