id Someone says Hate Wave ?! Hell, yes! But while this wonderful sunshine has made us all excited, don’t get out of it – there’s no fun in peeling the scorching sun, and even worse on the hangover after the heatwave.
Time to arm yourself with some high quality sun protection. From sunburned hair serums to translucent sunscreens, we offer a checklist of beauty bags ready for your hate wave.
Summer Friday Shade Drops Broad Spectrum SPF 30
The LA-born brand Summer Friday, run by beauty influencers Mariana Hewitt and Lauren Ireland, is perhaps best known for its low Kardashian-loving Jet League face masks. It has just released its first mineral sunscreen, a lightweight serum with a light color that is designed to bring a natural glow to all colors. It already has beauty editors resonating with its powerhouse hit list, including skin exfoliating scoliosis and organ oil.
Ove Sunlight Serum
Italian bio-dynamic and carbon neutral hair care brand Oway has launched its SunWay collection, designed to protect hair from damage caused by UV rays, salt water and chlorine. Products include AfterSun Hair Mask and Sunlight Serum, a nourishing dry oil for hair and body that is rich in natural ingredients such as algae and marine carotenoids to counteract the damage caused by oxidative stress.
£ 38, oway.com
Bomb bomb jet set
The fragrance of Chirosa ’62 does not smell like summer, like the bomb-inspired cream (skin-strengthening body lotion) from the Brazilian brand Sol de Janeiro. With notes of pistachio and salted caramel, it smells good to eat. The jet seat pack contains bomb bomb cream, shower gel and hair and body mast suitable for travel, so you will smell like a walking goddess.
£ 24, lookfantastic.co.uk
UpCircle Mineral Sunscreen SPF 25
Zero West, vegan beauty brand UpCircle (6) has launched its first sunscreen, which it says is the most sought after product ever. The Broad Spectrum Mineral Formula Reef is safe and has been tested on various skin tones to ensure that no ash remains. Upcycled raspberry seeds are hydrated, while sunflower oil and lavender oil, which do not stop, make it a good option for acne prone skin.
Salty Body Active Sun Lotion SPF 30
For those who plan on sweating this summer, Salt’s UVA and UVB sunscreen contains jojoba and grapefruit oil to soothe tired muscles, while melanoma stimulates the skin’s natural sun defense.
Bare Sunday Hydrating Glow Must SPF 50+
Australia’s best-selling SPF brand Naked Sundays has arrived in the UK. This clear fog is perfect for protecting your sun while walking, and is packed with skin benefits, including hydrating hyaluronic acid and vitamin C powerhouse cockado beer.
£ 34, beautybay.com
Avène Intense Protect 50+
For face and body, Avène’s Ultra Broad Spectrum Intensive Protect 50+ protects the skin from UVB and UVA rays as well as blue light. It is perfect for sensitive skin types and can be used on infants and children, while the fragrance-free formula will never sting your eyes. Also check out the brand new range. Daily facial SPFsWhich includes its new high-tech patented organic filter.
£ 20, boots.com
Nix Sun Moisturizing Protective Milk Oil for Hair
Protect your traces from UV rays, salt and chlorine with Nuxe’s non-greasy milk oil this summer, which adds an essential shot of shine and hydration to the color lengths. Exercise thoroughly before and after swimming to protect the locks against the elements.
Dr. David Jack all day SPF 50
Dr. David Jack’s recently launched Fragrance Free and Vegan Facial SPF is the perfect alternative to your daily moisturizer whether you are on vacation or not. Non-chocolate consistency includes UVB and UVA protection as well as a blue light filter that contains niacinamide, hyaluronic acid and anti-pollution carrot juice.
£ 95, drdavidjack.com