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    22 Ways To Look Like A Mermaid Princess At Coachella This Year

    I've got glitter and crystals aplenty, I've got hair-chalk and bodysuits galore. You want iridescence? I got plenty. But who cares? No big deal, I want MORE!!

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    1. Some glitter face sets to make your mermaid transformation 100x easier.

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    Buy the pink and tropical mermaid festival face packs from, FromNicLove for $28.41 each.

    2. This fanny pack, perfect for storing important thingamabobs (like your phone, tylenol, TP, earplugs, and bandaids) that you would definitely lose otherwise.

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    Get it from PupTartHandmade on Etsy for $31.50.

    3. These reusable water bottles with real quartz and amethyst crystals in them, that promise to ~infuse~ your water with the various power each crystal and combat negative energy.

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    And at Coachella, you need all the positive energy you can get. Purchase them from Glacce Bottles for $80 each.

    4. A sequin bodysuit that's comfortable enough to wear in the desert all day.

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    Buy it from Urban Outfitters for $59.

    5. This shiny portable charger for when your iPhone runs out of battery, because IT WILL run out of battery.

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    Get it from ban.do for $35.

    6. Some chunky body glitter to put all over you until you glisten like a Mermaid Queen.

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    Buy it from The Gypsy Shrine for $6.87.

    7. A quartz barrette for keeping your hair out of your sweaty, beautiful merface.

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    Get the blue titanium quartz and the raw quartz barrettes from Divineyez on Etsy here and here, respectively, for $30 each.

    8. Some coral sunglasses for protecting your peepers against the harsh desert sun and wind.

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    Get 'em from ban.do for $52.

    9. A slinky, shiny bodysuit for looking like a mermaid on land.

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    Purchase it from Urban Outfitters for $39.

    10. A round towel that doubles as a blanket and perfect backdrop for Instagram.

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    Get it from Cotton: On for $29.95.

    11. An iridescent mini wallet, perfect for holding essentials like credit cards, IDs, and your hotel key card.

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    Buy it from Urban Outfitters for $10.

    12. Some semi-permanent, super pigmented hair dye for getting the mergoddess hair of your dreams.

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    Purchase 'em from for $16 each.

    13. Want something a little less permanent? Try Brite Organix hair chalk for that mermaid hair without the commitment.

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    Buy them from Urban Outfitters for $12 each.

    14. A moisturizing sunscreen — ideal for the harsh desert that'll make you feel like a dried fish — that'll also leave you with a slight ~pearly~ finish.

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    Get it from Amazon for $10.16.

    15. An iridescent and metallic blue backpack for holding all your treasures.

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    Find it at Asos for $46.

    16. Some easily-washable hair glitter infused with super moisturizing aloe, that'll make your roots look so good, even Ariel will be jealous

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    Buy 'em from Overtone for $25 each.

    17. This stunning mermaid highlighter that'll give you that I-just-emerged-from-the-lagoon-even-though-I'm-in-a-desert-hellscape ~lewk~.

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    Purchase it from GloryBoon on Etsy for $28.

    18. A pair of studs that will send out rays of mermaid magic as they catch the light of the desert sun.

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    Get 'em from Urban Outfitters for $14.

    19. A soft bandana in an oceanic hue.

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    Get it from NamasteYogis on Etsy for $4.90.

    20. A pair of mermaid pasties for the inevitable, but unfortunate, nip slip.

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    Buy them from BadBunnyShop for $28.

    21. A set of A+ brushes to complete your ~*~mermazing~*~ Coachella transformation.

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    Get the sets from Spectrum Collections for $74.83 and $112.25, respectively.

    22. And finally, this handmade mask that will give your face some much needed TLC after spending all day and night in the dusty desert.

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    Buy it from Leahlani Skincare for $32.

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