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Ditch the flat-iron! Here’s how to style your hair during the summer holidays

Fun in the sun. Picture: Pexels

Fun in the sun. Picture: Pexels

Published Dec 9, 2021

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It’s the summer holidays and no one has time to spend hours doing their hair when there’s so much else to do.

The beach, buddies and parties await.

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We’re looking for hassle-free, no flat-iron kinda hairstyles.

Keep it natural

While there is a huge misconception that wearing your hair naturally is “easy” and simply “wash and go”, naturalistas will tell you that that’s far from how things really are.

Washday is almost a full day process.

The one advantage of wearing your naturally though is the fact that you don’t need any heat to style your hair. No flat-iron or blowdryers needed.

Whether you wear your hair up in a pineapple ponytail or let it all out, remember to keep your hair well moisturised.

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Keep it natural. Picture: Pexels

Braids

For an easy, summer-long hair solution, braid extensions are ideal. And they double up as protective styling for natural hair.

Braiding your own hair into different styles can give you a wide variety of looks, from casual to smart.

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From the Frida Kahlo-inspired dutch-braid style to a more sleek back single high braid, there’s a style for every occasion.

Get creative with braids. Picture: Instagram

The messy bun

Yes, the messy bun is a go-to style for most women.

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That’s because it’s a fail-safe option and just about anyone can do it.

All you need is a hair band and perhaps a few hair pins.

This style works for all hair types and can be styled for both a chilled day on the beach or dinner out with the ladies.

A hair bun is a fail-safe style. Picture: Pexels

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