The gates are already open for the thousands of people heading to Glastonbury this weekend for a few days of music, festival fun and this year even sunshine! These days festivals just ain’t what they used to be and thank goodness for that.
Where once they were the reserve of die-hard fans willing to forgo basic luxuries for a weekend of music, they now also trying to accommodate for a decidedly more stylish set who simply aren’t happy to rough it to see there favourite bands and DJs.
And while there is still an element of ‘roughing it’ involved , there are also a veritable plethora of fabulous little beauty products out there to make you feel and look better. Compact and indispensable when you are not in receipt of any of your usual creature comforts here are Belle About Town’s festival hot list:
1. Rodial Glam Balm Wipes £14.00 (asos.com) Freshen up in style with the super stylish uber beauty brand Rodial’s Face Wipes. Say ta-ta mucky face and hello radiant vitamins and botanicals. A little towel of loveliness I’m sure you’ll agree.
2. Oskia Get Up & Glow £72 (oskiaskincare.com) OK, so it’s a little on the pricey side but what you do get for your money is a revitalising and energising serum that will banish any hint of hangover or raucous all nighter, worth every penny I’d say.
3. Colorsport 24hr Eye Liner £6.99 (Available from Boots.com and Superdrug stores nationwide) This fast drying waterproof eyeliner has staying power no doubt and the precision nib is perfect for creating sexy fifties flick. Rock on.
4. Tesco Sun Protectant handy pack SPF30 £3.00 (tesco.com). Bypass the bright red part of the process and head straight for bronzed beauty by slathering yourself in this lightweight, moisturising sun protection. Throw in the festival friendly packaging and it’s an all round winner.
5. TiGi Rockaholic Dirty Secret Dry Shampoo £7.99 (beautybay.com) Dodge those showers and spray your locks clean with this clever and rather nice smelling dry shampoo, Very clever indeed.
by Clare Taylor
[picture credits: kagey_b / Stuart Boreham]