There’s no better way to celebrate the beginning of summer than with a fresh new cut. Between the soaring temps and frizz-inducing humidity, the less hair you have to deal with, the better. Here, eight ideas to help lighten things up. 

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A blunt A-line

Straight-haired ladies: Snip those frayed ends into a clean, asymmetrical line like J.Law here.

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The wob (or wavy lob)

Like a bit more of a surfer wave? Take yours up a few inches this year.

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Curtain bangs

Or keep your length and try some face-framing layers instead.

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The modern shag

Pairs well with those aforementioned curtain bangs.

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A shag with full bangs

Or go a little less boho--and a lot more rock and roll with full fringe.  

RELATED: 8 Secrets of Women Who Never Have Frizzy Hair

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The midi

Just like the supremely flattering skirt it’s named after, this cut offers a happy medium between short and long (and can still be tied up on extra-steamy days).

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Tapered curls

Lighten up the ends so that your curls have more bounce. 

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Sweeping pixie

Even with longer layers on top, your neck will still thank you.

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