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You'll Definitely Want These 27 Beauty Products In Your Festival Fanny Pack

Strap on that fanny pack, swipe on some glitter, and get ready for the greatest weekend you'll never tell your future children about.

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1. A pot of Unicorn Snot multi-purpose glitter gel so your face, body, and hair glitter can all be matchy-matchy. Simply swipe it on anywhere you want to shine and BOOM! You're a magical unicorn who's ready to party.


Unicorn Snot is vegan and cruelty-free. And heads up, it's *not* intended for use around the eyes or eyelids.

Promising review: "So cute! I got this for a music festival, and it’s awesome. It doesn’t dry sticky (at least it didn’t for me and I used a thin layer), and the smell isn’t super strong. It smells like unscented hair gel mixed with a hint of slime, lol. If you are looking for some FULL coverage glitter though you might have to build this up or add some chunky glitter to it. It doesn’t dry shiny. I love it!" —Kristen

Get it from Amazon for $12.99 (available in five shades).

2. A two-sided eye stamp for all the cuteness of this trendy eye lewk without an hour of perfecting your lines with regular liquid eyeliner. Heck, you could apply this while waiting in line for a corndog if you really wanted.,

You can pick between stars, moons, flowers, or hearts.

Promising review: "These eyeliner pens far surpassed all of my expectations. They arrived quickly and exactly as described. Upon opening them and testing the first sample, I found it to be blacker and crisper than I could have hoped for. These are well worth the money!" —Glamlifeofamom

Get it from Amazon for $5.99 (available in four styles).

3. A cruelty-free, vegan, and aluminum-free Crystal travel deodorant whose mineral stick won't melt in the sweltering desert heat.

The deodorant also boasts 24-hour wear, ensuring your pits can avoid *the funk* all day long. Just wet the stick, apply, and you're good to go!

Promising review: "This is my favorite deodorant. I have the travel- and full-size. I keep the travel-size one in my purse and unlike other deodorants, you don't have to worry about different temperatures affecting it. It lasts forever!!! I just run the stick under water for a second and then shake it (you want it damp) and then roll it under my arms. I have very sensitive skin — I often get a rash under my arms from other deodorants and that has never happened with this one. It really works. I work all day and then go to the gym to do a hard workout and rarely have to reapply. It's incredible that this is salt and it protects from B.O. so well. The cap screws off easily." —Ali

Get it from Amazon for $3 (available in four styles).

See what won best natural deodorants on BuzzFeed Reviews.

4. A rainbow pack of hair chalk pens, because now is the time to experiment with a hair (or beard!) color you might not be able to get away with in the office. Don't worry though, it's temporary so you can still make your Monday morning meeting as a brunette.,

Promising review: "These are a very nice set of hair chalks. Perfect for Halloween. Easy to apply and worked very well on dark brown hair. Washed out after Halloween weekend just in time to return to work rules." —Paula

Get a six-pack from Amazon for $11.95.

5. A Milk Makeup cooling water stick to soothe and cool your tired, overheated skin. Packed with caffeine and sea water, this will work to depuff and lessen facial redness. Just THINK of how good that'll feel after you wake up the morning after a 2 a.m. dance party.

The stick is cruelty-free, vegan, gluten-free, oil-free, talc-free, and fragrance-free.

Promising review: "I was very happily surprised at how this product turned out. It is cool on the skin and very smooth with application — it is not sticky or tacky. It works to soothe areas on my face that are irritated and makes my skin feel super hydrated and soft! I can't wait to use this into the summer!" —bridgeieboo

Get a full-size one from Sephora for $24 or a mini for $14.

6. A pack of natural bamboo and charcoal oil-absorbing tissues in a convenient pack so you can soak up any excess oil on your face throughout the day.,

Promising review: "I have been searching for something as effective as this for a long time now. I have extremely oily skin. I live in the Caribbean and whether I wear foundation or not, very early in the day my face is covered in oil, mostly over my T-zone. I tried this and it is excellent. It picks up the oil quickly, leaving my face naturally matte for hours. I am well-pleased with the light weight of the sheets. The pack fits perfectly in my purse or jeans pockets. I have no dislikes. I will stock up on it. Anyone with oily skin will find this as a must-have." —Melisa

Get a 100-pack from Amazon for $6.60.

For our closer look at these sheets, check out "Over 1,000 People Love These $7 Blotting Papers For Keeping Their Skin Oil-Free."

7. A Clinique color lip balm that will keep your pout poppin' with just a swipe. These lip balms are super hydrating *and* have major color payoff, making them a perfect all-in-one lippie.

Promising review: "I much prefer tinted lip balms to traditional lipstick, and I couldn't wait to try this. It lives up to the hype, is very moisturizing, and lasts longer than I expected. I got Whole Lotta Honey (a pinky-nude that I think would be great on anyone) and Fuller Fig, which was the perfect pink-brown color I was searching for. It leaves lips soft and smooth, and I will definitely buy more." —sephoraholic30

Get it from Sephora for $18.50 (available in 11 shades).

8. A pack of biodegradable active outdoor wipes for when you want to ~feel~ like you've showered, but don't want to brave the communal bathrooms. From to face to feet, these will keep you fresh as can be.


The wipes are 100% biodegradable and are free of alcohol or synthetic materials. They're antibacterial and the travel-size pack makes them easy to carry anywhere.

Promising review: "These wipes are awesome! I used these at LiB festival and they're winning! Seriously thick and holds moisture for a long time. Perfect for your butt, face, or anywhere on the body! I now use these for backpacking trips. Highly recommended!" —Vince R

Get a 25-pack from Amazon for $6.94.

9. A duo of Mario Badescu facial sprays so you can float through the grounds in a cloud of luxurious, refreshing mist. The aloe, cucumber, and green tea mist invigorates skin, while the aloe, herbs, and rosewater mist hydrates. Ahhhh, refreshing!

Promising review: "I work at an outdoor restaurant and this spray is a lifesaver! It's a quick and easy way to keep my face from turning red and hot from the extreme heat during the long summer days. I love how refreshing this makes you feel and the light fragrance is pleasant. I've even noticed that my makeup lasts longer when I uses this. Oh, and the best part is that my skin looks better than ever!" —Mom of Three

Get them from Amazon for $14.

10. Some BodyGlide anti-blister balm and anti-chafe balm to keep your new shoes and shorts from ruining your good time! Literally stop painful rubbing in its tracks with a swipe of these life-savers.,

Promising review: "The real hero of every music festival. I wore (and shared with friends) at a very hot, sweaty Bonnaroo with ZERO CHUB RUB. This has zero odor or stickiness, and lasts a long time. I'll bring it with me anywhere I might be sweating and walking in shorts or a skirt. A must-have for the summer." —Kelliente

Get them from Amazon: the anti-blister balm for $7.99 and the anti-chafe balm for $8+.

Learn more about Body Glide in "Say Goodbye To Chafing And Chub Rub With This All-Natural Balm."

11. A bottle of chewable toothpaste tablets that will make the hassle of brushing your teeth while camping much easier. No more gunky tube in a plastic bag, and no worries about TSA if you're flying!


Promising review: "These tablets work great! They are an excellent replacement for traditional tube toothpaste. They do not need water to start working; you chew the tablet and it begins to foam. As it is foaming, you start to brush as usual. They have a mint flavor and it is nice to be able to rinse afterwards with a small amount of water. These have become a staple in my camping and backpacking supplies." —John G

Get a 60-pack from Amazon for $7.36.

12. A pressed glitter eyeshadow palette with a whopping 24 colors so you can create a different mermaid-inspired look every day of the fest with no limitations. They're so pigmented they can even be applied with your fingers if you won't want to mess around with brushes.


Promising review: "I love glitter, and this pallete is perfect — exactly what I was looking for. Great variety of colors, stays on all day, comes off easily when you intend to take it off, and best of all, the price is exceptionally reasonable." —Em

Get it from Amazon for $16.99.

13. A tube of Surfer's Salve for combatting any sunburn that may befall you. It's formulated with beeswax, olive oil, vitamin E, aloe, and other healing ingredients to soothe any pain from sunburn, bug bites, rashes, or dry skin — aka anything that could cause you discomfort on an otherwise perfect weekend.

Free People

Get it from Free People for $5.

14. A pot of chunky unicorn glitter, because your festival-self needs to shine bright like an effing diamond. Pair it with some NYX glitter primer for maximum stickage!


This glitter is vegan and cruelty-free. The container may look small, but reviewers reassure that this glitter goes a long way.

Promising review: "This glitter is amazing! I wore it two days in a row to a weekend festival and it stayed in place great with body glue. It's so pretty! My friends and I got multiple compliments. I will definitely be buying more when I run out." —Ashley M

Get them from Amazon: the glitter for $6.99 and the glitter primer for $4.59.

15. A tube of Lanolips 101 ointment formulated with coconut oil and vitamin E to keep your hands and lips from getting cracked in the desert heat. This is going to be one of the best weekends of your life and you just can't do it without your best friend and cure-all.

Free People

Promising review: "This winter destroyed my skin like never before. I had dry patches that I scratched until they bled. My hands looked 10 years older, cracked, sore, visibly dry, and felt awful. I tried so many things, and nothing worked at all. Enter Lanolips 101 Ointment. On first use, I was super impressed with the immediate results, instant hydration, and how it eased the pain of the cracks. 36 hours and only two more applications later, the cracks, dryness, and dry patches were GONE, and everything was reversed." —Leybai

Get it from Free People for $13.50.

16. A new Supergoop Shimmershade cream eyeshadow with SPF 30 (!!!) to keep your lids looking incredible for the fest and in the long run. If you're thinking, "Why would I need eyelid sunscreen?" then you have CLEARLY never had a sunburn there. Trust me. It's the pits.


The eyeshadow is super clean as well as vegan, cruelty-free, and gluten-free.

Promising review: "I LOVE these Shimmershades. The creamy texture seems to glide effortlessly over my lid and the color is rich. It feels weightless on my skin and lasts throughout the day without creasing. Huge added benefit that the delicate skin on my eye is protected with broad spectrum SPF." —KCGNYC

Get it from Sephora for $24 (available in three shades).

17. A small can of Batiste dry shampoo so you can spritz your way to a fresh-looking mane, even when it feels like you haven't washed your hair in one thousand years.

This variety pack comes with original, blush, tropical, and cherry scents.

Promising review: "I don't go anywhere without my travel-size dry shampoo, and Batiste is my favorite. Sometimes when traveling I just don't have time to mess with my hair, and I can go a long time looking fantastic with this brand!" —Barbara Rogers

Get a variety pack of four from Amazon for $13.95.

See why Batiste won best lowest-priced dry shampoo on BuzzFeed Reviews.

18. A pot of Kat Von D long-wear brow pomade for creating an other-worldly rainbow eyebrow look without the risk of having colorful sweat streaks run down your face by early afternoon.


The pomade is vegan and cruelty-free. If you don't already have a brush to apply this with, try the Kat Von V #70 Pomade Brush ($18 from Sephora)!

Promising review: "This is seriously, absolutely amazing. I bought many of the brighter colors. I used the Satellite Blue today and I'm so happy with it! It's super creamy, and it doesn't budge! I definitely won't be using any other brow pomade again!" —SarahSchism

Get it from Sephora for $19 (available in 16 natural and rainbow shades).

19. A travel pack of floss picks that will save you when you have something annoying in your teeth and need to take action. The alternative is a blade of trampled grass or denim string from your cutoffs, and I personally cannot let that happen.


After you're done with your travel case (you get a set of 12 floss picks), you can refill it with a pack of 36 floss picks ($3.35 on Amazon).

Promising review: "I purchased these to keep in my purse zipper compartment for 'emergencies,' aka getting something stuck in between my teeth such as pepper, lettuce, herbs, or whatever. I can go to the powder room and remove whatever it is. I feel better having these in tow. I can refill the case if I do end up needing to use them. The case is easy to open and close, and feels like it will stay closed in my purse. These are a great idea! I'm very happy to have this little travel case of Plackers tucked away in my purse!" —Small~Town~Girl

Get a 12-pack in a travel case from Amazon for $0.99.

20. A Milk Makeup holographic stick, because if you can't be your inner alien self this weekend when can you?


Promising review: "This product is absolutely stunning. If you're using it as a highlighter and it's moving around your makeup, you're doing it wrong. All you need to do with this is wet a beauty blender or any sponge, and pat it on instead of swiping it. It's more of a dewy beautiful consistency and it stays all day. I wore this at Lollapalooza and it looked awesome all three days I went. It didn't budge and it just looks so gorgeous." —divashells

Get the full-size version from Sephora for $18 (originally $28, available in three shades) or the mini version for $14 (available in three shades).

21. A magnifying compact so you don't have to apply all of your fantastic makeup looks without guidance. You may not have access to a full-length mirror, but you can certainly keep your glitter in check by glancing into this bad boy every now and again.

The compact has a regular mirror on one side and a 10X magnifying mirror on the other for fine detail touchups.

Promising review: "This is a great quality little mirror. I bought this to carry in my purse for midday check, and it will be excellent for travel, as it is fairly lightweight, and compact. I like the stiff hinge so I can position it where and how I need it. This mirror is of great quality with no distortion. I could find nothing like this in the big box stores. It's an excellent mirror and the perfect size!" —Vivity

Get it from Amazon for $10.47 (available in two colors).

22. A Stila liquid glitter eyeshadow whose unique applicator and small size will make it a breeze to apply in your tent. It's never been so easy to get a mega ~dramatic~ shadow look.


Promising review: "I AM OBSESSED WITH THIS STUFF. Great glitter payout with little to no fallout if you do it correctly, and you don't have to worry about the mess of glitter glue and messy loose glitter. I have accidentally slept in this overnight, twice, and was able to rock the glitter eyeshadow to work the next day with no touchups, and I didn't even use an eyeshadow primer either time, although I did use a setting spray. Give this a go if you are looking for sparkly eyeshadow." —Stephanie

Get it from Amazon for $24 (available in 20 shades).

23. A tube of ever-important Neutrogena sunscreen, because sun protection is the ultimate key to festival enjoyment. This matte formula won't make you look greasy and is perfect for acne-prone skin. This just in: You *don't* have to break out in exchange for burn prevention!

Did I mention it's SPF 55? Impressive!

Promising review: "This is not only my favorite sunscreen, but also that of my friends! The dry-touch feel is really great. This is the only sunscreen that doesn't give me a whole greasy mess and overwhelming sunscreen smell. My skin doesn't feel being 'blocked' even when I apply more than I should, and it does not block sweat or leave marks after sweat. The broad spectrum protection is good for both protecting against discoloring and fine lines. I also like how the container is slim and flat, because it fits nicely in my purse." —Y. Xia

Get it from Amazon for $7.97.

24. A spray bottle of Milk + Honey anti-bacterial to keep your hands nice and clean, especially after touching a Porta Potty handle, which just cannot be avoided. It also has a calming lavender and eucalyptus scent that will make you forget that you ever even experienced the heinous festival toilet smell.

Free People

Get it from Free People for $8.

25. A Kaja blendable blush stamp so with one push of the applicator you can show your love for your fave artists right on your dang face. Heart cheeks are the new heart eyes, no question. You can also blend this out into a subtle blush moment if heart cheeks are a little too extra for ya.

Promising review: "These are SO MUCH FUN. The applicator is the cutest thing I have ever seen and so fun to use! You can leave cute little hearts stamped on your face, or you can use your fingers to gently blend them out into the most beautiful rosy cheek color. And a little goes a long way!" —Sarahbane

Get it from Sephora for $24 (available in four shades).

26. A Supergoop lip balm to keep your lips armed with SPF 30 all day long. Chapped lips have no place in your festival experience or Instagram posts.

Promising review: "I love that this protects my skin without making it feel greasy and over-lotioned. This lip shield works well for me. If you are vacationing or spending a ton of time in the sun you have to protect any part of your body that is exposed. I don't wear a ton of makeup, so this shield works well for me on a regular basis. Like any SPF lip balm, you may not like the taste or smell, but this one is mint so its easy to get used to." —Amy Rogers

Get it from Amazon for $5.

27. Or, if you want an easy one-and-done, literally sew a strap to the Sephora Festival Faves bag and make it your fanny pack because it has just about everything your wandering, festival-loving heart could ever wish for.


The kit includes a clear carrying bag and travel-size versions of:

Amika's Un.Done Volume and Matte Texture Spray: salt-free spray that texturizes and tousles hair, and has a matte finish.

Bumble and Bumble Pret-à-powder Très Invisible Dry Shampoo: formulated with French pink clay to absorb oil and sweat, as well as UV filters to help protect against sun damage.

IGK First Class Charcoal Detox Dry Shampoo: formulated with charcoal power to remove dirt and build-up, and white tea powder to soothe your scalp.

Milk Makeup Highlighter in the shade "Turnt": a pearlescent champagne cream highlighter stick.

Ouai Rose Hair and Body Oil: rose hip, absinthium, and shea oils highlight and illuminate dry skin and hair.

Sol de Janeiro Brazilian Body Crush Fragrance Mist: a unique pistachio and salted caramel scented body fragrance.

Stila Glitter and Glow Liquid Eye Shadow in the shade "Perlina": long-wearing, metallic liquid eyeshadow in an opalescent white, blue, and purple chrome shade.

Supergoop! Unseen Sunscreen with broad spectrum SPF 40: a scentless, weightless makeup primer and everyday SPF 40 sunscreen.

Verb Ghost Dry Oil Disco Edition: a dry oil that extents time between washes, conditions, protects, and features silver glitter.

Get it from Sephora for $35.

Have an incredible time swimming in glitter and dancing your little booties off, everyone!

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The reviews in this post have been edited for length and clarity.

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