Coachella is just around the corner and time seems to be crawling. Before your count down kicks off, finding a no-fuss style that can withstand the Sahara-esque temps at the music marathon is a must. Enter: Festival braids. Ahead, an elite family of festival braids to consider wearing for your best Coachella ever.
1. Spiked Strands
The new and improved braid rings: spikes. Follow Desi Perkin’s lead and amp up the edge of your festival look.
2. Musical Mermaid
If you’re going for a dainty braid, elevate the look with a temporary color spray.
3. Braid-y Bunch
When it comes to Coachella, we say the more braids, the better. Tip: Apply a sun protection spray to protect your scalp.
4. Hoop There It Is
Bust out your collection of hoop earrings to dazzle your braids for the ultimate DIY accessory.
5. All Braids Lead to Buns
The best way to ensure your mane doesn’t interrupt your fun? A sweat-proof braid-bun updo like this one.
6. Double Dutch Braids
Classic yet cool, double Dutch braids still have our attention. Get the look with our step-by-step, here.
7. Fishtail For Days
Festival braid on steroids? We’re into it. Take a hint from the hair chameleon blogger and style your mane into a big fat fishtail.
8. Play It Chic
Channel your inner off-duty model and sport this playful, braid-adorned half-up look.
9. Rings and Things
A triple mohawk braid is the ultimate Coachella outfit accessory.
10. Fringe Ends
Leave the ends out of your fishtail braid for that unfinished facade.
11. Peek-a-Boo Side Part
A small braid puts the perfect festival spin on a simple deep side part and spruces up your everyday ‘do.
12. For the Lust of Lavendar
Not ready to commit to an unconventional color? Give yourself some temporary highlights with a color spray.
13. Hint of Hue
Pick up your favorite thread or yarn from your local craft store to upgrade your half-up fishtail.
Want more festival braids? Watch: Your 3-day Guide to Nailing Cool Girl Festival Hair.