Keep Your Hair Braided This Summer With This Protective Style

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Keep your hair up and out of your sunscreen this summer with this cute pool hairstyle.

Follow along with my step-by-step tutorial to get this braided, summer look.

Tools and materials:

  • Clear hair elastics
Braiding hair

1. Start a braid

Start with a middle part. Then take a small section of hair from the front on 1 side and begin braiding a 3-strand braid, each turn going under the middle section.

2. Make it a Dutch braid

To begin the Dutch braid, add a small amount of hair to your strand before passing it under the middle section.

Be sure to do this for each exterior strand before passing it under. 

Tying braid off

3. Tie off the Dutch braid under your ear

Use a clear, hair elastic to tie off the end of the Dutch braid under your ear, at the top of your neck.

Braiding hair

4. Turn the tail into 2 regular braids

Halve your ponytail and make 2, regular 3-strand braids, tying off the ends with elastics.

Braiding hair

Here’s the final look:

Cute pool hairstyle

All hair is out of the way and it looks cute: 

Cute pool hairstyle

Cute pool hairstyle

This cute pool hairstyle will protect your hair from tangling and keep it out of your face in a stylish way.

Next up, check out how I style my greasy hair.

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Suggested materials:
  • Clear hair elastics

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