Raining Again? Your Guide To Hairstyles That’ll Survive Manky Irish Weather

Indestructible braids, pre-windswept hair and slick roots... come at us, rain.

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Ireland’s been unable to decide between sun and snow (yes, ACTUAL snow) of late, a fact that has been wreaking havoc with our beauty routine.

We’ve had one too many hair meltdowns after a sudden burst of wind and rain, so we’ve put together this guide to weather-proof styles.

Match your DGAF attitude to your devil-may-care hair with these killer looks.

1. Braid that fringe
Your fringe is the first thing to fall flat after a wind/rain/snow storm, so prepare for the worst with a braid á la Emma Stone.

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2. Be one step ahead
If your hair already looks windswept, you have nothing to lose. Sweep it to one side and add texture with a good spritz of dry shampoo or a volumising spray.

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3. Go half-up
This style can be messy as anything and still look cool. Blake knows what’s what.

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4. Choose a boxer braid
Gigi, Khloé, Karlie… if these style queens are rocking a double-braid it must be worth a go. The ultimate extreme-weather style.

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5. Texturise it
You’ll never see Alexa Chung looking like a drowned rat. Her low-maintenance hairstyle is the perfect choice for days when you’ve no idea what weather you’ll be facing into. Which, if you live in Ireland, is every day.

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6. Slick it
If you can’t beat ’em, join ’em. Use a wet look gel for slicked roots, and keep your ends textured and dry. Instant glam.

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