The Coachella hairstyles you’re going to see *everywhere*

Bella Hadid Coachella hairstyle inspiration

When it’s trending on Pinterest, you know it’s worth knowing about

Beauty Crew Beauty Writer / April 18 2018

Hitting up Splendour in the Grass this year and looking for some serious festival hairstyle inspo? Look no further than the burgeoning Pinterest boards plastered with all-things Coachella.

From double braids and space buns to pigtails and technicolour wigs, this year’s Coachella festival-goers seriously brought their hair A-games. And with our own Aussie festival season creeping up on us, we are SO ready to copy these stellar looks.

One of the biggest trends? Trademark ‘90s hairstyles were definitely having a moment, with both Bella and Gigi Hadid bringing back the scrunchie in high, slicked-back ponytails. This celeb-approved style sent scrunchie searches on Pinterest up 205 per cent in Australia.

Gigi Hadid

Bella Hadid

Not a fan of the old school hair tie? Pinterest has also seen a matching 205 per cent increase in pins for hair scarves. The classic accessory is the easiest and most stylish way to keep your hair in check and out of your face while you bust some dance moves so we can totally see the appeal.

And with a Sephora tent on-site at Coachella offering free space buns (i.e. a cute duo of top buns à la Baby Spice), it’s no wonder Pinterest saw a 90 per cent increase in searches for the hairstyle. Take your cue from celebs like Millie Bobbie Brown who utterly oozed a new level of cool with her intricately braided space buns, or our very own Georgia Love who nailed a futuristic version on day two of Coachella.

Millie Bobby Brown

Georgia Love

Lais Riberio

It seems festival classics such as braids are still a firm favourite, with the search term seeing a peek of late. According to Pinterest there was a 70 per cent increase for ‘bohemian braids’ in particular over the last 12 months in Australia.

Joan Smalls

Romee Strijd

Coachella also saw loads of vibrant plaits and glorious glitter roots, plus neon and pastel shades of hair in pink, purple and blue splashes (ahem, did you see Kylie Jenner’s numerous colourful Coachella ‘dos?!), styled in natural-looking waves and curls for that undone festival vibe.


Kylie Jenner

Iggy Azalea

Want to shake up your look and try a temporary colour? Check out our article on three ways to have more fun with your hair

What do you think of Pinterest’s top trending hairstyles? Any take your fancy? Let us know in the comments below.

Main image credit: @bellahadid;
Inset image credits: @gigihadid@patrickta; @milliebobbybrown; @georgialove; @laisribeiro@joansmalls; @romeestrijd; Kylie Jenner Snapchat; @thenewclassic; Getty

Erin Docherty is a Beauty Writer for BEAUTYcrew, Beauty Editor for Women's Health magazine and a Grooming Writer for Men's Health magazine. She has a keen interest in cosmeceutical skin care and is currently working on minimising her 9-step skin care routine – because ain’t nobody got time for that. When she’s not writing about the latest beauty news, or applying copious amounts of serum, you can find her spending all her money in Sephora.