Festival beauty survival guide

Beauty is festival deep

In 2017, festival beauty is no laughing matter; nailing down your beauty look is just as important as planning which bands you’ll be seeing. Trends may come and go, but your festival style is eternal, so make sure you get it right this time around!

We don’t want to bore you with the basics like sunscreen and dry shampoo (both important for survival), so make sure you add those to your packing list no matter what.

Unicorn hair

All of your colored hair fantasies are about to come true with Unicorn Hair from Lime Crime! Semi-permanent hair dye is designed to last longer and fade gracefully without doing damage to your hair. Not only is Lime Crime vegan and cruelty-free, but it comes in every possible color and conditions your strands while leaving you with extraordinary color.

Tan goodness

You’re never fully dressed without a tan. Pharmapacks carries our favorite sunless tanning products so whether you’re a spray, mousse, or lotion kind of girl, they’ve got you more than covered! The Selfie Tan’n Go collection gives us that flawless airbrushed look with the power to control the level of color you want by adjusting the time you wait before rinsing off in the shower. It’s perfect for all skin types, so don’t hesitate to use it if you’re prone to breakouts.

Highlight the important parts

We know you’ll probably be sweating (roses) but nothing beats the glow of a good highlight. This is so not the time to rock a fully contoured face, so please refrain from going full-on Kardashian. WE REPEAT: do.not. contour for a festival. Instead, fan a little (or a lot, as seen below) of LimeCrime’s amazing #HILITE Opal palette (in pink, peach and gold) over your cheeks, temples and ballerina bones to get glowing.


We’re SUPER into colorful lashes at the moment, and Sigma Beauty’s Embellish Lash Mascara brings yours to the next level in 6 eye-popping colors. Festival beauty is all about having fun and taking risks, so while you might not be open to sporting bright pink mascara to class, you should embrace this trend while you have the chance. If you suffer from overly dark & thick eyelashes (humble brag), try it out on your bottom lashes to pack a colorful punch that won’t leave you with a black eye.

Eye contact

Idk about you guys but I can’t handle the idea of having my glasses with me at a festival. Dailies might even be too much effort. Either way, make sure you stock up at 1800 Contacts.

All that glitters is lips

Move over, matte! Metallic and glitter lips are spring & summer’s hottest trend. LimeCrime has the best metallic lips to shop right now with their Metallic Velvetines and Diamond Crushers. Mix ‘em and match ‘em to achieve a look as unique as your festival experience.

Healthy happy hair

Before you start going crazy with the hair dye it’s time to make sure you’re starting with strong locks! There’s nothing worse than fried, frizzy hair. Our savior has been Hairfinity products that we scooped up at Pharmapacks. They have everything you need to cleanse, replenish, moisturize and strengthen your hair, even if you’re in the middle of the desert.

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