13 Easy Heatless Hairstyles to Try This Summer

These hairstyles don't require the help of heated styling tools!

Thinking about taking a break from your fave heated styling tools this summer? Well, we’ve got just the thing: a selection of heatless hairstyles that can be created in a matter of minutes!

From effortless braids to chic updos, we have listed the top heatless hairstyles to try now. See them all by scrolling through our gallery above, or simply keep on reading.

Heatless Curls

Woman with messy waves
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You can’t talk about heatless hairstyles without mentioning heatless curls! Whether you use a dressing gown to get them or follow our easy tutorial, you’ll be sure to wake up to beautiful curls every day.

Half-up Hair

Woman with red hair styled into half-up ponytail
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This half-up, half-down hairstyle is the ideal look for anyone hunting for a fuss-free ‘do. From office hour to happy hour, this half-up pony is great for all hair lengths and textures.

Editor’s tip: If you’re working on second day hair, you can quickly revive and refresh your strands with the TRESemmé Day 2 Volumising Dry Shampoo.

Messy Chignon

Woman with low messy chignon hairstyle
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There’s no more easygoing look than this low chignon. It works best on messy hair, which means you can wake up and work with your bedhead hair texture instead of washing it.

Rope Braid

Woman with rope braid
Credit: Rupert Laycock

Braids are a girl’s best friend! There are a host of braided hairstyles that you can create without heat, just like this envy-inducing rope braid.

Editor’s tip: Before you begin braiding, smooth some of the VO5 Invisibly Light Hair Oil through your tresses. This will tackle frizz and leave your plait looking super shiny!

French Braid

Woman with half-up french braid
Credit: Rupert Laycock

Calling all straight-haired girls, if you are looking for heatless hairstyles that also come with one of the best hair hacks around (keeping your hair off your face!), then this half-up French braid hairstyle is for you.

Air-Dried Waves

Woman with air dried long red waves
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If you haven’t learnt how to air dry your hair, we can help. Easy, effortless waves or defined curls are about to be yours.

Space Buns

Woman with her natural hair styled into spaces
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Another heatless hairstyle that works on all hair types? Space buns! If you really want to make yours stand out, consider adding some cute hair accessories.

Editor’s tip: Working on natural hair? Before you create your lovely space buns, give your hair a nourishing boost with the TRESemmé Botanique Nourish & Replenish Hydrating Mist.

Simple Side Braid

Woman with Simple Side Braid
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This simple side braid leaves plenty of room for bedhead texture, making it the ideal heatless hairstyle to try over weekends or on bank holidays.

High Bun

Woman with messy bun and wispy fronts
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When in doubt you can always turn to the tried-and-tested high bun. We love how versatile this heatless hairstyle is! You can wear it nice and neat, or leave out some bits at the front, for a ’90s feel.

Scarf Bun

Woman with messy bun with scarf around it
Credit: Rupert Laycock

Summer is the time to experiment with bandanas and hair scarves. And, if you need any more convincing, this pretty updo is here and ready to inspire your next mane move.

Dutch Braid

Dutch braid hairstyle on long hair
Credit: Rupert Laycock

Make bold and breezy plaits your next braid hairstyle with this super-cool Dutch braid. Once you get this braid look down, you’ll never want to stop wearing it!

Halo Braid

Woman with brown hair styled into a halo braid
Credit: Rupert Laycock

If you love your long hair and want to make the most of it, opt for a cute halo braid! The best thing about this heatless braid? You’ll be left with gorgeous curls when you take it out.

Scrunchie Ponytail

Woman with dark long hair styled into a wavy ponytail
Credit: Rupert Laycock

Sure, you could style your hair into a super-messy ponytail. Or, you could use some scrunchies to take your heatless look to the next level. You decide!

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