The Trusted 10: Summer Vacation Essentials

by | Jul 3, 2014 | Beauty, Fashion | 0 comments

Image: ModelCo

Tis’ the season to enjoy the sun and the sand, and the perfect time to update your beauty regiment. These 10 products, from make-up to moisturizers and hair care, are all you need for a fuss-free look on the go. Don’t forget to take these on vacation with you!

1. John Masters Organics Natural Mineral Sunscreen. Most sunscreens will leave a slick feeling on your skin, but John Masters’ Organically made sunscreen will protect you as well, leaving out that sticky sensation. Even better, it’s biodegradable so you’ll be doing your part to help the environment.

2. Evologie Stay Clear Cream. The smooth consistency of this moisturizer will maintain you skin hydrated and breakout-free while you pores remain unclogged, evoking a natural, oil-free glow everywhere.

3. Shisheido Oil Control Blotting Paper. For a quick and easy way to remove excess shine, apply a swipe from one of these purse-sized sheets and voila, your skin is now refreshed and matte.

ModelCo Instant Tan Self-Tan Lotion, Medium, 5.74 fl. oz.

4. Model Co Instant Tan Self-tan Lotion. Say goodbye to uneven tans and say hello to silky sun-kissed glows that will last all day long at the beach.

Phyto - Phytojoba Intense Hydrating Brilliance Mask

5. Phytojoba Intense Hydrating Brilliance Mask. Long hair runs the risk of turning dry and brittle at high temperatures, but after one dosage of Phytojoba’s hydrating mask, your mane will return to its soft and bouncy ways.

Eva NYC Surf's Up! Texture Spray

6. Eva NYC Surf’s Up! Texture Spray. Texturing pastes can leave you hair looking quite different than what you had in mind. Eva NYC’s Surf’s Up! texture spray on the other hand, locks in moisture and creates sexy, ocean waves that will change your urban styled hair to a more seaside kind of look.

Deborah Lippmann - Summer Nail Collection

7. Deborah Lippman Nail Lacquer. These fun colors pack a punch that will brighten up your digits instantly. The smooth application and quick-drying effects will give you that perfect salon manicure everyone will envy.

8. Bobbi brown Tinted Lip Balm. This balm adds a hint of color to your lips and comes in a variety of shades that will suit every skin tone. No lipstick? No problem!

Estee Lauder - Double Wear Stay-in-Place Makeup

9. Estee Lauder Double Wear Stay-in-Place Makeup. Your complexion can stay flawless and natural all day when using the Double Wear Stay-in Place by Estée Lauder, even in heat and humidity. Plus, the lightweight formula makes you  feel like you have nothing on.

10. The Honest Company Bug Spray. Keep bugs out of your zone for good! Free of harmful chemicals and compounds, this spray is safe for everyone of all ages to use.

Aimee Aurol

Downtown Magazine