7 Summer Essentials (Beauty, Style, Food & Drink)

summer essentials

The summer holidays are in full swing and for many of us, we’re already starting to panic that there’s a lot of time left to spend finding things to do with the kids or get that elusive minute of ‘me time’ for yourself! With that in mind, here are a few of the fab finds I’ve been loving that are set to help you through the weeks ahead in style and with some yummy treats thrown in for good measure.

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Alaia Eau de parfum Nude

One of my absolute favourite scents this month is the calming and sensual new release from Alaia. I’ve already raved about it here but this is perfect for summer days when you want to ensure that your scent choice is calm, serene and leaves you feeling confident and feminine. You need this in your collection and it’s a total summer must have!

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Foreo UFO

Are you ready to have your mind blown and take face masks to a whole new level? The Foreo UFO is the beauty world’s most advanced smart mask. Foreo’s UFO is a a masking device that combines six leading skin care technologies with mini Korean-created sheet masks. The ingenious device will run a series of effects.

You’ll find everything from sonic pulsations to blemish-battling blue light. Plus, it comes in the cutest little pink, mint and fuchsia colours. To use, just lift the plastic holder and place your chosen mask over the smooth copper side of the device, securing it with the plastic. Then use the app to set off the pre-prepared program. Priced at £249 it’s the summer skincare dream! Available here.

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Lee Stafford Chopstick Styler

Now if you’ve been keeping up with Love Island or noticing the current tight curl trend all over social media then you’ll probably want to get your hands on one of these. The unique, super-skinny chopstick barrel Lee Stafford Chopstick Styler creates those great Studio 54 curls, a little bit spiral, a little bit Beyonce, a whole lotta fabulous! Available here.


Hempz Fresh Coconut and Watermelon Body Wash

This smells fantastic and is so moisturising for your summer showers. Enriched with 100% Pure Natural Hemp Seed Oil, it’s Paraben-Free, Gluten-Free, 100% Vegan and THC-free. The perfect natural body wash to keep your skin hydrated during this hot, humid weather! Find out more here.

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Green & Blacks Velvet Fruit

Perfect for summer snacking and picnic friendly food for the whole family, Green & Blacks Velvet fruit treats are the ultimate way to satisfy your sweet craving this summer. I’ve been keeping mine in the fridge so that I can grab a few here and there. They are so delicious! Find out more here.

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Clipper Tea

If you are in need of a moment of pure relaxation to escape the madness of the 6 weeks holiday then the selection of tea from Clipper is amazing right now. I’ve been absolutely loving their Organic detox infusion for the evenings and the Organic Wild Berry tea is fruity and delicious for summer days!

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Martini Rosé

Now if you are looking for something a bit stronger for a summer evening tipple then this delicious Martini Rosé will go down very nicely indeed. Perfect for summer BBQ’s and drinks with friends, it’s a wonderful drink for the grown-ups in this hot weather!

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