You NEED to pack these 11 affordable festival beauty products

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festival beauty products

by Arianna Chatzidakis |
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Attending a festival this summer, but stuck on what beauty products to pack? Then you've come to the right place, because we've rounded up some essential skincare and makeup products that will make your festival experience one to remember. And best of all? They're affordable!

From skin-saving face wipes to essential suncare lotion, and long-lasting lipsticks to holographic highlighters, shop our must-have edit of festival beauty products below...


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Essence Colour Boost Vinyl Liquid Lipstick 04, £2.80 from wilko

When you're dancing the day and night away, you probably won't have the time to keep on re-applying your lipstick. Cue, the Essence Colour Boost Vinyl Liquid Lipstick. This highly pigmented lip lacquer is easy-to-apply and long-lasting. Plus, it leaves a lovely glossy finish on your lips. Ooh la la!

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Essence Holo Wow Sparkle Stick 10, £3.50 from wilko

To nail your festival makeup, you need to add some holographic elements to your look. Highlight your cheeks with the Essence Holo Wow Sparkle Stick, which has fine holographic pigments in pink and gold, to really make your cheekbones pop and glow!

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Essence Super Curl Volume Mascara Eye Open, £3 from wilko

Enhance your eyes with a little help from a trusty curling mascara. The Essence Super Curl Mascara will bring drama, volume and length to your lashes, and at £3, you really can't go wrong!

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Essence Metal Shock Eyeshadow Solar Explosion 01, £3.50 from wilko

To stand out from the crowd, why not create a bold metallic eye look? Essence's Metal Shock Eyeshadow is highly-pigmented and creamy, and can be dabbed onto your lids to create a dazzling smoky gold eye. We love.

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Essence To The Moon And Back Eyeshadow Box 04, £4 from wilko

With ten highly-pigmented eyeshadows to play with, you can easily whip up different festival eye looks with the Essence To The Moon And Back Eyeshadow Box. The combination of pearly and matt shadows mean that the sky is the limit when it comes to bold, smoky eyes.

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Skin Therapy Tea Tree Wipes 25pk, 50p from wilko

After a long day of partying, you're going to need to cleanse your face and let your skin breathe. When you're at a festival, the easiest make-up removing products to use are face wipes.We love these ones from wilko, as they include natural tea tree oils for deep cleansing and spot prevention, as well as hamamelis virginiana water and cucumber extract to soothe tired skin.

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Skin Therapy Sensitive Light Moisturiser 75ml, £1 from wilko

After removing your makeup, you'll want to moisturise to keep your skin looking and feeling it's best. Apply a small amount of the Skin Therapy Sensitive Light Moisturiser all over your face and décolletage to re-hydrate your skin and leave it ready for another day of festival fun!

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Suncare Lotion SPF 50 50ml, £1.50 from wilko

If you plan on being in the sun all day at a festival, you'll definitely need to apply some sun lotion! Protecting your skin is extra important, so be sure to stock up on the Wilko Moisturising Sun Lotion SPF 50 which is water resistant and non-greasy. You can pop this handy 50ml bottle into your festival bag, so you have no excuse not to re-apply it!

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Kiss Light Reflecting Primer, £3 from wilko

To give your festival makeup the perfect base, use a primer before applying your makeup. We love the Kiss Light Reflecting Primer because it contains Silica spheres that diffuse light and help to reduce the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles. BRB, off to buy this in bulk.

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Essence Instant Matt Setting Spray, £3 from wilko

All of that dancing and sweating will no-doubt make your makeup slide off. So, make sure you spritz your face with a matt setting spray, like this one from wilko, to help prolong your glam festival look.

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Essence All About Matt Fixing Powder, £3 from wilko

If sprays aren't your thing, then opt for a matt face powder, instead. One dust of this will leave your skin looking flawless and help hold your makeup in place for longer.

Shop all of these beauty products, plus loads more you'll love at wilko.

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