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Festival season is upon us but muddy ground is no excuse for giving up on glamour...
YOU may have to fling your usual beauty regime out of the tent window, but you can still combine mosh pits and pampering. Cram your backpack with festival antidotes so you’re looking more headline act than stagehand.
A field full of mud, portaloos and burger vans may not seem like the obvious setting for vanity but every year festival goers just keep turning up the beauty volume with camp survival chic.
Stay festival fabulous, rain or shine, with our SOS guide.
Backstage VIPs may have access to makeover stations and tanning booths, but for those of us who don’t have paparazzi stalkers, the prospect of back-to-basics beauty beckons.
Multi-use products are your secret weapon for instant makeovers with minimal fuss so you can spend more time soaking up the atmosphere.
Rain, sweat or groupie tears, you’ll need a waterproof mascara to withstand festival elements, like Max Factor’s Aqua Lash, £6.99 (nationwide).
If the forecast’scast’s more like scorching sunshine, avoid the burnt Rudolph nose and carry Marks & Spencer’s portable SPF50 Sun Stick, £5, right.
Bag Benefit’s Rush Hour, £17.50 (www.ben-benefitcosmet-ics.co.uk), a 2-in-1 stick to add colour to your lips and cheeks in seconds.
Put tedious cleanse, tone and moisturise routines on hold and wipe away the day’s grime in a jiffy with Neutrogena’s Deep Clean Make-Up Remover Wipes, £2.99 (0845 601 5789), right.
Max Factor’s power pastel look
JOHN LEWIS – Liz Earle Naturally Active Men’s Skincare Gift Bag, £19 It’s not just women that need to take care of their skin, why not give the man in your life a special treat with this gift bag set from Liz Earle.
THE BODY SHOP – Honey & Oat Three in One Scrub, £5.25 Give your skin a treat and get it ready for summer with this sweet smelling and luxurious scrub from The Body Shop.
SUPERDRUG – L’Oreal Sublime Bronze Body Gel 150ml, £7.99 Give your skin a head start on that summer glow with this sublime bronzing gel from L’Oreal.