Holiday season is right around the corner, yay! While you’ve been working hard getting yourself swimsuit ready and dreaming of sandy beaches and sunshine, we’ve pulled together a little summer make-up bag guide for you to save you some shopping time, all tried, tested and sunny weather approved, just pop these in your case and you’re ready to go!
Who doesn’t love a multi-purpose beauty bargain? The Maybelline baby lips balm and blush shimmering bronze will simultaneously give your cheeks a warm summery glow and soften your lips while adding a pop of colour too. With four shades to choose from it’s the perfect on-the-go product to chuck in your bag and keep you looking fresh all day.
With temperatures rising you may need to give your make-up a little extra staying power against sun and sweat with this fab Rimmel primer. The lightweight formula glides over the skin, keeps skin moisturised and the SPF 15 helps to protect your skin. Wear alone as a super-light base or wear under foundation for a flawless finish, and making your skin photo ready, no filter required.
You may have been impressed by our previous 2-in-1 recommendation… But have you heard of this amazing Bourjois BB Cream that has EIGHT skin magic functions? According to the bottle it boasts that it can: even skin tone, has a sheer tint, boost radiance, offers 16-hour moisturisation, smooth skin, prolongs your tan and has SPF 15. That’s a whole lot of benefits from one little bottle. We have found this is amazing for when you’ve got a bit of colour on a holiday but don’t want to buy a whole new foundation to match. Add a small amount of this BB cream to your regular foundation to match your new tanned shade.
Dramatic lashes, check. Swimming pool safe, double check. High-end quality, triple check. Barry M’s Lash Vegas Waterproof Mascara has it all, meaning you can be ready for a bit of poolside glamour without worrying about looking like a zebra if you take a dip. This wonder mascara can even withstand wind and rain, making it a beauty kit essential for British weather year round. If you need a hand getting the mascara off check out our post on coconut oil for some top make-up removal tips.
Perfect Posy is the perfect pop of colour for the summer, this coral shade from Rimmel will go with virtually anything and add a splash of vibrant fun to your look. The second step Super Gel is a long lasting high shine top coat, that will save you from chips without the need for UV lamps so you can have a salon finish at a fraction of the cost!
What are your summer beauty faves? Let us know in the comments below…