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Beach face: Beauty picks for a day in the sun, sand and water

The best makeup to wear to the beach

Getty Images Author: Alexandra Donaldson

Beauty

Beach face: Beauty picks for a day in the sun, sand and water

While we're all for a natural look at the beach, some days #nomakeup #nofilter just isn't going to cut it. 

Head to the water in style with some of our beach-bound beauty picks. While the first order of beauty business at the beach is always protection (always wear that SPF), a little extra touch of makeup can always help. These picks are made for bestowing a natural, sun-kissed look—so maybe you can opt for #nofilter, even if you're not makeup free.

Remember to bring sunglasses!

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The best makeup to wear to the beach

Tinted SPF

SPF is your primary goal when headed to the beach, so pick up a tinted moisturizer with SPF to even out skin tone and boost radiance. All with that necessary sun protection.

Read more: Physical Fusion UV Defense SPF 50, $34, skinceuticals.com.
By: Alexandra Donaldson Source: SkinCeuticals

The best makeup to wear to the beach

Tinted eye cream

Sometimes those under eye circles need a little extra help—even when you're just headed to the beach. This eye cream has an added dose of SPF.

Read more: Clearly Corrective Dark Circle Perfector SPF 30, $52, kiehls.ca.
By: Alexandra Donaldson Source: Kiehl's

The best makeup to wear to the beach

Blush or bronzer

Opt for a more natural looking peachy shade (this one has touches of gold) to give yourself a little faux glow.

Read more: Illuminator in Magnetic, $11, nyxcosmetics.ca.
By: Alexandra Donaldson Source: NYX

The best makeup to wear to the beach

Mascara

The number one mascara requirement when headed to the beach? Waterproof. This one is smudge-proof too so it won't budge.

Read more: Eyeko Sport Waterproof Mascars, $34, urbanoutfitters.com.
By: Alexandra Donaldson Source: Urban Outfitters

The best makeup to wear to the beach

Lip stain

Lip balm is a classes beach go-to, but if you're feeling fancy pick up a lipstain or gloss. We love a swipe of sheer peach or pink for some colour.

Read more: Lancome Juicy Shaker in Freedom of Peach, $28, sephora.com.
By: Alexandra Donaldson Source: Sephora

The best makeup to wear to the beach

Setting spray

If you'll be hanging outside all day, a setting spray is a good idea. This one includes SPF so you can spray all day and soothe your skin as you protect it.

Read more: Coola Organic Makeup Setting Spray SPF 30, $36, ulta.com.
By: Alexandra Donaldson Source: Ulta

 

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