Good morning! It's a gorgeous day in sunny Southern California and I'm excited to get my tan on. There's nothing better than relaxing by the pool with a good book and some iced tea. Every girl knows there's a routine to laying out that requires some good products and a huge hat. Here are some of my essentials:
The first thing that's a must have is a big floppy hat. The older I get the more concerned I am about getting sun on my face, so get a fun one that looks chic and does the job. The black and straw hat above from Nordstrom is perfect.
BB. Creme by Garnier
Next, you need some protection for your face. Have you heard of B.B. creams? They're the newest thing. Garnier makes a great version. It's a moisturizer, brightener, foundation all in one. I love this stuff and it gives you a little coverage so you don't feel completely makeup free, while protecting your skin at the same time. It's really reasonable too.
Australian Gold SPF 8 Bronzer
Now that we've got the face covered, let's move on to the body. My parents took us to Hawaii every year for vacation and I instantly got hooked on the Australian Gold products. Not too many places on the mainland used to carry it. The smell is heavenly and of course reminds me of those vacations. It comes in different levels of SPF but I prefer an 8 so I get a little color. The best part about this one is it's a spray gel with bronzer, so you look instantly tan while you're working on your real color.
Baby Lips by Maybelline
This product is sold out all the time, which tells you it must be good. Baby Lips by Maybelline is the perfect way to gloss your lips while protecting them at the same time. Everyone I know swears by this product and collects them in every color.
Beach Towel by Target
How cute is this towel? Perfect for us bloggers for sure. There are a ton of cute towels and they're very reasonable in price at Target.
So what's left? Get yourself a great magazine, book, glass of iced tea, and of course your iPod and you're good to go for the perfect day in the sun!
These articles might interest you :
Hi all,Today was simply beautiful – and that’s not an easy thing to say when your in my shoes!!! For the first, or possibly second at a ppush, day the sun has... Read moreBy Cleverbuttons
What I'm wearing: Jeans - Baxter Blue from Topshop, Shoes - Dune black floral ballet pumps, Top - Miss Selfridge White slogan cape, Watch - Nixon, Bracelet -... Read moreBy Annamoss84
Summer Shades: The Hottest Trends In Sunglasses... I don't know the where-abouts of all of you lovely readers, but here in Glasgow, the weather has gone from... Read moreBy Vitadimoda
The sun has been fabulous these past few days and I have had the afternoon of work so I’ve been out enjoying the sun while I can. I have definitely caught the... Read moreBy Bethtinkerbell
Yesterday I found these two items hanging next to each other in my closet. Turns out, they make the perfect pair. My coworker called the shade of this dress... Read moreBy A Mused Blog
FASHION, HAIR & BEAUTY, LIFESTYLE
Pop-upView Separately Here Comes the Bride: Vera Wang Source: sweetlomiranda Read moreBy Sweetlomiranda
So, I'm not a huge wedding person but naturally the thought of what I would wear has crossed my mind thanks to hours of re-runs of "Say Yes to the Dress". Read moreBy Nyerielena
MOST POPULAR FROM FASHION
- May 2016 Must-Haves // Fashion, Beauty, Home by Annamoss84
- The One-Piece Back by Dieworkwear
- The Quickest Way To Make The Most Healthiest Dinner by Heather Hahn
- FDA modernizes Nutrition Facts label for packaged foods by A Beauty Feature
MOST RECOMMENDED IN FASHION
- Kashmir Yatra – The Heaven on the Earth by Hetal Shah
- Startup Spotlight: VNTANA Holographics by Trendytechie
- What I Wore: Basics by Wardrobeoxygen
- Juice Cleanse - How. Why. What. by Tanvi Rastogi