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Best Skincare and Beauty Products for your Suitcase

If you’re anything like us, you’ll find that narrowing down your beauty products to take on holiday is the worst part of packing – how on earth is anyone supposed to survive without all their skincare for two weeks? Lucky for you, we’ve partnered with Fragrance Direct to put together a list of our absolute must-haves, so you know exactly what to take with you on your next adventure.

Tanning

Gatineau Tan Accelerating Lotion

Benefits: Helps prevent premature skin-aging

If you’re planning to soak up those rays on a beach during your holiday, the Gatinaeu Tan Accelerating Lotion is your new best friend. This clever product deeply nourishes your skin, while encouraging your body’s natural defense system to help protect against harmful UV rays.

Skincare

Dermalogica Active Moisturiser

Benefits: Helps hydrate combination skin

The Dermalogica Active Moisturiser is your ticket to healthy, hydrated skin this summer. It’s formulated without any harmful artificial chemicals, so you can rest assured your skin will love it as much as we do! This luxurious product contains silk amino acids, as well as a unique combination of plant-based ingredients, to give you lots of lovely hydration – while working behind the scenes to combat problem skin. If you’re over 40 and want to protect the delicate skin underneath your eyes, the Lancaster Total Age Correction Eye Cream is perfect. With a cooling massage tip to rejuvenate tired-looking eyes, just pop this in your beach bag to give your skin a little pick-me-up after a long day of soaking up the sun.

Hair Removal

Magnitone GoBare

Benefits: Removes hair quickly and effectively on the legs, underarms, and bikini line

To avoid any embarrassing mishaps on the beach this summer, be sure to pack the Magnitone GoBare in your suitcase. This super-cute shell-shaped shaver will leave you feeling fresh and smooth, and it’s gentle on your skin so you can even use it on your bikini line.

Sun Protection

Elizabeth Arden Eight Hour Sun Defense

Benefits: Help shield skin against UVA and UVB rays

To protect the delicate skin on your face from the sun, the Elizabeth Arden Eight Hour Sun Defense is unrivalled. Simply apply it to your face, and any other areas of delicate skin, and this lightweight, oil-free lotion will hydrate and protect your skin for up to eight hours – perfect for a full day at the beach!

Ultrasun Protection Overnight Summer Skin Recovery Mask

Benefits: Delivers a deep overnight hydrating treatment

If you’ve spent the day on a sun lounger, chances are your face is feeling a bit tight from all that sun exposure. Bring it back to life with the Ultrasun Protection Overnight Summer Skin Recovery Mask! This hydrating mask has been specially formulated to suit super-sensitive and dry skin types, but is a great choice for everyone.

Aftersun

Lancaster Sun Control Ultra-Nourishing After Sun Balm

Benefits: Optimal comfort and deep repairing action after sun exposure

To sooth your skin after a long day in the sun, the Lancaster Sun Control Ultra-Nourishing After Sun Balm has both hydrating and repairing qualities. Use generously after your shower in the evening for soft, supple post-beach skin.

Exfoliation

Elemis Skin Buff

Benefits: Removes dead skin cells, leaving the complexion brighter and better able to breathe

Everyone knows that dry, flaky skin doesn’t tan well. That’s where the Elemis Skin Buff is your saviour! Use this gorgeous-smelling product once or twice a week to scrub off any flakes, and leave your skin feeling smooth and sexy this summer.

So, there you have it, a foolproof guide to the best beauty essentials for your next vacation. If you’re looking for inspiration for your holiday wardrobe, too, look no further than our women’s holiday shop.