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!
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.
Fenty Beauty Invisimatte Blotting Paper
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.
Clinique Moisture Surge 72-Hour Auto Replenishing Hydrator
Freshen up in between festivities with these vegan wipes formulated to invigorate and hydrate the face and body.
e.l.f Post Work-Out Cleansing Body Wipes
No festival look is complete without glitter. And this vanilla scented pouf provides the perfect veil of rose gold shimmer for your entire body.
Fenty Beauty Fairy Bomb Glittery Pom Pom
To keep your makeup in place, prep your skin with this mattifying primer that increases foundation’s hold while reducing oil and shine.
Make Up For Ever Step 1 Equalizer Primer
Kiehl's Lip Balm
We like our setting powder flash and Black girl friendly. Thankfully this top seller is both and provides the perfect matte finish.
SACHA Buttercup Setting Powder
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.
Ampro Pro Shine N’ Jam Shae Edges
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.
Shiseido Ultimate Sun Protection Lotion WetForce SPF 50+