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3 easy hairstyles for long hair, perfect for festival season

Get festival ready with these gorgeous looks.  

If you’re blessed with long, luscious hair, there are a number of easy hairstyles for long hair that are perfect for festival season (lucky you!). The possibilities are truly endless when it comes to styling long hair, providing the perfect opportunity to create exciting, playful, and interesting looks that capture the heart of festival season.

So, if you’re looking for hair inspiration to complement your favourite festival attire, you’re certainly in the right place! Ahead, we’ve picked 3 festival hairstyles that not only look cool, but are super quick and easy to create on long locks.

3 easy hairstyles for long hair


Easy hairstyles for long hair: Beach waves made easy.

1. Beach waves

Beach waves are the ultimate festival hairstyle, especially if you’ve got long hair! A festival staple, a mane of relaxed, flowing waves will instantly allow you to nail the boho trend, which has continued to dominate the festival circuit for as long as we can remember.

And when it comes to achieving low-key waves that will hold their own from day to night, it really is easier than you might think. Simply follow our step-by-step guide and don’t forget to use the Toni&Guy Casual Sea Salt Texturising Spray – it’ll help you nail your textured, beachy look.

Easy hairstyles for long hair: The side braid.

2. The side plait

Plaits are always an instant winner during festival season, and thanks to their effortlessly cool charm, they make the perfect accessory to almost any outfit. The good news is, if you’re blessed with long, luscious locks, you’ll definitely have enough hair to really exercise your creativity when it comes to experimenting with this playful style.

One of our favourite braid styles is the side plait – it looks stylish and effective without appearing try-hard. And while there are many braid techniques to choose from, we love the inverted fishtail braid in particular, not least because it’ll take you from day to night without you having to worry about redoing your hair!

Editor’s tip: Want to know how to achieve it? Read our step-by-step tutorial here, and don’t forget to grab the TRESemmé Perfectly (un)Done Ultra Brushable Hairspray. This hairspray is specially designed to provide ultra fine control, or to be layered – to give you as much power over your style as you want!

Easy hairstyles for long hair: The messy pony.

3. A voluminous pony

The voluminous, messy low ponytail is one of this season’s hottest trends, and we’ve already seen a number of A-list stars sporting the look on the festival circuit (Coachella, we’re looking at you!).

This effortlessly chic look is not only super practical, low-maintenance, and easy to achieve, it’s also a great look to try on two-day-old hair, since its not-quite-fresh texture will give you the undone volume and grip you’re after or use the TIGI Bed Head Joyride Texturising Powder Balm, as the powder adds texture and grip, if your hair is ultra fine.


Want to do something new with your long hair, but not sure what? Don’t worry, we have you well and truly covered with our round up of 5 party-worthy hairstyles for all occasions, here!

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