Memorial Day weekend is finally here! Whether you’re planning a getaway or gearing up for a barbeque, we’ve got the most important part of your packing list covered. Kick off summer looking and feeling your best with these six beauty staples.
1). FixMySkin Healing Body Balm Unscented with 1% Hydrocortisone
FixMySkin Healing Body Balm Unscented with 1% Hydrocortisone tops our must-have list since it’s basically as versatile as you can get when it comes to healing everyday skin irritation. This soothing shea butter, cocoa butter and 1% hydrocortisone stick helps soothe redness, itchiness and dryness instantly, making it a must for outdoor fun. Bug bites, poison ivy and minor eczema and psoriasis are no match for this melt-proof balm, and best of all, it’s ultra-portable for your bag or pocket.
2). EltaMD UV Clear Broad-Sepectrum SPF 46 Sunscreen
EltaMD UV Clear Broad-Spectrum SPF 46 Sunscreen is Dr. Schlessinger’s top pick, so you know it earned its title. Perfect for oily, combination or acne-prone skin, this facial sunscreen lotion protects against UVA and UVB rays with 9% zinc oxide and 7.5% octinoxate while minimizing redness with 5% niacinamide. Lactic acid and antioxidant-rich vitamin E also work to encourage a smooth, healthy complexion. UV Clear is fragrance-free, paraben-free and oil-free, making it great for even sensitive skin, and it’s even available in a tinted formula.
3). La Roche-Posay Anthelios 60 Melt-In Sunscreen Milk
For protecting the skin on your body, you need La Roche-Posay Anthelios 60 Melt-In Sunscreen Milk. Formulated with Cell-Ox Shield XL antioxidant technology, this broad spectrum sunscreen helps protect against harmful free radicals. A blend of chemical sun filters works to shield skin against UVA and UVB rays. With its lightweight, milky texture and comfortable, barely-there wear, you’ll have no trouble reapplying this best-selling sunscreen throughout the day.
4). HELIOCARE Sun Protection Pills
By now, we all know that sunscreen is a must every day, rain or shine. But did you know you can boost your sunscreen’s performance with HELIOCARE Sun Protection Pills? These capsules use a powerful antioxidant, Polypodium leucotomos extract, derived from a Central American fern, to help strengthen skin against sun exposure. Vegan and free of artificial dyes, the supplement can be taken once or twice daily to help build the skin’s tolerance against UV rays. Just remember, you still need to apply sunscreen!
5). jane iredale LipDrink SPF 15 Lip Balm
Quench your lips and protect them against harmful UVB and UVB rays at the same time with jane iredale LipDrink SPF 15 Lip Balm. This refreshing lemon-flavored balm uses a blend of waxes and oils, including carrot seed oil and avocado oil, to smooth and soften lips. Blackberry and green tea extracts provide antioxidant protection, while 1.75% titanium dioxide protects against harmful UV rays. LipDrink SPF 15 Lip Balm also offers a sheer pop of color for an on-the-go makeup look.
6). Rene Furterer SOLAIRE Protective Summer Fluid
Just like your skin and lips, your hair needs protection against UV rays. In addition to wearing a hat, apply Rene Furterer SOLAIRE Protective Summer Fluid. This hydrating spray provides a KPF of 90, which is like SPF for hair. It also nourishes tresses with castor and sesame oils. With its light scent of grapefruit, apricot, coconut and jasmine, this fluid is perfect for spritzing on anytime to refresh tired locks.
What beauty items are you packing for Memorial Day weekend? Let us know in the comments below, or tell us on Facebook, Twitter or Instagram using #LovelySkin!