Sooner or later, the summer heat will make you want to get a haircut. In case you want something breezy but still medium length, the long bob (or lob, as hairdressers call it) is an easy-to-wear choice. It's incredibly versatile and low-maintenance, making it the perfect transitional look for our changing temps. Need more convincing? Check out how celebrities are wearing this 'do below!
Loose waves instantly add life to flat locks, so stock up on sea salt spray and a handy curling iron for a much-needed lift.
Shield your scalp from the sun with a hat to hide frizz on a no-wash day.
When your lob is at that awkward length or you can't be bothered to heat-style, tuck your ends into your blazer to quickly look put together.
The hair pin trend is an absolute lifesaver for what could otherwise be a boring ponytail.
Upgrade your high ponytail with a side-swept fringe.
Give your ends a flip using a curling barrel for a quick and easy look with a vintage-feel.
A crimper can add tons of texture to your hair so much faster than a curling iron, so if you love a wavy look but don't have the time, you probably need one in your collection.
A lob may not be Rapunzel braid-friendly, but it does look good with smaller, tighter ones. Tip: Start your tiny loops from the crown of your head to lift your features like a tight ponytail would!
Julie Anne San Jose
When all else fails, give yourself a classic blowout. Push hair outwards with a round brush to create face-framing volume.
The best thing about having short hair is that it's so much lighter—enough to depend on a scarf as a stylish hairtie alternative.