Summer Hair Styles… From Work to Play


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Summer is finally here and there are so many things to look forward to. For the working woman, it is a time to explore everything going on now that you are not rushing to get from your office door to the car to your warm house because an ice storm is imminent.

One of the keys to making the most out of your summer activities is making the transition from work to play as stress-free as possible. Because come on, who really has time to go home and change the way life goes for most of us these days?

Along with clothing pieces that transition well, styling your hair in a way that makes it easy to leave the office and go to the movies (and still look hip) is at the top of the list of important things to consider.

To help you get everything you can out of summer without missing a beat, here are some hairstyle ideas to get you going.


This may come off as a no brainer, but ponytails are super easy. Nowadays, they are chic and sleek and can be worn in so many different ways. You can set yourself up with a nice ponytail for work and within 5 minutes reposition it for a laid back and sexy look for your evening plans.


Braids or twists are the way to go for summer. They are convenient and super versatile. Wear them in a cute bun for your and then let them hang free for that summer night stroll through the park or by the beach.

Twist Out

If you have natural hair like myself, doing a twist out is a great idea that can be styled many ways as well. This hairstyle will take a little more effort, but it is worth it. Start the night before with braiding or twisting it with a good setting product. Take it down in the morning and fix it how you like and then… honestly… just go. Aside from a few pulls or fixes you can do in the car or on the train, you won’t need to adjust much after work.

Remember, a good part of going out comes down to planning. So make is as easy as you can on yourself and keep on going with your life.

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