20 Summer-Inspired Hairstyles

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

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Jennifer Aniston

Aniston's sun-kissed streaks compliment 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  Kruger 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 pool-side, 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 by spritzing a lightweight hair spray 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 on 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.

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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 beach-side.

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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 onto 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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First Published December 19, 2011

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