Summer beauty essentials

Must-have Summer Beauty Essentials

With holiday plans on the horizon, we’re here to ensure you’re up to date with the latest summer beauty essentials…

Planning a summer getaway? Whether you’re off to sunny Spain, or the tropical Bali resort, here are some essential summer buys for your beach bag…

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This glow-giving moisturiser is an ESPA cult-favourite. It’s fresh, fruity and hydrating, ensuring skin is getting a burst of feel-good nutrients. The perfect way to integrate that all-important SPF protection into your skincare or makeup routine.

£50

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This four-piece haircare set is the travel companion we all need this summer. A goodie bag of haircare heroes that work to protect and nourish locks exposed to chlorine, sea water and UV. The set includes a water-resistant hair mask, elasticizer, daily damage defence leave-in conditioner, and a nourishing polishing serum. Everything you need to ensure your hair sees summer out in style.

£25

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Everybody needs a summer-inspired body spray in their beach bag. This season, we’re loving Tom Ford’s Soleil Blanc All Over Body Spray. The solar, floral amber unapologetically exudes the pursuit of sun and luxury – a sweet scent to see you from day to night during the summer months.

£62

BYOMA Moisturising Gel Sunscreen, 50ml

This skincare/sunscreen saviour is a must for your beach bag this summer. The lightweight gel-cream offers protection from UV rays and absorbs into the skin with a glowing finish. It’s and fragrance free, vegan and cruelty free, and is dermatologist tested. A real box-ticker for our round up of summer essentials.

£15

Bloomeffects Tulip Nectar Skin Repair Balm

Whether you’re soothing sun-exposed skin, nourishing dry cuticles after a day at the beach, or adding a touch of moisture to your lips, this summer essential balm has you covered. Its nourishing formula deeply hydrates and soothes the skin, ensuring your skin continues to glow through the warmer months.

£45

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A day cream we all need in our beach bag this summer, featuring the very latest protective filters, including SPF50 and blue light protection. This multi-tasking moisturiser is a great tool to boost skin health and prevent signs of ageing.

£95

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Clinique is always a winner when it comes to super SPF for sensitive skin. This mineral sunscreen is ultra-lightweight and comfortable, and its invisible shield technology forms a protective veil that’s virtually invisible on all skin tones. Shake well and apply to the face 15 minutes before sun exposure. Reapply every two hours after towel drying or swimming.

£27

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A Tangle Teezer is a handbag essential – even more so on holiday, to keep those beachy waves under control. Responsibly crafted from plants, this planet-friendly hairbrush effortlessly glides through wet and dry hair to reveal smooth and sleek-looking results with increased shine. The two-tier teeth help to loosen tangles with no pulling and tuggling.

£17

Diem Catching Dusk, 30ml

Golden hour in a bottle! This concoction of warm spices – cardamom, saffron and nutmeg – is underlined by a woody base of cedar atlas, amber and oak. This scent tells the story of a sunset – it’s lively, it’s warm and it promises that feel-good glow.

£40

L'Occitane Nēroli & Orchidée Hand Cream

It’s always a good idea to keep a luxe hand cream in your beach bag, and we wouldn’t be without our L’Occitane favourite. It is made with 95% natural origin ingredients and enriched with shea butter with neroli and orchid notes. It’s silky smooth and totally nourishing, leaving behind a soft, feminine scent. Suitable for all skin types.

£19

LARQ Bottle Twist Top

Stay hydrated with one of the best must-have summer essentials – LARQ’s Twist Top Bottle. It features double-wall vacuum insulation to keep water cold and fresh for up to 24-hours. Keep cool wherever your adventures take you.

£35