Beauty Essentials Every Smart Girl Needs for Her Summer Vacay
Summer isn't just a great time to explore your style, it's also the perfect time to try out bolder beauty looks that you couldn't possibly rock when classes are still going on. While there's no doubt that discovering and exploring different beauty trends is always exhilarating, that doesn't mean that you shouldn't be smart when it comes to your beauty choices anymore. To make sure that you'll have all the fun, but still remain conscious and smart about your beauty picks this summer, we're listing down the beauty non-negotiables every smart girl needs in her makeup bag for all her summer trips.
Try: Max SPF 100++ Clear Spray P549, Beach Hut
We all know that whether it's the summer season or the rainy season, a good sunscreen is a must. But when the sun is out, make sure to double up on the SPF—especially if you're going to spend a lot of time in the beach. Too tamad to apply your sunscreen? Opt for a spray version instead!
Try: Baby Lips Lim Balm in Mix Berry P89, Maybelline
There is absolutely no doubt that lippies are fun to play with, but during the summer season, expect that the chances of skin dryness is higher and that includes your lips, too! Make sure to carry around a moisturizing lip balm to prevent chapped lips.
Try: Rose Facial Mist P450, Blushing Beauty by Skin Station
For an instant pick-me-up in the middle of a hot afternoon, just spritz a hydrating face mist and you're good as new.
After Sun Spray
Try: Cooling After Sun Spray P275, Nivea
You may have lathered up on a trusty sunscreen, but just in case the heat is too much to bear, always pack an after sun cooling spray with you to help your skin recuperate after a long day under the blazing sun.
Try: Hoola Lite Soft-Matte Powder Bronzer P1600, Benefit Cosmetics
This summer, ditch the heavy contouring and opt for a sun-kissed glow you can easily score with the help of a bronzer.
Try: Dr. Belmeur Daily Repair Ato Salt Cream P1495, The Face Shop
To avoid skin dryness from worsening during the summer season, swap your regular moisturizer for a thick and creamy one to pack on the moisture!
Try: Vita Bright Skin Renewal Mask P134, Leaders Insolution
For extra moisture and hydration, spoil your skin with our favorite guilty pleasure—sheet masks. Plus, it's a great way to relax and escape the reality for a good fifteen minutes whether you're on your way to a new country or just lying under the sheets in your room.
What other beauty essentials do you have in your kits every summer season?
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I've been investing in arts, photography, and writing. I've also got back to reading the other day and I finished reading this amazing book entitled 300 Things I Hope by Iain S. Thomas. It is all about the things the author hopes his readers to do in all aspects of life. So, I decided to make a version of it with all of the things I'm hoping for.
I hope I get to see my friends be successful in life. I hope to make a big mural someday. I hope to be a well-known artist like the artists I look up to. I hope to marry the person I am in love with today. I hope to be a little kinder to myself. I hope to see happiness even in the smallest things. I hope to travel the world. I hope to be a good mother and a wife to my future family. I hope to have my artworks displayed in a gallery or an exhibit. I hope to learn more about creative writing. I hope I won't learn how to get tired and give up my passion. I hope I won't get too hard on myself whenever I don't get the results I've been wanting to see in my works. I hope to love myself more even on the days I hate it the most. I hope to lead and empower women; to be their voice and for them to believe in themselves that they can be the woman they look up to. And when I've reached my limit of these things, I hope I won't get tired of reminding myself that my emotions don't make me weak, hence, makes me stronger. These are some of the things I always hope for. What about you? What are you hoping for?
I started fixing myself this quarantine. I mean, I started trying makeup products. As a teen, I'm on my phone almost every hour of the day, scroll on my social media accounts, especially Instagram, and also Pinterest where you get to see nice and pleasing photography by bunch of amazing and beautiful people from different parts of the world. So I started taking my own as well. I did not know that taking your own photo and try to get an Instagramable one is sooooooooo hard, it's exhausting. I do not have alot of space in my room, and I would definitely not do it outside our house because of Corona Virus, and I don't want to be seen by our neighbors HAHA so I have no choice but to make tiis inside my room.
Out of atleast 25 shots, only 2 are a nice picture. While I'm all sweaty and tired, I am proud of what I could do beyond my comfort zone. And this definitely built my self confidence, (and I secret love the compliments I received from both people I know and don't know) It's not my first time visiting in here, Candy! But I'm new to writing my thoughts and experiences, so bare with me HAHA.
Until next time!
First. Pixie dust and paper cuts – these are the first things Wendy knew about Peter Pan. Aurora first met Prince Philip when she was sixteen. Learning how to ride a bike was also a first while I was growing up, but you are probably the first of too many. The first collection of dust and stars; maybe Luna will try to ask, who was your first? I might answer and tell her that it was you.
The first of too many stars in the sky. You are the first of too many fallen leaves during fall – and you will be the most anticipated snowflake as winter comes. A dark path that you can’t see without any light, hence, you were once the moon and there are the stars that shine so bright at night. Are we too early? Or we just really want to be ahead of time? Even in a glimpse, I would like to see the two of us connect as if we can reach the sky. There are other parts of the heavens you have never saw and other oceans you haven’t laid your feet onto – but the constellations will always wait for you. Close your eyes, love, close your eyes. Start counting backward: 5, 4, 3, 2, 1. Count backward until you see the twinkling lights that will guide you to the right path. To the right satellite; to the right person. A first.
There are many firsts – first love, first heartbreak, first sport you played, the first thing you do in the morning, the first thing you remember about the person in front of you. There are a lot. It’s actually up to us how we will consider something as a first. So, Primo, you are already a first of too many.