The days of piling on thick moisturisers as a barricade against the icy elements are long behind us: it’s time to ditch the winter skincare in favour of products better suited to combat summer temperatures, shield against UV and hydrate after long-haul flights. These are the beauty essentials to get you through summer.

1. Glossier, The Super Pack, £60

Glossier’s three Super serums will tackle your every need: Super Pure contains niacinamide and zinc for when travel stress takes it out on your skin and Super Bounce is formulated with hyaluronic acid to help your skin recover and rehydrate after a long flight. Still need a boost? Use Super Glow, which is loaded with vitamin C and magnesium to give you that extra touch of brightness.

2. Tom Ford Beauty, Shade and Illuminate Glow Stick, £42

Accentuate your natural summer glow with Tom Ford Beauty’s Shade and Illuminate Glow Stick – a double-ended rose gold highlighter and a coral blush. Add colour to your cheeks followed by a subtle sun-kissed glow.

3. Beauty Pie, Super Healthy Skin Ultralight UVA/ UVB SPF 25, £35

Opting for an SPF specially formulated for the face can ensure the avoidance of greasy skin or looking like you’re bowling in the Ashes. Beauty Pie’s Super Healthy Skin SPF is ultra lightweight so it sinks in straight away and is perfect to go under makeup (and the cute packaging will make a perfect addition to your beach bag).

4. Mario Badescu, Vitamin E Body Lotion, £10.50

Still recovering from winter scales? Legs not seen daylight since last summer? Fear not: Mario Badescu’s body lotion will moisturise dry skin while fighting sun damage with its active ingredient of vitamin E. Its lightweight consistency is great for the hot weather, and allows it to sink in quickly whilst also leaving slight glow.

5. NARS, Light Reflecting Pressed Setting Powder, £29

The struggle of applying loose powder on-the-move is over. NARS’ Light Reflecting Pressed Setting Powder is great for evenly distributing light so that your face’s glow is soft and subtle. It’s perfect for keeping your make-up intact while wandering across beaches and exploring bustling cities.

6. DHC, Deep Cleansing Oil, from £5 for 30ml

Shed the layers of reapplied SPF and make-up with this DHC Deep Cleansing Oil. The soothing liquid glides over your face and is enriched with olive oil to give you that extra dose of antioxidants. It comes in a range of sizes, making it a perfect addition to your carry-on essentials and bathroom cabinet.

7. Clarins, Radiance-Plus Golden Glow Booster for Face, £20

Get a sunkissed headstart and cruise through the pre-holiday-paleness with Clarins’ Radiance-Plus Golden Glow Booster. Add three drops (or more) to your moisturiser to create a bespoke product for your face, so you can put down that patchy, pore-clinging fake-tan. It comes in a body edition too.

8. La Roche-Posay, My Skin Track UV Wearable Clip and App, £54.95

Not sure how often to reapply your SPF? This app (and chip that you can clip to your clothes) from La Roche-Posay tracks the UV and pollution levels so that you can be sure to steer clear of skin damage. The app also offers you personalised skincare tips so that you can perfect your regimen.

9. Fur, Ingrown Concentrate, £28

Falling victim to ingrown hairs is particularly common in the season of bikini waxes. Whether it’s underarms or legs, beards or bikini lines, Fur’s concentrate will banish ingrown hairs from waxing and shaving bumps, leaving your hairy and hairless areas smooth and flawless.

10. Chanel, Les Beiges Water Fresh Tint, £48

Don’t let your skin suffocate under heavy foundation this summer. Chanel’s Les Beiges Water Fresh Tint is perfect for enhancing the natural beauty of your skin and giving you that no-make-up-make-up look. It’s 75 per cent water, meaning it will add a subtle, glow-enhancing dew.

11. Tangle Teezer, The Wet Detangler, £11

Brush out the sand and sea salt while avoiding breakage with Tangle Teezer’s The Wet Detangler, which is designed to effortlessly target knots without damaging your salty wet locks. The millennial pink colour has nothing to do with this recommendation. Promise.

12. Joanna Vargas, Cloud Bar, £18

Moisturising and deeply cleansing, Joanna Vargas’ Cloud Bar ticks all the boxes. It includes soothing chamomile which instantly relieves skin that’s been dried out by the sun, while the coconut-oil derived sodium helps to remove pollution and debris from the skin’s surface. Did we mention that it looks great on your shelf, too?

13. The Ordinary, Vitamin C Suspension 23% + HA Spheres 2%, £4.90 Yes, your tan looks great, but beneath that tan lies some sun damage. Vitamin C can help to fight free radicals caused by UV rays and pollution, minimising the damage caused to your skin. This purse-friendly product by The Ordinary contains a high percentage of the antioxidant – apply it in the evenings and soak up its effect overnight.

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