Music Festival Beauty Must-Haves
Over the summer, I embrace natural beauty looks. As much as I love bold red lips and extravagant hairstyles, the summer heat will melt all of my work in minutes. With that being said, it’s definitely possible to look cute and pulled-together on the hottest of days. Since music festival season is just around the corner, I thought I’d share some of my favorite beauty products for long days in the sun. Whether you’re headed to Coachella or simply looking for a boho-inspired summer beauty look, you’re going to want to pick up some of these awesome beauty products on your next trip to Target!
Embrace Earth TonesEvery music festival flower child needs a beauty arsenal filled with earth tones and natural hues. I like to sweep shimmering gold and bronze eyeshadows on my eyes and accent the look with winged liner. This season, bold brows are incredibly trendy, so I also create a full brow to frame my face.
I used to be someone who only wore high-end eyeshadows, but drugstore makeup has come a long way. The NYX Avant Pop Palette and NYX Go To Palette in Wanderlust aren’t just great drugstore eyeshadows; they’re great eyeshadows compared to any brand. Ever since I picked up these two palettes at Target, I’ve had a hard time using any other eye products. They’re filled with a variety of matte and shimmery earth-toned shades that are perfect for a boho beauty look, and the highly-pigmented and blendable formula makes application a breeze. The NYX Go To Palette in Wanderlust also includes bronzer, blush, and highlighter, so it’s the perfect palette for camping out at a music festival! If you’re looking for other high-quality eye products on a budget, check out the L’Oréal Infallible Silkissime eyeliners, NYX Super Skinny Eye Marker, and L’Oréal Brow Stylist Definer. All three of these products are just as good as high-end makeup, and I use them on a daily basis.
Find Long-Wearing Formulas
In addition to using earth-toned makeup, I like to choose long-wearing formulas for long days in the summer sun. When you’re rocking out to your favorite songs outdoors, you’re going to be hot and sweaty. The CoverGirl Outlast Stay Fabulous 3-in-1 Foundation will help to keep your face even-toned with a matte look through the day, and the added SPF 20 will help to prevent sunburn. I also love the smooth, full-coverage finish that this foundation provides.
Nude lips are a Coachella must-have, and my current favorite product is the Maybelline Vivid Matte Liquid Lipcolor in Nude Thrill. It provides a gorgeous matte lip with the perfect balance of colors. It’s not too pink, peach, or brown, and it will give you the perfect nude lip without making your face look dead. The long-wearing formula lasts for hours without drying out your lips, and the selection of shades available in spot-on. If you’re looking for a lipstick to keep in your purse all summer long, you need to pick up this lipstick! Another one of my summer favorites is the NYX Butter Gloss in Angel Food Cake. This lipgloss smells like cake batter and feels like a dream. Plus, it gives your lips the perfect brownish pink lip ala Kylie Jenner!
Soothe And Protect Your Skin
Before you applying your boho makeup look, you need to prepare your skin. I try my best not to leave my house in the summer without a quick application of sunscreen, and the Bare Republic Mineral sunscreens are some of my new favorites. They’re formulated by the high-end sunscreen brand COOLA, but they’re available at Target for a fraction of the cost of their sister products! The natural mineral formula is effective and feels light on your skin. I like to use the face lotion underneath my foundation, and the spray sunscreen is perfect for on-the-go touch- ups at a crowded music festival.
Once the concert is over, your skin is going to be begging for some TLC. The Pixi Glow Mud Cleanser will gently remove all of the dirt, debris, sweat, and makeup from a long day of dancing to your favorite bands, and following up with a coat of the Pixi Glow Mud Mask will guarantee that your pores are completely cleansed. If you really want to pamper your skin, spritz on the Pixi Hydrating Milky Mist before applying your nightly moisturizer. This light spray features hyaluronic acid to plump your face and moisturize your skin without leaving a greasy feeling behind!
Now that you have your music festival beauty kit ready to go, you just need to grab your friends, flower crowns, groovy sunglasses, and flower child-inspired fashion before music festival season officially begins! You’re guaranteed to look and feel beautiful all day long, so that you can enjoy the once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to see your favorite bands jam out in a dreamy outdoor setting!
Which music festivals are you headed to this summer? What’s your summer beauty must-have?
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