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Beauty: Poolside Beauty Essentials ft Clarins, Caudalie, Iconic London, Benefit & Loreal

 I feel like I’ve been away from the blogging world for ages but it’s been just under 2 weeks. 2 weekends ago I took a day off work and went on a long weekend with my boyfriend up north and the day after we returned from that break we went away for a weekend in Santorini and if you follow me on Instagram, you’ll have seen a few holiday shots already!

(L-R) Clarins Everlasting Cushion Foundation in 110 Honey - £31*
Iconic Original Illuminator - £32.99 from Cult Beauty
Caudalie Anti Ageing Suncare SPF 30 - £18
Loreal Paris Paradise Brow Pomade in Brunette - £9.99
Benefit Gimme Brow in Medium Brown (03) - £20 from Cult Beauty

When it came to packing beauty products for my holiday, It was SO hard (literally) to minimise my beauty collection as I like to think that everything can come with me… so after booking a hold bag on the plane instead of just our usual hand luggage, I kind of went to town with products I needed to last the week. On the more relaxing days of the holiday the ‘pool/beach’ days I wore minimal make up and here’s the 5 make-up products I reached for on my trip.
                                                  Caudalie Anti Ageing Suncare SPF 30 - £18
I have to admit; I have not been the best on holiday in the past for using SPF products on holiday for my face (other than a foundation with SPF) until I discovered this cream. It’s got protection of SPF30 and I have used this as a base for my makeup but sometimes just on it’s own when I haven’t worn makeup during the day/by the pool/beach etc.


When I have minimal makeup on, I like to re-apply this every couple of hours, especially when it’s a warm day. What I like about this cream is it doesn’t stick to your hands and when you’re applying this is comes across as more of a moisturiser than a sun cream.


Whilst I was away in Santorini, after applying the Caudalie face cream, my only base option was this foundation from Clarins. I am a huge fan (as I am sure a lot of you will already know) of the original everlasting foundation by Clarins and so this cushion foundation is a perfect alternative and it’s easy to build up the coverage you want to achieve and has SPF 50! (Yes!)
                                      Loreal Paris Paradise Brow Pomade in Brunette - £9.99


Aside from my base makeup, the first thing I do in my make-up routine is sort out my brows. I find that they really frame my face and also, that I feel a little bit last if I haven’t drawn them on in the morning. I love using this pomade as I find that it matches my skin perfectly, and (FYI) I have only used this pomade since I picked it up in Boots a couple of months back, I AM OBSESSED WITH THIS.


                         Benefit Gimme Brow in Medium Brown (03) - £20 from Cult Beauty


What’s the point of filling in your eyebrows without using a gel? I genuinely think that this gel from Benefit is one of the best around for eyebrows (even though I haven’t tried the Glossier Boy Brow yet) and I find that whenever I use it my eyebrows literally do not budge! That’s what you need for a day by the pool, eye brows which don’t move because you always have to be picture ready right?!
Iconic Original Illuminator - £32.99 from Cult Beauty


Lastly, probably my favourite make up product of the WHOLE holiday and it’s this gorgeous illuminator from Iconic London. I absolutely love using this on my face (and body) to create a glowing look.  I find that a little product goes a long way with this illuminator as I have only had it about a year. When I was wearing very minimal make up (just a sheer foundation and my brows) this illuminator helped me achieve a perfect glowy look.

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What do you think of my poolside beauty essentials? Have you tried any of these products out? Do you have any holiday beauty recommendations?
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Image and video hosting by TinyPic Fancy knowing a little bit more about me? Well I'm Becca, 23 and I live in the North/West. I have a degree in Fashion Communication & Promotion. I work in Advertising for a well known brand but also love all things Beauty, Fashion and (sometimes) Lifestyle.

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