V Festival 2017: The best backstage beauty looks from the stars

The festival fun continues!  

This weekend saw global music stars like Ellie Goulding, Jay-Z and P!nk descend on Chelmsford and Staffordshire here in the UK for this year’s Virgin V Festival.

But as well as the players on the main stage, there was also plenty of star-spotting to be done from around the festival itself, with a number of high-profile festival-goers in attendance. So as you can imagine, there was no shortage of star-spotting to be done between sets!

Now, if you missed out on this year’s event, and are currently experiencing a bout of V Fest FOMO, don’t you worry, as we’ve put together an edit of braids, glitter and crimping galore!

See the best celebrity hair looks from V Festival 2017


tv presenter stacey solomon at v festival 2017 with long double dutch braid hair
Stacey and the technicolour dream dress! Credit: Rex by Shutterstock

Stacey Solomon’s double Dutch braids

Singer and TV presenter Stacey Solomon rose to the occasion this weekend with this dazzling, sequin-encrusted ensemble!

Amazing rainbow dress aside, her waist-length double Dutch braids (complete with gold glitter roots, of course!) just scream festival fashion.

Editor’s tip: Braids are perfect for festivals as they hide all manner of dirty, greasy or glitter-filled hair.

To give your braids a little extra staying power, prep your tresses with an allover spritz of a texturising sea salt spray (like the VO5 Sea Salt Spray), to add a grittiness to your strands and help your style stay put.

love island winner amber davies before v festival with unicorn braids
Amber is giving us ALL the unicorn vibes! Credit: Instagram.com/amb_d

Amber Davies’ unicorn braid

Love Island winner Amber Davies usually wears her dark hair down but opted for a unique braided ponytail ‘do for V fest this year. Combining a punky unicorn braid with a sleek, glossy pony, this is glamping at its finest! Credit: @amb_d

model lottie moss with half up braided curly blonde hair
Lottie opted for classic festival vibes- Glitter and all! Credit: Rex by Shutterstock

Lottie Moss’ braided half-updo

As Kate Moss’ younger sis, style is in Lottie Moss’ blood. So, it’s no wonder the teen model had a suitably stylish hairdo to match for this weekend’s festivities!

With her creamy blonde locks curled and styled into a braided half-updo, this was the perfect girly festival style to rock for a weekend of fun.

singer jess glynne on stage at v festival 2017 with crimped red hair and a fishnet cap
’90s crimping is back people! Credit: Rex by Shutterstock

Jess Glynne’s fishnet cap

We’ve already seen a fishnet resurgence in the fashion world and now it’s spread into the world of hair, too, thanks to singer Jess Glynne, who rocked a studded fishnet cap for her performances over the weekend.

With her long red hair left free-flowing and crimped (with a subtle hidden braid thrown in for good measure), the trendsetter is sure to inspire a crimping comeback!

Editor’s tip: Fancy giving Jess’ crimped style a try? Check out our heatless (and tent-friendly!) crimped hairstyle tutorial, here.

And to ensure your hair stays perfectly kinky but not frizzy, make sure to set your style with a hairspray, such as the TRESemmé Perfectly (Un)Done Ultra Brushable Hairspray.

lottie tomlinson in a tent at v festival with cornrows in her blonde hair
Tent life never looked so glam! Credit: Instagram.com/lottietomlinson

Lottie Tomlison’s hair rings

A quick scroll through make-up artist Lottie Tomlinson‘s Instagram feed confirms that she’s consistently nailing it when it comes to her hair – and this weekend proved no exception!

With her ice blonde locks woven into cornrows and edgy hair rings dotted throughout, campsite life never looked so good! Credit: @lottietomlinson


Who do you think had the best festival style? To fill your festival fix, don’t forget to check out our other edits from this year’s festival season, including looks from Coachella, Glastonbury and Afropunk London.

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