Please don’t be like Kim Kardashian — wear sunscreen! Summer is just heating up — literally — so stay safe this 4th of July and beyond with these beauty must-haves!
It’s officially summer and there are some obvious (and not so obvious) things you need to stock up on fast! Check out our must-haves list right here:
SUNSCREEN — Obviously, this is the number one summer must-have. And don’t only wear sunscreen at the beach. I walked three blocks to get a salad for lunch in New York today and was pink when I came back inside (and I applied sunscreen this morning!). You need to be wearing face and body sunscreen every single day! It’s also a great way to prevent fine lines and wrinkles. I’m trying to use more natural products, and the easiest way to do that without being a chemist and studying ingredients is to reach for Baby or Kids formulas. I like the Banana Boat Simply Protect line, which has no Oxybenzone or parabens.
BUG SPRAY — My family is from Maine, and wow, let me tell you, mosquitos are RAMPANT there in the summer. I love the Avon Skin-So-Soft Bug Guard (some of them have a built-in SPF as well). They have DEET-free towelettes in their own pouch which are perfect for traveling. Kosmatology has a Bug Repellent Balm made with organic and natural ingredients that is also super easy and convenient to apply — it comes in a little stick!
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June 21 marks the official first day of summer 2018. Make sure that you are safe in the sun this season. Here I am with some of my favorite sunscreens from the other week at the beach. With so many options available, from lotions to creams to gels to sprays to sticks, there’s no excuse not to find one that works for you! . 👨⚕️Joshua Zeichner, MD 🏅Director of Cosmetic & Clinical Research in Dermatology 🏥Mount Sinai Hospital Faculty Practice 5 East 98 Street, 5th Floor New York City ☎️212-241-9728 💻www.ZeichnerDermatology.com. . . #AskDrZ #dermatology #antiaging #skincaretips #beauty #skin #glow #skincare #freshface #familylife #beautytips #beautycommunity #skincareproducts #productjunkie #skincancer #sunscreen #healthyskin #clearskin #dadlife #familyfirst #memorialdayweekend #lips #tanlinesfordays #tanline #sunburn #lipbalm #neutrogena #summerishere #psa
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Don’t forget about stocking up on Excedrin (screaming children, anyone? Sorry!), sneakers for working out in the gorgeous weather, a paraben-free deodorant like the rosy-smelling one from Megababe, and a body makeup like my fave from Westmore Beauty, for that pool party. See more of my summer picks in the gallery!