Sunday's TRAVEL goods
Today I normally pick my favorite fragrance of the week, but today I decided to pick even more: the best beauty agents that I take with me on a holiday, including a fragrance of course. However, let’s start with all the other talented tools I pack into my beauty bag.
My favorite five for a fabulous holiday:
N°1“H2O Tan Mist“ by James Read Girls like me are not part of the „sun kissed“ types, which means that we don’t turn into those wonderful beach beauties as soon as the summer sun is out. It takes time to get the glow. And as we are not doing the crazy tanning anymore — because we want to keep our skin healthy — we need little helpers to get a nice tan already before we are going on our holidays. That’s why I fell in love with this wonderful gradual face tan spray: Firstly, it refreshes the skin and nurtures with antioxidants and coconut oil, which is perfect on hot summer days. Secondly, the moisturizing spray bronzes the skin super softly, which makes it even better for light skin types like me. Available on niche-beauty.com for € 24,50.
N°2 “GinZing Peel-off mask“ by Origins Apart from enjoying the sun and the beach, holidays are the perfect time to treat ourselves. That’s why I love having a special skin care with me all the time that I can simply take off. This time it’s the new mask for a refine and refreshing effect by Origins. Filled with ingredients like coffee beans, panax ginseng and gentle fruit acid complex it helps getting rid of dull and uneven textured skin. It’s a wonderful skin refresher to try on cozy nights in a comfy hotel room while reading your new favorite book. For € 25,–.
N°3“Take the day off“ by Clinique As the name already suggests, it’s the perfect little tool for holidays. What’s behind the name — a smart little eye make-up remover stick that motivates also lazy ladies to take their make-up off before going to bed. Just apply the smart texture, massage it a bit into your skin, wash it off and you are ready for your beauty sleep. For € 19,–.
N°4 Lakur - Enhanced Colour by Londontown Bikinis, summer dresses and Co. give the perfect base to play with (nail)color. For my holiday trip to Italy I chose two of the new dark nude tones from Londontown. They go with almost everything, are elegant and fancy at the same time and another plus is that they are vegan. My favorite colors: Natural Charm & True to Form for € 18,– each.
N°5“Diorshow Mono Lustrous Smoky“ Nr. 564 by Dior Smoky eyes go with any elegant outfit. Still, in the summer time the dark, black look is sometimes too difficult to wear. Shiny bronzing tones are a perfect alternative for the femme fatale look - and it’s definitely the look I want when I enjoy my Italian nights.
For € 33,–.
…and then there is the perfect SUNDAY SCENT - N°5 and my holiday favorite: Once more my chosen perfume comes from nobody else than JAMES HEELEY. Its wonderful name, Sel Marin, already promises a wonderful holiday experience. So don’t stop reading and find out more about the last beauty tool you shouldn’t forget to pack:
This scent reminds me of: If you can imagine how a striped, marine shirt smells like, then you are close to the scent of this perfume. It is fresh, clean, moderately rough – meaning with a certain edge – and a bit masculine.
What it feels like: … the smell that reaches your nose when you walk on the beach. It’s night time, the air is warm but some cold breezes are passing by in between. Salty, green, but also kind of cozy like the warm wood that lies on the beach and had been heated up from the sun during the day.
For: EAU DE PARFUM a fragrance everybody can wear and people who adore the seaside would love. In addition to its summery and fresh notes, the perfume surprises with a deep heart based on warm woods and leather. So men will love it just as much as women, provided that these ladies are real mermaids and aware of their charm.
Side note: Like any fragrance of the French perfumer, James Heeley, also this Eau de Parfum is a unisex creation and also points out with softer and harder notes.
Available at: ausliebezumduft.de for € 125 (100ml Eau de Parfum)
top notes | Lemon, Bergamot, Beech
middle notes | Salty Notes, Algae
base notes | Vetiver, Birch, Cedarwood and Leather