40 Cute and Clever Updos for Short Hair This Summer

Emily Gold 04-12-2017 AM ET / 6516 Shares

It’s getting hot outside, and unlike those women on TV with their gorgeous hair where every stand manages to stay perfectly in place while blowing effortless in the cool summer breeze, sweaty sticky face hair is probably your look more often than not during those hot summer months. So what better way to stay cool and in style this summer than with an adorable updo?

Here, 41 cute and clever updo hairstyles that you probably haven’t seen before.

Blunt bob with half top knot.

Blunt bob with half top knot by Isabelle


Side boxer braids.

Side boxer braids by Elena Gatzios

(Elena Gatzios)

Thick side braided updo.

Thick side braided updo by Alanna Durkovich

(Alanna Durkovich)

Twisted half updo.

Twisted half updo by Katelynd McDonald

(Katelynd McDonald)

Voluminous braid half-up.

Voluminous braid half-up by Elena Gatzios

(Elena Gatzios)

Side braid roostertail.

Side braid roostertail by Nikki Lee

(Nikki Lee)

Half-up top knot.

Half-up top knot by Elanna McGowan

(Elanna McGowan)

Two-toned half-up.

Two-toned half-up by Rachel Stefanik

(Rachel Stefanik)

Half-head braid.

Half-head braid by Amanda Cypert

(Amanda Cypert)

Stacked dutch fishtail braid.

Stacked dutch fishtail braid by Renèe Marie

(Renèe Marie)

Braided double buns.

Braided double buns by Lauren Boucher

(Lauren Boucher)

Double waterfall braid.

Double waterfall braid by Kalyssa


Wispy bun.

Wispy bun by Domenica Vittoria Calarco

(Domenica Vittoria Calarco)

Rose gold side braid.

Rose gold side braid by Chris Weber

(Chris Weber)

Rooty grey roots.

Rooty grey roots by Janet Nguyen

(Janet Nguyen)

Boxer braids with glitter roots.

Boxer braids with glitter roots by Domenica Vittoria Calarco

(Domenica Vittoria Calarco)

Textured roll up.

Textured rolled-up by Leanne


Headband braid.

Headband braid by Fern


Metallic lavender half-up.

Metallic lavender half-up by Alanna Durkovich

(Alanna Durkovich)

Headband braid.

Headband braid by Morgan Parks

(Morgan Parks)

Half-up and textures.

Half-up and textures by Nikki Lee

(Nikki Lee)

Half-up mermaid braid with fresh flowers.

Half-up mermaid braid with fresh flowers by Kalyssa


Asymmetrical long pixie.

Asymmetrical long pixie by Amanda Cypert

(Amanda Cypert)

Texture cut.

Texture cut by Fern


Inside out fishtail half-up.

Inside out fishtail half-up by Iris Araújo

(Iris Araújo)

Soft and smooth.

Soft and smooth by Michiko Yamane

(Michiko Yamane)

French and lace braid combo.

French and lace braid combo by Jordan Pomeroy

(Jordan Pomeroy)

Unicorn hair.

Unicorn hair by Lady Lee

(Lady Lee)

Waterfall braid.

Waterfall braid by Mia & Linda

(Mia & Linda)

Bubble half-up.

Bubble half-up by Stephanie Hodges

(Stephanie Hodges)

Pastel neon half-up braids.

Pastel neon half-up braids by Emily Boulin

(Emily Boulin)

Fishtail headband braid.

Fishtail headband braid by Jordan Pomeroy

(Jordan Pomeroy)

Space bun.

Space bun by Amanda Cypert

(Amanda Cypert)


Twists by Kelly Woodford

(Kelly Woodford)

Volume and waves.

Volume and waves by Maggie May Hancock

(Maggie May Hancock)

Mixed braids.

Mixed braids by Emily Boulin

(Emily Boulin)

Crown braid.

Crown braid by Ashley McMullen

(Ashley McMullen)

Metallic half-up top knot.

Metallic half-up top knot by April Marie Madsen

(April Marie Madsen)

Braided love heart.

Braided love heart by Confessions of a hairstylist

(Confessions of a hairstylist)

Headband braid with curls.

Headband braid with curls by Renèe Marie

(Renèe Marie)

Pull-through braided buns.

Pull-through braided buns by Lauren Boucher

(Lauren Boucher)