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7 Essential Summer Skin Must-Haves


By Becky Mansfield of Your Modern Family. Becky Mansfield is a paid spokesperson for HEALTHY ESSENTIALS®

If there is one thing that we love about summer break, it’s our beach days. I have been spending my summers by the ocean since I was a baby. My grandmother lived just a block away from the beach, so she took her morning walk on the sandy shores and her evening strolls watching the sunset over the water. With thirty years of experience behind her, she gave me some advice about the beach: enjoy every minute of it with the ones you love and always remember your summer skin beach care essentials, because your skin doesn’t like the sun as you do. Protect it, then sit back and enjoy.

Aveeno® sunscreen, Neutrogena® makeup remover wipes and Neutrogena® Rapid Wrinkle Repair® Moisturizer on the beach

Thanks to my grandma, I always try to remember to wear good sunscreen and take care of my face, before and after hitting the waves. I always keep a few beach must-haves with me, and I can feel good knowing that I have everything I need to keep my skin protected and looking its best.

My summer skin care routine is simple: hydrate my skin with a good moisturizer in the morning, protect it with SPF, and never forget to wash my face every day.

Here are seven beach essentials to keep your summer skin happy and healthy:

1. AVEENO® Protect + Hydrate Lotion Sunscreen SPF 50
Anytime I head out into the sun, I make sure to put on my SPF lotion. It hydrates the skin while still keeping it soft and healthy. Best of all, this beach must-have is water-resistant for 80 minutes, even through sweat,, which is a good thing when you are chasing young children in the hot sun, building forts and digging in the sand.

2. Water
I splash water on my face every hour or so and let it air dry (face mist works, too!). Don’t forget, it’s also so essential to DRINK water in the summer to keep your beach skin hydrated from the inside out.

Aveeno® Sunscreen in beach chair

3. Sun Hat
I love my big southern straw hats, and there is no better place to wear them than at the beach!  Aside from being a fashion statement, it keeps my face protected from the sun and makes it easy for my kids to spot me from the water.

4. SPF Lip Balm
When I was a teenager, I stayed in the sun way too long, long enough that even my lips were sunburnt!  Now, I make sure to include a lip balm that contains sunscreen as part of m beach essentials. And if I ever find myself without it, I’ll rub a little sunscreen on my lips.

Neutrogena® Rapid Wrinkle Repair® Moisturizer with beach in the background

5. Neutrogena® Rapid Wrinkle Repair® Moisturizer Broad Spectrum SPF 30
As soon as I wake up, I moisturize. Whether I’m heading out or not, I know that I can use Rapid Wrinkle Repair® because it’s working on reducing those fine lines & wrinkles, while protecting my skin with SPF 30.

6. Neutrogena® Makeup Remover Cleansing Towelettes
Cleansing towelettes are so quick and easy. They require no rinsing, and get rid of any dirt from the day, along with face and eye makeup. A beach must-have, I keep it in my bag and use it when I leave the beach to cleanse away any sand or dirt. It’s an instant refresh!

7. A grateful heart.
When you feel fortunate and grateful on the inside, it shows on the outside. Keeping your skin hppy and healthy with these beach skin care tips will ensure you can enjoy the little moments with family and friends!

Mother and sun playing in the sand at the beach

Becky Mansfield is a paid spokesperson for HEALTHY ESSENTIALS®

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