My festival makeup and skin care musthaves

Hi dears!
Sorry for my absence the past few days, I was headbanging away at Hellfest in France and then dealing with the consequences. Some of my favorite bands were playing (Iron Maiden, Black Sabbath, Deep Purple and many more) and I had an amazing time!
We were blessed with very warm and sunny weather which transformed the terrain in a huge sand box and meant a lot of SPF and sweating involved.
I thought it would be nice to share with you the beauty bits I brought with me to the festival.

Festival skincare bits
We were staying 5 days camping with limited access to running water, so for cleansing I had to rely on makeup remover wipes and my L'Oréal Micellar water with some cotton pads. To be honest after the second day my skin started missing my usual double cleanse and targeted purifying cleanser by breaking out on my chin, grrrr! I left home serums and such and only brought with me a sample size of the Origins Starting Over eye cream, my Effaclar Mat and a my night cream in a travel pot. Of course spending all that time outside in the sun I couldn't go without my beloved ROC Soleil Protexion+ Mattifying SPF 30 (review here).
To be honest I had to strip down my stash a bit too much for my liking especially on the cleansing and night time part and was very happy when I could go back to my routine and a clay mask the evening we got home.

Festival Makeup
In the makeup department I chose to bring only a few pieces. Taking into account the warm weather, dust, jumping, 15h days, I decided not to wear any face makeup and concentrate only on the eyes. I picked water and sweat proof products in grungy/rock colors such as the Maybelline Color Tattoo in Metallic Pomegranate (here), Kiko Long Lasting Stick Eyeshadow in Golden Brown (here), Maybelline Master Drama Kohl liner in Dark Brown and the Rimmel Scandaleues Liner in Black. For mascara I couldn't leave my magic duo at home: Rimmel Scandaleyes Retro Glam and L'Oréal False Lash Telescopic Waterproof. Finally, I feel absolutely un-presentable without my brows done, so I had my Catrice Eye Brow Stylist in 040 Don't Let me Brow'n.

This was all I brought in my vanity bag, and still my friends thought I wasn't in my right mind wearing makeup at a festival, but what can I say, I'm obsessed!
All in all, I had a blast and didn't really bother bringing a mirror for touch ups on the terrain hihihih.

What do you bring along at festivals? Do you wear any makeup?


  1. The festival seems like a great one :) If there's Deep Purple and Black Sabbath it must be :) Lovely post! xo's

    Pink Frenzy

    1. it was really amazing!!! :D
      thanks for stopping by!!

  2. The Maybelline Color Tattoo looks like a gorgeous shade! Great post :)

    Jess xo

    1. It is my favorite of the range! even more than the bronze one (incredible!)
      thanks for stopping by!


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