Summer Music Festival Beauty
With Coachella in full swing, the summer music festial circuit is heating up. These weekend-long (and in this case, two-weekend-long) parties are the perfect excuse to plan some "I-usually-don't-wear-flourescent-cut-offs-but-they-look-awesome" type outfits. As well as some cool, ridiculously colorful makeup to match.
Some ideas: If you're off to Coachella, commit to the tribal look by adding a few multi-colored stripes under your eyes. Hitting Vegas for the Electric Daisy Carnival in June? Don't forget the glitter. Click through for more sun-and-mud-appropriate products.
Free People has long been a go-to store for the perfect festival outfit, and they now make festival face and body paint palettes to help you finish off the look.
When the sun hits your skin, this shimmery pigment reflects blue. Dab it on the outer corner of your eyes or use it to highlight your cheekbones.
The best thing about Nars products is that they're highly pigmented and only come off when you want them to. If you're going to wear neon eye shadow, don't be wimpy about it—go for the Nars.
These eyelashes create a dramatic effect without being too over the top.
This water-based pigment, available in every color imaginable, can be applied with a brush on the face or body to create cool designs, or can simply be worn as a vivid eye liner.
If you want to create professional looking designs for your face or body, but painting isn't your forte, this is the kit to get. It includes reusable stencils, metallic spray makeup (much smoother than paint), and detailing pens.
This kit includes everything (stencils and water resistant glue) you need to create long-lasting glitter designs.
If body paint and glitter isn't exactly your style, go for lip color in a vibrant hue.
There's no better time to try a trippy manicure than at a music festival. The multi-faceted effect of this holographic polish will look mesmerizing in the flashing lights once night falls.
After a long, exhausting day in the sun, it's likely that when you get home you'll want to jump straight into bed, body paint be damned. But there's no excuse not to get rid of all that gunk. With just a few swipes, this removes even the most stubborn makeup with ease, without irritating your eyes or making skin greasy. You'll thank me in the morning.
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