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This girl right here LOVES a good beach vacay…send me somewhere I can hear the waves, feel sticky from the humidity, and it’s socially acceptable to have a cocktail in hand by noon and I am there NO QUESTIONS ASKED.

I love getting my bag all packed for this vibe of a vacation because it’s totally simplified. I love that I can, just do LESS.

So this post is my favorite beauty products that I HAVE to have when I know the plan is just to soak up the sun and play in the water. It’s a little bit of makeup, a little bit of easy hair styling products, and some sunscreen essentials- but all will keep you looking beach ready.

It’s sorta the “no makeup-makeup” vibe…Like “I woke up like this” even if you did a few steps to spruce up 😉

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Let’s first chat what I use typically for a quick 10 minute or less makeup look. For me the most important parts to this look is LOTS of sunscreen, and very minimal but glowy and bronzy- sun kissed without the sun burn ya know? 

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I used these products EVERYDAY on my trip to Mexico, and they are perfect for reapply after you take a swim or before you head to dinner! 

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First and Foremost A nice base- to even out your skin tone and give you the perfect all over color! 

Step One: Charlotte Tilbury Wonderglow Face Primer

this stuff can be worn as a primer or on it’s own it makes you look like you are the pretty snapchat filter! haha! Perfect for the beach! 

I wore mine underneath my tinted moisturizer everyday. 

Step Two: Tinted Moisturizer or Tinted Sunscreen 

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Step Three: Lightly Fill in Brows 

I love my Houglass Brow pencil but I do think it’s a little more of a “full face of makeup” look. 

This Bobbi Brown pencil is so easy to use and just fills in a little softer. And it’s water resistant- I jumped in the water with this and it stayed on! I have the color mahogany on 🙂

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Step Four: Nars Concealer

under the eyes, down the middle of noise, middle of forehead, cupids bow and on chin. 

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I have terrible bags under my eyes so this concealer IS SO BOMB to just brighten up under eye area and also add highlight to the other areas! I wear the shade “vanilla” and use a spritz of rose water on my beauty blender and just pat into the areas mentioned above. This adds brightening to all the right places! 

Step Five: WaterProof Mascara 

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I am SUPER picky when it comes to waterproof mascara, it has to be gentle enough to take off so I don’t feel like I am being too tough on my lashes if I wear it the whole vacation. This mascara is so easy to take off with micellar water but totally stays on while swimming! I curl my lashes first, add a few coats, let it dry a little then curl my lashes again and looks so natural but still done! 

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Step Six: Highlight, Bronzer and Blush

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This might be my favorite step- I love a good bronzy glowy face especially when by the beach! These products are UNREAL AMAZING- like the BEST OF THE BEST!

first, I add my Hourglass bronzer to cheek bones, sides of my nose and a little on sides of forehead.

next, I do my cream Nars blush (this product is amazing because you can throw in beach bag and after swimming can reapply!) I just rub in with my finger!

If I want a little extra I add this Tarte blush on top just for a little extra rosiness! 

lastly I highlight upper cheek bones, middle of nose, middle of forehead, cupids bow, and a little on chin. This Hourglass palette is TOO GOOD. I actually mix a little of all three shade for a great super glowy look!

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Step Seven: A quick lip combo

I love that this Nars Blush stick can also be added to your lips- makes it SO easy when you need to do a touch up! Then this lip plumper is LEGIT insane- like it actually works! So perfect to just add a little something extra to your simple look!

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Step Eight: Best Face Sunscreens

I was mainly using my Supergoop mineral powder– I did the translucent shade just so it didn’t mess with my makeup when I reapplied throughout the whole day! It’s perfect to just have in your bag and can dust over face, neck and hands!

I also love this Dermalogica Age Smart Facial moisturizer– because it acts like a primer as well! SO perfect if you know you won’t bring this Supergoop one on the go you can just put put this under makeup!

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Alright loves, now that we have chatted a little bit about makeup let’s talk hair products and go-to hair styles or accessories that help elevate your beach look! 

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I have the DRIEST hair ever- so packing a really hydrating shampoo, conditioner, and hair styling products is KEY. I also always pack a good dry shampoo and products to enhance my natural waves so I can just let my hair air dry- because let’s be honest, doing my hair sounds TERRIBLE on vacation! haha

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This whole trip I did my hair in 5 minutes or less- I either added dry shampoo and a visor or fun little buns! Or I washed my hair, added my curly hair spray and did a top knot until it was more dry! Less is more when by the beach, babes!

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One tip for when I use my curly hair products- the cream based one is what I kinda scrunch into all of my hair and the spray I just add when my hair is dry if it needs a little more product! If I don’t want to wait for my hair to air dry I use my little diffuser attachment and just scrunch and blow dry till it’s decently dry and styled! Super quick and easy! 

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My loves, packing for your next beach vacation should be easy breezy. The less time you spend getting ready the more time you have to play- I hope this post helps and comment or email me if you have any questions or if you have awesome suggestions for what you pack on vacation! 

Great, now all I want to do is go back to the beach, haha! 

Cheers, Darlings! 

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