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Summer is the perfect season to experiment with new hairstyles! Adding flower accents is a fun way to freshen up your look, as well as an easy fix for the dreaded bad hair day. There are so many floral hair accessories available; from headbands to clips, ponytail holders to headpieces the choices are endless.
If you plan on wearing your hair down, a bold floral headband is a great addition. No matter what your hair type; curly, straight, short, or long this helps to keep your hair out of your face and completes a very stylish look.
Braids are also a great summer hairstyle to accent with flowers. You can try a single braid and stick flowers throughout. Thislook takes just a few minutes but its sure to turn heads. If it’s an up-do you’re looking for you can try milkmaid braids, then finishing it off with flowers stuck throughout.
Milkmaid braids look complex but they are super easy to execute! Just follow these 4 easy steps and you’re done.
Remember, store bought flower accessories are not the only ones you can use. Take advantage of the beautiful weather and pick fresh flowers or buy them from your local florist. Although they won’t last more than a few days, they will exude a fresh scent and radiate beautiful, bold coloring.
A 50′s pin-up hairstyle can be achieved by parting your hair on the side creating a side swept bang, and placing a flower or flower clip behind or near your ear. This look can be used with your hair down, pulled half back, or completely up in a smooth bun or ponytail. This sophisticated look is great for a night out or special occasion. Again, there are plenty or flower clips available for purchase or take the time to pick a fresh flower to use such as a carnation or daisy!
Embrace the season, get creative, and come up with your own ways to use flower accents in your hair. Have fun and feel free to share your own ideas!