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With summer's heat on full blast, it's so tempting to throw in the towel on our hair, pull it back in a ponytail, and call it a day. Before you give up on your tresses, may we draw your attention to the chignon?
Take a little extra time to give your locks an little twist, pull, or pinning, and you'll be sporting a hairstyle that's not only a hundred times more posh than the standard pony, but will also keep you cooler than a summer breeze. If you're still not convinced, check out these seven ladies who are making the most of the 'do.
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