How To Stay Glowing During Festival Season

A Vitalizing Checklist From The Gorgeous Gurus Behind HowYouGlow.com
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Photo: Jessie Groveman and Tara Sowlaty from HowYouGlow.com.

After you’ve locked down your music festival wardrobe, there is still more to be done to ensure you look your best throughout the exhausting event! We asked Jessie Groveman and Tara Sowlaty—the divine duo behind our new favorite blog HowYouGlow.com—for their tried-and-tested tips on retaining radiance in the desert heat. Follow their lead and you’ll stay glowing from the first set list to the all-night after parties and the final sundown on the drive home.

Coachella Checklist

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1. Water + Lemon

"Drink warm water with lemon first thing in the morning. This will kickstart your metabolism while detoxifying and hydrating your system. Plus, the vitamin C from the lemon will keep your skin glowing."

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2. Green Smoothie Bowl

"Start your day with our Green Smoothie Bowl! It will fill you up without weighing you down and give you the energy you need to enjoy the day."

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Camelbak Eddy Glass Water Bottle, $25

3. Hydration

"Make sure to always carry a water bottle, and make note of all the juice bars around the festival to get in your greens."

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Pratima Neem Rose Face Sunscreen, $26

4. Sun Protection

"Slather on sunscreen, continuously! Make sure you use UVA + UVB sunscreen, and apply it every two hours."

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NatureMade Vitamin B-12, $12

5. Vitamins

"Load up on vitamins. Take Lipospecric Vitamin C, Milk Thistle, Magnesium and B vitamins - especially B12."

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Photo: Tara Sowlaty

6. Braided Hair

"Have fun with your hair! Check out our flower crown braid tutorial; flowers and braids are always the glowiest at Coachella."

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Dr. Bronners Fresh-Pressed Virgin Coconut Oil, $20

7. Coconut Oil

"Use coconut oil on your skin, nails and a little in your hair. It's super-dry in the desert, and coconut oil is the best way to keep your skin glowing and moisturized."

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8. Fresh Fruit

"Load up on fresh fruits at the festival; there are tons of fruit stands that sell pineapple, watermelon and other water-filled fruits around the venue."

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9. Yoga

"Do some yoga in the morning and at night to take care of your body. You'll be dancing, walking and frolicking around the entire weekend, so yoga stretches will keep you open and grounded."

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Santa Maria Novella Rose Water, $32

10. Rosewater Spray

"Keep glowing all day with rosewater spray—spritz it on your face throughout the day to stay dewy and hydrated."

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