Festival hair must-haves: Three girls at Lovebox 2018 with brown hair styled in half-up, half-down braided bun s wearing green sequin dresses

An inside look at the ATH editors’ summer festival hair must-haves

See what the ATH team will be packing to keep their mane game strong over festival season.   

You’ve got the tent, you’ve got the wellies and your festival wardrobe is curated to boho perfection. But let’s not forget one vitally important detail here: what on earth are you going to do with your hair?

With limited packing space and restricted showers, hard-working hair products are just as (if not even more) important to pack than your sleeping bag…

Whether you’re glamping it up in style at Coachella or roughing it at Secret Garden Party, read on to see what the ATH team will be bringing along with them for weekend-long hair perfection this festival season.

Our editors’ must-pack festival hair products revealed

moving gif of all things hair editor amra shaking the vo5 frizz free cream


“For me the VO5 Frizz Free Cream is top of my packing checklist. Since I have natural hair I need something that’s going to make it more manageable, which is where this wonder product comes in.

I use this to create a sleek low bun look that keeps my hair neat and under control, plus I can always use a little extra throughout the day to slick down any frizz if I need to.”

moving gif of all things hair editor beth spraying a tresemme dry shampoo at the camera


“Festival showers are unappealing at the best of times, so a good dry shampoo is a must. The TRESemmé Instant Refresh Cleansing Dry Shampoo gets the job done and is really easy to work into the roots, so even if I don’t have a mirror I don’t have to worry about there being any white marks.

It refreshes my hair by making it look and feel cleaner, plus gives my night time hairstyle a little boost of extra volume.”

moving gif of all things hair editor leona holding up the toni & guy sea salt spray to camera


“Festival hair to me means braids, so a sea salt spray (I rate the TONI&GUY Sea Salt Texturising Spray) is a no brainer. That way, I’ll be able to put my hair into my go-to boxer braids for the first couple of days and know they’ll stay put!

Then, once I’m bored of the braids, I’ll be able to take them out and have tousled, undone waves – no heat needed.”


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