heatworld’s festival makeup guide to help you look lit AF this summer

Glowwww up


by Heat |

Festival season is well and truly underway, and while you've probably already planned all your outfits, co-ordinating your shorts, crop-top and wellie boot combo to the appropriate acts on the line-up (no? Just us? OK…) you might not have put quite as much thought into your makeup. But fear not, 'cos we're here to help with our handy guide to

From glitter lips to day glow eyeshadow, whether you're glamping at Glastonbury or making a daytrip to London for Lovebox, we've got all your festival makeup and beauty essentials right here.

Bright eyeshadow


i-Divine Ultra Mattes V1 eyeshadow palette, £8.99, Sleek.

A festival is the perfect time to be a bit brave and try out bolder, brighter colours and these Sleek palettes have so many fab options.


i-Divine Acid eyeshadow palette, £8.99, Sleek.

Bold lipstick


For shimmering hues or stand-out summer colours MAC are the undisputed QUEENS of the bold lip – a festival must-have. The bright matte fuchsia All Fired Up is a fave.

All Fired Up lipstick, £16.50, MAC.


Dazzle Dust

Are you even at a festival if you're not covered head-to-toe in an assortment of colourful glitter. No.

Let's take it back to the old skool with staple from our teenage years, Barry M's Dazzle Dust. Stick it on ya eyes, ya lips, ya cheeks, wherever ya want…

Barry M Dazzle Dust, £4.59, Superdrug

Waterproof mascara

waterproof mascara

Let's be real, if you're heading to a festival in the UK this summer, there's a 99.99999% chance it's going to rain. So it's probably wise to invest in some waterproof mascara.

Maybelline Colossal black mascara, £6.99, Boots

Waterproof eyeliner


And some waterproof eyeliner…

Collection Extreme 24hr Felt Tip liner, £2.99, Superdrug

….in an array of colours.


Smashbox Always Sharp waterproof kohl eyeliner, £17, Boots

Tinted moisturiser

tinted moisturiser

If by some miracle it’s hot and sunny at your chosen fest, you're going to be out all day in the sun, so caking on a layer of foundation might be something you'd want to avoid.

Opt for a lighter tinted moisturiser instead like Rimmel's #InstaFlawless tint with spf.

#InstaFlawless tinted moisturiser, £ 6.99, Boots


MAC highlighter

You're gonna need to glow-up and that means investing in some LIT highlighter.

Extra Dimension SkinFinish highlighter in Oh, Darling, £24.50, MAC

Mini razor

portable razor

For when it gets to day 5 at Glasto and you're in need of a bit of subtle maintenance.

Gillette Venus Snap portable razor, £9.99, Superdrug

Missguided perfume

Missguided perfume

Trust us, after day 3 sans running water you'll be dousing yourself in any sweet-smelling perfume scent you can get your hands on.

Missguided's first fragrance Babe Power is ideal because it comes in a portable little can, avoiding any risk of glass smashing around in that huge, bulky rucksack you've squeezed a week's worth of supplies into.

Babe Power, £28, Missguided.

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