Summer Beauty Essentials

Hello loves, 

Summer is well and truly on it's way and it's by far my favourite season! Sun, tan and a Gin & Tonic in my hand- what more can you wish for?! I thought I would share my beauty essentials I love for in the summer so I hope you have some sort of summer drink in your hand! 

A daily essential right? But deodorant is my LIFE SAVER in my life during the summer- there is nothing worse than sweaty armpits. I always feel my best when I'm smelling good and I love getting my arms out during the hotter months. I like to keep a little mini in my handbag to freshen up throughout the day. 

Oh a girls best friend for that summer glow especially if you have a golden tan. I have so many different favourite highlights but during the summer the MAC Soft & Glow has to be my go-to and it has been for years. It has a beautiful glow to your cheekbones and also I love using it as an eye shadow.

Sun Cream: 
Another necessity in my beauty bag during the summer months. When I can I like to put some sun cream on just so I'm protected from those rays and so is my skin. Even if I'm out and about pretty covered up its just safe to have that extra protection on. Also little tip your tan lasts that little bit longer when you have sun cream on! This little mini is perfect to keep in your handbag.

Oh I love my skin to be moisturised and hydrated especially my face and that's why I like to always use moisturised day and night. This Neutrogena Water Gel is perfect for keeping my face moisturised and hydrated all day long. Full review on this product coming soon. 

Lip Gloss:
If your skin has got that glow from the highlight then so does your lips. I always opt for a lip gloss in the summer months especially if I'm going for that no-make up look. The NYX Butter glosses have become my firm favourites and The Vanilla Cream Pie is one I talk about a lot. It just gives your lips that beautiful baby pink finish. 

Dove Derma Spa Lotion:
You might not be going on holiday this year but you still want that sun kissed glow. Well this Dove Derma Spa gradual tanning lotion has become a firm favourite of mine. It leaves that natural bronzed glow on the skin and gives that little bit of colour but doesn't go streaky like some tanners do. I did do a full review of this product a little while ago. 

BB Cream:
I love going for that no-make up look especially on holiday so BB creams are a must have in my make up bag. The Garnier BB Cream has become my favourite lately. It leaves the face with that dewy glow but with that little bit of coverage which I know I look for. 

Nail Varnish:
One thing that always makes me feel my best and complete is having my nails painted. I tend to wear a lot of flip flops in the summer so my toes need to be looking their best. I have fallen in love with the Rimmel London Super Gel- New Romantic. Its a beautiful baby pink colour which looks so subtle and delicate with a tan. 

What are your summer beauty essentials?

Lots of love Chloe x 

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Dove Derma Spa Lotion Review
Make Up for an Afternoon Tea

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  1. I've been wanting to try a Mac highlighter for like the longest time! I think I might get one to take on holiday with me this year! :D

  2. I love a golden highlight when I'm more tanned and in the sun, I think it looks amazing! Love a good lip gloss as well.
    Charlotte / Charlotte's Picks

    1. Oh I do too. I love to look all glowing x

  3. I always make sure I use a moisturiser that includes SPF for my face. I also love using a setting spray throughout the day to keep myself cool and my makeup fresh. I'm currently using the Peaches & Cream spray from Revolution, it's amazing!

    Louisa |

    1. Oooo that sounds like something I need. I love a good setting spray too x