4 Classic Hairstyles

that will survive any climate

We all dress for the weather--so why not your hair? Check out our beauty experts' go-to styles for stunning hair, rain or shine!

Top Knot

Climate: High Temp

Hairstyle: Top Knot

When summer temperatures start rising, keep cool with a stylish top knot. This 'do works for hair of almost any length, and loose strands only add to its charm.

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How To

  1. Start by prepping dry hair with a texturizing spray to add grip. Create a high ponytail and secure with a hair tie. For a more causal knot, don't pull the ponytail too tight.
  2. Hold the tip of your ponytail vertically and begin to tease starting at the hair tie, working your way to the ends.
  3. Begin to twist hair around the base of the ponytail and pin around the edges of the knot to keep it in place.
  4. Mist with hairspray for extra hold.
Fishtail Braid

Climate: Rain

Hairstyle: Fishtail Braid

Braids are perfect for keeping your hair in place on a rainy or windy day. Incorporating a loose braid into your routine also gives hair a break from styling damage.

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How To

  1. For best results, start by using an anti-frizz or nourishing cream before styling. Pull hair into a low ponytail and secure with a hair tie. Divide into two equal-sized sections, and then divide again so you have four equal sections.
  2. Separate a half-inch section of hair from the outside of the left ponytail and repeat on the right side.
  3. Take the right-most section and braid it across two sections of hair, and then repeat with the left-most section.
  4. Repeat, alternating sides, until you've reached the end of the braid and fasten with a hair tie. For a seamless braid, cut the original hair tie at the base. Finish with an ant-humidity spray to set your style and add texture.
High Pony

Climate: Wind

Hairstyle: High Pony

Go sporty or elegant with one of the most versatile styles available--the high ponytail. This looks great with either straight or wavy locks.

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How To

  1. Following the angle of your cheekbones, sweep hair up on a diagonal, using a hairbrush to smooth flyaways and fasten with a hair tie at the crown of the head. Use two hair ties to keep thick hair in place.
  2. To hide the hair tie, take a small section from underneath the ponytail and wrap it around, securing with pins along the way. Spritz with hairspray for extra hold.
Soft Swept

Climate: Moderate

Hairstyle: Soft Swept

For a casual look that's both beachy and romantic, waves are the answer.

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How To

  1. Before you start, apply a heat-protecting primer. Pull hair into a ponytail at the base of your neck and use a large-barreled curling iron to curl all pieces. If your hair has a natural wave, skip the hot tools and let it air dry or quickly diffuse it.
  2. Remove hair tie and lightly tussle hair to break apart the curls.
  3. Spritz with a lightweight hairspray for a flexible hold.
  4. To complete the look, collect two small sections of hair on either side of your face at the temples and twist them to the back of your head and secure with pins or a barrette.