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9 Easy, Breezy Summer Hairstyles to Beat the Heat (Including One For Boys!)

May 30 2016 - 5:13pm

School's (almost) out for Summer, and soon kids will be enjoying a slew of seasonable activities [1]. Of course, it's hard for kids to enjoy the great outdoors when hair is falling in front of their face. While you could throw it into a ponytail and call it a day, you can just as easily create a cute look for your daughter's locks [2]. From braids to buns, these Summer hairstyles are a great way to keep her cool — literally and figuratively — over the next few months! We even have one made especially for your little man.

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Knotted Ponytail

A ponytail is a great way to keep hair off the neck, but adding knots makes it a functional and fashionable 'do.

Source: Instagram user cutegirlshairstyles [4]

Knotted Ponytail Tutorial

Source: YouTube user Cute Girls Hairstyles [5]

Katniss Everdeen Braid

The next Hunger Games movie isn't out till November [6], but your daughter can prepare by rereading the books and rocking this 'do [7].

Source: Instagram user madisonkatherin [8]

Katniss Everdeen Braid Tutorial

Source: YouTube user Paola Hairstyles [9]

Goddess Braid

Make your daughter feel like a goddess with this stylish 'do!

Source: Instagram user msdanti [10]

Goddess Braid Tutorial

Source: YouTube user MsDanti1 [11]

Dutch Flower Braid

This simple style is great for Summer weddings [12] or a day at the beach.

Source: Cute Girls Hairstyles [13]

Dutch Flower Braid Tutorial

Source: YouTube user Cute Girls Hairstyles [14]

Three-Strand Fishtail

If you've already mastered the standard fishtail, try giving it this easy twist.

Source: Instagram user braids_on_braids_ [15]

Three-Strand Fishtail Tutorial

Source: YouTube user Hair4MyPrincess [16]

Star Twist Bun

Perfect for the Fourth of July, this hairstyle screams US pride!

Source: Cute Girls Hairstyles [17]

Star Twist Bun Tutorial

Source: You Tube user Cute Girls Hairstyles [18]

Halo Twist

Keep hair out of her face and off her neck with this gorgeous but oh-so-simple crown.

Source: YouTube user LHDC-TV [19]

Halo Twist Tutorial

Source: YouTube user LHDC-TV [20]

Chinese Staircase Braided Ponytail

Little girls will love this simple and stylish take on the traditional ponytail.

Source: Pretty Hair Is Fun [21]

Chinese Staircase Braided Ponytail Tutorial

Source: YouTube user Pretty Hair Is Fun [22]

Faux Hawk

No blades are required to give your little guy this cool 'do!

Source: Flickr user DavidDenisPhotos.com [23]

Faux Hawk Tutorial

Source: YouTube user JRMun0z [24]

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