Before heading out for the weekend, you’ll definitely want to a few summer essentials up your sleeve (or simply with your swimsuit) in the bag. They are available at most major retailers for convenience, and these products will have you beach and outdoor-ready without breaking the bank. Start with the smile that shines brightly under the sun: Rembrandt Deeply White + Peroxide Fresh Mint Toothpaste instantly begins whitening on contact while improving tooth enamel, and can be used daily. BODY pre-beach prep: use Skinny Girl Body Solutions to see your BODY in a smoother way. Skin gets a boost thanks to ingredients like caffeine, which increases circulation and stimulates skin.
Use the Skinny Girl Smoothing and Firming Body Wash and the Smoothing and Firming Body Lotion (best used together for a powerful impact). For removing that unsightly stubble before hitting the surf, or even the picnic, Pure Silk Moisturizing Shave Cream with natural ingredients for Women available in invigorating Cherry Blossom scent for sleek legs.
Want that sun-kissed glow before hitting the beach? The Australian Gold Self Tanning Lotion will give you a natural-looking tan without the annoying streaks or smell of most self-tanners. The lotion is easy to apply and moisturizing to give even coverage, while the Advanced Elimiscent Technology prevents unwanted odor. Finish off your body prep regimen with the Skinny Girl Body Shimmer, which moisturizes and protects your skin for a shimmery finish, to get some extra attention.
Once settled by the water, the last thing you want to worry about are sunburns. With the Australian Gold Sheer Coverage Sunscreen CONTINUOUS SPRAY, relaxing in the rays just got easier. Not only does it cover a great range of the UVA/UVB spectrum, but it contains ‘Unique InvisDry Technology’, which quickly absorbs and dries into the skin, and you have a lot more coverage with the easy to use spray. In case of a red-alert, cool your skin with the Australian Gold Soothing Aloe After Sun Gel, to soothe and blend the red. It contains Native Australian Acacia Extract providing antioxidants, in a gel that moisturizes with a pleasant aroma and goes on like a lotion.
about the HAIR: Goody Quickstyle Paddle Brush helps get you from the beach to the BBQ faster. This ‘towel and brush’ combo gently grabs up to 30% of excess water with the help of soft, absorbent microfiber bristles. some GORGEOUS summer hair ornaments: use Pulleez Ponytail Holders to rock your beach waves in a chic undo. Designed with pull-thru fasteners so your hair doesn’t get caught, Pulleez are not your everyday hair fasteners- they slide, rather than twist for effortless style, and they are jeweled for decoration! With these few must-haves you will stand out brighter in the sun – you just need the suit and the towel now! 10 must-have beauty essentials for BEACH prep written by Mary Anderson on FashionDailyMag beauty [bits]
SUMMER COUPLE: Paige Corwin and Nelson Pena photo by MARCUS COOPER