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A first timer’s guide to festival beauty

12/06/2017 / Editor's picks

Off to a festival for the first time this summer? Sorted your tent, your transport and what to pack for insta versus real life? That just leaves the tricky situation of beauty essentials. In a dream world you’ll be operating a strict regime of different festival braids worthy of Kate Bosworth and intricate glitter designs you’ve watched tutorials of on Youtube. Now we hate to break it to you but try recreating these looks minus a mirror, in two square foot of space when the nearest you’ve been to running water in 72 hours is when you got showered by that flying bottle of what you really hope was Evian…Not. Gonna.Happen. Festival beauty needs to be practical, achievable and hard-working. Here’s how…

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