What to throw in your makeup bag when you go to the cottage
We pick the best summer beauty buys for a vacation glow to rival Beyoncé’s. (Yacht not included.)
Your skin isn’t the only part of the body you need to protect from the sun – watch your hair, too! Aveda Sun Care Protective Hair Veil ($28), aveda.com.
Dermatologists recommend wearing at least SPF 30 with broad-spectrum protection (UVA/UVB) when outdoors. Shiseido Ultimate Sun Protection Cream SPF 50 WetForce ($48), net-a-porter.com.
Fall asleep while lounging on the dock? Rescue skin ASAP with soothing aloe vera. TheFaceShop Aloe Emergency Kit ($16), thefaceshop.com.
Just saying no to tanning is easier than ever thanks to the newest crop of self-tanners on the market. James Read Liquid Bronzer ($46), sephora.com.
Indulge in too many tipples? Take one of these tablets to ensure you’re up for your 6 a.m. canoe ride. Liver X ($15.34), iherb.com.
Really roughing at a cottage with no shower? Look for a soap that’s safe to use in the lake. Sibu Beauty Face & Body Bar ($6.95), sibubeauty.com.
For those not brave enough for the inevitable no-makeup cottage selfies, a BB cream is an easy way to look more polished. Cover Girl Smoothers BB Cream ($8.97), walmart.ca.
Fake a natural summer glow with shimmer-free bronzer. Rimmel Natural Bronzer ($8), walmart.ca.
Charcoal is no longer just for BBQs. It’s helps to detoxify skin, too. Perfect for those girlie slumber parties in the cabin. Clinique Acne Solutions Oil-Cleaning Mask ($27), clinique.ca.
The sun picks on your lips, too. B. Kamins lip balm SPF 20 ($21), sephora.com.
This waterproof mascara will withstand any canonball. Dior “Diorshow” waterproof mascara ($38), nordstrom.com.
Combat the heat, redness and potential sunburns with this refreshing spray. Avène Thermal Spring Water ($18.50), aveneusa.com.