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10 beauty products you NEED to take to a festival this summer

Don't leave home without them...

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Laura Sutcliffe
Laura SutcliffeFashion and Beauty News Editor
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Festival season is fast approaching! We've already seen the stars at Coachella, and now we're looking forward to Glastonbury, V Festival, Wilderness and Wireless. Glamming up for outdoor festivities is almost as fun as watching the bands themselves, so we've rounded up the essential beauty products to keep you looking boho - yet fresh - while you enjoy the great outdoors. The mud and mayhem need not cause havoc with your maintenance with this lovely lot…

kiehls aqua suncream

Ultra Light Daily UV Defense Aqua Gel, £28, Kiehl's

First up, you need a sunscreen to protect your face, and we love this miniature tube from Kiehl's. The Ultra Light Daily UV Defence Aqua Gel is a lightweight, packed full of Vitamin E and really keeps skin super hydrated. Unscented and with an SPF of 50, it's a must-have for your bum bag.

dolce and gabbana blush touch

Blush Touch in Tender 01, £31, Dolce & Gabbana

. Dolce & Gabbana's limited edition Blush Touch pens are great for travelling - housed in a pen-like stick, simply click the end and apply straight to the apples of your cheeks for a luminous flush on the go.

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simple face wipes

Biodegradable face wipes, £3.79, Simple

Treat yourself (and the environment) with Simple's biodegradable face wipes, which are much kinder to the planet, yet still get rid of your makeup in a jiffy. The fuss-free wipes act as both a gentle cleanser and an effective make-up remover, which even blitzes waterproof mascara.

igk texture spray

Beach Club, £10, IGK

Want festival hair without the curling tongs? Try Beach Club - a  texture spray by IGK. One spritz delivers the salty, windswept look instantly without sticky residue. Best of all, it smells of coconut water and comes in a handy travel size. 

READ: Your need-to-know guide and advice for festival season

mega mushroom sheet msk set

Mega-Mushroom Relief & Resilience Soothing Sheet Mask, £42, (for a pack of 6) Origins

OK, so there isn't much time for relaxing at a festival, but after a hard day of eating, drinking and shaking your thang, grabbing a sheet mask is just the quick fix, plus, they don't take up any room in your bag. The Mega-Mushroom Relief & Resilience Soothing Sheet Mask from Origins soothes and calms the skin, trouncing inflammation and will totally zap your face back to life after all that booze.

jo malone solid perfume

 Solid Perfume, from £14, Jo Malone London

Keep smelling super-sweet day long with Jo Malone's solid perfumes, which are basically travel-ready palettes that house some of the brand's most popular fragrances. Containing pure beeswax, they are easy to apply and great to transport - no glass! You can fill your palettes with two Jo Malone London scents from Lime Basil & Mandarin to Wood Sage & Sea Salt. 

glossier balm dotcom

Balm.Com, £10.00, Glossier

If you haven't bagged yourself a tube of Glossier's Balm.Com, then we suggest you do, ASAP. The long-lasting formula not only nourishes your lips, but it's multi-purpose product – massage it into your cuticles, apply to eyelashes and even pop on dry skin patches. 


Let's be honest, the last thing you need at a festival is a break out - and it's highly possible, considering there's alcohol and greasy food everywhere. Well, never fear; we've just discovered Zitsticka, and trust us, it will change your life. It's a tiny sticker with teeny micro darts within it. First, cleanse the problem area with the enclosed swabs, then simply press it over your blemish and your zit will dissolve within two hours. And because it's transparent, you can even cover it up with makeup. Genius!

love potion spray mis so

Miss...So?, Love Potion £5.99, @ Superdrug

A fragrance that you can carry round in your bum bag is ideal during an action-packed stay at a festival! Love Potion by Miss So…? comes in a handy perfume mist and smells of wild berries and apple, blended with jasmine and sandalwood.

loose glitter primark

Loose Glitter, £2, Primark

What's a festival without a little glitter, right? Primark has it covered. The high street mecca has just released another fabulous addition to their ENORMOUS PS... makeup range - glitter! This pack of sparkle is just what you need for glitzing up your face and best of all, it's biodegradable!

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