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Summer is just around the corner. That means hot weather, sandals, swimming, and new hair trends. Get out of your cold-weather hair slump, and try something new! We’ve put together a list of our favorite hair trends for summer 2018 so you can choose which one works best for you!

Natural Curls

Got naturally curly hair? You’re in luck. Naturally curly or textured hair is in style this summer. Leave the straightening iron and relaxer at the salon and embrace your curly locks! To preserve your curl pattern, avoid brushing your hair when styling it. If you need to brush your hair, use your fingers or style pick, and use it when your hair is wet. Be gentle! Another great way to keep those curls intact is with some good old scrunching while using a diffuser, but make sure to use a low heat setting and always use heat protection products.


Different Shades of Blonde

Say goodbye to white and platinum blonde and hello to more natural blonde shades. Warm golden blonde, honey blonde, vanilla blonde, natural blonde, and dirty blonde are all on trend for summer 2018. The great thing about these blonde shades is that the upkeep can be easier and they don’t require such extreme bleaching. It’s also a great way to add warmth to your skin for the summertime. There are so many blonde shades available that it’s easy to find the perfect color for your skin tone.



Remember the braids you used to wear to school? Now you can wear them again with a more grown-up flair. Messy braids, halo braids, classic French braids, boxer braids, fishtail braids, side braids, and half-up, half-down braided hairstyles are all in style for summer 2018. The great thing about braids is that they’re easy to do but can instantly spice up or dress up a look. If you’re not confident in your braiding skills, come into our salon and let us give you the style you want!


Scrunchies, Barrettes, and Headbands

Whether you were rocking barrettes in the 90s or just starting to wear them now, these throwback accessories making a statement for summer 2018. Big stretchy headbands, stretch combs, colorful barrettes, and scrunchies are a great way to jazz up any hairstyle with a nostalgic flair. If you’re not sure you can rock the 90s accessories as a grown-up, there are lots of ways to wear these accessories without looking like an overgrown child!


”Wet” Hair Looks

From super sleek to “I just got back from the beach”, the wet hair look is a great way to try something new. With pomade and other hair products, you can create a grunge look or something super chic. You can wear the wet look with a slick ponytail, a deep side part, a curly hairdo, or with straight locks.


Make an Appointment With Us

Embrace the warm weather this year, and try something new. At Branca Salons, we can help you achieve these fun summer hairstyles! Call us today to schedule an appointment so you can get summer ready.