How-to videos: Simple summer updos

It’s been unbearably hot in Toronto and based on this week’s weather report it doesn’t look like the mercury is going to dip anytime soon.

Like most women with a ton of hair, it’s hard to play nice with my hair when weather like this hits. Having blunt bangs (like I do) doesn’t help the situation. Ever watched this scene from Something About Mary? It’s what my bangs look like in extreme heat.

OK maybe I’m being a tad dramatic, but you get what I’m laying down. Since straightening my hair or even wearing it down is out of the question, what’s a girl to do? Well, I can always rely on putting it back in an elastic. It’s a good thing ponytails are so “on trend,” but I get bored with that one-trick pony look – fast.

Earlier this summer, Katherine and I worked with Marilisa, the artistic director for Marc Anthony Hair Care and one of my favourite hair people in the industry, on creating a bunch of how-to hair videos. She showed us three pretty and easy styles for looking fabulous this summer without (literally) breaking a sweat.

 

The Everyday Updo

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The Ballerina Bun

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The Fishtail Braid

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Will you break out of the ponytail rut and try one of these creative summer updos? Which do you like best?