GL's top 10 spring break beauty essentials
With spring break just around the corner, we can’t wait to get our hands on some of these awesome products so we’re lookin’ beautiful for the beach!
Must-have #1: Coral lip gloss: Pucker up chicas, this sweet pink gloss will give you just the right amount of bright springy color without going overboard. And the aborbs floral packaging will totally stand out in your beach bag.
Tarte Maracuja Divine Shine Lip Gloss in Tipsy, $21, tartecosmetics.com
Must-have #2: Lip Balm with SPF: Protect your lips from the sun with this organic SPF 30 lip balm. Feel free to do a cannonball or two into the pool, cuz it’s completely water resistant.
Kiss My Face Sport Lip Balm SPF 30, $4, kissmyface.com
Must-have #3: Exfoliating body scrub: Gotta scrub off all that wintery dead skin so you’re sleek n’ smooth for the beach! We heart this scrub because a quick whiff of the smell alone instantly transported us to our own private island (if only that was reality and not a daydream!)
Bath & Body Works Signature Collection Supercharged Body Scrub in Coconut Lime Breeze, $14, bathandbodyworks.com
Must-have #4: A hydrating body butter: After you scrub, moisturizing is key. We love the tropical mango scent of this body butter. A big plus is that it’s made with fair trade ingredients.
The Body Shop Mango Body Butter, $6 for a mini, thebodyshop-usa.com
Must-have #5: A salty sea spray: Wanna get those effortlessly cool surfer girl waves? Spritz this on your locks and you’ll have a tousled beach bum ‘do in under a minute. Hang ten!
Lee Stafford Beach Babe Sea Salt Spray, $12, ulta.com
Must-have #6: A shimmery bronzer: Get a totally natural-looking glow without the skin damage with this shimmery bronzer.
Rimmel London Natural Bronzer in Sun Dance, $5, ulta.com
Must-have #7: Waterproof mascara: You can swim underwater without fear of emerging with the much-dreaded raccoon eye.
Urban Decay Cannonball Ultra Waterproof Mascara, $20, sephora.com
Must-have #8: Nail polish fit for a mermaid: This blue and green shimmery polish will make you feel as though you belong under the sea.
Deborah Lippmann Mermaid’s Dream Nail Lacquer, $18, neimanmarcus.com
Must-have #9: Oil-free sunscreen stick: Keep your face protected from those harsh tropical rays with this sunblock stick. It’s completely oil-free, so no need to worry about greasiness.
Neutrogena Healthy Defense Sunblock Stick, Oil-Free, SPF 30, $8, drugstore.com
Must-have #10: Stellar self-tanner: We like this Jergens self-tanner because not only will it give your body a super natural-looking glow, but it also has SPF for when you’re out in the sun!
Jergens Natural Glow & Protect Daily Moisturizer SPF 20, $9, drugstore.com