The Hottest Updos, Braids & Ponytails for Summer!

It's steamy out so you want to get your hair off your neck. But a plain old pony won't do. Instead, impress your friends (and turn guys' heads too) with these star-tested dos

  • THE TOPKNOT photo | Nicole Richie

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Updated: Thursday Aug 02, 2012 | 06:00 AM EDT By: Alex Apatoff

THE TOPKNOT

It's amazing how an updo that requires so little effort – just twist hair into a tight, high bun and you're done – can look so chic. Use a drop of shine serum to get a smooth, flyaway-free look like Nicole Richie rocks.