Summer vacations might look a bit different this year, but that’s no reason not to still look and feel great. Today, I am taking you through my pick of the top summer beauty essentials. Wether you will be leaving on holidays or be staying home, you will appreciate those new products. The perfect necessities for bronze skin, shiny hair and a glowing warm weather make-up.

ANTI-BRUMM® Roll-On Naturel
Based on Citriodiol® which is the only natural ingredient that can now be used as insect-repellent substance, this roll-on protects up to 6 hours against mosquitos and up to 5 hours against ticks. As I am easily bitten, I am absolutely grateful for this product.
CHF 9.50 (50ml)

CLARINS Sun Care Gel-to-Oil
Invisible for wet or dry skin, I love this SPF 50 sun protection because the transparent formula provides deep hydration without leaving any marks.
CHF 39.00 (150ml)

CLARINS After Sun SOS Sunburn Soother Mask
The absolute rescue product after a beautiful day in the sun, for face and body.
CHF 39.00 (100ml)

AVEDA Botanical Repair™ Strengthening Leave-In Treatment
This new plant-powered leave-in treatment repairs and prevents hair damage. Reduces hair breakage with just one application – for immediately stronger hair. Protects against heat styling up to 230 ° C and against drying out due to the sun.
CHF 45.00 (100ml)

AESOP Citrus Melange Body Cleanser
Aesop’s long-awaited new shower gel with its vivifying citrus aroma is a gentle blend of Petitgrain, Lemon and Grapefruit. Low-foaming yet high-performing, it is also suitable for frequent hand washing. Perfect for summer.
CHF 45.00 (500ml)

SHISEIDO ULTIMUNE™ Defense Refresh Mist
An instantly cooling and hydrating micro-mist serum. For skin that can feel unbalanced and vulnerable when temperatures rise. Inspired by the Japanese uchimizu tradition. For a fresher, smoother, more radiant look after just one use. Can be used over make-up! MY FAVORITE!
CHF 56.00 (2 x 30ml)

SISLEY Photo-Hydra Teint SPF15
This beautifying tinted moisturizer acts with a veil of color, instantly moisturizes, smooths, boosts radiance, prevents environmental damage, protects from UV rays, evens and illuminates the complexion. Available in three shades.
CHF 107.00 (40ml)

TOM FORD Ultra Shine Lip Color
Part of the Soleil Summer 2020 collection, this glossy, creamy, and addictive lip formula combines three lip musts, the easy one-stroke application of a lipstick, the gleam of a lip gloss and the rich emollient of a lip balm. Available in 10 shades.
CHF 65.00

NARS Matte Bronzing Powder
Part of the Bronzing Collection, this silky matte bronzing powder adds depth and dimension while providing instant comfort and coverage. The lightweight formula helps you to achieve a sun-kissed look, ideal to contour your face. My favorite shade is Laguna, a matte warm brown.
CHF 52.00

DARPHIN All-Day Eye Refresh Gel-Cream
Instantly eyes are fresh and sparkling, full of life. This invigorating featherweight gel-cream helps hydrate, depute and diminish signs of fatigue. Perfect for a fresh up at the pool.
CHF 34.00 (15ml)

I am wishing you a beautiful summer!

LoL, Sandra

 Photos: © Sandra Bauknecht