Spring Break is finally here; it’s time to bask in the sun and pack up for a week away to explore, relax and break out of the normal beauty routine. Spring break is the time where low-maintenance beauty is key, but you still want to look good as you dance the night away. Looking fresh and staying travel friendly doesn’t need to be an added stress factor. These multi-use products and great budget items (because you know you blew your whole paycheck on the plane ticket and hotel room) and are all you’ll need for a vacation in the sun.
MAKE UP FOR EVER Aqua Smoky Extravagant Waterproof Mascara, $24
This brush is artfully tapered, going from large bushy bristles to a fine tip to help you get every last lash. The waterproof formula will stay put through sun, volleyball and late night dance-offs and is clump resistant. Unlike other smudge proof mascaras you won’t have to rub your eyes to get it off.
Sol Scents Cucumber Melon Sunscreen Lotion – SPF 30, $13
If you hate the overwhelming smell of sunscreen, then join the crowd. Skincare is a factor that you can’t sacrifice when spending a week baking in the sunshine. Sol Scents Sunscreen has the protection your need with calm and refreshing scents that can be your on-the-go perfume with a punch of sun fighting protection.
EOS Lemon Drop with SPF 15, $3.50
The EOS Smooth Sphere is an easy application and this little guy can be tossed into any beach bag. Make your lips are irresistibly kissable and fight off the harmful UV rays with the SPF 15 protection.
Peter Thomas Roth CC Cream Broad Spectrum SPF 30 Complexion Corrector, $48
The CC Cream is a definite splurge item but it is the only face product you will need for the entire week. This cream can be applied to the entire face, giving you coverage and brightening your skin; an all-in-one anti-aging treatment, sunscreen, complexion corrector, moisturizer and tint is all you will need to have radiant skin.
NARS The Multiple, $39
NARS has created the ultimate all-in-one tool with The Multiple. This unique cream to powder formula has soft shimmery tones that let you use this product for blush, highlight, shadow and lips. The compact stick makes it ideal for travel.
Burt’s Bees Sensitive Facial Cleansing Towelettes with Cotton Extract, $6
Bursting through the door in the early morning hours with the beach still on your face, make sure that you use the Burt’s Bees Facial Towelettes before your head hits the pillow. The super sensitive formula will be gentle on your skin and help remove dirt and makeup. Complete with Rice Extract to moisturize and Aloe to soothe your skin after many long hours in the sun.