After watching all your friends on social media flee to the beach post the lockdown, you’re finally thinking of doing the same. While sunbathing, going for a swim and sipping delicious cocktails rank high on your to-do list, you want to do all that and more without compromising on your beauty game.
If a beach vacation is on the cards and you’re fretting about what to pack and what to leave behind, allow us to help. We have compiled a list of six beauty products that you need to pack to look and feel your best on your beach holiday.
- 01. Sunscreen
- 02. After sun gel
- 03. Micellar water
- 04. Lip and cheek tint
- 05. Hair serum
- 06. Lightweight moisturiser
Carrying a sunscreen is an absolute must on a beach holiday. Apart from guarding against tanning, a broad-spectrum sunscreen such as the Pond’s Sun Protect Non-Oily Sunscreen SPF 50 offers protection against sunburn, pigmentation and dark spots. Don’t forget to reapply your sunscreen every couple of hours for maximum sun protection.
02. After sun gel
Despite applying SPF, spending all the time in the sun could still leave your skin feeling red and irritated. To prevent this, carry a bottle of after-sun cream such as the Lakme Sun Expert After Sun Gel. Enriched with cucumber and lemongrass extracts, this gel helps to instantly cool and hydrate sun-exposed skin.
03. Micellar water
Your skin tends to get really oily and dirty, thanks to the increased humidity and sand particles on the beach. Therefore, cleansing your skin every night is non-negotiable. Besides, the constant sun exposure can leave your skin feeling a bit irritated, which is why it is best to avoid a harsh cleanser that could irritate your skin. Instead, carrThe gentle and nourishing formula of the Simple Kind To Skin Micellar Cleansing Water is perfect for this. Enriched with glycerine, triple purified water and essential vitamins, this easy to thoroughly cleanses your skin of makeup and dirt to leave it clean and hydrated. It comes in super-compact pouch design fits just about anywhere, making it perfect to carry around on your holiday.
Additionally, you could also carry the Simple Kind To Skin Micellar Cleansing Wipes in your beach bag to clean and refresh your face mid-day.
04. Lip and cheek tint
We understand if you couldn’t be bothered with applying a full of makeup on your vacation, but carrying a lip and cheek tint such as the Lakme 9 to 5 Weightless Matte Mousse Lip & Cheek Color is essential. It will give your face a flush of colour and make you look bomb.com in all your vacation selfies.
05. Hair serum
The constant exposure to sun, humidity and salty water can leave your hair really damaged and frizzy. But you can easily prevent this but carrying a bottle of TIGI Custom Care Smooth Booster with you. Formulated with bamboo extracts, this hair serum provides incredible protection against humidity and frizz, leaving your hair soft, healthy and manageable.
06. Lightweight moisturiser
Even though it may feel like the rise in humidity and oily skin are reasons enough to not use a moisturiser, it’s totally not the case. But switch your regular rich, buttery one with something more lightweight like the Ponds Super Light Gel Oil Free Moisturiser. Enriched with hyaluronic acid and vitamin E, this non-greasy, gel moisturiser will hydrate your skin without the icky, sticky feeling that we know you hate.