Festival season is rapidly approaching, and I’m sure many of you are thinking about what to wear and pack. This year, I’ve partnered with Pantene to show why their new Festival Hair Kit is essential for any girl this festival season. Between all of the heat styling, tight braids, teasing, and coloring, hair can become extremely damaged. Proper hair care before, during, and after the festival can keep hair moisturized and healthy.
As someone who generally tries to avoid overly heat-styling my hair and going as long as possible in between washes to maintain my hair color, weekend-long festivals can be incredibly damaging to my hair. I tried out the new limited-edition, portable Pantene Festival Hair Kit to see how I could incorporate it into my routine. The kit includes everything you need to keep you going all weekend long – Pantene’s Dry Shampoo, Airspray (alcohol-free hairspray), one ampoule of the new Intense Rescue Shots, 1 On-the-Go Frizz Iron, and 2 Nourishing Mask sachets. Basically, all of the essentials.
How to Use the Festival Hair Kit to Rescue, Reset, and Nourish Your Hair
+ Pre Festival
Whatever your go-to look is, you’ll want to keep it going from day to night. After styling my hair, I love Pantene’s “brushable” Airspray because it doesn’t include hair-drying alcohols, but still provides a lasting, flexible hold that keeps your style strong. Generally, I wear my hair in loose waves, but over the course of the weekend, I like to add a braid or a textured pony as my hair becomes more naturally textured (aka dirty). Spray evenly on dry, styled hair for a silky, finished look. Also, to maximize the days in between hair washes (which I am convinced is better for you anyway!), use Pantene’s Dry Shampoo for volume. Remember to spray at the roots, or wherever refreshment is needed most. Massage thoroughly with fingertips.
+ During the Festival
A little trick I picked up a few years ago is to keep dry shampoo in your bag, wherever you go. Pantene’s Dry Shampoo refreshes your look by absorbing oils and instantly refreshing hair for a fresh and clean second or third day ‘do! You will never see me with a mini bag, how else am I supposed to carry all of the essentials? After being in the sun or dancing all day at the festival, you WILL sweat and your hair will most likely need a touch-up. Spray Pantene’s Dry Shampoo generously throughout your hair to freshen up your look and add texture.
Also, I tried Pantene’s On-the-Go Frizz Iron, which is the fourth item included in the kit. It is a heatless “iron” you can use to smooth away any frizz and flyaways. Directly apply it to your hair, like a traditional flat iron, and glide from top to bottom, to fight frizz. It’s a compact product, and another essential to keep in your festival bag.
+ After the Festival
After multiple days of styling, you will most likely need a break from the heat. Ditch the blow-dryer and hot tools and opt for a little hair R&R. This is where a super hydrating, nourishing hair mask comes in play. Also, use the Pantene Intense Rescue Shots and Nourishing Mask sachets to repair and moisturize your dry strands. Your hair will thank you.
Use the Intense Rescue Shots after washing with shampoo – just apply onto damp hair and massage from root to tip, targeting areas that see the most damage. Leave in for 30 seconds, then rinse for 30 seconds. It’s that easy!
Pantene’s Nourishing Mask sachets are ideal for an instant hydration boost. While in the shower, after shampooing, place a half dollar amount inside the hands, rub together and comb into the hair. Leave on for 5-7 minutes, or longer if desired, then rinse thoroughly.
Haircare doesn’t have to be complicated or require carrying around tons of heavy products. All you need is Pantene’s easy, compact Pantene Festival Hair Kit and you’re good to go! Order yours on Amazon to get it conveniently delivered to your doorstep. It’s also available for Prime Shipping!
This post was written in partnership with Pantene. As always, all opinions are my own.
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