The 12 Best Festival Braid Ideas on Pinterest
After a couple nights camping and dancing at Coachella, your hair will likely be filled with copious amounts of dry shampoo. (Who has time to wash their hair when they’re having so much fun?) However, when day three rolls around and your hair is no longer cooperating thanks to all that powder you sprayed on your roots, there is only one solution: a braid. In order to hide your unkempt hair and still look festival-worthy, might we suggest a Pinterest-inspired Coachella braid?
Both practical and ’grammable, braids are the perfect hairstyle for festival season—which is why we’ve rounded up 12 gorgeous braids easy enough to do without a mirror, yet intricate enough to disguise the fact that you haven’t washed your hair in days. From classic French braids to warrior-style plaits and teeny-tiny twists, we’ve compiled a plethora of braided hairstyles to get you through the weekend. For the Pinterest braids worthy of Coachella, keep on reading.
Turn a messy bun into a festival-worthy hairstyle by braiding it up the back and fastening it with a colorful hair accessory, like Urban Outfitters Telephone Cord Ponytail Holder ($8).
Tousle your tresses with Oaui's Wave Spray ($26), and add a few micro braids for a boho hairstyle befitting Coachella.
Instead of rocking a pony this festival season, keep your hair out of your face with two fishtail braids.
Spray Amika's Perk Up Dry Shampoo ($22) in your day-three hair, and braid it into chic pigtails—no one will know you didn't shower.
Embrace your natural texture, and create intricate braids just along the sides of your hairline.
Make a simple braid Coachella-ready with chic accessories like Free People's Mixed Hair Cuff Set ($12).
Elevate your everyday low-slung bun with a braided part and hidden hair tie.
If you have super-long locks, try braiding them back and twirling them into a bun. To make sure they stay in place, fasten with Goody's Slide-Proof Bobby Pins ($4).
Dancing in triple-digit temperatures is likely to incite greasy bangs. To remedy this hair mishap, spray your roots with Living Proof's Perfect Hair Day Dry Shampoo ($22), and style braids that frame your face.
Rock these classic French braids on day one of Coachella, and on day two, release them to reveal undone beachy waves.
Put a twist on the festival-favorite space buns, and braid your hair into two tiny buns at the nape of your neck. To make sure they stay in place, spray with R+Co's Strong Hold Flexible Hairspray ($29).
Can't decide how to style your hair this festival season? Rock a half-up, half-down hairstyle with braided-back bangs and textured tresses via Herbivore's Coconut and Sea Salt Beach Spray ($20).