10 Festival Essentials You Need To Pack For A Carefree Weekend

So you’ve got your ticket, and you are ready for action. Only pack what you need as you may have to carry your festival – ready wardrobe a long distance to where you camp. Don’t forget it all has to go back with you after the weekend!

Sun block: We need to take extra precautions to stay safe in the sun. Exposure to UV radiation is the number one cause of skin cancer, which is the most common cancer in Ireland, so it is imperative to protect and to check your skin. Choose a sunscreen that offers both UVA and UVB protection, with an SPF of 15 or more. Our star buy is P20 once a day application.Riemann_P20_02_800Hydration and Hangover: Oxylent is a pleasant tasting multivitamin that quickly dissolves in water to provide you with a blend of vital nutrients which will hydrate, rejuvenate you.

Product_Adult_AngledShotFestival Portaloos: We’ve all been there holding our breaths and making sure that no part of our body touches the inside of one! Be sure to kill any germs pack an anti-bacterial hand gel.


Avene Thermal Water Spray: If you feel like you’re getting too much sun, or you need something to perk you up in the morning, this beauty essential will refresh even the most festival fatigued faces with one spray.

341697_in_xlDurex Extra Safe Condoms: If you do find someone you want to share your tent with, make sure you stay safe!

Lidoff_540x540Sally Hanson Airbrush Legs: A new favourite among Irish women. Tan in seconds; party for hours.

airbrush-legsBatiste Dry Hair Shampoo: A quick and convenient way to get soft, clean and fresh smelling hair from a bottle. Now who doesn’t need that??

batiste-dry-shampoo-1350316949A Small First Aid Kit: This can stop a little problem turning into a complete nightmare. Make sure to include plasters, antiseptic cream, throat lozenges, pain relief and a little something for the tummy. Always speak with your LloydsPharmacy pharmacist for advice when purchasing any medicines.

uploadArticlesuperClient4049486_LLP_WATERPROOF_PLAS_ASSORTMENTw750h750exactWater Wipes: Because it’s impossible to go through your full beauty regime in a tent in the dark! Use these handy wipes for face and body to take off your war paint and also to freshen up.

7182538Mouthwash & Deodorant: It’s important to look and feel good during your festive activities!! It is also important to smell good too!

Pick up all you festival essentials and much more at a LloydsPharmacy near you.

Written by Maria & Audrey, LloydsPharmacy Laois S.C.


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