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21st Jun 2017

The five essentials you’ll need for gorge hair at a festival

Planning for Body&Soul?

Festival hair.

If you’re camping at a festival, pampering is never going to be high on your list of priorities which is why you need a capsule beauty kit.

At least this way, you’ll have everything you need to hand if a crisis arises.

Personally, my top tip would be to get a blow-dry the day before, (or the day of if you’re an early bird), and this way, you’ll only have to maintain it over the weekend. Let’s face it, the festival shower situation isn’t always pretty and you’ll want to get in and out as quickly as possible.

Below are the hair essentials that should get you through a weekend of camping.

Hair grips

Hair grips have a tendency to disappear. One minute, you have ten and then the next thing you know, you have absolutely none left.

With this in mind, you’ll want to have a bumper pack of clips handy because even if you don’t use them, you can guarantee your fellow festival gals will need them too.

Hair Accessories

Dry shampoo

As any regular festival goer will know, dry shampoo is absolutely essential for keeping your hair in check.

A quick spray will freshen up your hair, add texture and give you that lived-in bedhead effect that’s so big this season.

TRESemmé Instant Refresh Cleansing Dry Shampoo is a current fave because it’s a multi-purpose product.

Instant Refresh Cleansing Dry Shampoo, refreshes your dry, dull hair by absorbing excess oil and impurities and removing sebum.

It’s also a weightless mist which won’t weigh down your hair  or leave any of that nasty residue which often occurs with dry shampoos.

Compact hairbrush

This is such a simple one but SO easy to forget.

I’ve lost count of the times I’ve gone away for the night only to realise I’ve left my hairbrush at home which means my next day hair resembles a bush.

When packing for a festival, you want to bring as little as possible so opt for a fold-up hairbrush or a TangleTeezer that won’t take up too much room.

Believe me, this is one hair essential you’ll be glad you remembered.

A hero accessory

Whether you opt for a floral garland (yep, they’re still going strong) or a simple metallic headband, an accessory is an easy way to update your look.

It’ll also cover up three-day-old festival hair that BADLY needs a double shampoo and a conditioning masque.

Get shopping now before all the autumn winter stock lands and festival accessories disappear from the shop floor.


Hair chalk

If you’ve always wanted to dye your hair a bright colour but don’t want to fully commit, hair chalk is going to be your best friend.

It’s super easy to apply, it washes out and it allows you to experiment with vibrant fun colours.

This means you get to try out the hair trends that are so big this season (rainbow hair anyone?!)  without the risk of damaging your locks.