Braided Knot Festival Hair Tutorial

Did you get your tickets yet? Whichever festival you’re planning on heading to, chances are, you need some good hair inspo. Don’t worry because Free People has you covered. We’ve teamed up with Chicago hairstylist, Maritza Buelvas, to put together some perfect festival looks with our latest Hair Shop accessories. For this particular look, she worked with FP Me babe, LidiCod. Check out her FP Me profile for more great styling inspiration!

Festival Braided Knot Tutorial


Festival Braided Knot Tutorial

Step One: Mist a sea salt spray (we used and love Surf Spray by Bumble and Bumble) throughout the hair for added texture and grip for braiding.

Festival Braided Knot Tutorial

Step Two: Start creating one chunky fishtail on either side of the head. Secure each braided end with a horizontally placed hairpin to maintain braid-work. Once braids are complete. Mess them up with more sea salt spray to create that lived-in, messy feel.

Festival Braided Knot Tutorial

Step Three: Begin knotting the two braids together and securing with the previously used bobby pins you used to hold your braids in place.

Step 4

Step Four: Weave in our Dessert Sun Braid Ins into your braids or let them hang loose (like we did here) for that super chill boho vibe. Dance the day and night away swinging your super lightweight, tasseled, beaded hair. The metal clip combs allow for easy, flexible all-day wear.

Festival Braided Knot Tutorial

Step Five: For even more fun, add a little something extra with our all-natural Britelites Temporary Hair Color Chalk. Super smooth application delivers vibrant, sassy color, which washes off with shampoo.

Festival Braided Knot Tutorial

Festival Braided Knot Tutorial

Get the look: LA Livin Tee, Republik Vegan Leather Sandal


Model: LidiCod

Hair: Maritza Buelvas

Makeup: Brenda Arelano

Photography: Cassandra Eldridge

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This looks so cool and not even that complicated to recreate.
Thank you for sharing.

xx Cheyenne

Literally love this hairstyle so much! Certainly need to try it out some time.

Such a beautiful woman and look!

Warm Regards,

I love that Bumble and Bumble spray! Lovely hair style :)
Thanks for sharing, lots of love,

That spray is one of my favourites!x

Very pretty! I need to do that to my dreads.

I didn’t think I’d like it but I do! She looks great :-) Very hippie chic.

Great tutorial can’t wait to test this out this season!

Simply cuteee!!!! A little chic touch to a modern hippie style!


Such a pretty hairstyle, definitely trying it out! But, oh, don’t play your records on a Crosley (unless you hate your records and want to ruin them!)

Nice, that hairstyle look beautiful.

Amazing tutorial, i love the pics of the haircuts, are very fashion and she looks smart!