FESTIVAL READY: BEAUTY SURVIVAL GUIDE
With festival season upon us, if the thought of traipsing through dirty fields and standing side by side next to sweaty strangers has you cringing like us, don't worry. Just because your germaphobia is at an all time high doesn't mean you can't look amazing.
Whether you are getting down and dirty and heading to Burning Man with a tent or taking a more glam approach and dropping $30,000 on the 'Roll Like a Rockstar' package at Bonnaroo, we've covered everything you need to pack to help you tough through any situation - from glamping to camping!
No matter where you are headed - Chicago for Lollapalooza or Austin for SXSW- summer weather comes with summer sun, so make sure one of the festival essentials you pack in your purse is sunscreen.
Company: Josh Rosebrook
Product pick: Nutrient Day Cream with SPF 30
What it is: This lightweight Nutrient Day Cream contains a powerful combination of active herbal extracts and plant oils that deliver skin-transforming anti inflammatories, antioxidants, vitamins, minerals and phytonutrients proven to nourish, repair and protect the skin. Helps to restore vitality, health and luminosity over time.
Price: $85 (2 fl oz)
You know that lyric - "Shine bright like a diamond." It wasn't meant to describe your face! Complexion perfection can be yours though with the right face powder - perfect for eliminating sheen and evening out color. Plus the best of the best come with built-in SPF!
Product pick: Moondance Radiant Translucent Powder SPF 20
What it is: Soft to the touch, Moondance is a light universal translucent finishing powder, packaged in a refillable brush component. The translucent base is a blend of organic powder and oils including Aloe Leaf Extract, full of minerals and vitamins to help keep skin looking soft and supple. Passion Fruit and Rosemary Oil contain anti-inflammatory properties to help soothe the skin. With natural sun protection and a hint of luminosity, it's well-loved as a convenient way to reset makeup and reapply SPF throughout the hot summer days.
Price: $34 (.07 fl oz)
Break out your crop-tops, sunnies and flower crowns, it's festival season, and if there is one thing that can make or break your look it's your hairstyle. From braids and buns to a high pony and beachy waves, we've got you covered on a textured spray that will keep you selfie ready all day.
Company: Captain Blakenship
Product pick: Golden Waves Sea Salt Shimmer Spray
What it is: Perfect for any festival - Beautiful, shimmery mermaid hair can be yours with Captain Blankenship's Golden Waves Sea Salt Shimmer Spray! A gentle blend of organic sea algae and aloe vera nourish the scalp and hair with vital nutrients and minerals while Atlantic sea salt adds texture and soft waves. Organic Rose Geranium and Palmarosa essential oils combine for a luscious beachy botanical scent that you'll instantly love. Spray on hair liberally and shimmer away in the sunshine!
Price: $28 (4 fl oz)
Wanting that sun-kissed look without the harmful "sun" part? Let us introduce you to your new best friend for that 'I just came back from Bali' glow - minus the pricetag!
Product pick: Solar Translucent Bronzer
What it is: Stunning fresh-from-the-beach bronzing without risking harmful effects from the sun. Solar’s lush formula is infused with antioxidants including Pomegranate, Green Tea and Açaí Berry, for natural protection. Never streaky or faux, Solar’s shades carry a clarity and vibrance that work beautifully with all skin tones.
Name one person who saw Rihanna perform and didn't have both hands in the air and both hips swaying? You can't! But, can you trust you will be festival fresh in 90 degree heat whilst jumping around all day? Smelling your best is always a must, so make sure you choose an all natural deodorant that really works!
Company: Ursa Major
Product pick: Hoppin' Fresh Deodorant
What it is: This award-winning, natural deodorant eliminates underarm odor while absorbing excess moisture and soothing sensitive skin. Its reliable performance, healthy ingredients and invigorating aroma will keep you fresh all day long.
Price: $18 (2.6 oz)