Sunsational beach essentials for the hols
A Summer holiday isn’t complete without a bottle of NUXE Huile Prodigieuse, and we love this snazzy limited edition bottle – one of three designs created by young artists from the French design school Penninghen. This magic oil nourishes, repairs and beautifies your face (mix it with your moisturiser), body (use on dry areas and stretch marks) and hair (apply to the ends, or use as weekly intense conditioner). R520 from Woolworths • Filorga UV Bronze is a brilliant choice for your face. With a high SPF (50), it’s not the slightest bit oily, and targets wrinkles and dark spots. R400 from absoluteskin.co.za • No time to tan? Lily white and need help? We’re big believers in getting a little help. And if you plan it right, a gradual tan is the best option. For a beach goddess glow, we use Australian Gold’s Gradual Build Sunless Lotion … believable colour, no streaking, and a wonderful coconut, vanilla, orange scent. R299.95 from Clicks. • After a day in the sun, slather on some care. This SVR Secure Aprés-Soleil is soothing, hydrating, repairs damage and is perfect for the whole family, including babes. R236.88 from absoluteskin.co.za • With a trigger spray (so you can get those busy toddlers as they run away), this Everysun Family Invisible Lotion, with SPF50, is a throw-in-the-bag-and-everyone-use essential. R167.95 from Dis-Chem.
There isn’t a beach on the Med where you won’t see the bronzed and the beautiful reaching for a bottle of Piz Buin. We LOVE these sun products … they’re fast-absorbing, non-greasy and -sticky, offer great protection … and promote a really lovely bronze tan. Gets 10 out of 10 for the scent of Summer, too. You’ll find the Piz Buin range at Clicks and pharmacies from around R119.
Text: Kym Argo