20 Summer-Inspired Hairstyles

Whether you're heading to the Caribbean or just dreaming of a warm-weather getaway, these easy, breezy celeb styles will inspire you

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Jennifer Aniston

Aniston's sun-kissed streaks complement her tousled locks.

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Cate Blanchett

Blanchett's simple chignon is low-key perfection.

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Diane Kruger

Pin back locks into a low bun, leaving a few face-framing pieces free for a polished yet bohemian look.

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Drew Barrymore

No natural curl? No problem. Braid slightly damp hair into four sections, spritz with a texturizing spray like Alterna Summer Hair Texturizing Spray ($20; click to purchase) and let dry. Release for a Barrymore-like ’do.

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Eva Mendes

Create loose spirals with a large-barreled curling iron (look for one with a diameter of at least 1 1/2 inches).

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Kate Hudson

From red carpet to poolside, Hudson's messy chignon is versatile.

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Jennifer Garner

Feign fuller hair by letting naturally wavy locks air-dry like Garner.

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Jada Pinkett Smith

Keep messy locks in place with a band of braids like Pinkett Smith.

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Cameron Diaz

Emulate Diaz's California cool ’do by letting hair air-dry.

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Jennifer Lopez

Score voluminous waves like Lopez's by spritzing a lightweight hairspray at the roots and back combing with a fine-tooth comb.

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Julie Bowen

This simple ponytail is perfect for a day at the beach or a night on the town.

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Jessica Alba

Keep cool (regardless of the season) with a braided updo like Alba's.

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Kerry Washington

Washington's curly ponytail is perfect for fighting poof-inducing frizz in any climate.

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Kristin Chenoweth

Chenoweth's middle-parted ponytail is a great way to mask growing-out bangs.

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Marisa Tomei

Steal Tomei's vacation-y bedhead look by spritzing tousled locks with a light-hold styler like John Frieda Frizz-Ease Style Dream Curls Perfecting Spray ($6; click to purchase).

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Molly Sims

Tame out-of-control curls by pinning hair back in a low ponytail like Sims.

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Reese Witherspoon

Witherspoon's ballerina bun is perfect for black tie or beachside.

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Sarah Jessica Parker

Curls gone wild. Embrace your hair's natural texture like Parker for a tropical, spring-break-inspired style.

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Sofia Vergara

 Vergara's soft waves are surprisingly easy to maintain. Spread a humidity-fighting mousse like Pantene Pro-V Curl Defining Mousse ($4; click to purchase) evenly on damp locks and dry with a diffuser.

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Uma Thurman

Add body and texture to beachy waves with a sea salt spray like Bumble & Bumble Surf Spray ($23; click to purchase). 


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