This past weekend, I had a birthday celebration with my friends at the beach. Being a Pisces, I’ve always been drawn to the ocean—and there is no other place I’d rather be in 90 degree weather! Before heading to Venice, I popped into CVS to get all my beach beauty essentials. They have everything you need to fill up your fave tote—which is especially helpful when you’re running late for your own party! And as a CVS Beauty Club member, I even got $3 ExtraBucks Rewards for my birthday.
For hair, a brush is a necessity. I loved all the fun colorful options at CVS (and my birthday ExtraBucks covered the cost). On the East Coast, the Atlantic ocean provides natural beach waves. But with the cold Pacific, I rarely take a dip. So I fake it with a sea salt spray.
When it comes to sunscreen, I always bring three products: spray for my body, high SPF for my face and a lightweight SPF foundation to smooth away any redness or imperfections. Then for lips, I’ve been obsessed with cherry Chap Stick since I was a kid. I’ll sometimes layer a nourishing balm on top for a subtle pop of color. I also bring makeup wipes since I often find leftover mascara from the night before suddenly appears in the heat.
I hope my essentials help you when you’re packing your beach bag! And make sure to sign up to be a CVS Beauty Club member for savings all year… and for some birthday ExtraBucks on your special day.
(Neutrogena Ultra Sheer Dry Touch sunscreen, Chap Stick Classic Cherry, Simple eye make-up remover pads, Covergirl Outlast Stay Fabulous foundation, L’Oreal Colour Riche balm, Conair brush, OGX Moroccan Sea Salt Spray, Hawaiian Tropic Silk Hydration sunscreen)
Photos by Jodee Debes
Tunic: Calyspo St. Barth
Bikini: Victoria’s Secret
Sunnies: Express (similar)
Necklace: My Jewel Bar
Bag: Stella & Dot
Bracelets: Kendra Scott
Towel: Victoria’s Secret
*Brought to you by CVS Beauty Club*
Love your coverup!! So pretty.
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Love that bag!
High Spf product is indeed a must for the face and body at the beach! Love the details on the tunic, it’s a gorgeous piece!
Can’t wait to try the Sea Salt spary. It would do wonders for my humid summer curls!
Totally love all of those straps on your top! could make for some funky tan lines though! lol