Top Hairstyles for Summer 2016

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So ladies, it’s that time of year again where its muggy and super hot outside. We want to go out and have fun in the sun, all while looking cute.. right?

It may be hard to come up with that perfect hairstyle for your beautician because we may have tried so many already, or we completely just have no i-de-a. Well, I am here to serve you some hairstyles on a platter!

Here are some of the top hairstyles that I think will help you get through the summer:



Braids are great for protection when going swimming during the summer at the beach, for being stylish at dinner, and to channel that African heritage. These are a staple when seeking for a low maintenance hair-do that is still cute.

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Wash and Go

Whether you are a naturalista or like to wear wavy/curly extensions, this is the perfect summer hairstyle for you. It is quick to do by adding water, maybe leave in conditioner and some Argan oil. You’d be super duper cute with your curls for the girls!

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The more playful hairstyle among the others, is the bun. You can get as creative as you want with a bun on top of your head, pulled straight back, or two on either side—Minnie Mouse style.

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My name is Anaja Smith, a Sophomore at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign campus majoring in Broadcast Journalism. At my university, I am apart of NABJ as the Membership Chair position, SeeYouWeekly (a broadcasting organization), and Women of Color which promotes unity and sisterhood for women on campus. I love everything fashion related whether it is clothes, makeup, bags, or simply looking to celebrities for style inspo. With that being said, my dream job is to become a fashion correspondent for E! News headquarters in California where I can interview and talk to people about it for a living! Other goals of mine is to attend Northwestern University in Evanston,IL for my masters degree and also to give back to the less fortunate and underserved communities in Chicago, my home town.

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