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Summer hairstyles: 10 need-to-know looks to try in 2023

Give your hair a stylish seasonal update…

Summer hairstyles: woman with camellia flower updo, curls with a textured headband and a long textured braid

Summer is within touching distance, and our current beauty efforts are concentrated around adding to our hairstyle repertoire. The warmer months lend themselves to looks that require minimal effort – think throw-on linen dresses, a slapdash coating of tinted moisturiser and the like.

It is only natural that this low-maintenance, laissez-faire approach be extended into our hairstyle choices, especially when the temperature begins to rise.

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Summer is one of the worst offenders when it comes to hair damage – from humidity and heat to salt water and chlorine. And yet, it's not all doom and gloom.

It also presents the perfect opportunity to broaden your hair horizons and experiment with some new styles.

READ: Hairstyle ideas: 9 looks to beg your hairdresser to recreate in 2023

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If your quest to beat the heat has left you hot and bothered, we've got you covered. This season, buns will be your beauty godsend: from super sleek spiky styles and classic 90s claw clips to unfussy chignons with face-framing tendrils.

Festival favourites such as bubble braids and textured plaits are also ideal if you're wanting to keep cool (while looking even cooler). Alternatively, up the ante with coloured elastics and playful accessories for a cutesy Y2K moment or serve elevated elegance à la Sofia Richie with crisp white camellia clips.

The vibe is fuss-free, but that certainly doesn't mean low impact. Get inspired with our current favourite hair looks and start perfecting your skills, stat.

Hello! Fashion shares the summer hairstyles to try in 2023:

Sleek, spiky bun

Sleek spiky bun @milly_amybaineshair© Instagram / @milly_amybaineshair

Larger-than-life scrunchie

Larger-than-life scrunchie @naturalhair_hope© Instagram / @naturalhair_hope

Cowrie shell half-up, half-down bun

Cowrie shell half-up, half-down bun @michaelgrayhair© Instagram / @michaelgrayhair

Face-framing tendrils

Face-framing tendrils @hairby.brittany© Instagram / @hairby.brittany

High bunches

High bunches @hairwithlinda© Instagram / @hairwithlinda

Defined curls with headband 

Curls and headband @natalieannehair© Instagram / @natalieannehair

Voluminous low pony

Voluminous low pony @alexbrownhair© Instagram / @alexbrownhair

Textured braid

Textured braid @hairbyruslan© Instagram / @hairbyruslan

Bubble braids and claw clip combo

Bubble braids and claw clip combo© Instagram /

Camellia clips

© Instagram / @kathleen_hair

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