Cover Up, Hydrate, Repeat: How to Survive A Super-Sunny Music Fest


With temperatures for sunny Indio, CA projected around the mid-90s this weekend, this year's Coachella will a scorcher. We hate to sound like your mom (though she probably has some sound advice), but sunburn and dehydration are awful yet totally avoidable things. The Thread wants you to have the most crazy fun time at this year's festival, but above all, we want you staying safe and lookin' good. Avoid exposure and still look fabulous with these sweet sun-beating hacks.

Stay safe out there. | Photos courtesy of, clockwise from left: Urban Outfitters; Vapur; Urban Outfitters; Olay; …

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San Diego Hat Company Sun Hat, $42.00 at urbanoutfitters.com - Keeps the sun off your face, neck, and shoulder while lending an urban cowgirl-chic vibe.

Vapur shades in purple, $9.99 at vapur.us - Forget the CamelPack--these lightweight, reusable, and dishwasher-safe water bottles roll up when empty, leaving you plenty of room for sunscreen and other music festival necessities. 

Urban Renewal Vintage Neon Hat, $20.00 at urbanoutfitters.com - Who are you kidding? You love neon and so do we.

Fun To-Go Canteen, $12.00 at urbanoutfitters.com - You will be the coolest, most refreshed person in Indio.

Olay Fresh Effects BB Cream, $14.99 at pgestore.com - Keep that gorgeous face of yours smooth and UV-damage-free with SPF15.

COVERGIRL Natureluxe Gloss Balm in Peony, $4.79 at drugstore.com - A bright pop of color at a great price--plus it will protect your lips with SPF15.

Nuun Active Hydration in Lemon Tea w Caffeine & Orange, $17.99 each (for box of 4) at amazon.com - These electrolyte-packed tablets were technically formulated for triathletes, but will keep you extra hydrated for that late night DJ set.

ASOS Highbrow Oversized Round Sunglasses, $19.95 at asos.com - Retro sunnies with gorgeous turquoise rims will complement anyone's skin tone.

ASOS Monochrome 70s Sunglasses, $19.95 at asos.com - Hop onto the big black and white trend for spring in these Olsen-twins-worthy oversized shades.

For more sun safety tips, check in with the good people at The American Cancer Society.


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