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The Top 5 Ways to Get Your Look Ready for Summer

Thinking about giving a new look a try? Summer is the perfect time to experiment with shorter, casual cuts that don’t take long to style. And to truly beat the heat this year, follow these five easy steps—and with that fresh cut and a few new products, you’ll be ready for these warm months.
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Number 1

Get a haircut

Seems simple, but a fresh haircut goes a long way in the summer. Guys with short cropped looks should probably go every three or four weeks to keep outgrowth from getting trapped under your collar or sticking out over your ears. For the ladies, going every four to six weeks will keep those split ends to a minimum.

Number 2

Remember the moisture

Invest in a summer care package—a shampoo, conditioner and leave-in spray trio that will keep your hair moisturized and help block frizz that is usually brought on by summer heat and humidity. DESIGNLINE Enchanted Midnight Shampoo, Conditioner, and Leave-in Spray are perfect choices. Remember, summer heat can deplete your moisture and shine, so it’s important to give your hair a rejuvenating base.

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Number 3

Embrace your boho side

Scope out the latest trends right now. Hair is the accessory. Look for braided crowns, disheveled fishtails, and top knots to carry you right into this summer’s bohemian style.

Number 4

Switch up your color routine

Keep maintenance at a minimum by skipping the traditional highlights (which need to be touched up every 6-8 weeks) and opt for hand-painted balayage highlights to brighten up your hair in one visit. This style of highlights will last all summer long, so you won’t have to spend beautiful summer days sitting in the salon.

Number 5

Catch a wave

Put down the flat iron and embrace the wave. This summer’s beachy wave style looks disheveled and natural, so you don’t have to spend time curling hair. Rather, use texturizing spray like Paul Mitchell Awapuhi Wild Ginger Texturizing Sea Spray in wet hair, scrunch and twist it, and let it air-dry.

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