We all know that summer, with it’s changes in temperature, humidity and lifestyle (hello beach days) can wreck havoc on your skin and hair. Spent a little bit too much time outside? Maybe it’s time for a new sunscreen or a soothing after-sun cream. Going camping with your new man this weekend? Don’t forget your style refresher and bug bite treatment. It’s important to remember to change up your skin care routine every season to address these new situations, you wouldn’t wear your winter coat in August so why are you still using your winter beauty products?
Here are some of our top summer beauty product must-haves, available at Coquitlam Centre.
Summer Care Kit - Coconut Haven Body Butter, Harmony Body Mist and Itch B' Gone
This luxurious coconut and orange scented body butter keeps your skin moisturized and looking great all summer long. Made from shea butter which helps in the production of natural collagen, soothes irritated skin and reduces inflammation (darn bug bites) and coco butter which helps diminish the appearance of stretch marks, Coconut Haven is a definite must-have this summer.
Refresh instantly with cooling Harmony Body Mist. The popular Harmony blend gets a little pick-me-up this summer with the addition of peppermint essential oil that quickly cools down skin on hot summer days.
Sooth rashes, bites and irritations naturally with Itch B' Gone, a blend of niaouli, lavender and peppermint essential oils.
Available at Escents $25*
KMS Makeover Spray
This spray absorbs oil and builds bulk to refresh limp or day old styles. Great for quick style touch-ups and in-between shampoos (like when you're at a weekend festival). Use to absorb excess oil and get another day out of your style or before styling to bulk up hair without stickiness.
Available at Zennkai Salon $17.95*
Tarte Tarteguard 30 Sunscreen Lotion Broad Spectrum SPF 30
A portable, non-chemical sunscreen that helps to protect, moisturize, brighten, and re-invigorate skin for a youthful-looking appearance. This lightweight, anti-oxidant-infused lotion contains all-mineral, non-chemical ingredients and is infused with maracuja, red algae, soybean, apple, and honeysuckle extracts to nourish, tone, and retain moisture while helping to combat signs of aging for a firmer, brighter, smoother appearance.
Available at Sephora $40*
Pink Peppermint Foot Cream
Put your feet up and treat them to the pinkest, perkiest, and mintiest foot lotion around. This restorative cream for feet is made with mega moisturizing organic fair trade cocoa butter, soothing arnica and marigold herbs to take away weariness, and a double dose of revitalizing spearmint and peppermint to cool sore feet and relieve aches and pains. Slather on generously when you need it most.
Available at LUSH $25.95*
Pink Grapefruit Body Sorbet
This light and fast-absorbing moisturizer is enriched with Community Trade organic aloe from Guatemala making this the perfect post-sun treatment. The sorbet texture instantly melts into skin leaving you instantly moisturized.
Insider's Tip - Place in the fridge for an extra refreshing burst of moisture.
Available at The Body Shop $16*
What are your must-have summer beauty essentials? Let us know and you could win a Summer Sun Care Kit from Escents. Click here for full rules and regulations.
*Prices quoted are regular prices, before taxes. Price and availability are subject to change. Please see stores for details.