21 Medium To Long Hairstyles For Summer-Ready Hair

by Wednesday, July 27, 2016

Medium to long hairstyles give you so many styling possibilities. Up, down, side to side, you can do practically anything with your hair. But during the summer, up-dos are the medium to long hairstyles of choice. Read on for 21 easy hairstyles to help you beat the summer heat in style.

Medium To Long Hairstyles For Summer-Ready Hair

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21 Medium To Long Hairstyles For Summer-Ready Hair

Ditch The Basic Ponytail And Try These Easy, On-Trend Hairstyles

 

There’s a lot to contend with when it comes to summer-ready medium to long hairstyles. The summer heat will make your hair frizzy, which means using blow dryers and heating irons isn’t exactly the best idea. But of course, the biggest challenge is keeping yourself fresh and not breaking a sweat with your medium to long hairstyles. Meet your hair’s best friends this season: upgraded ponytails, braids, and buns.

Keep scrolling to learn 21 different medium to long hairstyles to keep you covered this summer.

 

1. Heatless Beach Waves

Heatless Beach Waves | Medium To Long Hairstyles For Summer-Ready Hair

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Nothing says summer like the beach. Make sure your medium to long hairstyle is beach-worthy by nailing those beach waves. The best part is, you don’t need heat to get them.

 

2. Fishtail Braid

Fishtail Braid | Medium To Long Hairstyles For Summer-Ready Hair

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This fishtail braid is perfect if you feel like a more relaxed, but still stylish, medium to long hairstyle. It’s just the look you need for a lazy day. Makeup Tutorials has the perfect look to pair with this: natural foundation.

 

3. Double Boho Braid

Double Boho Braid | Medium To Long Hairstyles For Summer-Ready Hair

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Summer fashion usually means boho chic, so your medium to long hairstyles should match that! Go for this gorgeous boho braid you can dress up or down. Harper’s Bazaar has great boho style inspiration.

 

4. Athleisure Hair

Hitting the gym this summer? This easy medium to long hairstyle keeps your face clear and cool during a workout, and you can even wear it out!

 

5. Low Halo Braid

If you’re feeling extra girly, go for long to medium hairstyles like this gorgeous low halo braid. The intricate details set it apart from basic braids, but the wispy look makes it casual enough for everyday.

 

6. Beach Twists

Beach Twists | Medium To Long Hairstyles For Summer-Ready Hair

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Beach twists are a chic way to show off your beach waves. Plus, this half up-do will take a little weight off your head so your hair won’t have to battle the summer heat.

 

7. Braided Twist

Braided Twist | Medium To Long Hairstyles For Summer-Ready Hair

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Braids too heavy for your long hair? Medium to long hairstyles like this braided twist take the weight off your back (literally) but still let you wear on-trend braids.

 

8. 2-Minute Twist

2-Minute Twist | Medium To Long Hairstyles For Summer-Ready Hair

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Quick long to medium hairstyles like this half twist were made for lazy summer days. Make sure your hair is in top shape though—The Small Things Blog has the best products for perfect summer hair.

 

9. Classic Topknot

Classic Topknot | Medium To Long Hairstyles For Summer-Ready Hair

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Every girl should know how to do a topknot. If you don’t yet, this summer is the best time to learn. It’s just one of those long to medium hairstyles you can take effortlessly from day to night, work to dinner, and even the beach.

 

10. Sleek Parted Ponytail

Sleek Parted Ponytail | Medium To Long Hairstyles For Summer-Ready Hair

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A sophisticated take on the basic ponytail, this hairstyle is just the thing to learn if you’re off jet-setting to Europe this summer. Or, wear it to any formal dinner parties you have to attend.

 

11. Fishtail Crown Braid

Fishtail Crown Braid | Medium To Long Hairstyles For Summer-Ready Hair

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Getting ready to hit the music festivals this summer? Don’t forget your medium to long hairstyles. With this fishtail crown braid, you won’t need that flower crown. Check out Elle to get music festival outfit inspiration.

 

12. Knotted Ponytail

One of the more simple medium to long hairstyles, this knotted ponytail is another new way to tie up your hair. Wear it to garden parties or accessorize with cute headbands.

 

13. Quick Medium Twist

Medium-length hairstyles are getting more and more common. This quick medium twist lets you put your medium-length hair up in a classic twist.

 

14. Sleek Tuck

If you’re looking for more chic and edgy medium to long hairstyles, this sleek tuck is just what you’re looking for. You can even wear it to the red carpet.

 

15. Messy High Ponytail

Messy High Ponytail | Medium To Long Hairstyles For Summer-Ready Hair

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Messy ponytails are an effortless way to look stylish, and go great with summer styles like boho chic. This messy high ponytail makes it even more chic, and it’s really simple to do!

 

16. 1-Minute Knotted Half-Up

1-Minute Knotted Half Up | Medium To Long Hairstyles For Summer-Ready Hair

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Cute medium to long hairstyles in 1 minute, you say? Yes, it’s possible. This knotted half-up is quick and simple, but perfect for feminine looks this summer.

 

17. 2-Step Chignon

2-Step Chignon | Medium To Long Hairstyles For Summer-Ready Hair

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The ultimate formal hairstyle, a chignon is universally flattering. You can wear medium to long hairstyles like this for summer garden weddings or black tie events.

 

18. Triple Topsy Tail

Triple Topsy Tail | Medium To Long Hairstyles For Summer-Ready Hair

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If you’re planning a sporty summer, stock up on medium to long hairstyles like this triple topsy tail. Hit the field or the court with it, or pair it with your favorite sun dress. Glamour has a list of dos and don’ts for sundresses.

 

19. Four-Strand Braid

Four Strand Braid | Medium To Long Hairstyles For Summer-Ready Hair

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If you’re an advanced hair braider or if you have spare time this summer, medium to long hairstyles like this four-strand braid will definitely give you a challenge.

 

20. Mohawk Braid Ponytail

If you have thin hair or want more volume this summer, medium to long hairstyles like this mohawk braid ponytail will give your hair more life. Plus, it combines 2 great hair trends: braids and ponytails!

 

21. Crown Braid Messy Bun

Messy buns are great, but messy buns with crown braids are even better. It’s your way of saying, “I can do better than a boring messy bun.
Check out this video from Aspyn Ovard for more summer-ready medium to long hairstyles

 

With these hairstyles, keeping your hair on point this summer never looked this chic and easy. Medium to long hairstyles for the summer are full of fun braids, upgraded ponytails, and classic up-dos. You’ll have so much fun doing these medium to long hairstyles!

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