Top 10 beach beauty essentials

20:44, Jan 27 2013
Top Ten Beach Beauty Essentials
Sunscreen – Nobody should be without it. Aveeno Continuous Protection Sunblock, SPF 55, $24.95.
Top Ten Beach Beauty Essentials
Lip Balm – We often forget about sun damage to our lips. Keep them kissable and soft with a lip balm with added SPF. Burt’s Bees Sun Protecting Lip Balm, SPF8, $10.
Top Ten Beach Beauty Essentials
Moisturiser – Being out in the sun can dry your skin, so keep it supple and soft with an intense daily body moisturiser. St Ives Deep Restoring 24hour Moisture, $9.99.
Top Ten Beach Beauty Essentials
Surf Spray – Get beach hair without the water with a dousing of salt spray styler. Simply spritz into damp hair and allow to air dry for mussed up and textural waves. Bumble & Bumble Surf Spray, $57 from Mecca Cosmetica.
Top Ten Beach Beauty Essentials
Perfume – Designed with a lightly intoxicating blend of sand jasmine, sea spray and mandarin, this captures the atmosphere and attitude of summer. Bobbi Brown Beach eau de parfum, $115.
Top Ten Beach Beauty Essentials
Make-up removing wipes – Fix up any smeared make-up issues after beach cricket games with a quick and easy facial wipe (these are also great for mopping up ice-cream drips). NIVEA Daily Essentials Fragrance Free Cleansing Wipes, $9.99.
Top Ten Beach Beauty Essentials
Waterproof mascara – Avoid the old racoon eyes after swimming with mascara that stays in place. Lancôme Hypnôse Doll Eyes Waterproof Mascara, $58.
Top Ten Beach Beauty Essentials
Humidity Blocker – Protect your locks from frizzing up in the heat with a humidity blocker. Apply before hitting the beach and then throughout the day for backup. Joico Design Collection Humidity Blocker, $31.50.
Top Ten Beach Beauty Essentials
Water – The number one most important beauty essential for summer is water. Staying hydrated will keep your skin plump and healthy, and ward off early signs of ageing.
Top Ten Beach Beauty Essentials
Aloe Vera – Show your skin some love after a day out in the elements with soothing Aloe Vera. Sukin Aloe Vera Gel, $11.

You're about to hit the beach, but the last thing you want to have to do is lug about a million products.

Here are our top 10 essentials to keep you safe, soft and stunning in the sand.

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