About a month ago my girlfriends and I decided we deserved a break! School has just kicked off for all of our children and after surviving the stress of the first week of school, we wanted to treat ourselves to a few days at the beach. Woohoo!
We found a darling condo on Airbnb right on the beach so we could saunter down, take in the waves, then return to the condo for irresponsible day drinking. Because we’ve earned it.
I started prepping for the beach by picking out which beauty products to bring. I wanted to bring enough for a full face so I could slay our beachy nights out on the town, but also didn’t want to bring EVERYTHING I own because…no. It’s too much. I planned my looks ahead and settled on just these items!
My eva•nyc Dry Shampoo and my The Balm Cosmetics Highlight N Con Tour palette were at the top of my list. Dry shampoo makes my beach hair look bomb while keeping me clean and fresh, and the palette gives me a ton of product built into just one easy to travel with product!
It was a hard choice, but I decided to bring just my Anastasia Beverly Hills Subculture palette for my eyeshadow looks. I used the hell out of Cube, Electric, Roxy, New Wave, Dawn, and Edge. Perfect for creating bright beach looks!
Even though I already had my Highlight N Con Tour palette, I also brought my Tarte Cosmetics Amazonian Clay Waterproof Bronzer because humidity is real and I didn’t want my bronzer melting off!
For my lips I wanted to do a lot of glosses! So, I brought my NYX Cosmetics Intense Butter Gloss in Cookie Butter and Chocolate Crepe! Perfect, smooth glosses with a big punch of pigment!
And before ANYTHING ELSE, I’m throwing my Maybelline BB Fresh Cream with SPF 30 on because protecting my skin is NUMBER ONE. Always! This one is a no brainer. It doesn’t matter what else I’m doing or wearing, I always put my SPF 30 on. ESPECIALLY at the beach!
Here are the other items I’m bringing:
Marc Jacobs Beauty Coconut Gel Highlighter
Maybelline Master Prime by Face Studio Primer
Maybelline Instant Age Rewind Eraser Concealer
Maybelline SUPER STAY Better Skin Concealer+Corrector
Maybelline Master Fix by Face Studio Setting + Perfecting Loose Powder
Milk Makeup Blur Liquid Matte Foundation in Golden Light
NYX Cosmetics Lip Liner in Nude Truffle
Eyeko SKINNY Liquid Eyeliner
Garnier Fructis Style De-Constructed Beach Chic Texturizing Spray (not pictured)
eva•nyc Surfs Up! Texturizing Spray
So, what do you bring on holiday?? What are your go-to summer items?? And did you have a vacation this year? If so, tell me where you went, what you did, OR if you wrote a blog post about it, drop that link in a comment down below!!! Let’s hear all about it!!
Stay tuned for my next post all about what clothes I brought to the beach! Hint: they’re all black BUT being a goth wannabe doesn’t mean you can’t look fly af at the beach!! Until then! ❤ ❤ ❤