Your hair can be a real challenge to look after when you're trying to stay put-together in the summer heat. These hairdos and styling tricks will make sure you kep your cool.

Pigtails work only if you're really young, but if you are, this is a very pretty and unfussy look for summer.

Braids used to be for little girls, but they've grown up this year, ever since Alexander Wang styled his models in relaxed and long side braids. Here's another original style, using your own hair as headband, that will keep the hair out of your face.

Too complicated? Try incorporating just two easy side braids into an otherwise open, bohemian hairstyle - a perfect look for the beach.

For an evening version of braided hair, check out the following tutorial, which works braids into an elegant summer updo.

Old Hollywood hair is big again this season and makes for a very glamorous evening option.

The Byu-ti salon shows you how to style mid-length hair in three different ways for summer.