Get your flower crown and fanny pack ready because the festival of all festivals is finally upon us. Yep, that's right. It's time for #Coachella – the most star-studded and fashion-forward music festival of all time, if we do say so ourselves. And let's be real – what's the point in even attending if you're not going to post premium content on Instagram for all of your followers to consume and envy over? Kidding, but also not.
That's precisely why you have to make sure you brush up on all the app's features beforehand. For example, there's a secret trick to get rainbow text on Instagram Stories. Whether you lean more towards Team Unicorn or Team Mermaid, we know this hidden hack is basically your dream come true. Watch our video above to learn all the secret Instagram Stories hacks that will legitimately change your whole Insta-aesthetic for the better – during festival season and year-round.
Can't go to Coachella? Don't sweat it. You can just make it feel like you're in the festival action by following along on the platform. It is beyond easy to keep tabs on all things Coachella, even if you're just sitting at home watching the YouTube livestream of it all on your couch. Whether you're hoping to get a glimpse of your fave celebs' festival styles, hear some of your fave singers and band perform, or even just want to look at pretty pics from the weekend-long event – we've got you covered. Here's what to do...
Follow a hashtag.
Now that Instagram allows you to follow a hashtag the same way you can follow an account, you can literally have an entire feed of Coachella updates to scroll through all weekend long by searching #Coachella and simply tapping the "Follow" button. Other hashtags to keep an eye on include #Coachella2018, #FestivalFashion, #FestivalBeauty and many more combinations of your Coachella-related interests. Boom, you're basically there.
Let celebs take you along for the ride.
Between Instagram Live streams and Instagram Stories takeovers, there are plenty of opportunities to experience Coachella through eyes of some of Hollywood's hottest stars. Just take Chloe x Halle, for example. The singing sister duo is performing at the festival and taking over Instagram's account (@Instagram) for a behind-the-scenes look at their weekend.
And just like that, you've got all the Instagram tips surrounding the #Coachella content you'll ever want and need. Happy Instagramming!
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