Stacay or Vacay ? Summer Skin Essentials
With the ever changing travel restrictions, we might not be jetting off anywhere exotic this year, but that doesn’t mean you can’t make the most of the sunshine! Maybe you’re one of the lucky ones who has managed to bag a flight to somewhere gorgeous this summer - whether you’re planning a staycay or a vacay, you’ll definitely want to pack your fave beauty products.
In need of a bit of inspiration? Here’s our fave summer travel essentials.
For those packing light…
If you have bagged yourself a holiday abroad this year, be sure to pack plenty of hydrating goodies for your skin - and don’t forget your sun cream!
#soakmewet Hydrating Sheet Mask
Air conditioning on planes can leave your skin feeling dry and dehydrated, so you’ll want to pack some moisture-boosting saviours in your suitcase. Our hydrating sheet mask is perfect for nourishing your skin during or after a long flight - and it’s a lovely way to unwind once you’ve got to your hotel room.
Infused with hyaluronic acid as well as a whole host of antioxidants, it gets to work within 15 minutes. Our patented thermo-sensitive hydrogel formula melts into your skin, leaving your skin plump and dewy! It is also the perfect size to keep in your hand luggage for long haul flights to give your skin a boost mid flight!
Oh K! Peppermint Foot Mask
Feet feeling a little tired after being cramped up on a flight all day? Treat them to a soak in this refreshing Peppermint Foot Mask from Oh K! Life. With soothing shea butter and fragrant peppermint, it’s a lovely little treat for your feet.
Organii SPF 50 Sun Milk
Definitely the most essential beauty product of them all! If you’re heading to sunnier climates, you’ll need to pack your sun cream. The Organii SPF 50 Sun Milk offers broad-spectrum (UVA/UVB) protection while also giving your skin an antioxidant boost.
With SPF 50, it's perfect for those with fair skin who are prone to burning. We also stock the SPF 15 Sun Milk, if you’re looking for a more lightweight formula.
Organii Aftersun Cream
If your skin usually feels a little bit itchy or sensitive after spending time in the sunshine, be sure to pack this Organii Aftersun Cream. A 100% natural formula infused with soothing plant extracts including aloe vera and argan oil, it helps to cool and ease irritated skin.
Caring Hand Cream
This handbag-friendly Caring Hand Cream from Nursem is ideal for nourishing your hands after using sanitiser all day! Developed by nurses, the nourishing formula contains medical grade manuka honey and allantoin to hydrate and soothe.
...and for those with plenty of room in their luggage!
If you don’t need to go through the hassle of airport security for your summer break, you’ll probably be able to pack a few more beauty products in your luggage. In fact, you might be able to fit in a full beauty routine…
Acai Berry Body Scrub
Treat yourself to a pamper session with this fruity Acai Berry Body Scrub from Sunday Rain. The gentle formula is perfect for sensitive skin, helping to boost cell turnover without causing any irritation. It’s also environmentally-friendly too - made with sugar to gently exfoliate, it simply dissolves away in water.
Vitamin C Cleansing Oil
This Vitamin C Cleansing Oil from Superfacialist is amazing at removing makeup and other impurities, while leaving your skin silky-soft. Simply add a few drops to the palm of your hand and add a little water before rubbing your palms together - it quickly transforms into a nourishing, milky formula.
If you’ve been looking to get into the double cleansing trend, then this is the ultimate product to start with.
Vitamin C Dark Spot Brightening Solution
After cleansing, pop a few drops of this Vitamin C Dark Spot Brightening Solution onto your skin and leave to sink in. Infused with glycolic acid and vitamin C, the powerful formula helps to lighten areas of hyperpigmentation - leaving you with a bright and glowing complexion over time.
Once your serum has worked its magic, it’s time to apply your moisturiser. The Quench Moisturiser from Freya + Bailey helps to lock in moisture while also giving your skin an antioxidant boost. Rich in omega fatty acids, this ultra-nourishing formula helps with skin regeneration, making it a great choice for those with dry or irritated skin.
Au Naturel Eyeshadow Palette
Got a fancy meal booked or planning on a night in the town? Rude Cosmetics has got you covered! The gorgeous Au Naturel Eyeshadow Palette has all the shades you need for neutral daytime and sultry nighttime looks.
What are your plans this summer? We’d love to hear your staycation ideas! Get in touch on all our socials at @believeinbubu