All the Beauty Products & Other Toiletries You Need for Festival Season

Festivals are SO much fun, but between the blazing sun, alcohol and very limited access to showers, they can really take a toll on your hair and skin. We've listed all the products you'll need to prep for a festival, to bring with you, AND to use to salvage any Coachella-induced damage to your glow.

To Prep

Face Mask

Neutrogena Radiance Boost Hydrogel Mask ($2.99 at Ulta)

So your makeup looks #InstaWorthy.

Lip Mask

Yes To Coconut 2-Step Lip Kit Pucker Up! ($3.99 at Ulta)

Prep your pout.

Semi-Permanent Hair Dye

Sea Nymph™ Creamtone™ Hair Color ($13.99 at MANIC PANIC)

What better occasion than a music festival to try out a crazy hair color?

Flash Tats

4 Sheets - Nikki ($20 at Flash Tats)

A "basic festival bitch" staple established circa 2014.

To Pack

Dry Shampoo

Fabulous 3 in 1 Dry Shampoo ($28 at Generation Klean)

This baby comes in different shades to revive a dull color.

Styling Spray

Wave Mist ($24 at arrojo)

For Insta-ready hair.

Waterproof Makeup


For gorgeous cream-to-powder eyeshadow all day long.


So you don't get raccoon eyes in the middle of a concert crowd.

Rimmel Provocolips Lip Color ($5.19 at Target)

This affordable long-lasting lip color does. not. budge.

Great Lash Waterproof Mascara ($6.49 at Maybelline)

Tried and true.

Setting Spray

NYX Matte Finish ($5.99 at Target)

NYX, aka drugstore makeup royalty.

Lip Balm

On the Move Rescue It All Balm ($12 at H2O+)

This miracle tube works on lips, cuticles and any other dry patches.

Makeup Wipes

Comforting Eye Makeup Remover Pads ($7.99 at Yes To)

These pads come in a handy little container that won't weigh you down.

Detangling Spray

Pinstripe Intense Detangling Spray ($23 at R+Co)

Trust me when I say you need this.

Deodorant Wipes

Pacifica Underarm Deodorant Wipes with Coconut Milk & Essential Oils ($9 at Ulta)


Sun Bum Sunscreen Lotion SPF 30 ($15.99 at Ulta)

Wear the damn SPF girl.

Face Mist

Cool Aloe Mist ($26 at Farmaesthetics)

First Aid Kit

Johnson & Johnson® Red Cross® Mini First Aid to Go ($3.45 at Amazon)

If nothing else, do it for the blisters.

Cough Drops

Ricola Natural Herb Cough Drops ($3.79 at Target)

Three days of screaming song lyrics while kicking up dust? Yeah, bring the lozenges.


Advil Pain Reliever ($3.99 at Target)

Booze and loud music will have you reaching for the Advil in a matter of hours.

Hand Sanitizer

Mermaid 5-Pack PocketBac Sanitizers ($6 at Bath & Body Works)

The cuter, the better.

To Recover

Face Mask

#AfterParty Sheet Mask ($4.99 at BioBelle)

Like a juice cleanse for your face.

Hair Mask

It's a 10 Miracle Hair Mask ($19.79 at Target)

Nobody wants post-festival straw strands.

Hair Oil

OUAI Hair Oil ($28 at Sephora)

If the damage is severe.

After-Burn Gel

Clear Aloe Vera Gel ($4.99 at Target)

Ideally, you won't have gotten burned at all, but aloe gel is your best friend if you did.


Zoella Creamy Madly Deeply ($8.95 at Target)

For dried out, unhappy skin.

Have fun, collegiettes!

Iris was the associate editor at Her Campus. She graduated from UCLA with a degree in communications and gender studies, but was born and raised in France with an English mother. She enjoys country music, the color pink and pretending she has her life together. Iris was the style editor and LGBTQ+ editor for HC as an undergrad, and has interned for and goop. Follow her on Twitter and Instagram @irisgoldsztajn, or check out her writing portfolio here.

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