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8 Fun, flirty summer hairstyles

Aly Walansky is a freelance writer and editor based in New York City. She lives with her two Shorkie-Tzus, Scarlette and Max, and a display of pink polka-dot-themed home decor -- not to mention a selection of flavored vodka. Check out he...

Breath of fresh hair

Summer is coming, and we’re excited to stow away the winter hats and show off our favorite flirty styles. But what looks are in style this summer? All the hairstyles featured below are intended to keep hair off your face but looking fine for all those summer pics.

Breath of fresh hairBraids

One big trend for summer is braids. They were all over the runways and have even appeared on the red carpet, says Patrick Melville of Patrick Melville Salon in New York City. They can definitely be dressed up but are great for summer because of their relaxed bohemian feel. Give yourself a braid down each side of your head. After you secure them, run your fingers from the bottoms of the braids up to the tops to break a few pieces loose, which will give a messy, sexy look that's really hot right now.

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