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You don’t have to go to the beach for surf-goddess hair—just spritz on this smell-good spray. Salt pumps up the va-va-volume, while powerful plant ingredients like palo santo, rosemary oil, and ayahuasca from the Amazon add shine and scalp nourishment. The result: all-natural beachy waves without the crunch.
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Smooth as Silk
Applying facial sunscreen can feel like a chore when it’s thick and chalky with an icky chemical scent. Not so with this silky gem. Broad-spectrum to block against both UVA and UVB rays, it goes on like a spa treatment—and your skin will drink in the anti-aging raspberry, avocado, and macadamia-nut seed oils for a photo finish.
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This mask is your passport to glowy summer skin. Packed with Polynesian-inspired ingredients, it’s like Tahiti in a jar. Gardenia blossoms and coconut oil hydrate and protect, pore-clearing kaolin clay draws out impurities, while noni fruit and marshmallow root repair. The result: total skin glow.
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Natural Insect Repellent
We’re not sure which is worse: getting bitten by bugs or coating yourself in chemical-laden sprays. Thankfully, now you don’t have to choose. This all-natural combo of essential oils, witch hazel, and apple-cider vinegar—no DEET, parabens, or chemicals—deters pests, smells great, and doubles as an after-bite soother.
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- EiR Sport Balm, $30
Summer chafing is real—and can strike when you’re hiking, biking, running, or even Frisbee tossing. Strike back with this combination of jojoba oil, essential oils, and beeswax. The multi-tasker helps prevent blisters and friction, plus it protects against windburn and sunburn, too.
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There’s nothing handier than a sunscreen stick come beach time. Great on the go and easy to swipe on, this solid protects your skin from harmful rays without nasty sunscreen chemicals. Because it’s created by an herbalist, you’ll love the simple ingredient list and staying power.
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Chlorine, sweat, and sun exposure can take their toll on tresses. This secret weapon protects hair against the summer elements. It’s armed with natural vitamins and nourishing oils like black currant-seed oil and aloe vera, so apply it before beach time to shield hair or afterwards as a reparative treatment.
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Just because summer temps are on the rise doesn’t mean your stink factor should be. Stick it to your pits with this 100% natural deodorant made of cocoa butter, coconut oil, beeswax, and baking soda. It goes on streak-free and leaves you smelling like eucalyptus, tea tree, lavender, and peppermint—not sweat.
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The sun is sort of like that margarita. It feels oh-so good in the moment, but can wreak havoc after the fact. Enter this aloe vera-infused gel, a skin-soother with extracts of grapefruit, lemon, and petitgrain to quench scorched skin and dial down the damage. Leave it in the fridge for an extra boost of cool.
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Right in the Kisser
It’s not just your complexion that needs sun protection. The delicate skin of your lips deserves SPF, too. Formulated with non-nano zinc oxide (the kind that doesn’t enter the bloodstream), this super-buttery balm is vegan and velvety smooth with brag-worthy natural ingredients like red raspberry-seed oil, sea buckthorn oil, and pomegranate seed oil.