7.02.2012

beach beauty




For beach days, my beauty regiment is very low key. 
Here are some of my must-haves found at Amazon.com:

FACE
When sitting in the sun, the most important products I use for my face are a lightweight face sunscreen, moisturizing lip balm, and waterproof mascara (guilty!! -- I do wear some makeup to the beach) 

1. Neutrogena Clear Face Sunblock Lotion SPF 30 $8.50
2. L'Oreal Paris Volumnious Waterproof Mascara $7.50
3. Rosebud Salve $7

HAIR
I love the look of windblown hair, and to achieve this I turn to Bumble and Bumble's Surf Spray. I'll spray it before a day at the beach, or when lounging by the pool. I also use a ton of conditioner after jumping in the water -- my favorite is Aussie's 3 Minute Miracle. It gives you beautiful, soft hair. Also, bobby pins are a must have for pinning back annoying strands.

1. Bumble and Bumble Surf Spray $24
2. Bobby Pins $3.50
3. Aussie 3 Minute Miracle Conditioner $3.90

SKIN
I am a huge sunscreen addict when I go to the beach, and reapply constantly. For achieving a healthy golden glow, check out Maui Babe -- a beach girl's best friend -- you'll look as bronzed as the bottle after use. 

1. Maui Babe Browning Lotion $16
2. Burt's Bees After Sun Soother $13
3. Philosophy Here Comes the Sun Sunscreen $19

{H&M dress (recent); Loft sandals}

14 comments:

  1. love the dress. perfect for a day at the beach. :)

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  2. I don't know how you edited these, but it's great! Love the dress, love the hair :) I've always been tempted by the Bumble and Bumble Surf Spray...does it leave your hair crunchy? That's my only fear! I'm going to try it though

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  3. Thank you for sharing these. I've been meaning to try the Bumble and Bumble Surf Spray so I am glad to hear that you are a fan.

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  4. Great tips! And I'm worse than you, I wear bronzer and blush to the beach too ;)

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  5. I'm definitely going to need to try that bronzer

    xo Jackie
    ...livingaftermidnite

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  6. For face, those are the exact products I would have picked. These suggestions are great.

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  7. Beautiful photos! I'm with you- even if I don't have a stitch of any other makeup on, I never leave the house without some mascara. Of any other product, I feel like it just makes me feel put-together :)

    xx Louise
    A Little Beauty Luxury

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  8. nice tips! thanks for sharing, dear~

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  9. I just got that surf spray and I hate the way it smells, but your hair looks amazing, so maybe it's worth it... Happy 4th!
    velvetcupcakes

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  11. Can't get enough of sunblock. Love this post and great suggestion too!

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  12. LOVE this post!!! I can't wait to try some of these. I am always looking for new beauty products so thanks for sharing!!

    xx

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thank you!! :)

xo -- Diana