Grab your best bikini and go somewhere sunny, as the unofficial start of summer is just around the corner!
Whether you’re planning on hitting the beach with friends or enjoying a backyard barbecue with the family, there are a handful of beauty products you’ll want to have on hand for Memorial Day.
And while we know how tempting it is to pack all the skincare and makeup (we love the options, folks!), There are a few products that can seriously be saviors on a weekend getaway.
The most important? Sunscreen – and a lot! To avoid a bad sunburn that gets in the way of your plans, look for a lotion with at least an SPF 30. And don’t just dab a little here and there – lather!
Dermatologists recommend applying about half a teaspoon to your face and an ounce (i.e. a shot glass) to your body. One of our favorites is Australian Gold’s herbal SPF, which not only offers UVA and UVB protection, but also has a hydrating formula with a dewy glow to boot.
You’ll also want to add a vitamin C serum into the mix, like Uncommon Beauty Peptide Pineapple Nectar. It will keep your skin luminous while protecting against environmental aggressors. More, Kristin cavallari Told We that it is his “favorite product” in his new skincare line!
“It really ticks all the boxes. You can use it morning and night, it’s light, it absorbs beautifully into the skin and it smells great too, ”said the 34-year-old founder. Elegant.
Besides skin care, dry shampoo is one product you won’t want to forget. Seriously, it will save your locks time and time again. Whether you don’t have time for a full blowout after the beach or have fine hair that needs a boost in volume in the humidity, this is a must have.
Don’t know which one to buy? Try Sol de Janeiro Joia Brazilian Dry Refreshing Shampoo. It smells like a delicious blend of salted caramel and vanilla, leaves no white flakes or powdery residue, and absorbs oil in 30 seconds flat.
For a full rundown of a publisher-approved MDW Beauty Packing List, keep scrolling. From the ever-important sunscreen (SPF 50, baby!) To the dry shampoo that will save your oily strands, we are breaking down the products to store for the start of summer!