06/14/2010 05:12 am ET Updated May 25, 2011

Summer Music Festival Style Tips

Sunshine, free-flowing beer, summertime jams...yes, music festival season is upon us. But unlike most carefree al-fresco events, these epic outdoor gatherings take some serious planning. One miscalculated clothing item or forgotten beauty product and you could end up spending your time in the medic's unit with cases of dehydration, sunburn, and extreme fugliness. But we've figured out just the right combo of elements to help you stay cool and looking cooler. All you have to do is follow these eight simple tips to make the most of the great (musical!) outdoors.

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