The warmer months are upon us. Thank goodness.
To help you protect and perfect your skin, we've gathered together our favourite glow-inducing must-haves to ensure your skin is looking and feeling its best just in time for the sun.
1.Vichy Thermal Spa Water SprayOn hot, humid days, a water spray is exactly what you need to refresh and revitalise your skin. The Vichy Thermal Spa Water combines the beautifying properties of fifteen minerals to hydrate, refresh and tone your skin to leave your complexion glowing. 100% pure and natural, the Spa Water gently protects your skin against against external aggressors making it the perfect product to refresh your skin on a day spent outside in the sun.
2.Chantecaille Ultra Sun Protection SPF50Protecting your complexion against harmful UVA and UBV rays is absolutely essential, particularly in the warmer months. The Chantecaille Ultra Sun Protection SPF50 glides over your skin, offering unrivalled protection against the sun without feeling heavy or clogging your pores. Infused with soothing botanicals, the Ultra Sun Protection hydrates and soothes your skin and even looks wonderful under makeup. Simply apply before your favourite base product to ensure your skin is protected all day long.
3.La Roche-Posay Anthelios Body Lotion SPF30Obvious but so so important. Sun protection should be the first product you reach for before venturing out to enjoy the sunny weather. La Roche-Posay Anthelios Body Lotion SPF30 protects your skin from UVA and UVB rays without leaving your skin feeling greasy and sticky. The moisturising, water-resistant formula applies seamlessly with no white streaks in sight and keeps your skin protected all day. Perfect for those with dry, fair and sensitive skin types, Anthelios Body Lotion SPF30 is our sun protection of choice.
4.NUXE Rêve de Miel Body ScrubPerfectly prep your skin with the NUXE Rêve de Miel Body Scrub to lift away dull, dead skin cells and leave your skin glowing. We often neglect the skin on our bodies in the winter months so as the warmer weather comes around, incorporating a body scrub into your daily routine is essential if you want to achieve luminous, summer-ready skin. The NUXE Rêve de Miel Body Scrub combines exfoliating sugar crystals with Honey and Argan Oil to nourish and buff your skin to perfection.
5.NARS Sun Wash Diffusing BronzerA bronzed, golden goddess look is the perfect makeup to create on a sunny weekend. Mimic a natural bronze with the NARS Sun Wash Diffusing Powder for a lit-from-within, healthy glow. The ultra-smooth formula glides over the skin, warming up the complexion and blurring imperfections for a beautiful soft-focus finish. Wear the NARS Sun Wash as an eyeshadow to complete your divine golden look.
6.NUXE Huile Prodigieuse Multi Usage Dry OilSilky smooth, luminous skin is a must-have in the warmer months. The divine NUXE Huile Prodigieuse Multi Usage Dry Oil helps to repair, soften and add enviable glow to your skin. Specially formulated with a luxurious blend of Vitamin E and precious plant oils, the Huile Prodigieuse deeply conditions your skin and leaves behind a delicate summery scent.
7.St. Tropez Express Sheet MaskA laid-back day spent in the sun calls for minimal makeup and maximum glow. The St. Tropez Express Sheet Mask is our must-have product for creating a beautiful golden complexion with no fuss. Infused with Hyaluronic Acid, the tanning mask helps you achieve anything from a healthy-looking natural glow to a deep, golden tan whilst plumping your skin. The Express Sheet Mask will continue to develop for eight hours after application, helping you achieve your perfect glow.
8.Bondi Sands 1 Hour Express Self Tanning FoamAs the sunnier weather in the UK often creeps up on us when we least expect it, a tan which works quickly and leaves your skin gloriously bronzed is essential. We absolutely love using the Bondi Sands 1 Hour Express Self Tanning Foam when we need need to tan in a hurry. The easy to apply foam texture blends seamlessly into the skin helping to achieve a streak-free tan with minimal effort. Quick to apply and long-lasting, the Bondi Sands 1 Hour Express is a beauty staple as we come into Spring.
9.KORRES Red Grape After-Sun Body EmulsionSun burn happens to the best of us. When a sunny day creeps up on us or a rainy morning turns into a bright afternoon, our skin is at risk and is often left red and sore. An ultra-rich soothing after-sun is ideal for when you've spent a little too long exposed to the sun. The KORRES Red Grape After-Sun Body Emulsion works to soothe the skin and reduce redness. Enriched with Provitamin B5 and Red Grape Oil, the Body Emulsion alleviates any feelings of tightness and combats moisture loss to restore your skin quickly.
10.Bobbi Brown Lip Balm SPF15In addition to SPF, lip balm is our absolute must-have beauty product on a warm, sunny day. The warmer weather can leave our lips feeling dry and sore so a soothing balm with a protective SPF is the perfect way to ensure your lips are protected and beautifully smooth all day long. The Bobbi Brown Lip Balm SPF15 hydrates with Avocado Oil and nourishing Beeswax whilst protecting your lips against harmful UV rays.
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