The summer months are right around the corner. And with the warmer weather nipping at your toes, so comes a subconscious voracity to bask in God’s heavenly breeze whilst ethereally running your toes through the sand… Yes, we all think the same thing! However, not all of us are fortunate enough to retreat to an exotic destination, but you can always look and feel as if you did! From products that will take you from pasty to bronzy and then some, you never need to hop a flight to look as if you just came back from Fiji.
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Bobbi Brown’s Beach Body Oil $28
The name says it all. Beach by Bobbi Brown will bring anyone to a state of euphoria. Rub this luxurious oil all over and close your eyes, you’ll mistake your living room for a bungalow in Miami!
Ile De Tahiti Moana Body Wash in Tiare Flower $12
Tahiti in a bottle! The exotic scent and opulent texture is reminiscent of receiving a massage by the shore.
Nars Body Glow $59
Derived from a pure coconut extract, (Monoi de Tahiti Oil) and infused with a Tiare flower for ten days, this oil illuminates skin while adding a soft, yet delectable fragrance.
Calgon Get Juic’d Collection in Pineapple Coconut $6.95
PinÃ Colada anyone? The intoxicating aroma is evocative of the signature drink.
Ile De Tahiti Body Lotion in Coconut Vanilla $14
Coconut, White Iris, Bamboo and Musk are amalgamated to bring together this bold, summery scent.
True Blue Spa Strike Gold Self-Tanning with Bronzer $15
Vitamin E and natural fruit acids allows you to moisturize while giving the skin an amazing bronze glow.
Azuree Soleil Eau Fraiche Skinscent: Tom Ford for EstÃ©e Lauder $49.50
“A collection for the woman whose fantasy takes her away to sexy, remote beaches.” â€”Tom Ford
Need I say more?
Jergens Natural Glow Face Daily Moisturizer with SPF 20, $6.99
Protects your skin from harmful UV rays, while still giving you the tan and glow that you desire!
Stila Lip Glaze in Spiced Rum $20
Cleverly named after cocktails like Pina Colada, Spiced Rum and Daiquiri, these tasty glosses are still intoxicating, but without the buzz.
AzurÃ©e Soleil Tom Ford for EstÃ©e Lauder Collection Large Sunbronzer $75
Reminiscent of old Hollywood glamour, this beautiful compact encompasses a rich bronzer suitable for just about any skintone! Look sun-kissed in a matter of seconds!
AzurÃ©e Soleil Tom Ford for EstÃ©e Lauder Collection Lip Conditioner with SPF 15 in Soiree $22
Conditions, protects and looks great! This lipstick will work wonders for any pout!
For the jet-setters the above products are great, but the products below are a MUST when heading to the beach.
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True Blue Spa So Aglow Tan Enhancing Shimmer $17
You’ve spent all that time tanning (hopefully safely, with a tanning lotion) now take it to the next level with this shimmer oil. Infused with Monoi Oil, So Aglow will leave your skin golden, smooth and irresistibly fragranced.
Johnson’s Baby Powder $6
I know what you’re thinking …What? Baby powder can be used for more than baby’s tooshies, it can be used to easily remove sand from your body after leaving the beach. So, don’t forget to pack your baby powder during your next beach excursion.
Biolage Sunsorials Protective Hair Oil $14
Every beach-goer should pack this oil in their beach arsenal. The Biolage Sunsorials Protective Hair Oil prevents the hair from drying after being in the sun, chlorine and saltwater; while leaving hair soft, moisturized and tangle-free!
True Blue Spa Glow and Steady Daily Moisturizer and Gradual Self Tanner SPF 15 for Body $15
Look like a beach staple by gradually tanning prior to stepping foot on the sand. You’ll be the envy of the beach!
Jurlique Sun Lotion SPF 30+ $63
Never leave home without it! Truly enjoy your stay at the beach knowing you’re safe from UV-A, UV-B and UV-C rays. Reduce your risk of premature aging and skin cancer with this lotion. Don’t forget to reapply every two to three hours!
EstÃ©e Lauder After Sun Rehydrator $18.50
Quench your skin with this after sun rehydrator. The light lotion immediately absorbs into the skin leaving it soothed and refreshed after prolonged sun exposure.
Whether you’re grabbing your passport and heading to your next tropical locale, or you’d like to look as if you are, these amazing products will allow you bring out your inner beach goddess!
1. Bobbi Brown’s Beach Body Oil, $28
3. Nars Body Glow, $59
4. Calgon Get Juic’d Collection in Pineapple Coconut, $6.95
Stores nationwide or visit takemeaway.com for more information.
8. Jergens Natural Glow Face Daily Moisturizer with SPF 20, $6.99
Available in drugstores nationwide.
9. Stila Lip Glaze in Spiced Rum, $20
10. AzurÃ©e Soleil Tom Ford EstÃ©e Lauder Collection Large Sunbronzer, $75
Available at specialty stores (Saks Fifth Avenue, Neiman Marcus and Bergdorf Goodman)
11. Biolage Sunsorials Protective Hair Oil, $14 Available at salons and spas nationwide.
13. Johnson’s Baby Powder, $6. At drugstores nationwide.
15. Jurlique Sun Lotion SPF 30+, $63. Available at Jurlique Spa locations or at jurlique.com