The Best Beauty Products for the Beach
Best Cleanser When You Wake
This cleanser is gentle enough to use on sensitive skin, but doesn’t skimp on getting rid of dirt and grime.
Best Shampoo & Conditioner
- BUY IT! Vogue International OGX Argan Oil of Morocco Hydrate + Repair Extra Strength Shampoo and Conditioner, $8 each; walgreens.com
Before hitting the beach, give locks a wash and condition with this argan oil shampoo and conditioner—this duo keeps strands moisturized in the best way.
Best Body Scrub
We love to exfoliate before hitting the beach, and this body scrub is a top-notch find.
Best Brightening Lotion
A light moisturizer (containing SPF, no less) is a must-have for your summer beauty routine.
Best Lotion Sunscreen
Before going out in the sun, protect your skin with this broad spectrum lotion sunscreen. Since it’s a cream, you’re less likely to miss a spot.
Best Leave-In Spray
Don’t forget to protect hair before hitting the beach—this protecting, detangling, and conditioning spray from Sun Bum keeps locks guarded from the sun’s harmful rays.
Best Skin Tinting Sunscreen
If you need to even your skin tone, reach for this tinted moisturizer from NARS for light coverage, and bonus, it contains SPF.
Best Nail Polish
A bright nail lacquer is the perfect solution for a chipped pedicure.
Best Sunscreen Mist
- BUY IT! Supergoop! Antioxidant-Infused Sunscreen Mist with Vitamin C SPF 50, $13 (3 fl. oz.); $19, dermstore.com
Once on the beach, keep skin protected by touching up your sunscreen with this anti-oxidant infused spray from Supergoop!.
Best Waterproof Mascara
Want to define eyes without having mascara run down your face while swimming? Reach for this top-notch waterproof mascara from Clinique.
Best Tinted Lip Balm
A tinted lip balm containing SPF is the perfect way to keep your look pulled together while lounging shore-side.
Best After Sun Product
Too much fun in the sun? This aloe lotion goes on like a dream and will soothe burnt skin.
Best Lip Color
A poppy lip gloss is all you need to pull together your look before meeting up with friends and family.
Best Body Oil
A shimmering body oil is just the kind of fun beauty product that should be added into your beauty routine this summer.
Best Night Serum
This serum is light and won’t clog pores and is perfect for moisturizing skin before bed.
Best Body Balm
This all-natural body balm refreshes skin and is perfect for hard-to-please areas like knees and elbows.
Best Hair Mask
A rich hair mask is just what strands need after a long day in the sun and salt water.
Best Bath Soak
A luxurious soak in the bath is the perfect night cap to a day at the shore.