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16 Cool Summer Hairstyles for When It's Too Damn Hot

Looking for a way to stay cool this summer? Here are 18 runway- and celeb-approved cute summer hairstyles to rock until things cool down.
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With temps expected to surge this weekend, you're probably looking for ways to stay cool. Sure, you can break out the cutoffs and your favorite strappy tank or a flirty summer dress, but the best way to avoid overheating is with a chill hairstyle.

But don't just rely on your standard ponytail or bun to beat the heat. Upgrade your look with runway- and celeb-inspired twists on your traditional 'dos. From working in old school accessories like claw clips and comb headbands to doubling up on updos, there are so many options you'll be able to keep your hair off your neck through the heat wave — and beyond.

Ahead, 18 head-turning summer hairstyles to keep your cool while looking hot this summer.

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Try a Headband
Keep strands in check by slipping on a wide headband to punctuate a tousled updo. Keep things casual by favoring some face-framing tendrils.

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Bobby Pins All Over
Whether you prefer skinny barrettes or bobby pins, crisscross them all over your hair, including your messy bun for this unique summer hairstyle.

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Off-Center Top Knot
Situate your polished top knot off-center for a sleek yet unexpected twist. Add smoothing serum to your locks, then divide the strands into a ponytail at the temple and another at the crown. Gather the two together in front to form a tight knot.

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Low Side Ponytail
Give your neck some breathing room by sweeping your locks to the side in a low pony. Let the ear on the tail side peek out for added fashion cred.

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