Take Your Hair from Day to Night: End-of-Summer Edition

We're taking the "but what do I do with my hair?" question out of the equation

It’s only natural that you want to be outside and taking advantage of the great weather as much as possible. Summertime is packed with plans, day to night, with little prep time to be left in between. We’ve got the perfect hairstyles that are summery, and quick and easy. These daytime looks are easy and turning them into an elevated night look is easy too. Keep reading for some of our favorite day to night hair looks:

1. Beachy Waves

day to night hair beach waves
It doesn’t get any easier than these beach waves.

This is the classic summer hairstyle, and rightfully so! This is the perfect Summer day to night style to start with because waves are a great foundation for many looks. The easiest way to achieve this style is by going to sleep with slightly damp braids. How many braids you create is up to you, remember, the smaller and tighter the braids the tighter the waves will be in the morning. Once you take the braids out, you can use a curler to quickly enhance any curls and add more body, or you can go in right away with Bed Head by TIGI Beach Me Wave Defining Gel Mist for defined waves that stay well into the night.

Ed’s tip: Feel free to accessorize with a cool hat or bandana!

2. Leave it Damp

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There’s nothing easier than letting your hair air dry!

All right, hear us out on this one! If you’re a morning shower person and need a quick style before work or weekend activities, then keeping the wet look is your best bet on saving time and also preparing for a nighttime style. Use Nexxus Mousse Plus Volumizing Foam to condition your hair and give your strands strong hold and control. This product will keep your hair looking purposefully damp and shiny and give you a nice texture to work with before date night.

3. Half-Up with Braids

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Give yourself a French braid crown.

Now that you’ve been wearing your hair with texture and some waves, adding braided embellishments will give this look a flirtier feel. Give yourself a French braid crown to start. This will frame your face and give you a modern princess aesthetic. Once you’ve completed the French braid crown, you now have the choice of adding a few more braids at the side of your face to create a half-up, pulled back look. We recommend adding a braid on both sides and combining all three braids in the back of your head.

4. Braided Chignon

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Take your braided look and gather it into a chignon bun for added summery elegance.

If you want to step up the look and make it a little more “evening-chic”, simply gather the rest of your hair and secure it in a chignon bun. This look is elegant and it gives the effect of being more complicated to create than it actually is. Add Bed Head by TIGI Headrush Shine Hair Spray for added shine and hold.

5. Bouncy Blowout

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The bouncy blowout is the hairstyle that works for virtually every occasion.

The bouncy blowout is the most versatile hairstyle out there. Work-appropriate and cute and flirty for a night out with friends, this style does it all.

6. Twisted Back

day to night hair twists
Pull your hair back into two chic twists.

This romantic style is both chic and timeless. Simply twist two sections of hair back and pin them into place.

7. Pineapple

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Wear your curls on the top of your head.

Pile your curls on top of your head into a classic pineapple style. Add a few cute hair clips in the evening before you head out!

8. Half-Up with Subtle Braids

day to night hair half up
Try this simple and chic half-up style.

Dress up a simple half-up style with the addition of a few scattered braids.

9. Criss Crossed

day to night hair criss crossed
This style only *looks* complicated.

Upgrade a sleek blowout for an evening out by crossing a few thicker strands of hair over one another. The results? A super sleek and visually intriguing style.

10. Flirty Ponytail

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Amp up the volume.

Pull the aforementioned bouncy blowout up into a flirty ponytail for a super cute and easy night out look.

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