If you like your hair to be out of your face when the weather is hot and humid, this collection of easy hairstyles is for you! Whether you have short, medium length, or long hair, we’ve curated the best step-by-step hair tutorials to teach you how to put your hair up in mere minutes. From casual half up looks, to messy buns, to ponytail upgrades, to boho braids and more, these summer hairstyles are equal parts easy and stylish!
10 Summer Styling Tips & Products
Before trying out the summer hairstyles below, you’ll want to do a quickly inventory and make sure you have the right hair essentials at the ready. We’ve included a list of the hair tools and products used in the tutorials below, along with links for you to buy anything you might be missing on Amazon!
decorative hair clips
heat protector spray
24 Summer Hairstyles for Short Hair
10 Easy Hairstyle for Short Hair | Chloe Brown
If you have a bob or lob and want to add a little style to your locks and keep it out of your face when the weather is hot, this collection of 5-minute hairstyles for short hair is for you! All you need are clear elastics, bobby pins, and a comb. These summer hairstyles for short hair are simple and oh so cute!
10 Easy Hairstyles for SHORT Hair | Fabulous Hannah
If you’re looking for 5-minute hairstyles that work with shoulder-length hair, Hannah walks you through 10 simple styles in this tutorial that are perfect for summer! They are all super easy to recreate, and she includes a great mix of casual looks and more put-together styles. You don’t need a lot of products to pull these off other than clear elastics, bobby pins, a comb, dry shampoo, and a heat protector spray. She also uses a flat iron and curling wand for some of the styles.
4 Cute Lazy Day Hairstyles (No Heat) | Sazan Hendrix
In this tutorial, you’ll learn how to get four cute, lazy summer hairstyles without any heat! That means you don’t have to worry about taking the time using a straightener, curler or wand to get these looks. Each hairstyle will take you five minutes max to create, and they are perfect for hot and lazy days! She suggests using the Keratase Aura Botanica Hair Serum to tame frizz and make your hair feel smooth, and other than that, all you need are bobby pins, hair ties, and a hat of your choice!
24 Summer Hairstyles for Medium Hair
10 Medium Length Hairstyles | Abby Smith
I love these 5-minute hairstyles for medium length hair! Abby starts with slightly wavy hair and incorporates braids into many of her looks. Her hairstyles are the perfect combination of casual and elegance all wrapped into one! These hairstyles work best on second- or third-day hair (or you can spray a little dry shampoo to give your hair some texture if it’s freshly washed), and all you’ll need are clear elastics and bobby pins. Oh, and if you’re interested in the hairstyle books she references in her tutorial, you can find them here:
The Ultimate Hairstyle Handbook
The New Braiding Handbook
10 Quick and Easy Hairstyles | Jordan Lipscombe
Again, these 5-minute hairstyles work best on second- or third-day hair, and they are more on the casual side, making them perfect for lazy summer days. These updos work on straight and wavy hair, and all you need are clear elastics and bobby pins to pull them off!
4 Ways To Do a Low Messy Bun | Easy Long and Medium Hairstyles | laineymariebeauty
Messy buns are the epitome of lazy summer hairstyles! These four bun styles are quick and easy and work well with medium hair. They’re all super cute and make it look like you put a lot of effort into your hair even though you didn’t. They’re perfect for when you need to jazz up your hair game and will take you barely any time at all! She takes you through each bun style step by step so you can easily put your hair up when you need to. All you need is a hair elastic and you’re good to go for these messy buns!
23 Summer Hairstyles for Long Hair
10 Easy Heatless Hairstyles | Roxxsaurus
If you’re looking for 5-minute summer hairstyles that work with long hair, these ideas will not disappoint! They look fantastic with both straight and wavy hair, and all you need to recreate them is a paddle brush, scrunchie, clear elastics, bobby pins, and decorative hair clips to add a little style.
10 More Heatless Hairstyles | Roxxsaurus
After watching the tutorial above, I started snooping around on Roxxsaurus’ channel and found another compilation of 5-minute hairstyles that are perfect for summer and had to share them! I love how she combines casual looks with style, and these updos are so simple and classy.
Three 3 Minute Easy Easy Hairstyles | Alex Gaboury
These three hairstyles are the perfect lazy hairstyles, especially if you have long hair! They are so pretty and effortless, and are sure to become your new go-to summer hairstyles when you want to look put together but don’t have a ton of time. From a pretty pony, to a loose low bun and gorgeous half up do, these hairstyles all look effortlessly chic! All you need is a hair tie and bobby pins, and you can curl your hair with a curling iron first to add a bit more style.
Whether you have short, medium length, or long hair, these summer hairstyles will keep your locks out of your face while also adding some style to your look. These updos are simple and cute, and many take mere minutes to create, making them the perfect option for busy mornings when you don’t have time to wash your hair!