Makeup that won’t run at the beach

Going to the coast is the number one summer activity but we often forget that all that sun is damaging to our skin.  We have picked out the best skin protecting sunscreen from Sephora that will keep you beautiful all year round.  Often when you spend a day at the beach some of you still want to wear makeup but can never figure out the right products to wear that won’t melt off your face after a quick dip in the ocean.  We have also picked out beauty products from Sephora that will allow you to wear make up to the beach that won’t make you get those raccoon eyes.

Begin with applying Tarte Tarteguard 30 Sunscreen Lotion Broad Spectrum SPF 30, $32.00 to your face.  Tarteguard is a non-chemical sunscreen that helps to protect, moisturize, brighten, and re-invigorate skin for a youthful-looking appearance.

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For your body apply Coola Sport Continuous Spray SPF 30 Tropical Coconut, $20.00.  Coola is a clear, continuous misting spray with broad-spectrum protection, antiaging benefits, and an all-natural coconut scent.

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Don’t forget about protecting your lips form the sun!  Often many people do not think to apply SPF to their lips and end up betting burnt thus causing chapping.  Apply Coola Liplux SPF 15 Vanilla Peppermint, $12.00 to your lips for all day protection and moisturization.  Coola Liplux is an all-in-one lip treatment that moisturizes and protects with SPF 15 broad-spectrum UVA/UVB sunscreen protection.

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The best way to approach applying makeup for the beach would be to only use sunscreen for your face and then do your eye makeup as planed.  If you wear foundation and bronzer to the beach it is likely that you will continuously sweat it off and clog your pours.  I you still want to wear some type of bronzing makeup we suggest a tinted moisturizer with SPF like, Laura Mercier Tinted Moisturizer Broad Spectrum SPF 20 Oil Free, $44.00.  This product comes is shades for all skin tones and is a perfect blend of skincare and makeup that helps control oil-breakthrough and gives skin a sheer hint of color for a healthy, natural glow.

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For eye makeup begin with Urban Decay Eyeshadow Primer Potion Original, $20.00.  Eyeshadow primer will help reduce the smudging of eye makeup and will make your shadow and liner stick better and last longer on your lids.  This primer is a 24-hour wear, nude eye shadow primer that ensures vibrant, crease-free wear.

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If you do decide you want to wear eyeshadow then go with a natural look with matte colors so as not to be too showy at the beach.  Taste Tartelette Amazonia Clay Matte Eyeshadow Palette, $44.00 is an all-matte palette with 12 exclusive eye shadows.  This sleek, statement palette features tarte’s signature Amazonian clay-infused, long-wear eye shadows in a mix of liner, lid, and crease shadow shades. The palette also includes a step-by-step guide for creating smoldering, versatile looks that take you from daytime to playtime.

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When deciding what eyeliner to wear, there is no question that a day at the beach calls for waterproof eyeliner like the Sephora Collection Retractable Waterproof Eyeliner, $13.00.  This eyeliner is long-lasting, waterproof, and comes in a variety of colors.

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You will also want to wear waterproof mascara so that when you go in the ocean it does not run all down your face.  Try the Sephora Collection Full Action Waterproof Extreme Effect Mascara, $12.00.  This mascara is durable through water and sweat for 24-hours.  This full-coverage mascara volumizes, lengthens, curves, separates, strengthens, protects, and nourishes. Above all, it resists fading and smudging, thanks to the waterproof formula.

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Obviously you need to dress the part when at the beach so we have put together a couple of costal attires that you can try out.

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Xavier One Piece by Mikoh $208.00,  Kimono by Becca $68.00, Gianna necklace by Alzerina $44.00.



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Mellow Yellow High Neck Top $68.00 and American Pantitm bottom $58.00 by Becca, Flynn Coverup $149.00 by L*Space, Marie bracelet $32.00 by Alzerina.




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