Friday, June 3, 2016

Summer Essentials

I am so excited that summer is here! Even though I am realizing that I am not in school anymore and I don't have summer vacations, I still really enjoy summer and the feeling that it brings. In Vegas it gets really... I mean really hot, to the point that you sometimes don't even want to leave your house, but nonetheless I am ready and excited. 

Around the time Winter is coming to an end I am so ready for Summer and ready to store away all of my Winter items and pull out the things I'll be needing for this warm weather.
I put together a few of my Summer essentials. 

Summer Essentials 

The first thing that I always get excited about is that it's time to pull out are all of my Summer time clothing. Like my gladiator sandals, I just love the ones that Forever 21 has up right now and they are greatly priced. Denim skirts are really in this season and perfect for these hot days, I have one from Target that is only $20 right now. Another thing that I love to wear is hats, especially when I go to the beach, I got mine from Forever 21 and of course the biggest summer essentials is a cute bathing suit (I do not own the one in the picture but I wish I did)  I love getting my bathing suits from Target and they even have some similar to the one in the pictures on their site now. Nordstrom BP has a lot Ray Ban Sunglasses but they also have some pretty great lower end sunglasses, I have a pair that I bought for $12 and I love them!

When it comes to Summer, it is time to break out the bright nail polish and I am really loving the color pink on my nails. I normally only paint my nails neutral colors, if I even get to painting my nails at all (I'm boring) but I recently tried an O.P.I polish in the color Strawberry Margarita and I am loving it for Summer. Waterproof mascara is a must for Summer, if you're in the water or just live in the humidity, it is a must! My favorite waterproof mascara is the Maybelline Colossal Mascara and in the heat of summer I hate wearing heavy foundation especially when I lay out to tan so instead I trade my foundation out for some tinted moisturizer and my favorite is the Neutrogena BB Cream Tinted MoisturizerThere is nothing that I love more than the "just spent the day swimming" hair look, so I'll spray a little Sea Salt Spray in my hair. I love the Bumble and Bumble Spray and I have also tried the Not Your Mother's Sea Salt Spray and both are great. When the weather is hotter, I don't like to use such a heavy perfume so I often opt. for a body mist and I am loving the Victoria Secret Tease Body Mist.

Now, for the days you head to the beach you will need to stay hydrated, I love these Hydro Flask's they are the best water bottles for Summer because they keep your water cold for 24 hours (I love mine). And of course you will need a towel.  I am loving these round towels, here are ones on Amazon that are similar to the one in the picture.

I am so excited that Summer is here and I am so ready to break out all of my essentials.

What are some of the essentials that you guys use in the Summer?


  1. Love that bikini and those shades. Great essentials darling!

    Dakota D.
    IG: @missdsquared413

  2. Love these! I just bought a button-down skirt the other day! I also am a huge fan of the surf spray!! Great post <3

    1. I love that these skirts are in, I love them! And surf spray is the best because I never feel like doing my hair haha! thank you so much!!

  3. I love the colossal mascara! Ialso agree that waterproof is a must :)
    Kathy x


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