The best hairstyles for vacation are always the simplest. There is an array of easy to pull off yet sexy and chic dos, so explore your options and make the best of your tresses daily! When heading to the beach or to the pool, you need to come up with suitable hairstyles that won't become a mess once you take a dive.

If you have long tresses, you have a copious amount of good hairstyles for the beach and for the pool to chose from! Here are some of the least complicated, but definitely superb summer vacation hairstyles for long hair!

Good Hairstyles for Vacation: Stylish Ponytails

You can always rely on the good old fashioned ponytail, especially if you're looking for simple, yet amazing summer vacation hairstyles for long hair. But don't settle for a regular ponytail; instead, go for the stylish version of it!

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So how do you get this stylish ponytail? It's as easy as 1, 2, 3! Start by drying your tresses with a blower dryer, keeping your head upside down. Apply a mousse or cream such as Sexy Hair Root Pump Plus Humidity Resistant Volumizing Spray Mousse, to give your locks a bit of a volume. Then comb your hair back, secure your ponytail with a clear elastic band and roll a couple of strands of hair over it. Make sure they stay put with some bobby pins.

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Finish your look with a heat protection hair product such as Aveda's Sun Care Protective Hair Veil, enhanced with both UVB and UVA filters.

Summer Vacation Hairstyles for Long Hair: French Braids

Other good hairstyles for the beach and for vacation are French braids. You need to master the technique before considering these "simple hairstyles". But once you do, you'll be able to easily pull off chic French braid hairstyles, ranging from classic ones to French braid headbands, and so on.

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To get the perfect French braid hairstyle for summer, apply a texturizing hair product on damp hair such as BlowPro Beach Blow Texturizing Mist, and finish it with an anti-humidity product like Garnier Fructis Sleek and Shine Anti-Humidity Non-Aerosol Hairspray.

Hairstyles for Summer: Beachy Waves

Beachy waves are the staple of hairstyles for summer! And they're incredibly easy to pull off! All you need to do is rely on suitable hair products to get the look. In this particular case, you're going to need a texturizing spray such as Bumble and Bumble Surf Spray, Not Your Mother's Beach Babe Texturizing Sea Salt Spray, or Not Your Mother's Beach Babe Texturizing Cream.

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