Nothing says "I've spent my day at the beach" like gorgeously golden skin, but if you're trying to avoid the damaging rays of the sun, or just don't have the time to get outside, you can easily achieve a faux glow with sunless tanner. These Tan Towel Self-Tan Towelettes for Face & Body (10 Half Body for $27.00) not only give you a natural finish, but also are easy to use and mess free. Hard to reach spots (like the middle of your back) also become way more accessible with a towel than with just your hands alone.
Scent has a powerful ability to tie itself to memories, hence the entire science behind the Replica line. For our imaginary getaway, what could be more perfect than the Replica Beach Walk Rollerball ($25)? One sniff of this gorgeous fragrance will have you hearing waves crashing and feeling the sun on your skin, even if you're sitting in a cubicle. While some summer scents are overly fruity and tropical, this is anything but. Fresh and subtly citrusy, with some slightly musky and peppery undertones, this fragrance offers an intriguing complexity, while still being light and airy. A full sized bottle is a bit pricey, but you can easily compromise with this affordable rollerball. It also has the added bonus of being perfectly purse sized, so you can take your little mental vacation with you on-the-go!
So, whether you're lucky enough to have a pool to lounge by at the end of the day, or only manage to get a little sunshine on your lunch break, there are lots of little ways to enjoy the summer in between vacations or beach days. Hopefully these products will keep you in a beachy mindset and bring a little of the outdoors to you!
What are you favorite summertime products? Is there anything you do to tide yourself over until your next beach day?
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