Cool Summer Hair Accessories to Beat the Heat

Beat the heat with some of our favorite summer hair accessories.

Looking for summer hair accessories to help you beat the heat? While we love showcasing the latest hair colors and styles, the reality is the sun can be pretty brutal where we can all use some refuge to get our hair off our neck and out of our eyes. Plus, a stylish look with the help of some cool hair accessories is definitely something that can help you to define your look over the summer. From summer hats to headbands and everything in-between, check out some of our favorite summer hair accessories that we think you’ll love this summer.

Cool Summer Hair Accessories

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1. Ribbons

Not just for little girls, ribbons are a great way to add some flare to your long or medium-length hair. Experiment with a variety of colors and sizes that you can place in a ponytail or weaved through your hair as you create some really cool braids this summer.

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Adding a flower to your updo will get your hair out of your face as you look fresh and cool.

2. Accent Flower

Up your romantic hair game than summer with a simple accent flower. Go for a single flower or multiple flowers as you adorn them in your chic updo, on the side of your face, or as a modern way to accessorize your bun. The perfect sunny weather goes hand-in-hand with the romantic look.

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Rock a cool look this summer with jeweled hair accessories. Image credit:

3. Jeweled-up hair

Hair jewelry comes in many different forms. We’ve seen them as jeweled bobby pins, a flexible bracelet that adds some flair to your bun or cool clips that you can adorn throughout your hair. Not only a great way to beat the summer heat, you can use them for formal occasions, weddings, and more.

summer hair accessories scarf
Look cool and sweat-free (ish) by wearing a scarf this summer.

4. Summer Scarf

For summer, go for that modern day vintage look by rocking a hair scarf. A super affordable summer hair accessory, you can test out various colors and shapes on your short, medium-length or long hair. They can even help to make your unkempt summer hair look cool and edgy. Editor’s tip: Before you wear you scarf beat summer frizz by applying the TRESemmé Smooth & Silky No Frizz Shine Spray to your hair. This lightweight formula works to add some serious gloss and shine to your hair as it tames frizz. A definite must this summer!

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6. Sun Hat

A classic accessory for summer that’ll never go out of style is the beloved summer sun hat. You’ll find them in a variety of colors and sizes that can totally confirm to your own unique style and personality. For the ultimate in beach hair, apply some sea salt spray to your dry or damp hair, then scrunch your hair with your fingers.

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7. Headband

Another classic hair accessory we adore is the headband. No matter what season or hair length, you can rock a headband. You can try a thin, medium-length or thick band when your hair is down or up. We love how it gives a vintage-inspired vibe to modern updos and classic chignons.

summer hair accessories low crown
Use your own hair to create a modern low hair crown.

8. Hair Crowns

More of an accent accessory, hair crowns can be made of flowers or constructed from your actual hair. One of our favorites is the low hair crown that enables you to create a fresh and modern style using your own hair. Lock in this style by using the Dove Style + Care Strength and Shine Flexible Hold Hairspray. This formula works to keep your hair nourished as it keeps your look in place all day long.

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Use your bobby pins to cross over one another, creating a circular crown.

9. Bobby Pins

If you can’t be bothered with searching for the latest hair accessory, visit your local drugstore and stock up on a package of bobby pins. You’ll be amazed at how many looks you can get from this beloved hair accessory.

What is your go-to summer hair accessory?