The Maria Nila Summer Essentials Styling Bag is composed to be the perfect styling kit to take you through summer. No matter if you want are preparing for a party, going for a chic lunch or just need to quickly freshen up after the beach, the Summer Essentials Beauty bag will be your best friend! Below you will find a styling guide for three cute summer hairstyles, all made with products from our Summer Essentials Styling Bag!

Playful Ponytail

Our Finnish Ambassador Sofia Ruutu showing us the Playful Ponytail.

Products: Cleansing Powder, Ocean Spray, Argan Oil
Styling: Playful styling with focus on creative ponytails. 
For whom: Everyone with longer hair. Perfect for a bad hair day or to make something creative – quick and easy! 

Tutorial:

  • Step 1: Apply Cleansing Powder in your roots.
  • Step 2: Apply Argan Oil in the lengths to add shine and maintain moisture.
  • Step 3: Choose where on your head you want to place your ponytail and then continue by adding hair ties throughout the ponytail.
  • Step 4: To add volume and texture, spray Ocean Spray all over your hair and separate the hair in between the hair ties to create desired volume.

    To spice it up even more – section the ponytail and create more than one playful ponytail!

Curly Bangs

Swedish Ambassador Wilma Holmqvist showing us some beautiful curls.

Products: Quick dry heat spray, Power powder, Ocean Spray, Argan Oil
Styling: Define natural curls in bangs or create new ones!  
For whom: Curls, hair with texture and everyone who dare to need inspirations on bangs!

Tutorial:

  • Step 1: Prepare your hair with Quick Dry Heat Spray.
  • Step 2: Take a small section and curl the hair in the same direction you want it to fixate. Tips: take uneven small sections and curl in different directions. It will give your hair a naturally messy look with unpredicted movement.
  • Step 3: Apply Ocean Spray all over to fixate the curls and use a wide tooth comb or your fingers to separate the curls.
  • Step 4: Apply Power Powder in your roots to add volume to your curls.

    If wanted, distribute the Argan Oil in your hands and twist each curl carefully to add shine and added definition.

After Beach Volume 

Swedish Ambadssador Matilda Djerf showing us some gorgeous after beach volume.

Products: Quick dry heat spray, Cleansing Powder, Power powder, Argan Oil, Ocean Spray
Styling: Create volume and bouncy feeling in your lengths.  
For whom: Middle to long hair. Go from day to night styling easy and quick.

Tutorial:

  1. Step 1: If using a heat tool to create curls, prepare your hair with Quick Dry Heat Spray before curling. If you already have the perfect beach waves after a day at the beach, start from step 2.
  2. Step 2: Apply Ocean Spray all over to fixate the curls but keep the natural beach feeling.
  3. Step 3: Apply Cleansing Powder on to your roots. The Cleansing Powder will absorb eventual oil and sweat and give you a fresh feeling.
  4. Step 4: Apply Argan Oil in the lengths, and at the same time separate the curls.
  5. Step 5: If you want a natural messy result, add more Power Powder to both your roots and lengths.Activate the power Powder by using your fingers to amplify the volume.