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What To Pack for a Tropical Island?

On your way to Figi? Bali?  Pack light and pack well. Here you’ll find our top picks in skin care, hair products, and makeup to take you through those hot and humid summer days. Remember, you must, must pamper yourself!

Skin Care

Chanel

Goes on as a light moisturizer but shields your skin so well! CHANEL UV Essentiel $52, Saks Fifth Avenue

 

Clinique

This instantly cooling serum (with caffeine, potent antioxidants, and soothing botanicals) helps massage away bags, refreshes, and hydrates puffy eyes on contact.  Clinique All About Eyes Serum $25.50, Bergdorf Goodman

 

Kiehl’s

Jeff Koons designed this colorful label in honor of Earth Day! Kiehl’s Since 1851 ACAI Damage-Protecting Toning Mist, Jeff Koons $26 Neiman Marcus

 

As the first professional-strength, self-neutralizing glycolic peel clinically proven safe for at-home use, The Brazilian Peel instantly firms, noticeably smoothes, and brightens skin with just one use.  Brazilian Peel $78, Sephora

 

Beach Sexy

This is Victoria Secret’s new limited-edition collection of self-tanning, bronzing and after-sun products. This formula moisturizes your skin, leaving you with a hint of self-tanner. Beach Sexy Daily Glow Gradual Tan Moisturizer SPF 15, $12 Victoria’s Secret

Hair

Davines

This formula keeps hair feeling soft and siky – even with daily blow-drying.  Davines Melu Shield $30, Barneys New York

 

Aveeno

Wheat proteins and wheat germoil enrich this moisturizing conditioner. Aveeno Nourish+ Moisturize Conditioner $6.99 Ulta

 

This amazing hair potion – made with Indian gooseberry – restores hair from root to tip in just 60 seconds. Farewell distressed locks!  Neil George Pure Shot: Instant Repair Treatment Spray $55, b-glowing

 

Ojon

In just 2 minutes, this hair mask improves the condition of dry, dehydrated hair, leaving it silky-smooth and shiny without weighing it down.  Ojon Revitalizing 2 Minute Hair Mask $34, Ulta

Makeup

Lancome

This gloss has a fabulous texture – ten times more concentrated moisture in a shiny cream for visibly replenished lips. Comes in plenty of exotic colors: EXOTIC ORCHID, AMANDE SUCREE, CHAMPAGNE, ROSE MYTHIQUE, BERRY NOIR, CHERRYWOOD LUXE, SIENNA ULTIME, BLUSH CLASSIQUE.  Lancome L’Absolu Creme De Brilliance $29, Saks Fifth Avenue

 

NARS

Bright yet translucent tints give three possiblities, for lips, cheeks, and eyes.  Multiple Tint $38, NARS Cosmetics

 

NARS

Iconic NARS red for lips and nails: Named after the original 1939 movie starring Joan Crawford, NARS recreates old Hollywood glamour for the modern woman. Contains: Jungle Red Lipstick, Jungle Red Lip Liner Pencil and Jungle Red Nail Polish.  Jungle Red Set $55, NARS Cosmetics

 

Guerlain

This liquid eyeliner – in Noir Ebene – has been designed for precision and simplicity of use, with an ultrafine brush, long handle and impeccable line. Plus your liner will not fade.  Guerlain Liquid Eyeliner $35, Nordstrom

 

Make Up For Ever

This ultra-pigmented, long-lasting waterproof formula can be used on eyes, lips and cheeks. It will not crease or smudge under the most extreme conditions and it’s available in shades ranging from soft neutrals to pure bright tones.  MAKE UP FOR EVER Aqua Cream $22, Sephora

 

Laura Mercier

This lightweight, sheer gel enhances a tan and adds a warm glow to your skin, leaving you beach-ready.  Laura Mercier Bronzing Gel $32, Nordstrom

 

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