I love New York City. But once the oppressive summer heat descends upon the city I’m more than happy to get the heck out of dodge. This weekend, I’m freeing my Boston Red Sox hat from its hiding place, proudly repping it on the bus (in your face Yankee’s fans!), and heading to my favorite place: Cape Cod, Massachusetts.
I plan on spending as much time on the beach as possible (with a backlog of trashy tabloid magazines by my side, of course) and spending some quality time with family.
Here’s what I’m packing for a week of carefree beach vacationing:
5 Ways to Avoid Breaking Out in the Summer
While I love summer weather, I’m not a huge fan of the heat and sweat threatening me with breakouts. Piling on the necessary amount of sunscreen and heavy makeup doesn’t exactly make my skin a happy camper. I’d rather be enjoying the sun than worrying about breakouts. That’s why I’m revamping my usual beauty routine with help from our latest video.
These 5 tips will help you avoid those pesky pimples and keep your skin happy. Summer skincare is all about keeping it light and fresh so I always look for products that will keep my skin matte. Supergoop!® SPF 30+ Everyday UV Lotion for Face and Body is a perfect sunscreen that will keep your skin protected without feeling greasy. I don’t have perfect skin so I rely on at least a little coverage in the summer. CC creams like Pur Minerals CC Cream Broad Spectrum SPF 40 provide enough coverage without the feel of heavy makeup. Kiss those breakouts goodbye!
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