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8 fun beauty trends to try at Glastonbury

Check out our top celebrity and blogger-inspired hair and make-up looks to try this festival season...

Alex Light
Body Work Columnist
7 June 2017
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Guys, it's that time again - get ready to dust off your wellies, stock up on make-up wipes and invest in plenty of glitter... It's festival season!

Festivals provide the perfect opportunity to go all out and channel your creativity through your outfit, hair and make-up - and then Instagram it, of course.

With Glastonbury just around the corner, we've rounded up our 10 top hair and make-up festival trends from celebrities and bloggers - think fabulous hair pom-poms, shimmer-heavy unicorn eyes and bold pops of fuschia. Make sure you share any looks you recreate with us on social media!

Our 10 favourite festival beauty trends...

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Pom poms

Pom-poms are one of SS17's hottest trends - we've seen them on tops, jeans, sandals and bags, so why not add them to your hairstyle? Millie Mackintosh stood out at Coachella with brightly coloured mini pom-poms woven into her pigtails, and this look is so easy to recreate. 

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Pop of colour

If you toy with the idea of changing up your hair colour, a festival's the perfect excuse to try it out, a la Mollie King at Coachella. The Saturdays star chose to add a pop of pastel pink, and you can recreate this look using clever temporary hair chalks, sprays or pastes. Our top product pick is the L'Oreal Colorista spray. £6.99. 

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Unicorn eyeshadow

Perhaps one for those who are confident with their make-up skills, the unicorn-inspired eye look is an incredible way to make a statement this festival season. It doesn't have to be perfect, though the better your blending is, the more impact the look will have. Gigi Hadid looked amazing rocking the trend! To recreate it, invest in a few out-there eyeshadows, pull up a few YouTube tutorials from your favourite vloggers and get ready to experiment.

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Tie it up

We've seen this look a lot lately, particularly among the fashion set. It's the perfect way to tie up two day-old hair while maintaining your style prowess. You can experiment with different colours and styles of ribbons, too. Here, Mollie King models a velvet burgundy version. 

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Make like Gigi Hadid and apply face jewels aplenty to add a touch of instant glam to your festival beauty look. Lottie London has a whole host of beautiful embellishments at purse-friendly prices. Elevate the whole thing by carefully drawing a few pretty swirls around the crystals using a high-pigment metallic liner.

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Or - if you're feeling brave! - you can really amp up the wow factor by going all out with face jewels, as demonstrated here by blogger Sophie Hannah Richardson. These utterly glitzy adornments are all by Instagram-favourite brand Gypsy Shrine, available to buy on Beauty Bay - we will of course be armed with nearly all of their spangly, Glastonbury-ready products as we head into festival season! 

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Nothing says festival season quite like a good braid! They disguise less-than-fresh hair and keep it off your face to ensure hassle-free dancing - all while adding a cool, pretty edge to your look. Kate Bosworth rocked a boho braid to a festival in 2015 - and it's been on our Pinterest festival board ever since.

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Gold leaf detailing

How stunning is this gold leaf detailing that Cindy Crawford's daughter Kaia Gerber rocked in a recent Instagram snap? We've since been desperate to try out this look - and festival season is the perfect excuse! You can buy gold leaf sheets from Tilt Make-up for just £2.99. Time to get creative...

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