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Hannah Morrill
Jul 15, 2011 @ 3:01 pm

Summer 2011 has been hot, hot, hot—in the hair department! InStyle.com editors teamed up with Essence.com editors to come up with a list of our favorite black hairstyles this summer, from Beyonce's blond coils to Alicia Keys' chunky braid. Click "See the Photos" to see the eleven stars that made our list, then head over to Essence to browse 50 Must-Have Star Hairstyles.

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