As the heat index starts to rise and the exams begin, our thoughts turn to summer, vitamin sea,  and the many music festivals across the country. Not quite out of school yet, we are already at Metro Manila’s answer to Coachella, “Wanderland,” a two-day music fest where international and local artists collide. 

Then there is the much-awaited “Malasimbo” in Puerto Galera where art and music combine to give its audience a full festival experience to remember. Guests enjoy the sights in the morning and the sounds at night. 

Whichever the festival, whatever the activity, all the fun takes place under the sun. You need proper sun protection against both UVA and UVB rays that cause premature aging, sun spots, and sunburn. We pair the Philippines’ summer music festivals with Y.O.U Beauty’s Sunbrella line so you don’t have to worry about choosing the right sunscreen for the right activity.

HIMALA SA BUHANGIN in Ilocos Norte showcases the sand dunes of Paoay through art installations and music. Reminiscent of “Burning Man” in the US, this large scale event also aims to support local micro to medium entrepreneurs through its foodstrip. Enjoy the different activities and stay protected with Y.O.U Sunbrella Tone Up UV Elixir Sunscreen. This UV protection sunscreen with Photosensitive Smart Powder is enriched with Sunflower Seed Oil, SymWhite 377, and Hyaluronic Acid to protect your skin from sun damage. It also helps to brighten dull skin to give you a radiant and glowing complexion that makes you selfie-ready any time!

KANLAHI in Tarlac celebrates the people and culture of the province, long-considered to be a melting pot of Luzon. True to its identity, the festival offers different events within the main event: a beauty pageant, street dancing showdown, pet show, fireplace display, races and music! If you’re down for any or all of these, make sure you have on the Y.O.U Sunbrella Triple UV Elixir Sunscreen. This lightweight and hydrating sunscreen is infused with 3X oil control and soothing ingredients including Matmarine^TM, Witch Hazel and 4DCentella Asiatica to keep your oily skin under control while preventing any white cast and greasiness. 

BANTAYOG in Camarines Norte commemorates the province’s founding anniversary and honors the heroism of Jose Rizal and the local patriots of the Daet revolt in 1898. This month-long celebration offers visitors a wide-range of activities from sun up to sun down. Enjoy surfing at Bagasbas Beach before heading to the music festival protected by Y.O.U Sunbrella Airy Outdoor Sunscreen Spray. This sunscreen offers Ultra-lightweight sunscreen spray with SPF50+ PA++++ enriched with Niacinamide and Buddleja Officinalis Extract. It nourishes the skin but is also reef-friendly so you can confidently enjoy your time in the water.

SUMMERFROLIC in Davao Oriental is held yearly at its beautiful Dahican Beach in Mati City. Since its inception in 2014, this electronic music festival has become the most popular summer event in Mindanao. Relax and enjoy the pristine beach in the morning before dancing the night away with Y.O.U Sunbrella Intensive Care Aqua Sunscreen. Recommended for those who have sensitive skin, it is a gentle multi-benefit sunscreen that provides 8X all around protection with skin caring ingredients SymWhite 377 for brightening and Ceramide for skin barrier support and extra nourishment.

As you pack your bags to go on your next adventure, remember this sage advice from the 90s: wear sunscreen. Enjoy the sun, the sea, the sand, the songs, and the entirety of summer but don’t forget that your skin needs to be nourished and protected while you create your memorable summer experiences.