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SUMMER HAIRSTYLES—Classic versus Elevated

July 1st, 2015 at 2:00am

All year long, we see the Instagram caption “long hair, don’t care.” You know when you really do care though? When it is 94-degrees with 100 percent humidity. That’s when you begin to wish “head shaved, summer saved” was a thing.

Luckily, there are a few go-to hairstyles that solve the warm weather dilemma without having to grab a razor. Whether you opt for a more classic style or the elevated version, here are three of our favorite hairstyles to save your look and sanity this summer.

PIGTAILS

Classic: Pigtail braids

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Article by Maggie Manning

Elevated: Bun braids

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Article by Sierra Cornter

BRAIDED UP-DOS

Classic: Milkmaid braid

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Article by Alicia Frazer

Updated: Braided low bun

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Article by Jesse Fallon

BUNS

Classic: Tight top knot

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Article by Emily Lebsock

Elevated: Half-up, half down top knot

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Article by Ally Scandolo