DIY Festival Beauty Kit Ideas and Curated Festival Beauty Kit Options for 2018

Festival season has already begun as soon as spring started. In the past we have covered the Austin City Limit’s Festival, SXSW, FIESTA and Outside lands, therefore, we have become great at making our own versions of a festival kit for each event. We created a guide of beauty options for a DIY Festival Kit plus a list Festival Kits already curated.

DIY Beauty Festival Kit Guide:

If you want to make your own festival kit here are some tips and ideas to consider when making your very own festival beauty kit. Finding the right bag or purse is important to start your DIY kit with. To make your life easier of entering and re-entering festivals a clear purse is a great option to carry your festival kit around. One to consider is the Game Day Divas Clear Clutch Purse which goes for $38.00.  To check out their purse or to purchase one click here. Below is a list of some item options to consider for your DIY Festival Beauty Kit:

  1. Portable Suncreen Packets like Banana Boat Sport Sunscreen, SPF 30 Protection lotion, Travel Packets 24 Packs for 14.10 through Walmart. Click here to purchase.
  2. Anti-Bacterial Gel
  3. Kleenex Ultra Soft Slim Wallet Tissue or travel size baby wipes
  4. Shout Wipes
  5. Small disposable rain poncho
  6. Chapstick with SPF (ChapStick has an enormous amount of options:
  7. Mini Makeup Compact (Sephora has a great selection)
  8. Perfume Rollerball (if you wear perfume)

There are several other options to put in your DIY Festival Beauty Kit and suggest checking with Sephora for “mini” and “travel sized” beauty products. You can find them here:

Curated Festival Beauty Kits:

VERB Festival Kit $25.00

This set contains a 5 oz/ 182.8 mL Sea Texture Spray and 2 oz/ 60 mL Ghost Oil.

SEPHORA FAVORITES Festival Hair $25.00

This set contains a 1 oz/ 28 g Amika Perk Up Dry Shampoo, 0.35 oz/ 10 g Drybar Triple Sec 3-in-1, 1.7 oz/ 50 mL IGK Rich Kid Coconut Oil Gel, 1 oz/ 30 mL Living proof T.B.D. Multi-Tasking Styler, 1.5 oz/ 43 g Ouai Dry Shampoo Foam, 2.4 oz/ 72 mL Verb Sea Spray.

OUAIDesert OUAIsis Festival Kit $28.00

This set contains a 1.7 oz/ 50.27 mL Wave Spray, 1.4 oz/ 39.7 g Dry Shampoo, 0.85 oz/ 25.14 mL Rose Hair & Body Oil and a Jen Atkin x Chloe + Isabel Ponytail Piece (limited edition).

PHILOSOPHY Festival Ready Kit $39.00

A trio of travel-ready companions, featuring a purifying cleanser, an exfoliating mask, and moisturizer with SPF 30.

Tips and Items to consider to bring to the festival or outdoor concert:

  1. Bottled water (if the festival allows)
  2. Travel size first aid kit
  3. Mini Flashlight
  4. Dry Shampoo or baby powder for your hair when it gets greasy
  5. Water proof hoodie (in lieu of the Rain Poncho)
  6. Ear Plugs (if you’re standing right next to the stage this helps you for the next day recovery)
  7. Poo-Pourri (for those using a Port a Potty at the festival)
  8. Comfortable shoes and if it raining or if you own a pair of Goulashes bring them.
  9. Pack and dress for layers (weather can be unpredictable at times)
  10. Download the Festival App for navigation (if they have it)

There so many other items I’m sure I will continue to add to this article so please check back on Hi-Tech Chic. Happy Festival Season to all and for those going to ACL 2018 see you there!!


Source: Sephora, Walmart, ChapStick, Philosophy, VERB, OUAIsis