How to Pack Your Beauty Essentials This Summer

Going on a multi-day hike? Jetting off to a music festival? Each summer adventure calls for different beauty products—having the right essentials while you're on the go will only make the experience better. The good news? We just did all the research for you.

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For an Oceanside Day Trip

Once your feet sink into the sandy beach, the last thing you want to think about is tending to your your skin and hair. Fill your beach tote with unfussy products that will work in concert with the elements around you, like sea salt hair spray (for applying while air-drying hair after you've taken a dip in the ocean), spray-on sunscreen, and cooling spray. Catch the drift—or wave, rather?

Printed Reversible Beach Tote Bag by Echo, $36, asos.com
Mermaid Sea Salt Hair Spray, $24, captainblankenship.com
Mineral Sport Sunscreen Body Spray SPF 30 by Bare Republic, $15, target.com
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Hydrating Mineral Water Spray, $10, boots.com
Revitalizing Lip Balm SPF 20, $9, neutrogena.com
Pure Radiant Tinted Moisturizer Broad Spectrum SPF 30, $44, narscosmetics.com.

For Your Seventh Summer Wedding

A good summer wedding is an hours-long marathon of refreshing, bubbly cocktails, questionable dance moves, and, of course, that whole "marriage ceremony" part. With all the activity, you will want to pack a small shoulder bag with long-lasting formulas (and, for the hopeless romantics, like us, waterproof eye makeup) that you won't have to worry about constantly reapplying. 

Cedar Street Cami in Lemonade, $103, katespade.com
Definicils Waterproof, $28, lancome-usa.com
No-Tug Waterproof Gel Eyeliner by IT Cosmetics, $22, ulta.com
Lock-It Foundation, $35, katvondbeauty.com
Luster Long-Wear Lip Color, $16, sephora.com
Coconut Watercolor Cheek Gelee, $22, josiemarancosmetics.com.

For Going From Stage to Stage at Your Favorite Music Festival

From Øya in Norway to Blissfield in the U.K. to Lollapalooza in Chicago, you've likely got at least one highly anticipated outdoor festival on your agenda this season. Convenience is key in this scenario—you'll want to ruthlessly streamline your things so that you don't waste any time digging around in your bag while you're trying to have fun. Wipes and stick applicators are your best bet for these all-day and all-night affairs.

Cooperative Canvas Belt Bag, $24, urbanoutfitters.com
Cleanse Wipes, $40, laurennapier.com
Protect Stick Sunscreen, $18, beautycounter.com
Sunshine Oil, $38, milkmakeup.com
Navy Star Head Wrap by Berry, $22, nordstrom.com.

For Hiking and Camping 

Your hiking backpack stash is incomplete without essentials like bug spray and something that will keep you feel fresh. Layer on your sun-care before you get going for the day so that a sunburn doesn't end up slowing you down later. 

Silver Ridge 20L Backpack, $85, columbia.com
Power Shower Wipes, $2, sunandski.com
Smooth and Dry Familycare Insect Repellent by Off, $4, target.com
Liplux SPF 30 by Coola, $12, sephora.com
Insurance Leave-In Conditioner by Aussie Hair, $3, walmart.com..
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