Festival hair: from Suki Waterhouse's beachy waves to Blake Lively's boho braids, take hairstyle ideas from these stylish stars…
Festival season is almost here and in celebration, we’re checking out all that’s hot on the hair scene for 2015.
First up is Kaley Cuoco with her pretty pink shade. The Big Bang Theory actress – who’s always been a bit of a hair chameleon – reveals her colourful new ‘do by sharing a selfie with her Instagram followers.
What’s not to love about a pastel pixie cut?! That’s two thumbs up from us for tennis ace Ryan Sweeting’s wife.
Beachy waves, boho braids and pretty fishtail plaits are all on the festival hair agenda too this year, each given a new festival season twist with an added dose of texture (check out Cara’s undone, ultra-messy do), ideal for that in-between washes dilemma.
Do you have super-straight tresses like Suki Waterhouse? Make like the gorgeous model and perfect the backcombed barnet. Add a few tousled twists, et voila! Plus, it looks even better slept in. A laidback festival hair look that can be achieved with minimal effort.
Feeling brave? Festival hair accessories will always be a big hitter. Take inspiration from Sienna Miller and go bold with a floral garland, or channel Hollywood star Lupita in a feathered boho headpiece.
Alternatively if you just want to give your ‘do a bit of summery sparkle, simply pop in a dainty slide like Keira Knightley. It really is that easy.
Coachella veteran Kate Bosworth is another who never fails to impress us with her festival hair looks. Whether she’s plaited her layers to create the illusion of a crown or braiding her centre parting, she always looks seriously cool.
Still undecided about what looks to try out over the coming months?
Festival hair tips, style inspiration and amazing A-list ‘dos are right this way…
Kaley Cuoco revealed new pink hair at a recent festival, giving us all inspiration to get some pink spray.
Kate Bosworth cleverly created the illusion of a golden crown by plaiting her centre-parting.
Hailey Baldwin’s double side braids are the best option if you get pesky fly aways.
This style might look difficult to do, but actually, all you need to do is braid down each side of your hair and then layer over the top of each other two inches from your hairline. Simple!
Chiara Ferragni’s buns look super cute. A great way of keeping your hair out of your face while dancing around to your favourite band.
Ashley Greene proves that a simple flower headband is always a greta option.
Warning: this super pretty style will turn heads.
Laura Bailey does the plaited updo like a true pro, opting to keep her super-straight centre parting, and wrapping two gigantic plaits like a headband. Note the loose strands adding extra texture to this chic long-lasting hairdo.
Alexa Chung went super-sleek for her latest hairdo. Keeping her look simple, Alexa smoothed the hair, tucked each plait delicately behind the ears and secured with invisible bands.
Want to amp up your pretty plait Just add a hair accessory. Keira Knightley placed her delicate piece at the nape of the neck, and we think this is definitely the way to go.
Fuss-free boho waves are a stunning look for Cara Delevingne. A perfect festival ‘do that will still look great if you pull your hair into a ponytail.
Want super-straight locks like Suki Waterhouse? Make like the model and perfect the backcombed barnet. Add a few waves, et voila! Plus, it looks even better slept in. A laidback festival hair look.
Emmy Rossum is clearly a fan of the floral hairband, and we think she is onto a winner with this OTT design.
Sienna Miller’s festival-ready hair look is oh-so easy to replicate. Perfect the failsafe top knot, then add a crown headband in this season hottest shade.
Kate Bosworth is winning festival hair with this incredible plaited ‘do. For those days when you just want to do your hair and forget about it, a milkmaid style is super low maintenance and looks even better when it gets a little messy.
Cara Delevingne nails a low-key festival look with her brushed-out waves topped with an on-trend hat.
From the back, you can see how amazing Kate’s plaits really are. This festival style is perfect for bouncing around in and knowing your hair will still look amazing.
If you love festival hair accessories, but don’t like dealing with unwashed locks, try Elle Fanning’s hair-up trick with this floral bun clip-in. Lovely.
Emma Stone’s recent Met Gala hair look proved that even shorter hairstyles work with one shoulder braids. Start the plait from the top of the head to give it the illusion of length.
A festival hairstyle if ever we saw one, Lupita Nyong’o’s embellished Met Gala look is perfect for the 2014 summer music scene. Create a cool quiff for short hairstyles and wear a boho band low on your head, or style a messy centre parting to wear this season’s coolest festival hair accessories over long locks.
Queen of the festival scene Florence Welch has had plenty of time to practise her bohemian look, and it totally suits her. Try a halo braid with a fringe to give it a 2014 twist.
Can’t wait to scrape back your unwashed festival hair? This double French plait will hide any traces of greasy locks and look utterly bohemian chic.
Need a new way to work your everyday fringe? Part it in the middle like Alexa Chung and wear it as a feature of a simple, messy updo. Festival hair doesn’t come easier than this…
We’re in love with Isabel Lucas’ halo hair band and light ombre locks. The easist of festival hairstyles…
With messy, interwoven plaits and plenty of loose strands, Blake Lively’s laidback fishtail braid is a low maintenance festival hair look. Her pretty gold accessory adds another dimension and finishes the look to perfection. What’s more? It’s oh-so-easy to re-create.
Since she cut in a crop, Julianne Hough has seriously impressed us with the ways that she can style a short hair ‘do. For the festival scene, sweep a long-on-top crop into a tomboy style with lots of texture.
Even though Nicole Richie could look festival ready at any time of the day with this fabulous purple ‘do, we’re a little bit more in love with her relaxed, beachy waves…
Do beachy waves like Drew Barrymore by scrunching the tips with a little firm hold hairspray. Straight-haired girls will never find a better friend in their festival beauty kit.
The simplest way to tame your unruly locks at a festival is with a chic side plait like Whitney Port’s. With any length you can vary how tight the braid is set.
Tucking away her long locks, Lea Michele creates a faux bob look that will take her from day to night on the festival scene. Tuck the hair under with this look, and tease away the longer strands to give a two-dimensional hair look.
Keira Knightley’s red carpet look is actually a bit of a favourite in the field – chic, low maintenance and festival-ready. Simply part on one side and roll the hair up and away with a pin to secure it on either side.
Kate Moss could do festival hair in her sleep – and that’s how we like it best. Give your locks Ms Moss’s ‘just woken up’ look with the help of large-barreled tongs and a spritz of seasalt spray.
Struggling to grow out your fringe? Simple, but effective, Elle Fanning’s girlie side-clipped style is perfect for when your hair just won’t do as it’s told. Try yours in a pastel colour, like Elle Fanning and you’ll certainly have the chicest festival hair around…
Try Cara Delevingne’s one-side plait if you want to add some detail to your big hair look. This one’s oh-so easy to achieve.
Classic, but effective, Taylor Swift’s 70s-inspired hairstyle simply features a full fringe and long lengths.
Short hairstyles look great accessorised. Choose a big-bow style like Chloe Sevigny to give your hair a girlie makeover and add a vintage vibe to your festival look.
Go au natural at the festival with Rihanna’s curly hair look. Don’t be afraid to let curls loose on the field, teasing strands from a low bun to give that wild, natural hair look.
Wear accessories in short hair to give it a girlie touch. With all of the oversized, unclean clothes at a festival short haired girls will benefit from an elegant edge, a la Emma Watson.
If you’re worried about styling your pixie crop for the festival scene, look no further than Carey Mulligan. Her elfin cut is swept over on one side and kept long at the ears for a truly chic short hair look.
Teen-queen Bella Thorne can do festival hair better than the best of us. She’s inventive with ribbons and coloured bands with this woven plaited hairstyle. There’s sure to a ribbon in sight on the field.
No-one does festival hair like Kate Bosworth. Channel her easy-chic look by backcombing the ends and creating texture, then keep it neat at the front by tucking strands behind the ears.
Recreate Poppy Delevingne’s big hair waves with plaits. Yes it really is that easy. Simply leave big braids in overnight and in the morning they should look something like this, fresh out of the tent.
The failsafe favourite, as modelled by Elizabeth Olsen, is the top knot. Make sure yours is more glam than grunge by teasing all of the strands into a neat, high updo and twist it evenly around into a bun with pins.
If you’re looking for the ultimate festival haircut, look no further than a medium with a hint of dip-dye. The best way to freshen up your hair for the field is with a subtle kiss of blonde, a la Nicola Roberts, and that easy to style blunt cut.