It's finally high summer ladies, and if you're anything like us, you have a much-needed beach vacay coming up (hopefully with a sexy someone!). Before your flip-flops touch the sand, make sure your chic straw tote is well-stocked with beach beauty must-haves. From SPF spray to a decadent after-sun creme, don't leave home without these ten fun-in-the-sun essentials!
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Beach Essential: SPF for Face
Kiss My Face Face Factor SPF 30 ($12, drugstore.com) is packed with antioxidants that help reduce fine lines and fight skin damage. We love that it’s paraben-free and safe for kiddies!
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Beach Essential: SPF for Body
Neutrogena Wet Skin Sunblock Spray, SPF 30 ($9.59, drugstore.com) cuts through water and sweat, plus it sprays from every angle — great for spritzing hard-to-reach places like your back.
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Beach Essential: SPF for Lips
Fresh Sugar Rosé Tinted Lip Treatment SPF 15 ($22.50, sephora.com) shields lips from UVA/UVB rays while leaving a sexy hint of a tint on your pucker. Also comes in Honey and Plum!
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Beach Essential: Coral Nail Polish
Coral fingers and toes look positively dazzling with a tan! We’re loving Revlon Nail Polish in Craving Coral ($5, target.com), a bright, Miami Beach-esque hue.
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Beach Essentials: Facial Mist
When you get too hot, spritz skin with Evian Facial Mist ($10, nordstrom.com). This refreshing water spray is packed with good-for-your-complexion vitamins and minerals.
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Beach Essentials: Floppy Hat
A floppy, wide-brimmed hat is a beach must-have (we love Floppy Bergere Hat, $44, americanapparel.com)! Not only does it shield your skin from the harsh sun, it looks totally chic.
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Beach Essential: After Sun Lotion
After a day spent sun-worshipping, slather on Decleor After Sun Body Milk ($38, skinstore.com). This soothing creme restores moisture skin with a blend of mango butter, argan oil and neroli.
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Beach Essential: Makeup Remover
No matter how waterproof your eye makeup is, it tends to smear a bit under the hot sun. Almay Oil-Free Makeup Eraser Sticks ($5.49, ulta.com) are just the thing for on-the-go touch-ups.
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Beach Essential: Shimmer Oil
The Body Shop Honey Bronze Shimmer Body Oil ($14, at The Body Shop) is a lightweight dry oil that gives enhances the look of your tan. Rub onto shoulders and rock a strapless sundress — so sexy!
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Beach Essential: Sunburn Lotion
Clarins SOS Sunburn Soother ($36, nordstrom.com) immediately reduces redness, prevents peeling and helps heal tender, burned skin.
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