16 Brilliant Summer Hair Hacks You Never Knew You Needed

    Humidity's a bitch.

    1. To cut down on horribly hot blow drying time, absorb extra moisture in your hair with paper towels.

    2. Another way to avoid excessive drying time? Blowpro, a magical blow dry lotion that speeds up the process.

    3. To combat frizz on a daily basis, try this coconut spray (a little goes a long way).

    4. And here's a DIY yogurt and honey anti-frizz hair mask for more heavy duty protection.

    5. Here's a no-heat hairstyle that will last for two days. Tuck locks under a headband. Let them out the next day for natural waves.

    6. For hair ravaged by chlorine: A baking soda rinse will remove green hues.

    7. Don't spend $$$ on designer beach hair spray. You can totally make your own.

    8. To avoid blow drying all together, there's this hairstyle you can do with wet locks.

    9. A minor (yet enjoyable way) to beat the heat: cooling shampoos and conditioners that make your scalp tingle. Look for peppermint or tea tree ingredients.

    10. Using honey or lemon are just a few of the many ways to get sun-kissed highlights.

    11. DIY your own flower crown for outdoor concerts or nights out.

    12. Girls with natural hair can try a homemade hair cream to fight frizz and humidity. Apply before creating twists to make your style summer-proof.

    Get the recipe and more info here.

    13. Here's another DIY recipe for natural hair, which uses aloe vera, honey, and olive oil. The spray acts as a leave-in conditioner, keeping moisture in your hair.

    14. Your hair needs sunscreen too. Aveda's Sun Care provides a UV filter, protecting your hair from summer dryness and damage.

    15. Because you're probably getting your hair off your neck everyday, try this pretty variation on your go-to top knot to mix things up!

    16. When your hair inevitably becomes so dry it's practically straw, try this ridiculously simple coconut oil hair mask. Easy peasy.