30 Easy & Cute Summer Hairstyles For Medium Hair You Should Try

Don’t let the summer come in between you and your hairstyle. Beat the heat of summer with these easy and cute hairstyles for medium hair.

30 Easy & Cute Summer Hairstyles For Medium Hair You Should Try

Contents

  1. 30 Easy & Cute Summer Hairstyles For Medium Hair You Should Try
  2. Double Braided Updos
  3. One Sided Braid For Medium Hair
  4. Low Bun In Style For Summer
  5. Rope Braid Ponytail For Summer
  6. Bubble Ponytail Hairstyles
  7. Top Knot Bun For Medium Hair
  8. Four Braids Updos For Summer
  9. Quick Chignon Updos For Medium Hair
  10. Great And Simple Updos For Summer
  11. Double Braided Ponytail Hairstyles
  12. Easy And Effortless Low Chignon For Summer
  13. Insanely Easy Twisted Bun Updos Hairstyles
  14. Low Knotted Bun Updos For Summer
  15. Faux Bob Hairstyles For Summer
  16. Fishtail Half Pony For Medium Hair
  17. Side Ponytail Hairstyles
  18. Braid In A Braid Hairstyles
  19. Scarf Updos For Summer
  20. Messy Bun For Medium Hair
  21. Loose Fishtail Braid For Summer
  22. Lace Braided Updos
  23. Rope Braid Bun Updos
  24. Bohemian Low Side Bun
  25. Frizzy Ponytail
  26. Faux Hawk Updo
  27. Double Up Hairstyle For Summer
  28. Textured Loose Braid
  29. Dutch Braid Faux Hawk Ponytail
  30. Loose Low Bun
  31. Beachy Waves

30 Easy & Cute Summer Hairstyles For Medium Hair You Should Try

Summer is here, and most of us women, we love to style our long black natural hair in a way that it is both comfortable and sexy. Short hair are easy to maintain and there are plethora of updos and hairstyles for long hair. Women with medium hair have to innovate new hairstyles continuously. Well, this makes them a little hard to have as many hairstyles as long hair has and the easy maintenance that comes with short hair.


But then, this gives the advantage to the women with medium hair to have hairstyles that are innovative and casual. While women with short hair do not have many options, medium hair have tresses that come in very beautifully in hairstyles, especially updos. Here we have picked 30 hairstyles for medium hair that are perfect for making your summer cool and happening.

Double Braided Updos

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Among the hairstyles and updos, this one doesn’t need much fuss over. It is easy to obtain and carry. Divide your medium length natural hair into two parts from the center. Tie each section into a high pigtail. Take one section from one side and make two rope braids. Repeat this with the other section as well. Tie the rope braids at the end using an elastic band.
 
Now take one side of the braid and pin it all the way to the other side. Do this with the braid of the other side as well. Pin all the braids in opposite side in a way that they all overlap each other. You have your updo here.
 
For the finishing touch, secure the loose hair and spray the medium hold spray for keeping all your hair in their place. You can do that with long hair as well.

One Sided Braid For Medium Hair

Braids, short or long, are on trend. Everyone is going for braids these days. One-sided braid looks super cool for black medium length hair. Although it might look simple, you can jazz it up with accessories and different braiding style. This hairstyle is easy to make and creates a style statement. Sweep your hair on one side. Leave a few stray bangs on the other. Braid the hair in any way you want.
 
This hairstyle will not only keep you cool in the intense heat of summer but will also make a style statement.

Low Bun In Style For Summer

Braids are in trend. Everyone is going for twists these days. One-sided braid looks super cool for medium length and long hair. Although it might look simple, you can jazz it up with accessories and different braiding style. This hairstyle is easy to make and creates a style statement. Sweep your hair on one side. Leave a few stray bangs on the other. Braid the hair in any way you want. This hairstyle will not only keep you cool in the intense heat of summer but will also make a style statement. This is a quick and short way to spice up your look.

Rope Braid Ponytail For Summer

This hairstyle ponytail is an awesome way to beat summer. For starters, make a ponytail and divide it into two sections. Twist each section and in the same direction, then twist each other together in different directions. Keep braiding till the end, secure it at the end, and be all set to beat the heat in style.

Bubble Ponytail Hairstyles

If you don’t have a lot of time to get a rocking summer hairstyle for your natural black medium length hair, this is the perfect style for you. It doesn’t matter for curly, straight, creased, crazy, freshly washed or dirty hair; you can have this style in any condition.


In fact, it is better if your hair is dirty because dry shampoo will add volume to the style. Add a little volume to the crown or create a pouf. Divide hair into two horizontal sections and make the ponytail from the top section. Grab a section from the ponytail and wrap it around the elastic at the base of the ponytail. Tease the top section of the ponytail for volume. Now gather rest of the hair together and tie a ponytail. Now, tie a section from the ponytail around the elastic. Tease the top of this new ponytail for volume.

 

Repeat these steps until you reach the end. Tease the sections of the ponytail for creating a short pouf. You are done.

Top Knot Bun For Medium Hair

Top knot buns are easy hairstyles and an all-time classic. For making top knot bun, first comb your hair away from your face and tie a ponytail at your crown. Divide the tail into two sections. Make a rope braid by twisting the sections around each other. Now wrap the rope braid around the base of the ponytail and secure with bobby pins. Or you can backcomb the ponytail for adding the volume. Smoothen the surface of the ponytail and wrap it around the base of the ponytail and secure it with the bobby pins. Or, you can use donut for making the bun.
 
In each way, make sure your hair isn’t freshly washed. Two to three days after washing the hair is the best time for making a top knot bun.

Four Braids Updos For Summer

This is an incredibly chic and easy hairstyle for black and natural medium hair. All you have to do is comb your hair well and a little volume at the crown. You can do this either by teasing your hair a little at the crown or adding a little pouf. Smoothen the top of the crown and divide your hair into four vertical sections, two at the front and two at the back. Braid each section and secure their ends. Gently tug the sections of the braids for adding volume to them. Pin these sections across your back head, near the nape. Secure the flyaways and spray them for hold. Add accessories for a finished look.

Quick Chignon Updos For Medium Hair

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Chignons are an enigma because they look so complicated. But here is a secret hairstyle that will help you in creating chignons in minutes.
 
Comb your hair and separate two sections, one on each side of your head, near the ears. Tie the rest in a low ponytail. Take one section, twist it tightly, then secure it well to the other side of your back head, taking it right from the middle. Repeat this with the other section. Open your ponytail and secure the end of your remaining hair together using a rubber band. Take the edge and tuck it into the loop made by the two twisted sections. Keep tucking and securing until you have a neat chignon.

Great And Simple Updos For Summer

Messy hairstyles are eye-catching and easy to do and is fairly simple. Brush your hair back with fingers and make a pouf at the crown. For making the pouf, take a horizontal section of your hair at the crown and tease it a little for adding the volume. Gently brush the surface for making it smooth then pin it at the back using bobby pins. Gather the section of hair from over your ear pin it just beside where you placed the first section, just across. Repeat for the other side. Now, gently brush the remaining hair at the bottom, gather it and roll it inside with two fingers for making it flowery, secure it with black bobby pins and you are ready to flaunt your piece or art.

Double Braided Ponytail Hairstyles

This one a widely used hairstyle especially in summer. It is easy and looks cool. Go for a mid-parting and comb your hair. Take a section your hair from one side and divide it into three. Now make a braid, until you reach at your nape and secure it at the end using a black band. Repeat on the other side as well. Brush the remaining hair at the back and gather it into a ponytail securing it with a band. And done.

Easy And Effortless Low Chignon For Summer

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Chignons are the best friend to women with medium hair. They are hassle free and looks like a bun. For this summer hairstyle, comb your natural hair away from your face. Take a section from right above your ear and twist it secure it at the end with a band. Repeat on the other side as well. Gather all your hair into a ponytail, secure it, and divide the section right above the band into two and tuck your ponytail into it, all the way in. After you have inverted your ponytail, gather the edges and secure them with bobby pins on your head, tucked over the twisted area. Accessorize.

Insanely Easy Twisted Bun Updos Hairstyles

Comb your hair back. Randomly hold half of your hair from one side, twist it around your fingers gently. Secure it with bobby pins near the other side, just a little away from the middle. Do the same on the other side. Twist it over the first section and tuck it under its folds. Secure it tightly. Your bun is ready to be decorated with accessories.

Low Knotted Bun Updos For Summer

This hairstyle is perfect if you have a party to attend and you are running late. Comb your hair back and divide into two sections. Tie them together in a knot, twice. Secure the end with a band and tuck the end somewhere under the knot using bobby pins. Use accessories, or maybe not. It will look amazing either way.

Faux Bob Hairstyles For Summer

Bobs are very comfortable hairstyles for summer. But if you like your hair long, you can also style it with a bob. Side part your hair and comb it. Using the dryer and a brush, or thick curling iron, and create loose cascading waves. Take the edges of your hair and turn them inside, under your hair. Secure them with bobby pins.
 
Your faux bob is ready.

Fishtail Half Pony For Medium Hair

Accessories can seriously glam up the hairstyles. Just finger comb your hair and make a mid-parting. Take one section from each side and braid into a fishtail. Don’t secure ends until you are done with both. Un-tie the band at the end and bring them both behind, right under your crown. Overlap them and use flashy, decorative or funky bobby pins to pin them.  You can arrange the pins in a design like a triangle or square. You can also add some accessories to the fishtails.

Side Ponytail Hairstyles

Who doesn’t know this hairstyle. All you have to do is flip your hair at one side and gather it in a loose ponytail. Secure it with the band. Let the flyaways be. You can also use this hairstyle in the hair that has been washed a few days before. It will add a little volume to your ponytail. You can also add dry shampoo for volume in the roots.

Braid In A Braid Hairstyles

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A braid is beautiful and it gets even more ecstatic when played around with. For a different look than usual braid, you can add a sleek braid to it on one side. Just take a section from one side and braid it. Then braid your entire hair incorporating that side braid. Tug around the sections of the bigger braid for creating volume and thickness. Accessorize for a party look.

Scarf Updos For Summer

Your scarf could be your savior for summer. Use a stretchy scarf or headband and tie it around your head. Make sure all your hair is brushed back and tucked under the scarf. Right above your ear, take a thick section of hair and tuck it inside the scarf on the side, pulling it diagonally from under it. Take another section right beside the first one, including the bangs of the first one and repeat. Keep doing this until all sections are tucked in nicely. Secure with U-pins. You can also use accessories or use a decorative scarf.

Messy Bun For Medium Hair

Messy buns are more beautiful than messy. To do this hairstyle, first make tight waves in your hair, beginning from the roots. Now gather your hair and make a ponytail, securing it with a band.


Take a small section of the ponytail and twist it till the end. At the end, you will see a few longer strands. Take one, hold on to it and pull the rest of the hair backward, this will turn that section into a flower like thing. Pin it and secure it at the base of the ponytail. Do this all around the ponytail.

 

When you are done will all the sections all around the ponytail, you will have a beautiful, messy bun ready. Use accessories for decorating your messy bun.

Loose Fishtail Braid For Summer

Fishtail braids never go out of fashion. Beat the summer heat with a cool fishtail braid. Gather your hair on one side and braid into a fishtail. Let the loose flyaway bangs fall on your face. You can also use accessories your fishtail for decorating it.

Lace Braided Updos

This one is indeed stylish and not as complicated as it looks. Forgetting this look, mid-part your hair and divide it into two equal sections. Lace braid both of the sections and secure the ends. If you don’t know how to make a lace braid, here is your tutorial:

Take one braid and pin it securely to the other side of your head. Repeat the same with the other braid. Pin the ends tucked under your updo and you are done.

Rope Braid Bun Updos

If you love experimenting with hairstyles, this is the one for you. You can team this hairstyle up with any dress and for any occasion.
 
To begin with, comb your hair well and brush them backward. Take two sections from the crown and rope braid them starting from just a little below your crown. When you reach the end, don’t secure it. Hold the edge of one section and scrunch the other section up using a comb. Twist the first section around the scrunched one making a bun. Pin and secure it. Make another rope braid just beneath the first bun and repeat the entire process. Do this until you are done with all your hair. To finish, gently tug the sections of the buns and fan them out and secure the stray strands.
 
Tadah, your stylish updo for summer is ready.

Bohemian Low Side Bun

Buns are a thing, and Bohemian buns are an altogether another story. They look graceful and chic. To make this bun begin with making a deep side parting. Mildly curl the sections of your hair. Either use a thick curling rod or a brush and a blow dryer. Add volume to the crown by teasing the hair and the smoothening down the surface. Gather your hair to one side with large partition. Make rosette buns from small sections of hair, nor far away from the nape and pin them. When you are done with all the sections, tuck the strays and use a spray for holding them in place.

Frizzy Ponytail

If your hair has texture, just show them off. Be it naturally curly or a little frizzy, it's fun to let them be. Just smoothen your hair from root to the nape and gather all your hair into a pony. Secure them with a band and beat the summer in style. You can also add some texture to your hair if you don’t already have them.

Faux Hawk Updo

Don’t let the summer make you stay away from being stylish. This variety of bun is super cool and party ready. Straighten your hair if it is not already and add some shine to it. And you will steal the show with this hairstyle at any party or summer wedding at the beach. Here is your tutorial for faux hawk updo.

Double Up Hairstyle For Summer

This is the easiest and very casual among all summer hairstyles. Just comb your hair back and make a sleek half pony near your crown. Secure it with a band. Just below this half pony, gather a small section of hair and make another half pony, including the tail of the first one. You are done. You can also add soft curls at the tail of the second ponytail.

Textured Loose Braid

Braids are a blessing for summer, and they don’t have to be boring. Tease the hair at your crown for a little volume and smoothen down the surface. Make a braid, starting from the nape of your neck. Don’t make a tight one. For adding texture, tug the sections of the ponytail a little and don’t worry about the strays, they will add to the texture of your ponytail.

Dutch Braid Faux Hawk Ponytail

This variation of the ponytail is beautiful and lies in between the casual and formal hairstyles. This one gives you the power to beat the summer in style. Here’s a tutorial on how you can make this hairstyle.

Loose Low Bun

Pull your hair to one side and add beachy waves to them. Leave a bang of hair on the side with lesser hair and gather the remaining hair together. Make a loose low bun and pin it randomly. Let they strays add to the texture of your bun.

Beachy Waves

Long beachy waves are beautiful and extremely exciting. They are also very easy. Just comb your hair and use a thick curling rod for making the curls. Do it gently and loosely. In no time you will have beachy waves cascading down your shoulders.

These are just a few summer hairstyles for medium hair. You can experiment and find some wonderful hairstyles for yourself that beats the summer.
 
Be creative and welcome in summer with a little flare.

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