8 Haircuts That Are Perfect for Summer

Light, fresh and pretty damn fabulous

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.

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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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Jenny Jin

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Jenny Jin is PureWow’s Beauty Director and is currently based in Los Angeles. Since beginning her journalism career at Real Simple magazine, she has become a human encyclopedia of...
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