Beauty and the Beach

Having returned from a week long beach-cation in Krabi and Koh Samui, I still crave for my afternoon naps by the shore. With my heart and soul still left there (no really, see my Insta-feed), here are my top 10 beauty essentials from a not-so-beauty-junkie.

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A beach vacation requires a lot more than just sunblock, however less is definitely more when packing your beach bag. While swimsuits, flip flops and, fedoras are obvious vacay must-haves, the following 10 products gallivanted around with me while island hopping and being a complete beach bum!

1.  Neutrogena Beach Defense Sunscreen Spray

A water-resistant spray-on sunscreen that is easy in application, dries quickly and is heavy-duty SPF. Formulated for those long beach days, it is a colorless mist so you don’t have to worry about those white patches or getting your hands messy.

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2. Rexona Invisible Dry

Pretty self-explanatory but perfect for those pre and post dips in the pool or beach.

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3. Banana Boat Aloe Vera

Just what was needed after long days in the sun, repeatedly. Soothes your skin and helps endure any sunburns, dry or chapped skin.

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4. Victoria’s Secret Dream Angel Mist Heavenly

Just like it’s name, the scent is heavenly; soft and not overpowering! Rather than carrying a perfume, mists are a trusted substitute.

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5. Bioderma Dermatological Water

Dermatological water, AKA face mist. Refreshing and gentle to the skin and best for oily/acne prone skin.

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6. H2O

In case you forgot, you have to stay hydrated when catching waves and sun rays. Water is the ultimate beauty hack out there!

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7. Foreo Luna Mini

A great travel companion for quick gentle exfoliation and breakouts after prolonged hours in the sun. I low-key use it for subtle face massages too… Nonetheless it helps to retain gentle firmness on your face.

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8. Vaseline

Where do I begin with an endless list of Vaseline benefits. Not only used for chapped lips but also heals those “when did this happen” kinda wound.

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9. Sunnies

Not the most qualifiable “beauty” product, but a guaranteed beauty savior to your eyes – yes, okay, yes? Protect yo eyes people!

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10. Your beauty “beauty” self!

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BRB, sobbing while I wish for salty waves and hot sand again.

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