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Travel beauty bag part 1: Sun savers

- June 3rd, 2011

Earlier in the week I booked my big summer vacation: 10 days in Portugal!

Putting aside the fact that I’m over-the-moon (and have found myself oggling Free People maxi dresses more than once at work), there are two beauty issues I must contend with while I’m gone:

1. Protecting my skin.

2. Feeling cute with minimal makeup.

Since these issues are not uncommon, I thought I’d share my beauty bag with you – and hope that you share back!

SkinCeuticals  Sheer Physical UV Defensive SPF 50 ($38, avialable at select spas and medi-spas across Canada)

SkinCeuticals Sheer Physical UV Defensive SPF 50 ($38, avialable at select spas and medi-spas across Canada)

Part 1 – sun protection

Face, neck and ears

SkinCeuticals Sheer Physical UV Defensive SPF 50 ($38, available at select spas and medi-spas across Canada)

This new sunscreen can be used on all skin types, absorbs quickly, stays matte, and boasts a tiny particle size – which makes it excellent for capturing UVA and UVB rays.

If you’ve ever used sticky consistencies or the possibility of a breakout as reasons to avoid sunscreen – your excuses run out here.

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