My top 5 summer beauty tips and tricks.

Now that summer has seriously arrived. (It reached 28 degrees up here in the North yesterday!) I wanted to blog about some of my summer beauty tips and tricks and share them with you guys. Aside from the obvious of being sensible in the sun and applying SPF, of course…
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1. Place fragranced body mists and body sprays in the fridge to keep them cold. That way when you spray them you feel refreshed and cool as well as smelling good. Bonus. Nail polishes also apply better when they are cold, so they can be stored in the fridge too. A few Victoria’s Secret sprays and Essie polishes next to my milk…
2. I love the beach but hate the sand, it gets everywhere. Your shoes, feet, the car on the journey home. Baby powder / talc is a godsend. Simply sprinkle it over your legs / feet / anywhere there’s unwanted pesky sand, and it will absorb it and you can simply brush it off. 
3. Avoid the dreaded fake tan disasters. Aka the false tan hands. If I remember to do so…I exfoliate the palm of my hands with a gentle scrub and rinse them under warm water, right after I false tan (even if I use a mit) however baking soda and warm water will also remove those dreaded fake tan patches. We’ve all been there. 
4. If you do overdo it in the sun, soothe your sunburn by adding aloe Vera gel in a ice cube tray. Then gently rub the ice cubes over the sunburn to cool it, ease the pain and reduce redness. I have a feeling these are a godsend… A lot better than a bottle of luke warm after sun lotion that’s for sure. 
5. Sweat proof your make up. Use a primer underneath your foundation,  apply waterproof mascara to avoid it smudgig and causing panda eyes, setting sprays and powders will make sure your foundation stays put and help to reduce any shine. 
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33 Comments

  1. July 1, 2015 / 6:32 am

    This is probably the most helpful post I have ever read – I didn't know any of these tricks but the fake tan one is really timely and I hate sand so I'll be trying the talc tip!! Thanks πŸ™‚
    Laura | Loved By Laura

  2. July 1, 2015 / 6:45 am

    Thanks for sharing all these helpful tips, except for the last one, they were totally new to me. The talc one will be a nice one to try, I hate having sand everywhere!
    xx
    Jennifer | Pretty as Summer

  3. July 1, 2015 / 7:33 am

    Finally a solution to my fake tan disasters! Haha, and the ice cube trays – genius! Thanks for sharing x

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  4. July 1, 2015 / 8:35 am

    This was so helpful!

    lxdia.blogspot.co.uk

  5. July 1, 2015 / 10:48 am

    These are so helpful. I hadn't thought of most of these. Beauty products are definitely going to start taking priority over food in the fridge!

    Katya | The Beauty Harbour

  6. July 1, 2015 / 2:36 pm

    This is such a helpful post, I will have to remember all of these tricks. Next time I am at the beach I will have to remember to bring baby powder.

    Beth x
    http://www.hellobeth.co.uk

  7. July 1, 2015 / 3:12 pm

    Fab post. I will be using the baby powder on sand trick as I always take some away with me. But the body spray in the fridge is such a clever idea.
    xxx
    Lyndsey
    http://www.labeau.co.uk

  8. July 1, 2015 / 3:21 pm

    Such useful tips! I'll definitely be trying out the placing sprays in the fridge tip, I definitely need to feel cooler in this 30 degree heat!! x

    Toni x
    clarkecouture.blogspot.co.uk

  9. July 1, 2015 / 5:08 pm

    Thanks this is a really helpful post and the body spray in the fridge is a great idea

  10. July 1, 2015 / 5:33 pm

    Really helpful tips but I'm not sure how the people I live with will feel about me cluttering up the fridge with my nail polishes and body sprays!

  11. July 2, 2015 / 6:31 pm

    Great tips, especially the one about chilling your sprays! Genius πŸ™‚

    Alice x

    alicepalace

  12. July 24, 2015 / 2:53 pm

    Number 5 has been a godsend to me – although the weather hasn’t been too wonderful it certainly has been stuffy and sweaty on the tube and at parties. These tips have helped me eek out some extra time before I look a dreadful mess!

  13. September 7, 2015 / 11:31 am

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  14. September 19, 2015 / 2:48 am

    There are tips you mentioned here that I didn’t even know. I just love this article! I’ll give all your tips a try.

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