The hottest new festival hairstyles

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Boxer Braids

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Boxer braids have been making it BIG this summer, but for festival season it’s all about the Sci-Fi twist. Update yours by adding in futuristic fishtail plaits and metal hair rings. We’re more than a little bit obsessed.

Step 1
Start by prepping towel-dried hair with Schwarzkopf got2b Guardian Angel 220˚C heat protection before drying. Then add a 2p sized amount of Schwarzkopf got2b Playful styling primer for grip and control.

Step 2
Separate hair into two sections, then dutch braid tightly and close to the scalp. Once you reach the nape of the neck, secure with a hair pin.


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Step 3
Fishtail plait the bottom half of the braids and secure with a clear hairband. Apply Schwarzkopf got2b Powder’ful volumizing styling powder to hands and tease braids to add texture and volume. Finish with Schwarzkopf got2b Glued blasting freeze spray for strong hold and add hair rings for a futuristic twist.


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PRODUCTS: 1. Schwarzkopf got2b Powder’ful volumizing styling powder, 2. Schwarzkopf got2b Guardian Angel 220˚C heat protection, 3. Schwarzkopf got2b Glued blasting freeze spray, 4. Schwarzkopf got2b Playful styling primer.


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Braided Bun


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Calling all top-knot lovers: this festival update is one for you. Give your everyday look a modern edge with this super slick and festival friendly braided bun.

Step 1
Start by prepping towel-dried hair with Schwarzkopf got2b Guardian Angel 220˚C heat protection before drying, then apply Schwarzkopf got2b Playful styling primer to the mid-lengths and ends for grip and control.


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Step 2
Separate hair from the tip of the ear towards the crown of your head and tie the top half off with a hairband.


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Step 3
Start braiding the bottom section of hair from the nape of the neck up towards the crown of your head and secure with a clear hairband.


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Step 4
Use kirby grips to secure any loose hairs before setting the braid in place using Schwarzkopf got2b Made4Mess texturizing hairspray.


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Step 5
Gather both sections of loose hair and tie together. Create the top-knot by twisting hair around and securing with kirby grips. Spritz with Schwarzkopf got2b Happy Hour hairspray for lasting hold.



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PRODUCTS: 1. Schwarzkopf got2b Guardian Angel 220˚C heat protection, 2. Schwarzkopf got2b Playful styling primer, 3. Schwarzkopf got2b Made4Mess texturizing hairspray, 3. Schwarzkopf got2b Happy Hour hairspray.


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Space Buns


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If you’re feeling brave this festival season, why not take your inspo from instagram and go all out with glitter roots and space buns? Not for the faint-hearted but totally festival ready. #Hairgoals

Step 1
Apply Schwarzkopf got2b Made4Mess sculpting spritz to towel-dried hair, then dry. For extra texture, tong sections using a curling wand.


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Step 2
Split the top section of hair into two and clip out of the way, applying Schwarzkopf got2b Oil-licious styling oil through the mid-lengths and ends for killer shine.


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Step 3
Plait two ponytails before spiraling them into buns. Secure with pins, apply Schwarzkopf got2b Glued spiking glue on roots, then shake on glitter!


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PRODUCTS: 1. Schwarzkopf got2b Made4Mess sculpting spritz, 2. Schwarzkopf got2b Oil-licious styling oil, 3. Schwarzkopf got2b Glued spiking glue.


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Go punky and pastel this festival season…
If you want to take your festival look to the next level, use Schwarzkopf LIVE Lightener+Twist in Cool Rosé for a pretty pastel look. The 2-in-1 formula lifts hair up to 4 levels lighter, whilst giving blonde hair a subtle pastel twist. For best colour results, use on naturally light to dark blonde hair.

 


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Head to Boots to shop the looks and to www.livecolour.com for more inspiration.

How To: The Ultimate Pastel Pony
Want to get a rainbow hair look without any commitment? Find out how Deputy Beauty Editor Chloe did it in our How-To video here: