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7 (Almost) Effortless Hairstyles for Any Summer Event

Here are some of our favorite looks that will make you look like the flower child that you so obviously are.

April showers bring major hair envy? Pretty much. Summer is the best time of the year to rock relaxed, boho-inspired hairstyles. But, we all know, sometimes looking effortlessly cool can require major effort—and who wants that? Not us. Which is why we're listing these seven summer hairstyles that are easy to pull off, and even easier to put together.

1. Half-Up Boho Braids
With a hairstyle like this one, you're guaranteed to be the coolest girl at any spring festival or summer wedding. The half-up style is perfect for keeping your hair out of your face and it's easy enough that you'll look effortlessly chic.

Half-Up Boho Braids

2. Wraparound Rope-Braided Bun
An easy hairstyle that works for most lengths and textures, this wraparound rope-braided bun is sure to impress. This style is perfect because it makes short hair look longer and long hair look thicker, so everybody wins.

Wraparound Rope Braid

3. Messy Mermaid Braid
Long hair? This look is for you. Create this messy mermaid braid for a look that will keep you cool under the hot summer sun, whether you're relaxing at the beach or singing along at an outdoor concert. Bonus points if you add a flower crown or one of these chic hair accessories.

Mermaid Braid

4. Mixed Milkmaid Braids
This no-fuss look keeps all of your hair out of your face so you can rock out to your heart's content, while being cute enough that everyone will want you on their 'gram feed. All you need to create this style is a teasing comb, bobby pins, hair elastics and hairspray, like this one we love by John Masters Organics, for a look that will last all night long.

Mixed Milkmaid Braid

5. Heart-Shaped Box Braids
A hairstyle that looks infinitely more challenging than it actually is makes for an epic summer look. Follow the steps by vlogger SuperChiomy and you'll be impressing passerbys in no time.

Heart Bun

6. Boho Braided Headband
Easy to do in minutes, this boho braided headband is perfect for the lady who wants to look cool and effortless. Use your natural texture to create a normal, three-strand braid on either side of your head, securing in the back. Keep it loose so it looks like you woke up like this. #Flawless.

Boho Braided Hairstyle

7. Romantic Fishtail Braid
Flower girls everywhere, rejoice! This fun fishtail braid that will work all summer long. Keep your braid loose and secure with bobby pins and hair elastics and you'll be ready to go wherever your next road trip takes you.

Romantic Fishtail Braid

Emily Gregor

Emily Gregor is a magazine journalist, graphic designer, event planner, and world traveler. A firm believer that lipstick can save the world, Emily is passionate about beauty, skincare, and Corgis.

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