As every beauty lover knows, cutting down the products you need to take on vacation is easier said than done. Luckily, there are some handy new multitaskers on the market. If you're off to the beach here are some of the hottest products for your travel wash bag. 


Cooling tan in a bottle

Solve two common beachside problems in one hit with Guerlain's new Terracotta L'Eau Halée -- a cooling water for the face that is also tinted to dispense a golden tan. Featuring a lightly gelled formula, the product can be applied using the fingertips and can be built up throughout the day to result in a deeper hue. Washes off with soap and water. 

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Mattifying sun protection


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You don't need us to reiterate the importance of sun protection at the beach (you don't want to be getting sunspots, do you?), but sprays, creams and lotions can leave you with a shiny looking glaze. Sephora Collection's new 8 HR Mattifying Moisturizer provides SPF 20 protection while fighting off unwanted shine via an ingredient that provides a protective barrier on skin's surface to retain water, as well as using antioxidants and pro-vitamin B5 to help prevent visible signs of aging.



Scented scrubs

Forgo perfume at the beach for a scented body scrub. Best if Iinfused with rose petals and if it promises to polish, refine, and smooth skin, boosting your natural glow and leaving you with a fresh floral scent.


Pool-proof lipstick

Diving into the sea or taking regular dips in the pool no longer means having to forgo makeup (learn how to really lock in your makeup here). NYX Cosmetics has just released a new Full Throttle Lipstick line, providing a waterproof pop of saturated matte color in 12 different shades. 


Beach balm for thoroughly protected tresses 
A new 5-in-1 product from Alterna Haircare, Bamboo Beach BB Beach Balm, claims to offer frizz control, hydration, shine, UV protection, and light hold, making it the ideal all-rounder for summer temperatures. The formula contains color and UVA/UVB protection and is infused with an exotic mango scent. Or you can check out our comprehensive guide on how to protect your tresses from sun damage.


This story first appeared on AFP Relax News 15th July 2017.