Not all ponytails are boring! To give a flirty twist on this classic beach style, wrap a piece of our hair around the elastic to hide the band, and secure with a bobby pin. Spritz a texturizing spray to make the ponytail more unique. Try:Redken Wax Blast 10 High Impact Finishing Spray Wax ($18, redken.com for salons)
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For those who can’t stand to sit still while at the beach, this is the look for you. Whether you’re playing Frisbee, paddle boarding, or spiking a volleyball, a headband and bun will keep hair from sticking to your body and face.
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If you’re all about making an entrance, try this braided updo. Braid small sections of your hair and secure them to your head using bobby pins. After a day at the beach you can easily take this look from day to night by letting the braids loose, which will leave you with gorgeous waves.
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A sleek, low bun will keep all your hair in place, and it works for hair that’s long, short, wet or dry. Its great for long or short hair, and this is another style that will look great with wet or dry hair. If you’re wearing this style on dry hair, apply a gel to make sure it’s sleek and everything stays in place. Try: Paul Mitchell Soft Sculpting Spray Gel (paulmitchell.com for salons)
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If you want to add a little spice to your average pony, try a bubble ponytail. To get the look, secure your hair into a ponytail. Then, add clear elastic bands every two inches. Finish with some hairspray and you’re set for the beach! Try: Garnier Fructis Flexible Control Anti-Humidity Hairspray ($4.29, garnierusa.com)
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Keep your bangs under control with a tiny French braid. To recreate this look, part your hair to the side and separate a 1-2” section in the front. French braid the section, adding small pieces of hair as you go. Braid to your desired length, and secure with a bobby pin or elastic.
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