Tarryn Bunworth, of Melbourne, having her hair and make-up done yesterday by Kim Jones and Joel Forman at the Very Small Mall during Splendour in the Grass at Woodford, on the Sunshine Coast hinterland.
Tarryn Bunworth, of Melbourne, having her hair and make-up done yesterday by Kim Jones and Joel Forman at the Very Small Mall during Splendour in the Grass at Woodford, on the Sunshine Coast hinterland. Jay Cronan

Girls look splendid at Splendour

FESTIVAL hair getting you down?

Once upon a time, there were certain things a girl had to sacrifice to the party gods when she camped at an outdoor music festival. But not any more.

Spotless make-up, clean toenails and a decent frizz-free hairdo.

Splendour in the Grass organisers have introduced the perfect cure-all for the festival-going girl’s beauty woes – a day spa.

It’s all part of the Very Small Mall – a new dimension to the festival – where a girl can shop until she drops, have a make-over and get her hair done.

“This is the most amazing thing I have ever heard of,” Tarryn Bunworth, a girl from Melbourne suffering from festival hair, said.

“I was so excited when I heard about the day spa. It was the first thing my friends and I wanted to do when we got to the festival. It’s the first thing I have spent any money on.

“When you go to a music festival, you just know you will end up with a mass of frizz on top of your head. I can’t tell you how happy I am that those days are over – I will have decent hair today.”

It’s not only your hair that can get a complete make-over at the day spa.

You can also enjoy a pampering massage, a soothing hot spa or a full make-over.

Then once your beauty concerns have been dealt with, drop by General Pants Co to check out the latest range of jeans by cult label, Ksubi.

That’s right – you can now buy a $300-plus pair of jeans at an outdoor music festival.

Or perhaps your Havaianas, the world-famous thongs from Brazil, need replacing.

Not to worry. They have a store full of thongs made in every colour of the rainbow.

“You can even update your wardrobe with designer labels,” Ms Bunworth said.

“It’s more than a music festival – it’s about lifestyle now.”



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