9 Beauty Essentials You Need To Pack To Slay In The Heat At ESSENCE Fest

Jennifer Ford Jun, 13, 2018

From our Beauty Bungalow to our Superlounge, there will be plenty of Instagram worthy photo-ops at this year’s Essence Festival. Avoid being the victim of a ghostly flashback or a shiny t-zone with these face-saving beauty products.

To boost your selfie A-game, we’ve even thrown in a few products to make your skin pop and keep flyaways at bay. You won’t need to second guess posing for the camera when you’ve got these essentials on standby. Check them out!

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These absorbent portable blotting sheets made from botanical fibers lift away shine without disrupting your makeup. The refillable compact also contains a bonus mirror, so you won’t have to run to the bathroom for touch-ups.

available at Sephora $16 Buy

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Traveling can make your skin super dry, which is why this replenishing gel-cream that provides 72 hours of hydration is a must have for keeping your skin fresh all festival long.

available at Sephora $39 Buy

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Freshen up in between festivities with these vegan wipes formulated to invigorate and hydrate the face and body.

available at e.l.f Cosmetics $3 Buy

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No festival look is complete without glitter. And this vanilla scented pouf provides the perfect veil of rose gold shimmer for your entire body.

available at Sephora $42 Buy

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To keep your makeup in place, prep your skin with this mattifying primer that increases foundation’s hold while reducing oil and shine.

available at Sephora $37 Buy

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available at Sephora $9.50 Buy

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We like our setting powder flash and Black girl friendly. Thankfully this top seller is both and provides the perfect matte finish.

available at Sacha Cosmetics $20 Buy

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Prevent your edges from poofing up at the first sign of moisture by applying this stronghold conditioning edge control, formulated with shea butter and silk protein.

available at Ampro Gel $3.99 Buy

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Cloak your skin in a veil of sun protection like this comfortable water-resistant formula that won’t leave a ghostly white cast and is gentle enough for the face.

available at Sephora $40 Buy


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