The 5 Hair and Makeup Essential Buys for Festival Season

The more out-of-the-box, the better

If you’ve been waiting to unleash your inner unicorn, festival season in South Africa is the time to do it. With warmer weather on the way and outdoor parties on the horizon, it’s time to bling it up! Get your hands on these five products and get ready to glow, girl.

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The Hair and Makeup Essential Buys for Festival Season

1 Essence Get Your Glitter On Loose Pigments (R64,95)

Use this golden loose-pigment glitter to highlight contours, intensify eye shadow or to up your bronzer game. Go wild and dust some on to a big powder brush and swipe all over your collarbones and décolletage for a glow like no other.

2 NYX Vivid Brights Eyeliner (R130) Vivid Violet

Colourful liner is a game-changer – and an effortless way to take your look from office to outdoors! This one glides on easily and offers a bold violet shade that looks great on all skin tones – plus the colour payoff is awesome. Yasss, gurl!

3 MAC Extra Dimension Skinfinish (R465) Show Gold

A luminous powder with a liquid-like finish, this skin sheen adds prismatic reflections to your face. Designed to sculpt and highlight, your face beat will be on fleek in no time. Plus, it lasts up to 10 hours, meaning it can party as long (or maybe longer) than you!

4 FSTVL Face Jewels (R80)

Your party look is not complete without some face bling, let’s be honest. Fstvl.co.za offers a variety of pretty jewels, which will allow you to accessorise to your heart’s content. Easy to apply and remove, you’ll be the bedazzled belle of the (festival) ball with these.


5 Cantu Moisturizing Twist & Lock Gel (R202)

Made with no sulphates, parabens or mineral oils, this twist-and-lock gel offers great assistance when trying to nail the ‘festival bun’ hairstyle. It provides deep moisture and shine, and then locks it all in for buns that will stay in place, all night long.

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