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15 Summertime Braid Ideas!

Keep your hair away from your face this summer with these easy and elegant braid ideas and tutorials. Click through for the ideas, so you can start practicing for hot weather!

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  • Double Waterfall Braid 1 of 15
    Double Waterfall Braid
    This unique braid would be lovely for a wedding or party. Photographed by Guang Xu.
    Found at Refinery 29.
  • Crown Braid + Gibson Tuck 2 of 15
    Crown Braid + Gibson Tuck
    This was one blogger's solution for keeping her bangs out of her face during that awkward grow-out phase!
    Found at Uber Chic for Cheap.
  • Braided Heart 3 of 15
    Braided Heart
    How sweet! The top is pulled back and braided into a heart shape. This would be a fun idea for little girls too!
    Found at Hairdresser on Fire.
  • Milkmaid Braids 4 of 15
    Milkmaid Braids
    Check out this great tutorial for milk maid braids!
    Found at Orchid Grey.
  • How to do a Milkmaid Braid in 5 Minutes 5 of 15
    How to do a Milkmaid Braid in 5 Minutes
    This blogger shows a quick way to style your hair in this adorable way.
    Found at Late Afternoon.
  • History-Inspired Braids 6 of 15
    History-Inspired Braids
    Blogger, Casey Brown, was inspired to re-create historical hair styles, with a modern twist!
    Found at Elegant Musings.
  • Classic French Braid 7 of 15
    Classic French Braid
    This refreshingly simple style makes a great everyday look. It's pretty nostalgic too!
    Found at A Beautiful Mess and Sarah Chapman.
  • Waterfall Braid 8 of 15
    Waterfall Braid
    Check out this video tutorial on how to make a waterfall braid!
    Found at Bisou!.
  • Elegant Layered Braided Bun 9 of 15
    Elegant Layered Braided Bun
    This tutorial is a great solution for those with really thick hair.
    Found at Orchid Grey and ModCloth.
  • Halo Braid 10 of 15
    Halo Braid
    This is a fantastic, easy-to-replicate tutorial on making a halo braid!
    Found at Fashiononymous.
  • Be-Ribboned Braids 11 of 15
    Be-Ribboned Braids
    Isn't this a sweet idea? Add ribbon or lace to your braids this summer for a romantic look!
    Found at A Beautiful Mess.
  • Pretty Braided Updo 12 of 15
    Pretty Braided Updo
    Learn how to turn a simple ponytail into a braided updo!
    Found at Refinery 29.
  • Mermaid Braid 13 of 15
    Mermaid Braid
    Learn how to make a mermaid braid with this great tutorial from Joanna Goddard.
    Found at A Cup of Jo.
    Photographed by Jamie Beck for A Cup of Jo.
  • Elegant Braided Bun 14 of 15
    Elegant Braided Bun
    In less than 10 steps, you can learn to make an elegant braided bun!
    Found at The Beauty Department .
  • Crown Braid Tutorial 15 of 15
    Crown Braid Tutorial
    Clothing designer, Anna Allen, teaches you how to make these lovely crown braids, in her video tutorial.
    Found at Anna Allen .

Top photo: A Beautiful Mess. All other photos from respective sources.

Chelsea Fuss is a blogger and prop stylist based in Portland who blogs daily at Frolic!

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