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Summer Beauty Editor’s Picks

Head into the summer feeling confident with the BWB beach kit in tow.

Head into the summer feeling confident with the BWB beach kit in tow. We’ve rounded up some of our favorites to keep you armed with the perfect summer allies.

For the Perfect Summer Body

The All-in-One Oil: True Moringa’s Face, Hair & Body Oil

Use this oil for the face, body, and hair to give yourself the nourishment you need to glow from the inside out.

The Eco-Friendly Bar Soap and Scrub: Soapwalla’s Activated Charcoal and Petitgrain Soap Bar

The combination of activated Bamboo Charcoal (from new growth forests), Petitgrain, and Tea Tree essential oils gently but deeply cleanses, nurturing the skin as it rids of unhealthy toxins and bacteria. This jet-black bar is like liquid velvet and is ideal for all skin types, especially blemish-prone and combination skin. Soapwalla’s Activated Charcoal and Petitgrain Soap Bar is equally effective for men and women.

The Effective, Travel-friendly Natural Deodorant: Meow Meow Tweet’s Grapefruit Deodorant Stick

This active combination of potent plant oils and mineral powders comes in a convenient push-up paper tube. The formula works, and the packaging is completely biodegradable. No more fingers and sensitive skin woes!

The Scents of Summer

This season we have selected 2 beautiful summer scents to match your mood.

Love the Way You Feel by Kilian is where sweet meets sensual. A warm, exotic scent, it has repurposed Monoï Oil to pay tribute to the beauty of beachside bodies. This fragrance is the perfect complement to a gorgeous tan and muscles in all the right places. It comes in a chic white bottle, decorated with a vibrant brush stroke and sliver cap and nameplate.

Chinotto di Liguria from Acqua di Parma’s new Blu Mediterraneo collection unmistakably captures the spirit of the sea. The rare Chinotto fruit weaves magic about your neck – even the briefest encounter with its bittersweet notes transports you to a paradise where sunlight tickles the waves. Mandarine, Jasmine and Cardamom combine in a gentle breeze, while musk and patchouli bring warmth and tranquility. It’s a fragrance reminiscent of an early morning stroll along the rocky coastlines of western Liguria.

A Bonus for the Lips

The Hydra Volume Lip Masque by Soleil Toujours protects, plumps and hydrates the lips! Their 100% mineral SPF 15 provides superior broad spectrum UV protection, while their LiPlump formula stimulates collagen, diminishes wrinkles and fills in lines with Maxi Lip Complex (tri-peptide). With six different colors inspired by their global travel, mix and match with all your favorite summer outfits.

Lani Allen

Lani Allen is a graduate of Columbia University’s Non-fiction Creative Writing program. After serving as Vice President of her class for two years, she contributed written pieces and illustrations to many on-campus publications. As a writer with a passion for beauty, Lani enjoys capturing the stories of innovative thinkers and risk-takers shaping the industry as we know it.

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