Editors' Picks: What's In Our Bags for Governors Ball
Two Marie Claire editors share their music festival must-haves.
By Lauren Valenti
1. Hallie Gould, Social Editor
Emi Jay Hair Ties, $10.99 for 5; emi-jay.com.
"Festivals get hot and I’m never one to turn down a mosh pit — so something to tie up my hair is necessary. These are the best hair ties I’ve ever used. They don’t dent your blowout (HUGE perk) and never cause snarls."
Shu Uemura Essence Absolue Nourishing Protective Oil, $69; shuuemuraartofhair-usa.com.
"I just add a drop or two to tame frizz and hydrate my ends during a long day in the sun."
Han Kjobenhavn Timeless in Clear, $180; needsupply.com.
"The perfect topper for tired eyes."
Caudalie Beauty Elixer, $18; sephora.com.
"Just one spritz and my face (and psyche) is refreshed and renewed."
Kiehl’s Activated Sun Protector Sunscreen food Body SPF 50, $25; kiehls.com.
"This sweat-proof sunscreen will keep burns at bay so all I have to worry about is which set to see next."
Estée Lauder Virgo Zodiac Powder Compact, $49.50; saksfifthavenue.com.
"A retro compact to powder my nose and feel chic while doing it."
diptyque 'Soothing' Lip Balm, $35; nordstrom.com.
"There will be no chapped lips at this dance party."
2. Lauren Valenti, Associate Web Editor
Hat Attack Slouchy Hobo, $115; theory.com.
"When it comes to choosing a bag, I go for a style that's lightweight, but spacious."
Coola Sport SPF 50 Unscented Sunscreen Spray, $32; coolasuncare.com.
"I'm pale and don't mess around when it comes to the sun. The more SPF the better. Sweat-proof is essential."
Pinch Provisions ‘MINIMERGENCY’ Hot Mess Kit, $18; nordstrom.com.
"From deodorant to double-sided tape, this little kit has everything and then some."
Bumble and bumble Surf Spray 1.7 oz, $15; sephora.com.
"Salt spray helps work with my inevitably frizzy texture."
Ray-Ban Clubmaster Folding Sunglasses in Red/Green, $229.95; sunglasshut.com.
"The less space is takes to store sunnies, the less likely you are too lose them. Trust me, I know from experience."
Samsung Galaxy S5 in Gold, $149 with 2-Year Contract; samsung.com.
"I never go anywhere with my Samsung S5, but it's even more indispensable to me at Governor's Ball where I'll need a sleek smartphone with the the crème de la crème of cameras and TONS of battery life."
Benefit Cosmetics Benetint Mini Lip and Cheek Stain, $12.95; amazon.com.
"Sporting a full face of makeup all dayis a no-no, but I’ll still carry this little two-in-one."
Bella Dahl Capri Button Down Shirt, $123; shopbop.com.
"I firmly believe that a white linen button-up is summer's ultimate staple piece."
Eugenia Kim Toyo Max Fedora, $320; barneys.com.
"I love when a hat is the pièce de résistance of my outfit."