Get Memorial Day weekend Ready: Fun In The Sun !
The unofficial start to summer begins Memorial Day weekend! That means it is time to get ready for a highly anticipated long weekend at the beach or in the country. Avoid the last minute stress and pick up everything you need in advance from LAVANILA, IOPE by AMORE PACIFIC, KORRES, IMAGE Skincare, Curél and Bioré. Here is your checklist to summer weekend skincare must-haves:
Deodorant is essential to keep you fresh while you’re having fun in the sun and LAVANILA The Healthy Deodorant Elements Collection is the perfect solution. The deodorants provides superior, long-lasting odor protection and LAVANILA is committed to using safe, 100% natural ingredients. The Elements Collection features fresh, energizing deodorants where health and wellness collide, inspired by some of the core elements of nature:air, water and earth. These aluminum-free, healthy deodorants are infused with carefully curated blends of pure essential oils to awaken our connection to the Elements and the immense power within them. ($14 each; Sephora.com.)
Superior Protection against the sun’s rays is a must (because who wants wrinkles or a sunburn). IOPE UV Defense Sun Protector SPF 50+is here to provide protection against harmful UV rays, keeping you worry free throughout the weekend. It is a lightweight and grease-free formula that quickly absorbs into the skin and controls shine, while also refreshing and moisturizing the skin. Ideal for sports and outdoor activities, the sunscreen can be reapplied throughout the day as needed. ($32; Available for in-store purchase at Aritaum.)
You may have tried aloe before to help with a burn or to keep your tan fresh, but have you tried yoghurt? KORRES Greek Yoghurt After-Sun Cooling Gel should be applied to sun kissed skin for immediate comfort following exposure to the sun—allowing you to avoid the repercussions of a painful sunburn. The ultra-cooling cream gel provides long-lasting freshness and comfort to the face and body. The nourishing Greek Yoghurt hydrates the skin, instantly relieving excessive heat and stinging, while the Cooling Gel helps to reduce skin redness and prolong suntan. For maximum cooling effect, keep refrigerated. ($26; Sephora.com.)
Sun-kissed skin needs hydration and IMAGE Skincare VITAL C hydrating overnight masque does the trick. The treatment is like beauty sleep in a jar! The formula contains a triple mineral complex that energizes skin cells to help you wake up with a youthful, revitalized complexion. The luxurious crème 9600 formula delivers water to the skin and locks in vital nutrients throughout the night. Blue-Green Algae Extract, a natural retinoid alternative, helps smooth skin and diminish wrinkles while Hematite and Malakite go to work to restore skin tone while smoothing and energizing skin. The formula is ideal for dry, dehydrated, sensitive and/or irritated skin. ($55; IMAGESkincare.com.)
Keep your skin looking and feeling healthy and hydrated with Curél Hydra Therapy Wet Skin Moisturizer. The wet skin moisturizer is the solution fo rcombating dry and dehydrated skin. It is activated by water on freshly-showered skin and penetrates deeply into the skin’s surface to heal dryness for soft, healthy skin you can only imagine. After showering, your pores are open, providing an easy pathway for moisture to absorb into just-showered skin. ($7.99 - $10.99; available at all mass retailers & drug stores nation-wide.)
No need to worry about sunscreen, dirty and oil clogging up your pores, Bioré Deep Cleansing Pore Stripshave you covered. The pore strips instantly lift dirt and oil from your pores, resulting in minimization of the pores—exactly what you need to look your best. The strips are made with selective bonding ingredients and work like a magnet by instantly locking onto and removing deep-down dirt that can cause blackheads. When used weekly, you will have fewer clogged pores and the appearance of pores will actually diminish. ($6.49; available at all mass retailers & drug stores nation-wide.)