Finally! Summer is here – well, it’s quickly approaching. And like many women, I’m quickly trying to drop pounds and improve my skin in order to run scantily clad on the beaches of Maui (more like Miami). Of course working out and eating right are key when trying to achieve your ideal body weight and image, but there are fantastic products that will aid in expediting the process and enhancing results. Whether you’re going to the beach, you’re currently at the beach or just want to look like you’ve been to the beach, these products will get your body and skin beach worthy.
2-4 Weeks Before The Beach
Clarins Tonic Bath and Shower Concentrate $27
A lightweight cleanser that tones and revitalizes the skin.
Sonya Dakar Mineral Polish $48
Exfoliating skin not only gets rid of dead skin but it also allows products to penetrate deeper into the skin. This all-natural cleanser exfoliates while refining skin. Infused with organic Omega-3 Complex, it protects skin from inflammation and promotes skin health.
Institut Esthederm Bio-Svelt Body-Shaping Multi-Target Cream
Targeting the three factors that cause cellulite (fat, water and fibers), this multifaceted cream fortifies the tissue to reduce the appearance of dimpled skin while restoring the hydrolipid balance.
Clarins Bust Beauty Gel $57
Infused with Ginseng, Sage and Marine Complex, this gel gives an instant tightening effect and tightens and tones the skin with continued use.
Murad Firm and Tone Dietary Supplement Pack $135
This regime should ideally begin 8 weeks prior to a beach vaca, however, results are noticeable within a few weeks. Convenient daily packets hold multivitamins, connective support complexes, essential fatty acids and cell energizers which are to be taken morning and night to aid in reducing the appearance of cellulite.
While On Your Getaway
Softsoap SPA Radiant Body Wash $5.49
Keep skin glowing and radiant with this daily exfoliator.
EstÃ©e Lauder Multi-Protection Oil-Free Sun Spray $22
This spray makes it easy to reach those hard to reach areas and will not clog pores.
EstÃ©e Lauder Multi-Protection Sun Lotion for Face $22
A revolutionary Anti-Spot Protection helps prevent sun spots and patchiness to create a tan that looks more even while protecting against aging.
Calgon Papaya and Orange Blossom Body Mist $6.99
An intoxicating blend of Papaya and Orange that titillates the senses.
Sircuit Skin Molecular Mist Hydrating Moisture Care $36
An all-natural â€œHeavy Water complexâ€ that will plump, protect and hydrate skin. Restores skin’s natural moisture barrier functions and helps to inactivate certain acne bacteria.
MAC Tendertone Lip Balm with SPF 12 $14.50
The look of a gloss with the benefit of a balm, this yummy lip balm moisturizes and protects. Bonus – it has an amazing strawberry-kiwi scent!
Look Beach Ready Without Heading To The Beach
Clarins Total Body Lift $59.50
A specialized treatment for localized fatty deposits and stubborn cellulite. Reduces sponginess and cellulite while also lightening the legs, thighs and hips
MAC Skinsheen Leg Spray and Body Buffer $22.50 for leg spray; $52 for body buffer
Look like you just left returned from the beach with this smooth-on, gel-based bronzer. It offers sheer to low coverage with subtle sheen and radiance. For flawless, streak-free finish, apply with the Body Buffer Brush.
La Mer Fluid Tint Moisturizer with SPF 18 $65
Designed for daily use, this formula absorbs instantly into the skin to provide broad-spectrum UVA/UVB protection.
EstÃ©e Lauder Bronze Goddess Luminous Liquid Bronzer $28.50
This reflective-base offers a sheer, natural-looking radiance.