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Your Fool-Proof Guide to Summer Curly Hair Styling

Styling your curly hair during the summer can be a real task.

Heat, humidity, and direct sun damage are all factors to consider when choosing products and looks. That’s why we decided to provide you with an absolute fool-proof guide to all the styles your coils need to truly live their best life. Scroll through below for the season’s best styling inspo.

Easy Up-Do

Whether you’re rocking a perfectly-coiled messy bun or sky-high ponytail, an up-do is the way to go this summer. Keeping your hair up and away from your upper back and face will also help even out that tan, amirite?

Headscarf Magic

Who knew there were so many ways to weave a scarf into your hair? Adding one to your summer look is the perfectly simple way to up your ‘do’s magic. Weave it into your bun or braid for a next-level curly vacay look.

’90s Claw Clip

Clip claws never really went out of style, but we must admit they’re making a come back. They’re absolutely perfect for the warmer months—especially for those with curls. Keep hair out of your face at the beach or simply use it for date night, either way, you’ll look polished AF.


Summer braids? Always a yes. Braids are a great style for curlies to rock for the season because they’re a protective and a cute look. If you’ve never given them a go, now is the time to try something different! Whether that’s Bantu Knots, Senegalese Twists, or another braided style, there’s something out there for you, my queen.

Au Naturel

There isn’t a more perfect time than summer to let those curls fly in the wind. Embrace your natural texture—whether you have 3A or 4C curls—and invest in a solid styling serum. With the right products, any head of curls can look absolutely fabulous au naturel.

Scary Spice Knots

Another ’90s-inspired look we can’t get enough of this season? Scary Spice Knots! They’re big, they’re bold and just right for summer. The ‘gram isn’t ready for those fire pool-side pics.

Need more quick style ideas for summer? Peep THESE looks!

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