On-Trend: Summer Braids
In the sweltering summer heat, a braided hairstyle not only looks totally chic, but keeps those sticky hairs off your face and neck. We call that a win-win, so we're getting some celeb inspiration from these beautiful blondes and twisting away. Whether it's a punky side-braid like Jennifer Aniston, a high-pony fishtail like Blake Lively, or a crown braid like Julianne Hough, texture is a must. Before braiding your locks give them a spritz of volumizing spray, like UNITE Beach Day Spray ($29.95), and let it air-dry. The spray will add the perfect amount of roughness and keep everything in place.
If you're growing out your hair, or have thin strands, we suggest adding a ponytail extension, like the HairUWear Beach Curly Pony ($49). It's quick and easy and will help you get a thicker look, à la Mrs. Reynolds. If you're looking for something a little more subtle, clip in a HairUWear Rope Braid Hair Extension ($10) to some long layers for a boho chic look.
What's your favorite braided style?
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