The 5 Beauty Essentials You Need to Try This Summer

Last weekend we took a short trip out to the Hamptons. This time we stayed in Southampton and went up north to Lavender By The Bay. It was so beautiful with row after row of lavender! We found out that we made it just in time as this was the last weekend before they cut for season. Picked up a couple bunches to bring home and add a little purple to the apartment. Love lavender! With all the fun in the sun, here are the five summer beauty essentials I packed in my bag for our weekend getaway!

Lipstick Queen’s lip treatment is the perfect way to keep your pout moisturized throughout the summer. The treatment will help repair and renew your lips before heading to the beach. I also love that it gives you perfectly bronzed lips. I wore it over a blush pink lipstick. It helps to add a little color to my sunkissed skin.

Speaking of sunkissed, when it comes to my skin, I try not to let sun touch my face without some time of protection (that’s why I’m always wearing a hat). As for the rest of my body, I tan slowly over the summer. The Soleil mist is a water resistant SPF 30 that you spray over your face, neck, hands and any other sun exposed areas. Spray SPF is easier for to apply and tends to provide more even coverage. When traveling, it really makes it easy!

The Marula Shimmering Gold oil is perfect for your next beach vacation. It gives you beautiful glowing and shimmering skin. It’s like something you see out of a magazine or commercial. The scent is lightweight and it absorbs super fast into your skin. I love that it’s not an oily product. Nothing worse than getting product on your clothing! It also worked great on any dry patches on my legs and arms.

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By Terry has an amazing line of beauty products and this bronzing serum doesn’t disappoint. Since I don’t tan my face, I’ve used a number of different self tanners. The most common side affect is my face being darker than my skin. The By Terry tinted serum hydra-bronzer provides the perfect amount of color to add to your face during the summer. What I loved most about this product is that it’s also a serum! While adding a little color to my skin, it also treats free radical damage, large pores and signs of aging with a powerful mica and titanium dioxide infused formula. It’s a product that can be used daily!

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The Ouai Dry Shampoo Foam not only freshens up your look, but it gives you volume! This is the perfect hair accessory to bring with you on your next summer getaway. I used the dry shampoo over the weekend. We spent the morning at the lavendar fields and then drove for about an hour to the Hamptons. It was the perfect amount of time to give my hair some volume and touch up my makeup. The scent of the dry shampoo is fantastic and a added bonus!


Give them a try and let me know what you think. What are some of your favorite products to use during the summer?

xo, Olivia

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  1. Liv wrote:

    Love that lip color shade! It’s like summer in a tube.


    Posted 7.11.17 · Reply
    • olivia wrote:

      Hi Liv! It’s the best!!

      xo, Olivia

      Posted 7.11.17 · Reply
  2. Jessica wrote:

    I love that more and more bloggers are talking about beauty and skin care for summer. Loving all of your picks too!

    Jessica |

    Posted 7.12.17 · Reply

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