Today is the last day of Coachella and the legendary Kendrick Lamar will perform tonight. I wish I could be there. While I, and maybe you, didn’t go to Coachella, there are plenty of other music festivals that will happen this summer. The most important rule of outdoor music festival season is,” #1 All attendees’ swag must be on point from their head down to their shoes.” In order to help you prepare for the music festival season of 2017, I created a makeup look inspired by the iconic Mexican Painter, Frida Kahlo. Click to see my look and get a list of the most popular music festivals that you should check out this summer.
I first have to warn you, to brace yourself for music festival season. It is a time when your summer gram newsfeed will be filled with photos of people holding up the peace signs in an open field grooving to live music. These photos will be taken at the most popular music festivals like:
Most Popular Music Festivals
The Breakdown: Frida Kahlo Inspired Music Festival Makeup Look
I do have to warn you that I’m not a makeup guru, I’m just a blogger who wants to look fly at music festivals this summer. This makeup look is my attempt-ha.
This music festival look was inspired by Friday Kahlo who was a Mexican self-portrait artist and a feminist icon. Today, her work is celebrated internationally as a beautiful representation of Mexican culture and a depiction of the female experience.
Music Festival Makeup look ingredients
(From Left to right)
- Maybelline New York Brow Drama Pomade Crayon (in Deep Brown)
- Maybelline The Colossal Big Shot Mascara
- Sun Beam Golden-Bronze Liquid Highlighter
- Mac Sunkissed Bronzer
- Mac Lipstick in Lady Danger
- Naked Concealer in Light Neutral
- Tinted Moisturizer Broad Spectrum SPF 20 – Oil Free (in Tan)
- Flowers of any kind and any color
Music Festival Makeup look eyeshadow
On my eyelids, I used my Nubian 2 eyeshadow palette. The colors I used are circled in white. I placed the color Zuri in my inner eye and Madagascar on my outer lid. The other colors I mixed together to create a golden look.
Music Festival Makeup look earrings
Earrings are an old purchase from Forever21.
Music Festival Makeup look finale