You will all agree with me when I say that the Indian Summers can be quite testing. Especially for those who are constantly on the run attending important business meetings and social events. Armed with a bottle of water and sunglasses, we often believe that we are ready to tackle the blistering heat. But after spending two hours in the scorching heat, it ruins all the efforts you put in the morning to look office or party ready. It’s time to change your strategy and arm yourself with these 5 summer essentials that are a must-have in every girl’s handbag, even mine! Read on to know more:
- Mini powder compact
Many believe that a mini powder compact is not as helpful during the summers. But contrary to their belief, this power product is a savior all through the day! Oriflame’s One Illuskin Powder is my go-to tool to look fresh after a tough energy-zapping travel while keeping my makeup on point. So, most often I don’t have to end up worrying about looking good for an important meeting or party, I have to attend after traveling in the heat.
- Facial Wipes
Ever since I stumbled upon these, I cannot stop thanking the man who invented facial wipes. After a sweaty day in the sun, facial wipes are the best things to have on hand. It instantly wipes away the sticky dust and grime that has settled on your face. What’s best is that it makes you feel refreshed and additionally wipes away the excess oil.
- Body mist
It’s not just our face, but our body too takes quite a beating in the heat, making it sticky and sweaty. Body mists fight the heat and make one feel fresh all through the summers. You can also choose from a range of fragrances that helps keep body odor at bay too.
- Lip product with SPF
Most often we don’t realize that just like our skin, our lips are vulnerable to the harsh rays of the sun. It’s important to keep them moisturized and hydrated through the day as and when it is needed. My go to lip products are Oriflame’s ONE Lip Spa Care Lip Balm with SPF 8. And if you’re looking at something with a bright summer pop shade, the Giordani Gold Iconic Lipstick with SPF 15 comes in multiple shades. This indulgent lipstick consists extra virgin Argan Oil that nourishes and rejuvenates your lips.
A scarf is not just a fashion accessory to team up with your dress but the perfect product to shield your hair, from the dust and humidity. It also helps maintain that hairstyle of yours, just as you styled it in the morning; before you ventured outdoors. Scarves nowadays come in trendy designs and colours. At the end of the day, you don’t have to worry about that one head piece ruining your style statement.
With these summer products in hand, you will surely be ready to tackle the harsh Indian Summers. If you have a magic product that you believe is a must-have summer essential for our handbags, do drop me a comment, I would love to hear from you!