Festival beauty essentials

A well-packed beauty bag will make your festival experience as carefree as possible. Survive the mud, rain, heat and inevitable hangovers with the help of these eight festival essentials.

 

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Sisley Solaire Facial Suncare

Sisley SPF

 

Even if it doesn’t feel baking hot, sun damage is unavoidable if you’re outside all day without SPF. Protect your skin by applying this hard-working but lightweight sun cream after your moisturiser.


Sisley Solaire Facial Sun Care SPF 30, £153

 


La Mer The Lip Balm

La Mer The Lip Balm

 

The lip balm of all lip balms. This nourishes and softens your lips while strengthening their natural barrier. It has a semi-matte finish that makes a perfect base for lipstick.


La Mer The Lip Balm, £52

 


Kiehl's Micellar Cleansing Water

YSL Tatouage Couture Matte Lip Stain

 

If you do nothing else before you crash out, remove your makeup. This gentle micellar water gets rid of every last bit without stinging your eyes or drying out your skin. Apply with a cotton pad – no water needed.


Kiehl's Herbal Infused Micellar Cleansing Water, £12

 


Elemis Pro-Collagen Eye Masks

Origins Lipstick

 

These cooling, hydrating under-eye masks are a hangover miracle. Put them on for 15 minutes when you first wake up and you’ll instantly see and feel the de-puffing benefits.


Elemis Pro-Collagen Hydra-Gel Masks (x6), £50.50

 


Benefit BADgal Bang Mascara

MAC Lipstick

 

Step two for tired eyes? A few swipes of BADgal Bang. Your lashes will be lengthened and volumised without any sign of clumps or smudging. It’s also super easy to remove – ideal when your cleansing routine has been drastically reduced.


Benefit BADgal Bang mascara, £22

 


MAC Prep + Prime Fix+

MAC Fix+

 

Dry, sweaty or irritated skin? This spray can be used as a primer or applied liberally throughout the day to hydrate, refresh and soothe. It has an illuminating finish and will keep your makeup in place until you finally hit your sleeping bag.


MAC Prep + Prime Fix+ in Goldlite, £19

 


Aveda Shampure Dry Shampoo

Aveda Shampure

 

If you don’t fancy spending two hours queuing for a shower or sticking your head under the cold water tap, dry shampoo will be your festival saviour. Aveda’s natural powder absorbs any excess oil and impurities.


Aveda Shampure Dry Shampoo, £23.50

 


Tom Ford Soliel Blanc Body Oil

Tom Ford Oil

 

Rain or shine, a body oil will keep your skin silky soft and this one by Tom Ford includes golden shimmer to hide a multitude of sins and emulate a sun-kissed glow. The luxe beachy scent is amazing too.


Tom Ford Soliel Blanc Body Oil, £72