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Heading to your dream destination? Get set for your most gorgeous trip yet with holiday-proof beauty heroes no suitcase should be without. Beauty editor Emma Robertson picks this summer’s hottest beach-ready buys

 

SUN-KISSED SKIN

Calling all sun lovers. If you’re planning to soak up the rays, follow the golden rules for happy, healthy skin. Choose a sunscreen with a five-star rating on the label to protect against UVA (ageing) and UVB (burning) rays. Remember, it takes three tablespoons of sunscreen to properly cover a bikini-exposed body

 

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BODY BEAUTIFUL

Sun Smart’s five-star Moisture Protect Mist SPF 30, £6, is a nifty 360-degree aerosol that works at all angles, so there’s no excuse to miss those awkward bits

Model standing at sunset on the beach

SUNSET STRIP
As the sun sets, grab a skin-quenching sundowner such as Nuxe’s Refreshing After-Sun Face & Body Lotion, £15.50. It also promises to extend your tan by up to two weeks by keeping skin hydrated

Lips are a top SPF blind spot – keep Ultrasun’s Ultralip
SPF 30, £6, in your beach bag to protect from damage
and maintain cocktail-sipping condition
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Close up of model’s face on the beach

SAVE FACE
Lighten your long-haul load with Ultrasun’s multi-tasking Tinted Anti-Ageing Sun Cream, £26. It protects with SPF 30, provides the same sheer coverage as tinted moisturiser and helps prevent wrinkles

MELT-PROOF MAKE-UP

Elevate your poolside look with long-wearing cosmetics. The trick to a look surviving the heat? Keep your skin fresh, then add bold accents of colour. Think long-lasting tropical-inspired lip and nail hues – they’re low-maintenance and offset the tone of bronzed skin, too

ALL BRIGHT NOW

Holidays are a great time to give your skin a breather from heavy make-up. A simple slick of lip gloss in a fruity shade, like Stila’s Stay All Day Vinyl Lip Gloss in Melon, £18, always looks sophisticated in the sun

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TIP TOP
Safeguard vibrant summer nail colours from the fading effects of the sun with Leighton Denny’s Crystal Top Coat, £11, which contains UV absorbers and also boosts your manicure’s staying power

Image of Stila’s Stay All Day Waterproof Brow Colour

Groomed brows add polish to a relaxed holiday look. Stila’s Stay All Day Waterproof Brow Colour, £16, comes in three flattering shades and won’t wash off in the water
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EYES ON YOU
Diego Dalla Palma’s water-resistant Semi-Permanent Technical Mascara, £17, and Autograph’s Ultimate Wear Cream Shadow Stick in Sun Gold, £9.50, create a glamorous haze of smudge-proof definition

LUSCIOUS LOCKS

Sun, salt water and chlorine – nothing saps the radiance, colour and manageability out of hair faster. Keep strands safe by treating your locks like you treat your skin: with specially designed suncare products. Here’s how…

 

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SPLASH HIT
Look after your tresses as you swim with Philip Kingsley’s legendary Swimcap cream, £12. It contains a UV filter and waterproof conditioners to prevent your colour from fading or changing

Photography: Eric Frideen / Styling: Gianluca Longo / Make-up: Emma Miles
Hair: Carolyn O’Neil / Nails: Pauline Boom / Model: Amalie Lund at Le Management

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SMOOTH OPERATOR
The Tangle Teezer brush, £12.50, has flexible plastic teeth that glide through the thickest of hair, without damaging or snagging knotted swimmers’ strands

For hair that glistens in the sun, just add a few drops of Josh Wood’s Radiant Shine Hair Oil, £12.50, to damp or dry styles
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GO WITH THE FLOW

Living Proof’s ultra-hydrating shine-enhancing Restore Mask Treatment, £35, claims to make dry or damaged strands 20 times stronger