Who wants to be trailing around their favourite festivals lugging bags full of beauty essentials to ensure they remain fresh and fabulous for the duration? Here’s our pick of the most useful makeup minis – all brand-new, out in May - for the ultimate in portable prettifiers…
Who needs shampoo?
When wash facilities aren’t exactly luxury standard, dry shampoos are probably the most essential item in a festival kitbag, with Batiste the best-known brand. And they’re now available in miniature versions – a 50ml size in flirty Blush, summery Tropical or the original scent. Just be sure to spray from about six inches away and massage the powder into your hair so your locks don’t look dusty.
Beauty is in the eye of the beholder
Forget about applying complicated make-up and bring along three soft-textured mini liners instead in shades that will enhance your eye colour and define the shape or can be smudged with your fingers into a casual all-over covering. The Balm’s new Pick-Up Liner Series, £14, features three tiny pencils in navy, olive and plum in their own cute box which includes a sharpener at the end.
luscious lips, mobile-style
Everyone needs their mobile to meet up with mates. And now it can help you keep your lips luscious, too, with Bourjois’ new Mini Gloss Tonik. It attaches to mobile phones (or handbag handles) in a miniscule tube with brush, containing guarana enriched, non-sticky lipgloss with mother-of-pearl pigments. The Bourjois Minis range also contains Volume Glamour Mascara, in ultra-black and Blush - a small pot of cream blusher.