Yes, we know, these great short hairstyles for summer have really gotten you thinking. But you don’t have to chop off your hair to reinvent your summer personality. You can really spice things up also by styling your long tresses in a special way, all you have to do is get inspired by the summer hairstyles for longer locks hairstylists have chosen for this summer. Here are some of the best  long summer hairstyles that you can try:

1. Messy Braids

This super sweet do can add a nice touch of romanticism to your personality. The messy look also gives you the impression of a carefree person that doesn’t necessarily spend great amounts of time in front of the mirror in order to look great. The messy braids are easy to do, just follow the instructions below and you’ll be ready for getting that guy’s attention in just a few minutes!

How to Style

  1. Blow dry or air dry hair.
  2. Part hair on desired side.
  3. Start braiding hair the classic way starting at the basis of the neck. Make a loose braid.
  4. Set braid on the desired shoulder or leave it on your back.
  5. Pull some hair strands from the side opposite to the braid’s side.
Best Face Shape and Hair Type: Works best on round, oval and heart-shaped faces, on fine or thick, straight or wavy hair.

2. Long Hot Curls

Now there’s a great look to single you out this summer! If you already have some natural curls you can now tame them into this great do, and get the spot you deserve on everyone’s attention. The only problem with this style is that you’ll receive so many compliments, it’ll make you addicted!

How to Style

  1. Work some curl control cream in your hair or mousse for curly hair.
  2. Part hair on desired side.
  3. Diffuse curls with a medium heat setting hair dryer.
  4. Use a medium barrel curling iron to add more definition to your curls.
  5. Finish with medium hold hair spray.
Best Face Shape and Hair Type: Works on all face shapes, on curly or wavy hair.

3. Straight Ponytail

We never grow tired of the straight ponytail look! Why? Because it’s easy to do and maintain, it looks great on pretty much everyone, and it’s one of the greatest styles for summer ever! So, if you haven’t already, see how your long mane looks when trapped into a perfect ponytail!

How to Style

  1. Blow dry or air dry hair.
  2. Use a ceramic straightener to smooth hair.
  3. Comb hair to the back of your head and form a ponytail that you secure with an elastic band.
  4. Use pins to lock in shorter strands if necessary.
  5. Finish with medium hold spray.
Best Face Shape and Hair Type: Works on all face shapes, on straight or wavy hair.

4. Long and Wet

This is a style for the bold! If you want to look just like Venus coming out of the ocean’s water, give this wet look a try! It’s easy to do and it’s a real attention-grabber!

How to Style

  1. Blow dry or air dry hair.
  2. Use a straightener to smooth hair.
  3. Add hair gel from the top of your head to your ears to create that wet look.
  4. Use a small or medium barrel curling iron to curl small hair sections.
  5. Finish with high hold spray.
Best Face Shape and Hair Type: Works best on oval faces, on straight or wavy hair.

5. Sexy Beach Waves

You didn’t think we forgot about the beach waves you secretly (or not so secretly) really crave for! So here’s a great look for some “bitchy” waves for you to try out that’ll drive men crazy! The ever-fascinated beach waves are guaranteed to get you the top spot in their preference list!

How to Style

  1. Add some cream or mousse for curly hair on towel dry hair.
  2. Blow dry hair very well to give it extra volume.
  3. Separate hair into sections, twist one strand at a time and wrap it around a curling iron. Make sure you only curl the edges, not the roots.
  4. After all sections have been curled, separate your curls with your fingers.
  5. Finish by applying texturizing spray on your curls and tousle them easily.
Best Face Shape and Hair Type: Works best on oval, round and heart-shaped faces, on thin or thick, wavy and straight hair.

6. Side Braided Style

This is a great combination between sophisticated and simple styling. The side braid gives this updo a very interesting look, and keeps you in touch with one of the hottest hairstyling trends of the summer: braids. Yes, it’s a little bit more complicated than other dos, but the good thing is that this will probably keep others from doing it, so you won’t see a lot of similar styles when you walk down the street.

How to Style

  1. Add some leave-in conditioner to really hydrate your hair and make it as smooth as possible.
  2. Comb your hair thoroughly to detangle it.
  3. Take a section of your hair and secure it with an elastic brand so you can braid it later.
  4. Take another section of hair for the central part and secure it with elastic band.
  5. Take two equal and symmetric sections for each side of your head.
  6. Take the section you secured for braiding and start making a regular French braid that you will transform into a classic three-brand strand to finish.
  7. You can braid each section of hair and lock all braids in a ponytail, or you can stick to a one-sided braid.
  8. Finish by spray medium hold hair spray.
Best Face Shape and Hair Type: Works best for oval and round faces, on thin or thick hair, straight or straightened.

7. Tousled Bun

You love your locks long, but sometimes you feel the need for keeping them out of the way, don’t you? We thought you might, so get ready for one of summer’s hottest trends: the tousled bun! It looks great and it’s super easy to make, it won’t take you more than a few minutes. And you boyfriend will love this bedhead look on you!

How to Style

  1. Comb your hair really well to the back of your head.
  2. Make a ponytail by securing it with an elastic band.
  3. Spray some medium hold hair spray while tousling the hair.
  4. Gently tease the ponytail.
  5. Take the ponytail, twist around the elastic band and secure it with bobby pins.
  6. Arrange the bun to your liking and spray again a little medium hold hair spray.
Best Face Shape and Hair Type: Works best for oval and round faces, on thin or thick hair, straight or straightened.