How-To: Negin Mirsalehi's Desert Warrior Waves From Coachella

Beyoncé and Solange on the same stage, Gigi Hadid eating a McDonald's Quarter Pounder, and Kylie Jenner stepping out as a super-cool mom with highlighter pink hair—we're pretty pleased with the events that unfolded during Coachella weekend one. A festival moment we especially can't forget includes Negin Mirsalehi's desert warrior waves, courtesy of celebrity hairstylist Alex Brown. Get the braid-adorned bohemian hairstyle with Alex's steps, below. 

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  1.  Prep damp hair with Gisou Texturizing Wave Spray 
  2. Dry hair using the Dyson Supersonic Hair Dryer
  3. Draw a center part and create two braids leaving half the hair down; secure with a small hair elastic
  4. Spray Gisou Heat Protecting Spray all over then curl the remainder of the hair with the GHD Curve 1.25” Soft Curl Iron
  5. Create a small hidden braid on the side and attach gold hoop clips for added detail
  6. Use Style Edit Root Touch Up Powder to fill in the hairline and part 
  7. Finish with OUAI Medium Hair Spray for long-lasting waves

 

Watch our edgy festival side braid tutorial for a similar look