• If you want a summer hairstyle that is prettier than a ponytail but will still keep hair off your neck, your only option is one of these summer updos. They're surprisingly simple but give the illusion of being painstakingly difficult. Only you will know just how easy they are.

    Diane Kruger
    The trick to dressing up a normal bun is to make the front look somewhat elaborate. Create a deep side part before gathering hair into a bun, but be sure to leave a large tendril out front. Use a curling iron to give it a little movement.

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  • Charlize Theron
    If you already have short hair but want the illusion of an updo, then simply tease hair at the top and pin back little sections with bobby pins.

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  • Ashley Greene
    For a voluminous summer updo, tease hair and mist with a hairspray before pulling back into a chignon. 

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  • Chrissy Teigen
    For a care-free updo, leave large sections of hair out. 

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  • Lauren Conrad
    Get a giant top knot by pulling hair into a ponytail, then tease the ponytail from ends toward the base. Wrap the ponytail around the base, then pin in place.

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  • Jaime King
    Create a side part, then gather hair into a low bun for a casual day look.

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  • Nicole Richie
    For even more volume, keep hair at the top of your head out of your chignon, but pin the ends of it to your head.

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  • Zoe Saldana Create a low-hanging bun, but be sure to leave the front two section out. Part them down the middle, then pin them to the base of your updo.

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8 Gorgeous Summer Updos


8 Gorgeous Summer Updos

Stay chic <em>and</em> beat the heat with gorgeous summer updos like these.

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