A hot sunny day calls for fruity cocktails and a dip in the pool! Summer holidays are incomplete without some relaxing, swim sessions. The downside however is that the chlorine water of the pool can take a toll on your hair, especially for all those with lengthy strands.

Long locks not only make the summer heat feel hotter but also lead to tangled tresses when you turn to cooling off in a pool. We understand your struggle, ladies! Precisely why, we have some super chic hairstyle ideas to combat water’s wicked ways...

French braid
 

French braid

French braid makes for a classic hairstyle that can be worn any time, regardless the season. However, you’ll be happy to know that it’s a perfect hairstyle to swim in too. It’ll secure your hair from the crown of your head all the way down, thereby saving you from tangles.

Braided bun
 

Braided bun

Heading for a beach vacay? Here’s a super cool hairdo you can flaunt while swimming in the ocean. To up the style quotient of your hair, try an upside-down braid into a bun. This will help you achieve best of both the worlds.

Looped twist ponytail
 

Looped twist ponytail

Bored of your regular low ponytail? Want to give it a stylish twist? Then simply master this easy-peasy looped twist ponytail to give your hair an upgrade during one of your swim sesh.

Fishtail braid
 

Fishtail braid

If you are comfortable with loose hairdos while in the pool, then a fishtail braid can be your best bet. Plus, it’s a perfect beachy hairstyle appropriate for summer. This braid type will keep hair off your face while you relax in the pool.

Top-knot/bun
 

Top-knot/bun

Did you know? Tight bun or top-knot works better in warding off water-induced tangles than braids. Before stepping into the pool, make sure that you secure your bun with enough bobby pins for it to stay in place.

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