PSA: Warmer weather is here. And with warmer, breezier (and, fine, sweatier) temps comes a whole new crop of hair trends that you'll definitely want to have on your radar. And, lemme just tell you, the summer 2021 hairstyles, cuts, and colors are kiiinda the prettiest thing to grace your Instagram feed in a minute. This year, you can expect to see everything from bendy beach waves to accessorized braids—and some of your favorite celebs (hellooo, Hailey Bieber) are already trying them out now. So to make sure you're ready for the new season, I went ahead and found 10 summer 2021 hair trends that you absolutely don't want to miss, ahead.
Side-Parted Curls for Summer 2021
Yeah, fine, say what you will about side parts, but there's no denying Julia Garner's curls are pretty enough to wear all summer long. Swoop your hair to the side and rake a curl cream through your ends for extra definition.Continue reading below ↓
Soft Summer Waves
Soft, bendy waves = the absolute move when it comes to summer 2021 hairstyles. Follow Laura Harrier's lead with a sleek middle part, flat-iron waves, and a shiny-as-hell finish.Continue reading below ↓
Layered Bangs for Summer 2021
You know those bangs you DIYd during quarantine? Yeah, by summer 2021 they'll def have grown out into softer, fringier layers. Style your new look like Dixie D'Amelio by running a flat iron through your hair for a sleek and blunt finish.
Accessorized Low Bun for Summer
Sry, but can we take a sec to appreciate how damn pretty this low bun is? The hairstylist intertwined the braids with a pink ribbon for a look that'll be beyond romantic for summer.Continue reading below ↓
Brown Summery Highlights
Everything about this hair color screams "summer" to me. Perfect for natural brunettes, ask your colorist to add in a few warm highlights around your face to brighten up your entire look. Style your new color with a voluminous blow-out and a blast of finishing spray.Continue reading below ↓
Lived-In Ponytail for Summer 2021
The easiest celeb-approved hairstyle for summer? A lived-in ponytail with loose layers and plenty of body. Spritz a texturizing spray through your hair before you gather it into a ponytail—it'll help add some grit.
Braided Double Buns for Summer 2021
Wrap your braids into two space buns at the top of your head—it'll give you a nice excuse to get your hair off your neck during the warmer months, while also looking really effing cute in the process.Continue reading below ↓
Red Hair for Summer 2021
Summer is basically the perfect time to switch up your hair color, so why not recreate Sarah Hyland's vibrant red hue? It's equal parts warm and shiny and it's full of dimension. Just make sure you have a color-safe shampoo on hand for maintenance.Continue reading below ↓
Hair Clips for Summer 2021
Warning: You won't be able to watch this IG video without replaying it 100 times. This summer, add a few glitzy hair clips and slides to your braids as an easy, low-maintenance style that looks anything but.
High Pigtails for Summer 2021
Tired of wearing the same ol' ponytail every day? As Hailey Bieber knows, you can't really go wrong with sleek and shiny pigtails. Make your style look extra cool with a blunt middle part and wavy ends.Continue reading below ↓
This article originally appeared on Cosmopolitan.com. Minor edits have been made by the Cosmo.ph editors.