Top 10 beauty buys to keep you bronzed and safe in the sun

We’ve put together our top 10 beauty buys to make sure your skin stays healthy and hydrated in the sun without sacrificing that all-important holiday glow


Wednesday, 11 July, 2012 by Sally Ashley-Cound

  • The Balm Shelter Tinted Moisturiser SPF 18 (€19; stockists include Karstadt)

    This silky-smooth tinted moisturiser helps to improve the tone and texture of your skin when foundation feels too heavy

  • Molton Brown Karanja Tree Sunshield SPF 30 (€45; stockists include Galeries Lafayette)

    With Indian Karanja tree seed oil and pongamia plant extract, this cream is a matte and lightweight option for combating the signs of ageing while protecting skin from the damaging effects of the sun

  • Lancôme Soleil SPF 15 Protective Lip Gloss (€21.50; stockists include Karstadt)

    Prevent your lips from suffering in the sun by using Lancôme’s moisturising gloss, which also helps lips look fuller and smoother

  • Korres Sweet Orange Sunscreen (€19.40 for 150ml; stockists include Karstadt)

    This sun cream accelerates skin tanning, while shea butter and aloe vera help reduce visible signs of ageing

  • Clarins Instant Smooth Self Tanning (€28.50 for 30ml; stockists include Karstadt)

    This caramel-tinted cream is self tanner and complexion perfector in one. It glides smoothly on to skin, developing into a soft and long-lasting finish in under two hours

  • Clinique SPF 35 Targeted Protection Stick (€24.95; stockists include Karstadt)

    Keep this stick in your bag to provide a protective top-up throughout the day for sensitive areas such as nose, lips and ears

  • Chanel Luminous Bronzing Powder (€43; stockists include Galeries Lafayette)

    With several shades in one, this bronzing powder has subtle warm and shimmering hints

  • Benefit Sunbeam (€25; stockists Galeries Lafayette)

    Dot this golden highlighter on cheek and brow bones for a natural sun-kissed radiance

  • BareMinerals Original SPF 15 Foundation (€26; stockists include Karstadt)

    This mineral-based foundation gives flawless coverage and a natural luminous finish that doesn’t clump or cake – perfect for a hot day

  • Annemarie Börlind SPF 20 Sun Spray (€15 for 100ml; stockists include Karstadt)

    This natural, water-resistant spray is refreshingly light and absorbed immediately into the skin

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