ESC: Best Beauty, Danai Gurira

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Cornrows, space buns, long braids, flower-crowned styles—these are the hairstyles that have dominated in music festival culture since around 2014.

With scorching hot weather, all-day activities and epic pool parties, it makes complete sense why people continuously go for these styles. They're super cute. They keep the hair off of your neck, for the most part. And, they're easy to do. 

But, when festival style is all about putting your personal touch on summer trends, you don't want to create a hairstyle that everyone else is wearing.

Cue Hollywood's top hairstylists. Over the 2018 award season, hair pros have created beautifully epic hairstyles on the red carpet. These styles are either updates to popular hair looks like space buns or completely new trends (See: Danai Gurira's hair tattoo). They're creative and cool, but they're also elevated enough for the global stage of the red carpet.

Ready to update your Coachella beauty?

Check out 7 hairstyles that you make you stand out below! 

ESC: Best Beauty, Andra Day

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Put down your flower crown! The singer demonstrated a new way to put flowers in your hair, adding pretty pink ones to her voluminous ponytail.

ESC: Best Beauty, Giuliana Rancic


Give your braided ponytail a little modern love with effortless sections and extra volume in the front.

ESC: SAG Awards, Best Beauty, Halle Berry


Are you willing to cut your hair? If so, the actress' ponytail and back fade is perfect for a music festival with hot weather.

ESC: Best Beauty, Cyndi Lauper

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Unicorn hair has never looked so good. When you're coloring your hair, start at different places along the hair shaft to give it a choppy effect.

ESC: SAG Awards, Best Beauty, Millie Bobby Brown

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There's a new space bun in town, thanks to the Stranger Things star. The new iteration is sleek, and adds ribbons to the mix.

ESC: Best Beauty, Danai Gurira

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Everything about this is amazing. If you don't have a short haircut like the Black Panther star brush your hair into a sleek low bun, then use hair spray paint and a stencil to recreate her look.

ESC: Issa Rae, Best Beauty

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The Insecure star has mastered braids with one long braided ponytail and two smaller beaded braids in the front that perfectly frame her face.

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