Summer Ready

May 30, 2014

Summer ReadyThe change in season is something I always look forward to. Routines are shaken up, a new wave of beauty favorites sweep the bathroom and there’s new reason to refresh a wardrobe. Even though it’s already feeling like summertime here on the West Coast gearing up for poolside/beachside days have been on my mind. I’ve already snuck in a few here and there but the real heat is yet to come. Some of you asked me recently what my go-to sunscreens are, which got me thinking about all the essentials I like to throw in my summer tote and wear for such outings.

Old Navy tunic, Paige denim shorts, Saint Laurent aviators, Mar y Sol tote bag, Old Navy sneakers, hat, one-piece and swim top.
Summer ReadyNaturally the perfect tunic is a necessity. I love finding reasonably priced ones that will no doubt get spilled on, wet and beat up. I found a few at Old Navy that I’m currently loving, including this one.Summer ReadyI can’t stand having bikini strap marks on my chest, so I always make sure to bring along a bandeau with removable straps like this oneSummer ReadySummer ReadyNothing ruins a vacation quite like a bad burn so I always make sure to bring plenty of sunscreen. Here are my favorites: Neutrogena Sensitive Skin, Kiehl’s Activated Sun Protector (extra light weight), Minus Sol (slightly tinted for face), Coola face sunscreen (the best for everyday use, never causes a breakout). 
Summer ReadyMy latest obsession, these slip on sneakers from Old Navy. They’re crazy comfortable and so easy to slip on and off. Summer ReadyI try to be as low maintenance with my beauty routine during the summer months. And since swimming is never something I like to turn down I try to be equipped with wet hair taming products. Lush’s R&B leave-in hair moisturizer has been a recent favorite. It smells like summer and works wonders for controlling frizz and getting that cool, wavy, hair-dried and piecey look. It can also be used on dry hair when humidity takes a toll.
Summer ReadyWhether you’re hosting a party or bringing the booze, Rosé in the summertime seems to always be a good idea.
sun_tanning_old_navy_swimsuitPhotography by Arna Bee

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