Summer Essentials

Written by on July 5, 2014 in Body & Mind, Travel - Comments Off on Summer Essentials

Summer has finally arrived and holiday season is just around the corner – hooray! Time to start stacking up those summer essentials. We’ve listed some of our favourite items for you.

The Beach Bag


Whether you’re getting spoiled on St. Bart’s or hanging ten at Woolacombe Sands, you’ll need the right bag to carry around all your favourite stuff. Not just any bag, but one that is roomy enough and gives you that chic-yet-effortless boho look to match your beachy-wavy hair and subtle tan. You need the oversized P’ienca shopper. A big hit in St Tropez and Ibiza – and now also available in the UK! Email us for UK seller details.

Sun cream

272-KIDS-SPF30_spray-01Sun cream is a must, preferably a natural one to limit your chemical intake. Try Aubrey Organics Kids Spray. Safe, natural and effective, this sun screen will protect both your and your little ones skin from UVA and UVB rays. Formulated for a quick, hassle-free application, the spray will leave the skin hydrated and protected. SPF 30 Kids Spray is water resistant for a full 40 minutes. Unscented, Reef safe, vegan friendly, gluten free and not tested on animals.

Flip Flops

1373029847414The easiest summer shoe without a doubt – and with the changeable straps by Suavesoles (three straps with each pair of soles), you can match your flip-flops with your outfit or mood. What’s not to love?

Sun Glasses


To complete your look, get a pair of these awesome mirrored sunglasses by the surf dudes from GROWN. The sunglasses are handcrafted from durable Bamboo and hardwoods such as Du Lei and Zebrawood. All of the natural materials used are organic, renewable and free from harmful or toxic elements. And that’s not all: for every purchase that is made, sight-restoring surgery for 1 individual or diagnostic eye examinations for 12 children will be fully funded by GROWN.

Hair Care

Vital 5 Hair Mask No BackgroundWith all those sunny days on the beach you will need some good hair care products to keep your locks in  pristine condition. Try Naturtint Vital 5 Hair Mask. This miracle healing mask is formulated with wheat, keratin and a natural protein complex to recover hairs lost vitality. Exclusive Protein Protective Coating technology ensures the cuticles are protected whilst the hair is repaired from the deepest layers. Available through Holland & Barrett.

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