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Easy breezy festival hair
A quick how-to with F21 hair accessories
Hair curler, heat protection spray, mousse, a teasing comb, a headband, hairspray (optional)

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Make sure your hair is completely dry. Spritz your hair all over with heat-protection spray and prepare your hair curler.
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Apply a generous amount of mousse to your hair and tousle it evenly through.

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Using a teasing comb (or anything similarly pointy – chopsticks?), section your hair and clip to the side.
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Start with the inner hair and work outwards by re-clipping sections – hold the curler in place for about 10 seconds and release.

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Run your fingers through your hair to loosen up the curls for a more natural effect.
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Grab a small section of hair from the side and start braiding, repeat with the other side.

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Place the headband - it can either sit an inch into your hair line, or across your forehead.
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Weave the braided strand through the headband, and pin at the back to secure.

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Cootie bun festival up-do
A quick how-to, with F21 hair accessories
All-purpose brush, comb, hair ties, pins, hairspray + a decorative scrunchie

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Brush out any curls and tangles into a neat texture.
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Gather into a ponytail at the crown. If preferred, go for the messy ponytail look – pull out strands of hair using a teasing comb.

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Tie your hair tight, pin down any loose strands if going for the neat bun.
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Partition the ponytail into three bunches, and starting from root out, back-comb using a fine-tooth teasing comb.

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Gather into a loose bun, and fix with hairspray.
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Add the decorative scrunchie (at this point you can use anything, a ribbon, a scarf… etc), adjust, and voila!

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Hair accessories – Forever21, Nautical cropped sweater – Forever21, white embroidered crop-top – Forever21

So tackle the hard-drive I did, with a pickaxe and a can of WD40, a determined furrow between my brows and toilet plunger at close reach. The sun was on full blaze this weekend as if to mock my task, sorting through what amounted to be 32,000 photos from the last few months. I spend the whole Saturday with my laptop, chasing a triangle of sun that streamed through the curtains. Eventually I came to a full stop as I reached this little gem I’d somehow forgotten about: a heavenly weekend at the Jamie Oliver food festival (The Big feastival) in late August of last year. It left me desperately craving summer – blue skies, a gentle sun, live music and fresh-cooked food under a tent… I had a Forever21 gift-card in my desk drawer, and seeing as how I am now working with an 8-month backlog anyway, decided to go stock up on some hair accessories and share my go-to festival hair for the coming season. I know it my still be a little early, but hey – doesn’t hurt to dream, right?

Hope you all had a wonderful sunny weekend!

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44 Comments

  1. I love the headband! its soo cute!

  2. very pretty.x

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  3. Oh my goooood! I LOVE this hair style!!! I need to re-create this as soon as the sun shines for more than 5 minutes.

    <3
    M.

  4. omg I can’t wait for coachella!!!

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  5. I am pressed with your hair tutorial. It is actually really doable. always love your photos!

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  7. Love all that pics !
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  8. Great tips, Love the braid it looks great. mywhiteT.com

  9. Love the shots of the fair ground – absolutely beautiful colours.

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  10. I love the little hair band. This is so cute.

    GATESHEAD | ANGEL OF THE NORTH

  11. Love your hairstyle! Thanks for the tips, those hotdogs look so yummy!

  12. Beautiful shots. And good lord, those hot dogs!

    xx R U I B R I

  13. sara

    God, it’s been a long time for me looking for these hairstyles for medium hair, there are just a few of them out there. And these are perfection! Thank you shini :))

  14. oooh… I’m not sure the bun will actually stay in my hair (I have so much of it), but the first style is perfect! I love braids as of recently, so I will be trying this. Have a lovely day, Shini! x

  15. Cute hair styles for a relaxed day out, especially the first one with the braid!

  16. your photos are stunning and this is a great little tutorial!
    i am SO excited for festival season, it couldn’t come soon enough… (so, no, it’s definitely not too early for this kind of post :)

    p.s: would you mind telling me where those black boots/shoes (poking out in photo #3) are from? :)

    ~ardena
    a wanderer’s path

  17. Thevisionarybutterfly

    I’m drooling for a hot dog now, thanks

  18. Beautiful hairdos and thanks for the tutorials. I really like the first one. And the lacy dress with the shirt around your waist is breathtakingly beautiful!
    Mafalda ❤
    http://mafaldadotzero.blogspot.fr

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  20. great ideia..i love your hair!

  21. That white dress is gorgeous, these pictures are making me long for summer
    Lauren
    livinginaboxx

  22. M

    Where did that lace dress come from? Dreamy!

  23. ollyvia laura

    SUPER LOVE THE OUTFIT :)

  24. I’m all about those XL hotdogs.

    Buckets & Spades

  25. The festival hairstyle is fantastic, and I´m in love with the headband of the first hairstyle

  26. Garance

    Great tutorial!
    L’AVENUE

  27. Love the white embroidered crop-top

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  29. aww, love both of the hairstyle! and you’re simply adorable <3

  30. Especially love the second hair-do! I’ve DIYed similar hair accessories with wire inside, you can check it out on my blog it’s pretty easy peasy :-)

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  31. beautiful photos and hair style

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  32. Nice hairdo! U look so cute!

  33. I’ve been looking for hair inspiration, and I think I’ve found it! I love the idea of wrapping your hair around the headband. I will definitely be drawing inspiration from this for my next blog post.

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  34. I have got to try the style out – thanks for sharing the tips! Beautiful captures as always!

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  35. Great styles, love the photos as always xx

  36. Very summery outfit. Love it.

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  37. Great hair tutorial! The photos are all so colorful and clear. What camera are you using? The hot dog looks delicious!

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    I love ur cami, its so amazing

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  40. OMG YUMMM. The hotdogs in the last photo look delicious. Also, it goes without saying that you are mega adorable. Love the hair tutorials. xx

  41. Thanks for your idea.

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