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LOL, 9000! I wish πŸ™‚

I feel for you! My boyfriend burns pretty quick, too. I’m always checking to make sure he re-applies (OK, I re-apply it for him) throughout the day.

LOL that’s sweet of you to be the sunscreen police! you’re only helping him be safe. i tend to miss spots — 2 years ago i missed the backs of my knees and tops of my feet and wound up with 2nd degree sunburn. the backs of my knees are now perpetually a deeper shade than the rest of my legs πŸ™ so now just stay out of the sun all together. i kinda dig my pale look!

Sunblock, eyeliner, that’s about it! I spend most of my time in the sea so there isn’t too much point wearing too much make up!

Either Benefit’s Benetint or Revlon’s Just Bitten in any of the colours they have. Although the Revlon one is pretty pigmented so it might be a bit much for the fairer babes. And the price for a drugstore brand is a bit of off-putting, but I got it for half off, and it’s really quite good.

probably just lipstick/lipgloss and a blush, i really don’t need a mascara.
I discovered the world of blushes about half a year ago and now can’t live without it! i don’t know what I was thinking before.. πŸ™‚

the beach is my time to take a breather from make up.
I go all natural.
SPF and chap stick is all I wear

For beach days, just sunblock and a SPF lipbalm, and some leave-in conditioner for the hair. All that tends to make me a little waxy and shiny, so I leave the makeup at home.

Going to the beach overrides all my usual beauty routine. No need to worry about my face, when I’m showing my bum and belly. Those are enough worry. lol I just slather myself in sunscreen, lotion SPF for body and a higher SPF cream for the face, and that’s it. The after-beach care is more complex though.

Honestly, I skip it all except for a good SPF. Maybe curl my eyelashes and that’s about it.

I sweat like there’s no tomorrow, so it’s kind of pointless. My cheeks are ruddy all ready, so no need for blush!

If it was some sort of evening beach event (ie, bonfire or party), I’d probably do my usual makeup, with a little extra bronzer.

I’ll tell you what I just wore on my trip to Palm Desert- I had a spa treatment and then lay around the pool, that’s about the same thing as the beach!
Major sunscreen, whatever the highest I’ve got is. A dab of select cover wherever needed, probably just undereye and blemishes, powder because sunscreen makes you look SWEATY!
On my eyes I wore Baselight paint with Bountiful Brown liner and a little Paradisco. It stayed even through half an hour in a hammam/steam room!

Normally I put on just a bit of powder foundation. Just so my skin looks even other than that it’s just sun block.

Sunblock or tinted moisturizer with SPF 30, Clarins under eye cream with SPF30, lip balm with SPF30 and waterproof mascara

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