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 BOHO BRAID photo | Jordin Sparks

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

THE BOHO BRAID

A tousled side plait is a breezy alternative to a ponytail. We love how Jordin Sparks left a few curls around her face. To loosen up a too-tight braid, just gently pull it apart with your fingers.