With the Holy Grail of all festivals Glastonbury kicking off this month, soon to be followed by Benicassim, Secret Garden Party, Lovebox, Exit Festival, Hideout, Lattitude, and Bestival – it looks as if we are about to embark upon yet another summer of love!
Christian Wiles Hairdressing Salon in Northampton knows that looking your best at a festival is challenging, and your hair will need a LOT of preparation.
Choosing the right products for your ‘festival hair’ is essential so before you decide on your look, we’ve put together a few top tips to get you through the festival season looking great.
Our absolute top tip is to get creative. Hit the shops before the festival and choose your hair accessories like headbands, headdresses, clips and floppy hats.
Experiment with ponytails and plaits before the festival to make a look that works for you. Floral crowns are timeless at festivals – creating high impact with minimum effort making them the ultimate Festival look!
TOP TIP: Make sure you take advantage of our MASSIVE Student Discount…30% ALL Salon Services Tuesday-Friday
Pastel shades and beach waves create the ultimate festival feel à la Jordan Dunn. This can be a temporary hair colour (using hair chalk) or for a more permanent look, pre lighten the hair and apply a semi permanent hair dye which will last around six to eight washes depending on how porous the hair is.
Pretty Plaits & Boho Braids
Plaits and braids are always a winner at festivals as they are easy to do; go well with any outfit and can easily be kept in all weekend or taken out to reveal wavy locks for a day or to
For that Boho finish introduce subtle beach waves into the hair or flowers for that romantic hippy look. Wears feather that work as a great hair accessory to enhance that summer feel. Boho waves epitomise everything that a festival look should be – with super cute make-up, loose beach swept hair and a festival favourite, the flower hair accessory – you will look the part!
Christian Wiles Hairdressing’s Essential Hair Checklist
• STYLE LINK Style Fixer Hairspray (fantastic for hold)
• STYLE LINK Height Riser Volume Powder (great for volume)
• An assortment of clips and accessories
• A covered band for ponytails
• Brush and comb
• A small hand mirror