Fourth of July is synonymous with a weekend at the beach – but all of that time outdoors requires beauty loot to keep you looking and feeling your best. So pop open your KESTREL Perforated Camo Tote – perfect for beach, boat or basking in the sun with its Vinyl body and pebble leather handles and rest assured that whether it’s sun protection that packs a punch or lip treatments to chic up your style, we’ve got you covered this holiday.
By now we all know that sunscreen is a must for anyone spending time outside. Why not chic up the SPF by reaching for Obagi Sun Shield Matte SPF 50 which combines UVB absorption and UVA protection for a non-greasy, PABA-free and fragrance-free formula for all skin types. Obagi Sun Shield Matte SPF 50, $50, Obagi.com. And it shouldn’t stop with your skin – hair needs protection too. Enter PHYTO Phytoplage Protective Sun Oil and PHYTO Phytoplage Protective Sun Veil. Both lightweight formulas are designed to protect color and combat the effects of powerful UV rays and environmental stresses. Sun Veil, $24; Protective Sun Oil, $22; both available at Beauty.com & Skinstore.com.
Sometimes, despite our best efforts even the most vigilant get a little rosy. Enter Jurlique Calendula Redness Rescue Calming Mist, which features Comfort Complex including Calendula, to help soothe skin and restore its natural defenses while hydrating and enhancing skin clarity. If your skin is feeling a bit tight, opt for La Roche-Posay Thermal Spring Water. Its high concentration of Selenium acts as a powerful natural antioxidant while the mineral-rich micro-droplets provide immediate, intense soothing. Calendula Redness Rescue Calming Mist, $38, Jurlique.com; La Roche-Posay Thermal Spring Water $12.99 at laroche-posay.us.
Beachy waves are anything but stylish when frizz takes over! Combat the elements with ColorProof Evolved Color Care HumidityRx Anti-Frizz Weatherproof Spray. The weightless frizz-fighting, fine mist spray repels moisture and locks out humidity while maintaining your style all day long even in the most humid climates by using water repelling polymers that envelop hair for the ultimate in frizz control. Advanced ColorLast System™ provides unsurpassed color and heat protection. Brave the elements with confidence, locking in moisture for lush, long-lasting shine. ColorProof Evolved Color Care HumidityRx Anti-Frizz Weatherproof Spray, $25, at select salons and spas.
Give 'em Lip:
Don’t forget to toss in what this examiner considers the every-bag essential, Tata Harper Lip Treatments. Be Adored - A ruby-tinted, plumping and line-reducing treatment that visibly restores vitality to lackluster lips; Be Fierce – A sheer, hydrating, deeply conditioning lip treatment is packed with antioxidants, vitamins and nutrients to protect against free radicals; and Be True - A sheer, plumping and line-reducing treatment that visibly restores vitality to lackluster lips in order to reduce the signs of aging all ensure your pout will be perfection. Be Fierce (SRP $24), Be True (SRP $28) and Be Adored (SRP $28) at TataHarperSkincare.com.