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The best festival beauty trends we spotted at Coachella

The best festival beauty trends we spotted at Coachella
Alice Macfarlane
Beauty Writer10 months ago
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Festival season is here! From our Oh Polly x LOOKFANTASTIC beauty & styling event to the main stage, discover the hottest makeup and hair looks we spotted on location at Coachella!

Psychedelic brights

Complement your colourful 'fit with a contrasting smoky eye like @chloeadair1. Vibrant outfits are the main attraction at Coachella, and they pair perfectly with a neutral look. Dust lids with cool grey hues and blend out for a seamless effect.


Intergalactic metallics

From shiny silvers to statement golds, metallics took centre stage at Coachella this year. Take inspiration from @virginiasanhouse's out-of-this-world look and adorn eyes with cosmic chrome shadows and fluttery falsies for a show-stopping finish.


Nostalgic 90s

Everyone knows that trends come back around, and this year, festival-goers were channelling the 90s in a big way. We're crushin' on @ashermarylou's butterfly-embellished hair. Create mermaid-inspired locks with a waving tool and adorn with cute charms of your choice to add some extra cuteness. 


Space buns

Double the bun = double the fun! This simple yet super cute hairstyle from @m_a_r_i_a_9523 is perfect for festivals because it keeps locks in place all day, whilst looking fantastic. Slick locks into two sections using a brush and twist upwards into buns. Keep them as messy or neat as you like, and top off with gems for an added touch of glam!


Twisted braids

Keep locks neat in the heat and stand out in the crowds with this sleek braided style on @clarissatruman. Whether you wear extensions or rock your natural locks, this is the ideal style to wear on a festival weekend. Complete the look by sculpting baby hair into sleek waves with an edges brush - for that 90s style finish!


Fiery eyes

We're lusting over this red-hot makeup look from @paulina_ljubas​. Festivals are the perfect time to experiment with pops of colour and what better way to do that than with your eyeshadow? Smoke out your lids with a charcoal hue, and underline eyes with a vibrant rouge for a sizzling pop of colour. Top with falsies for an extra fluttery finish.


Bubble braids

Make your locks the headline act with this easy braided style by @cameron_durham21. A fun twist on a classic, this bubbly look is sure to turn heads in the crowd. Section hair and separate with decorative bands and tease out for that signature bubble effect


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Alice Macfarlane
Beauty Writer
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As someone with an affinity for all things beauty, discovering fantastic new products is my not-so-secret obsession. Over the years I've tried and tested a mountains worth of creams, serums and cleansers, finding some of my favourite 'holy-grail' products along the way. However, I'm always on the lookout for more ways to nourish my hair, perfect my dewy base, or enhance my skincare routine. Working as a beauty blogger for over 3 years, I've been lucky enough to collaborate personally with lots of amazing beauty brands including Christian Dior, The Body Shop and Dermalogica. I've used the Dermalogica special cleansing gel religiously since I first got it and their products are some of my ultimate skincare faves. When it comes to cosmetics, NARS Sheer Glow foundation is definitely my go-to - I live for a light, glowy base!