While this might not have been the summer we had envisioned for this year, summer’s not over just yet! If you manage to find an opportunity for that long awaited bask in the sand or cool dip in the pool, here are our top recommendations for what you’ll want to take along.
Carve Designs Swimsuits
If you’re looking for swimsuits that not only make you look good but also feel amazing, Carve Designs might be the brand for you! Designed to be both fashionable and well fitting, this women-owned brand also incorporates the use of sustainable and organic fabrics into their swimsuits for a healthier planet. We love how the swim tops can be sorted by the level of coverage you’re looking for, or the level of activity you’re expecting in them, so you’ll know exactly what you’re ordering— no more awkward slips or finding out what you ordered is a bit more or less revealing than you had planned. With a variety of beautiful colors, prints, and styles, there’s a little something here for everyone.
EUFORA Leave-In Hydration
We all know that chlorine, salt, and all the ick in pool or beach water might not be the best for our hair, leaving it dull, dry, and brittle. Luckily for us, EUFORA has a solution you’ll want to add to your beauty arsenal. This leave-in hydration treatment is the perfect pre-pool prep for your hair— just comb the product through lightly damped hair before getting in the water and let it do its thing. With certified organic aloe vera and natural proteins, its powerful ingredients will help fight damaging free-radicals and slow the absorption of pool or beach water into your hair, keeping it protected and nourished. And to top it all off, when you wash your at the end of the day, it’ll leave your hair smooth, silky, and soft.
Whish Body Exfoliating Body Wash
Are your legs looking a bit ashy and not at their glowing summer best? Or do you find your tan or self-tanner leaves your skin looking splotchy and lack-luster? Whish’s Coconut Milk+Verbena Exfoliating Body Wash might just be what you need to get your skin prepped and primed for some sweet summer sun. The organic and all-natural formula gently exfoliates, cleanses, and moisturizes your skin with a yummy, tropical scent. Ingredients like shea butter and coconut oil will leave your skin feeling soft to the touch, while sugar cane and a lemon and green tea AHA complex will gently work away any dead skin to leave behind smooth, radiant legs. For those of you who prefer to self-tan at home, prepping your skin beforehand with this body wash will not only make you tan more even, but make your tan last longer too.
nügg Aqua Boost Moisturizing Face Mask
There’s nothing like a cool, refreshing face mask to hydrate your post-sun skin, and the nügg Aqua Boost Mask contains just the perfect mix of ingredients to soothe any sunburns and quench your skin’s thirst. This 4x winner of Allure’s Best Beauty Award mask is lightweight and packed with natural ingredients to transform your skin to reveal its inner glow. Aloe vera will soothe any dry patches you may have, while rosehip and camellia seed oil provides nourishment and restores your skin’s natural barrier, leaving your skin feeling soft and supple to the touch. The mask is also cruelty-free, formulated without parabens, mineral oil, sulfates, etc. on top of being super affordable! It’s a win-win for your wallet and your skin. If you haven’t already tried this mask, it’s worth keeping your eye on.