Nine Beauty Essentials for Beach Brides

Hair & Beauty
Beach Wedding Beauty Essentials

Photo: Yasu + Junko

Whether you're getting married on a beach or traveling to a tropical locale for the holidays or your honeymoon, figuring out the right beauty routine in a heat-drenched climate can get sticky. Here, easy breezy island essentials for your face, body, and hair.

1. Lacquer

Not quite white but a notch below nude, this polish adds the perfect touch of pretty to your Caribbean honeymoon.

Topless and Barefoot, $8, Essie

2. Perfume

In new roller-ball bottles, Lavanila's cult-y scents just got a lot more travel-friendly.

The Healthy Roller Ball fragrance in Vanilla Coconut, $19, Lavanila Laboratories

3. Scrub

Slather on clean skin, kick back for 10 minutes, remove with a damp cloth. Hello, glow!

Papaya Enzyme peel, $43, Elemis available at Nordstrom

4. Lipstick

A trio of butters (mango, avocado, and shea) gives these long-wear lipsticks a soothing kind of staying power.

Glamazon Pure Performance 12-Hour lipstick in Foxy (left) and Playful (right), $26 each, Tarte

5. Sunscreen

Why just block UV rays when you can hydrate sun-parched skin with vitamin E, too?

Capital Soleil SPF 30 Luxurious Protective Oil, $29, Vichy

6. Body cream

Lady-like, functional, and infused with a delicious rose scent: You'll be addicted.

Rose Hand & Body cream, $40, Aerin available at Neiman Marcus

7. Texturizer

Unplug that flatiron and surrender to the humidity gods with a spritz of this salt-infused styling brew.

Surf Spray, $15, Bumble and Bumble

8. Cleanser

A primo pore-shrinker, the plant-based astringent witch hazel is also great at removing sticky sunscreens.

Original Witch Hazel Daily facial towelettes, $5.49 for 20, Dickinson's available at Walgreens

9. Bronzer

Customize your faux glow with this light-to-darker powder bronzer.

Bronze Booster, $15, Physicians Formula

—Dana Wood

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