Best Summer Beauty Buys

Best Summer Beauty Buys

Surfers Paradise summers are all about sun and the city and whilst you may feel like you’re living the dream your skin could be suffering under all that heat and city life stress.

That’s why as we come into summer it’s important to look after your skin and update your make up for the 30-degree days and endless summer nights.

Check out our Top Ten Summer Beauty Buys to keep you looking flawless all summer long;

#1. Skinsititute’s Glycolic Scrub 14%

Get your skin ready for summer by giving it a good polish and removing any nasty winter remnants.

This deep and invigorating scrub contains Tea Tree Oil, Jojoba beads and AHAs (Glycolic Acid) to buff away dead surface skin and remove clogging oils that make skin appear dull and lifeless.

Use 1-2 times a week to assist skin renewal and keep your summer skin looking refreshed.

RRP $45.00
Available Online


#2. Ella Baché’s NEW Radiance Foaming Cleanser

Good skin care is a science, which is why we love this PH leveling cleanser that helps to remove all residues, cleanse impurities and hydrate and protect your skin from the harsh summer sun.

Packed with essential ingredients that promise to leave your skin smooth and radiant after every wash, the Radiance Foaming Cleanser is everything you need in a cleanser.

RRP: $42 110ml
Available at Ella Baché salons and David Jones stores nationally or online at


#3. Ella Baché Great SPF50 Sunglow

Not only does this lightweight spray keep you safe from harmful rays with SPF50 broad-spectrum sun protection, it also contains a tinted shimmer to instantly illuminate and even out complexion for a healthy sun kissed look.

Water resistant for 2 hours and packed full of skin boosting antioxidants this is a summer must for your beach bag.

RRP: $49 100ml
Available at Ella Baché salons and David Jones stores nationally or online at


#4 Young Blood Mineral Cosmetics Illuminating Body Tint

If you don’t want to sun bake you can always fake it with a tinted moisturizer.

This creamy tinted lotion is a great option if you’re new to fake tan or wanting to avoid the tangerine dream look as it provides a subtle and natural sheen.

The blend of natural oils and antioxidants hydrates and replenishes your skin whilst bronzing your arms, legs and décolletage to beach Goddess status. It also smells amazing and washes off easily with soap and water!

RRP: $52.00 175ml
Available online


#5. Sunescape Hydrating Gradual Tan Extender

For fake tan enthusiasts this 3 in 1 gradual self tanner, tan extender and moisturizer should be your go to summer product.

Perfect for if you’re fair skinned, wanting to build a tan slowly or a sun worshipper who wants to keep their glow, this luxurious and tropically scented body cream helps to rejuvenate skin with it’s unique blend of hydrating coconut, macadamia nut, avocado and Argan oils while gradually building a natural looking tan.

RRP: $33.00 200ml
For Sunescape Stockists see


#6. Issada Mineral Hydra Bronze

Looking for a subtle summer glow?

This skin-enhancing face and body tint combines potent transformative anti aging ingredients with a host of vitamins and minerals to reduce sun damage and stimulate skin cell renewal. Meaning your skin glows from the inside out!

RRP: $89
Available online


#7. Inikia Certified Organic Vegan Lipstick

If you can’t bear to go bare faced this summer pick a lip shade that suits your complexion and fake the natural look.

This gorgeous, creamy lipstick contains Certified Organic Natural Shea Butter and Jojoba Oil to moisturise and protect your lips. Available in a wide range of fade proof, matt shades this certified vegan and animal cruelty free is a summer staple.

Available from Bare Naturals online


#8. Nude Contour Palette

Nobody does simple, subtle, summer make up better than Nude and their new contour palette is a great way to take your look from the beach to the bar.

Perfect for easy contouring to add definition to laid back summer make up, the 3 silky matt shades blends effortlessly for a flawless finish that defines and illuminates the face for a deeper, matte, high intensity look.

RRP: $39.95
Available from all Nude stockists and online


#9. Skinsitut Multi-Active Mist

With an effective combination of vitamin B3, ginseng, green tea and licorice root, this deeply hydrating facial spritz helps to protect skin against the skins daily stress, reducing inflammation, irritation and sensitivity while hydrating and brightening your complexion.

RRP: $45
Available Online


#10. Dermalogica The Skin Hydrating Masque

Calm dehydrated and stressed out summer skin with this refreshing masque filled with botanicals and antioxidant vitamins to restore critical moisture.

The unique cross-linked Hyaluronic Acid formula traps moisture to deliver time-released hydration for lasting suppleness.

RRP: $61
Available from all Dermalogica stockists and salons and online

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