These no-fuss styles were made for fun in the sun—or a night out.
Mary Shannon Wells
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2 of 13Pinterest/Refinery29
Turn a simple ponytail into a showstopping "multi-tail." This sleek style takes just minutes, plus a few extra elastics, and its sure to keep loose strands out of your face on a sunny day. Get the full tutorial from Refinery29.
3 of 13Pinterest/Ashley Brooke Designs
A simple braid from the crown of your head sweeps up stray bangs and short hairs in this simple ponytail style. Add waves with a curling iron, or let the sun and water bring out your natural curl. Get the tutorial from Ashley Brooke Designs.
4 of 13Pinterest/DevaCurl
Cuffed High Ponytail
A high ponytail and stylish metal hair accessory are the chicest way to get curly hair styled for your day out on the beach or cooling off in the pool. DevaCurl shares how to find the right spot for your high pony.
5 of 13Pinterest/Twist Me Pretty
Add a little flair to an everyday low ponytail with this "messy" Twisted Ponytail from Twist Me Pretty. It's stylish enough for your beach day, but this quick styled look is perfect for days you rush out the door for errands, brunch, or even dinner, too.
6 of 13Pinterest/Missy Sue
Dutch Fishtail Pony
What’s more appropriate for the beach than a fishtail braid? This trendy look keeps hair neat and tidy while you focus on soaking up every second of seaside bliss. Missy Sue shows you how with a step-by-step tutorial.
7 of 13Pinterest/The Effortless Chic
The Ponytail Hair Scarf
Even the most effortless style—a single ponytail—deserves an upgrade now and then. Use an old scarf, thick ribbon, or bandana for a look you can rock to and from the beach. Get the tutorial from The Effortless Chic.
8 of 13Pinterest/Cosmopolitan
Curly High Pony with Bangs
Curly bangs are a glam trend this summer. Whether your curl is natural or you need a little help from your curling iron, a high ponytail is the easiest way to stay cool on a hot day. Get the tutorial from Cosmopolitan.
9 of 13Pinterest/Hair Romance
The Double Knot Ponytail
Seaside style doesn't have to take hours of effort. This double-knot pony is so easy, you can make it happen without a mirror and while you're en route to the shore. Hair Romance shows you how.
10 of 13Pinterest/Camille Styles
Grown-Up Topsy Tail
Remember the Topsy Tail of the ’90s? Flipped ponytails give fast 'dos a sophisticated finish. This updated version is more polished but still nostalgic. Get the tutorial from Camille Styles.
11 of 13Pinterest/Blink Beauty
Crown Braid Ponytail
When the sweat and sand of a beach day are too much, this Crown Braid Ponytail style keeps hair out of your eyes and off your neck. In other words, this is the ideal beach hairstyle. Get the tutorial Blink Beauty.
12 of 13Pinterest/Twist Me Pretty
Perky Ponytail with Hat
The most important part of being at the beach is sun protection, but that doesn’t mean you have to sacrifice style. This amped-up pony won’t deflate your glam look, but it will protect your delicate skin from the UVs. Get the tutorial from Twist Me Pretty.
13 of 13Pinterest/Kassinka
Match your Boho-chic swimsuit style with this multi-braid ponytail look. Get the tutorial from Kassinka.