Music Festival Hair Inspiration: How To Master The Milkmaid Braid

Milkmaid braids are all over both the runways and red carpets—we love Elle Fanning's clean take on the look at left. "The style is fast and fun: it lends itself to a lot of different looks. It could be boho and work for Coachella or chic for the red carpet," says Herbel Essences celebrity stylist Charles Baker Strahan.

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With another weekend of Coachella coming up, why not try a different hairstyle to change up your music festival beauty look? Milkmaid braids are the perfect way to keep your hair out of your face on hot desert afternoons while still embracing that boho Indio vibe. Charles Baker Strahan, celebrity stylist at Herbal Essences, told us exactly how to create the effortlessly ethereal hairstyle. Click through the slideshow above to learn how to create the look—and for plenty of milkmaid braid hair inspiration!

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