10 Essential Beauty Products to Pack for a Festival

Festival season is now upon us, the time of the year known for flower crowns, tie-dye and bohemian braids. But going to a festival and often being without running water means packing products that do double-duty, and are low-maintenance. So whether you’re a music festival connoisseur, or you’re a total festival newbie, keep reading for 10 beauty-buys to take with you to your next music festival.

These de-frizzing hair wipes that will give you festival #hairgoals

Purse Perfect Hair Towlettes, $17, eva-nyc.com

Don’t let the humidity of summer weather ruin your bohemian braids. These wipes from Eva-NYC are great to keep in your purse to tame your hair on the go.

This lip and cheek stick from Milk Makeup

Milk Makeup Lip and Cheek stick in Swish, $29, sephora.com

A lot of festivals are held over a few days, and, for some, festival-goers even camp on-site in tents (like for Wayhome Arts and Music Festival, held on Oro-Medonte ON). Pack multi-purpose makeup products to keep things low-maintenance. Swipe some of Milk Makeup’s lip and cheek stick on for an easy, I-woke-up-like-this look.

This tattoo stick from Milk Makeup

Milk Makeup Tattoo Stamp, $15, sephora.com

To add just a little something to your festival makeup, carry this water-resistant, easy-to-use tattoo stick from Milk Makeup. Simply press on and let dry for a no-commitment tatt.

These portable cleansing products from Yuni

Yuni Sweat, Refresh, Go Healthy Portable Workout Essentials, $43, sephora.com

Although this kit is meant for post-workout cleansing, it’s also great for keeping clean at music festivals. Use the no-rinse body cleansing wipes, or the no-rinse “flash-bath” cleanser, to keep your bod fresh and clean. Use the chillax muscle recovery gel on sore achy feet, and the My Om World aromatic body mist as a mood enhancing body spray.

This travel razor from Sphynx

Sphynx Portable Razor, $18, urbanoutfitters.com

This three-in-one razor is perfect for shaving on the go. Comes with two razor blades, a refillable water spray-bottle and a moisturizing bar for smooth, flawless skin.

These floral tattoos from Tatouage

Tatouage: Blossom by Victoria Foster, $16.99, urbanoutfitters.com

These take temporary tattoos to another level. Inspired by the botanical world, this book of tattoos comes with daisy chains, peonies, wild roses, and way more floral designs that your friends will want to steal.

This rose gold balm from RMS Beauty

rms beauty Master Mixer, $47.50, sephora.com

This magical balm from rms beauty is like bronzer, only subtler, and its versatility makes it perfect for festival going. Tap it on cheekbones, brow bones and the high points of the face for a sun kissed look. Use it as eye shadow or eye shadow base, or blend it into a lip colour or eye shadow to make it more radiant.

These no-water-need foaming facial wipes

Skyn Iceland Glacial Cleansing Cloths, $20, sephora.com

These cleansing cloths from Skyn Iceland provide the soothing and cleansing benefits of a foaming face wash, but without the need for a water source. The cloths are infused with Icelandic glacial water, which fights breakouts, soothes skin without drying it, and rids the skin of dirt and oil.

This multi-purpose glitter

Make Up For Ever Glitters in Multicolored Silver 13, $20, sephora.com

This multi-purpose loose glitter from Makeup Forever is perfect for wearing to a music festival. Use it on eyes, on the face, and in your hair to really sparkle.

This face spray to keep you hydrated all day

Tarte Rainforest of the Sea Marine Boosting Mist, $16, sephora.com

This spray is a primer, setting spray, hydrating mist and skin refresher all in one. Infused with marine ingredients, it helps to reduce puffiness and redness and is perfect for refreshing the skin after standing outside in the sun all day.