10 Festival Beauty Essentials

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With less than 2 weeks until I head to V Festival at Hylands Park with one of my favourite people my attention has turned to what I need to take with me. So here’s my list of the 10 essentials that I’ll definitely have with me!

1 – Antibacterial Hand Gel – With the toilet facilities lacking and being out in the open for 2 whole days (even though I’m heading home and not camping) this is the thing I could never attend a festival without.

2 – Sleek Pout Paint – This is a festival favourite, it can be used for cheeks and lips but for me it will be used to create pretty designs, perhaps flowers for a cute festival makeup.

3 – Water – If you want to keep your skin in top condition and not be the one passed out under a tree by 3pm then you need to stay hydrated! Most festivals only allow you to take a small bottle of water into the arena with you but have taps to refill, make use of this and drink plenty of nature;s good stuff!

4 – Sunscreen – You’re outside all day, even those of us who tan are at risk in those conditions, keep your sunscreen topped up and head for shaded areas when possible.

5 – BB Cream – Save space and take a BB Cream in place of a foundation and moisturiser, a BB Cream will double up as both and stop your skin from drying out. The Body Shop All-in_one BB Cream is my favourite!

6 – Fudge Urban Sea Salt Spray – With shower facilities limited and the expectation if rain at some point there’s no point in paying out to have your hair straightened while you’re there, instead spritz in some sea salt spray for a gorgeous boho, festival look, you could add some flowers to your hair too!ยฌ

7 – Figs & Rouge Lip Balm – The is hygienic and easy to use without a mirror, it can also be used as a cheek stain and eye shimmer. Multi-taskers are the way forward when at a festival!

8 – The Body Shop Vitamin C Face Spritz – Ideal for a quick freshen up and to keep your skin looking radiant throughout the whole weekend!

9 – Makeup wipes/ wet wipes – Don’t forget to remove your makeup in the evening and wipe your face in the morning, also a good idea for a quick wet wipe bath to stay smelling a little fresh at least!

10 – Sunglasses – Protect your eyes whilst out in the sunshine, I swear half the time you site with the sun in your eyes! Plus sunglasses will always make you look that little bit cooler. Why not select a new fun pair just for this occasion?

I hope this quick guide has been of some use to you. What are your festival must-haves?

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16 thoughts on “10 Festival Beauty Essentials

  1. I’m jealous you’re going to V! I can’t really afford it anymore so I haven’t been able to go this year or last year but hopefully soon!

      • I live in Chelmsford haha! Like 20 mins away so a shower and bed is always appreciated. I went the 2 years before last year and never camped.

      • Ah cool I’m in Maldon! We should meet up for a coffee some time, would be great to meet some other bloggers! I camped the first time I went a few years back and hated it. Never again!

      • That would be really cool! Maybe a little blogger trip to Stratford! Maldon is just around the corner from me. It’s only my parents’ home that’s in Essex, where I am for the summer, I live and study up north in Sheffield though.

  2. Such a great overview! This applies for going to the beach a whole day or walking to a refugee in a mountain as well (just make them sample sizes ๐Ÿ™‚ ). I also like to carry a little bottle of vanilla scented talcum powder. Can be used anywhere on the body to “dry and refresh” and even as a dry shampoo for your hair ๐Ÿ™‚

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