5 Pretty Summer Braid Styles You Can Do Yourself (PHOTOS)

Summer is still going strong (woohoo!), and if you're like me, you've fallen into a bit of a ponytail/messy bun rut. Granted, those are both easy ways of "doing" your hair and keeping it up off your neck and away from your face, but they do tend to get boring after a while. Adding a braid into your hairstyle can really take it from blah to super cute!

Here are five ideas for hair with a twist, from long styles to a pretty updo that will work on short or long hair.

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How often do you braid your hair?

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