Black Summer Hairstyles To Keep You Cool

Black summer hairstyles are meant to be fun, and easy to care for. After all, who wants to spend every moment of their vacation fussing with their locks and wondering how they look!

The right style is one that makes you look spectacular with very little effort.

African American tresses tend to be incredibly fragile. This means that even with the right cut, it is essential that you treat your hair to the right hair products to ensure that it is always healthy and at its best.

This is especially true during the summer months, as black summer hair follicles are curved very tightly that promotes a lot of natural curl and a texture that is kinky.

Your hair may produce less oil causing your locks to dry out easily and become knotted.

Corrine Bailey Rae's Short Style

Famed singer song writer Corrine Bailey Rae has what could easily be called one of the the perfect Black summer hairstyles.

black summer hairstyle

This cut would be a premium choice for any African American woman that is looking for a summer hair cut that is easy to style, care for and looks incredible.

The main appeal for so many woman with a simple summer hairstyle like this is that with nothing more a few minutes spent on your locks each day, you and your hair will always look great at the beach or by the pool.

Easy Styling Steps

  • Wash your hair with products specifically designed for African American locks
  • Use a dollop of styling mousse or pomade and use a comb for African American hair to style as desired
  • Consider misting your locks with a leave in conditioner to keep your hair moist and healthy

That is really all that it will take to make you and your hair ready to walk out the door and enjoy your time in the sun.

This easy summer hairstyle is sought after because of the simplicity that comes with having hair so short and easy to tend to.

However although short in length, this hairstyle is not undersized on style!

Remember too that this is your hairstyle so personalize it as you wish to create different looks. Locks that have been snipped never have to be plain or boring.

You can use product and hair accessories to funk up your hair or to create as much glamour as you want.

Give Your Hair A Break

Many African American hairstyles call for chemical treatments that can be damaging. For this reason, it is helpful to give your locks a break as often as possible.

Black summer hairstyles that are this simple, will allow your locks to rest in the heat.

up black summer hairstyle

On days when you do not feel like doing any work at all on your hair, you can get away with sporting a thick headband or similar hair accessory and be able to relax knowing that you look divine.

Easy summer hairstyles like this one is not only wearable at the beach or other informal places, this is also a chic hairstyle that an easily take you to even the most formal venue.

casual black summer hairstyle

Match A Headband Or Scarves To Your Outfits For Both Casual And Formal Looks

Summer Weddings

Attending a summer wedding as a guest or something equally as special is no problem at all with a fun, sophisticated hairstyle like this.

all back black summer hairstyle

Wearing Your Hair All Back Will Help Keep You Cool, Just Add A Braided Headband
For A Fast And Easy Style

Give Your Hair Protection

Yes, there is now sunscreen for hair to protect it from the hot sun and conditioners from the drying wind. A must have for your beach bag, Phyto Phytoplage Protective Sun Veil 4.22 oz

Also invest in a couple of wide brimmed sun hats and wear all through the summer. You will be protecting both your hair and your complexion from sun damage.

summer hair protection

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Black Summer Hairstyles
Author: Tanna Mayer
Updated: March 20, 2015

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