Dear summer, as you begin to display a until next year salute I would like to thank you for some gorgeous days and enough humidity to keep my hair close to dehydration. However, early on in the season before things got hairy and scary, I chose to get my hair done in box braids, what a relief! Thanks to the best hairstyle (for me) to suit my style I was able to wear my hair in ways that protected my natural tresses.
You may have opted to wear your hair up more than down, or with a new color or a sew-in weave. Whichever was your go-to summer hairstyle you stayed true to make it work and beat the heat. So, as an ode to summer, let's break down the top 5 hairstyles that were popular and inexpensive to achieve. In Philadelphia these looks frequented the city, from the corporate woman rocking a french braid, to the local college student taking classes at Temple University sporting a huge afro, the manes varied.