European summer essentials

Winter has hit and, if you’re anything like us, you’re planning a swift getaway to a warmer climate. Our plan? Chase the sun all the way to Europe.

If you’re planning to do the same, there are a few things we’d recommend taking with you to really get the most out of your summer abroad…

Melanoboost European Vacation Essentials  Melanoboost European Vacation Essentials
1. Seaquatix

If it’s not on Insta, did the trip even happen? Of course it did, but imagine losing all your precious snaps by damaging your mobile. Seaquatix make amazing waterproof phone cases so your phone will not only be safe poolside, it will survive a trip UNDER WATER. That’s right- this phone case will allow you to document your Euro trip both on land and under the sea.

2. Sunnylife Retro Speakers

First time in Europe and not too sure where to find the best pool and beach parties? No stress- pack a killer bluetooth sound system and turn every beach trip into your own private party! We love Sunnylife speakers because they look as fun as they are practical- they work with almost all smartphones, plus they have a built in radio in case you’ve gone through your own playlist a few too many times.

3. Melanoboost®

No summer holiday is complete without a bottle of Melanoboost®! If you’re chasing the sun to Europe in the hopes of coming back with a deep, dark tan, then Melanoboost® can help you achieve your darkest possible colour (while keeping your skin hydrated under the heat of the sun!) Chasing the sun in search of adventure and don’t want to spend your days sun baking? Pop on some Melanoboost® to maximise your time in the sun and achieve a deep tan in mere minutes. More time for exploring!

4. Sunscreen Spray

A high performing SPF is essential for any summer trip, but we’re loving spray on formulas for a few reasons. Firstly, they’re easy to apply and top up after dips in the pool or the ocean. Secondly, they feel lightweight enough on the skin for you to get on with your adventures without feeling sticky. Thirdly, if you intend on wearing a bit of makeup during your vacation, a spray on sunscreen can be applied OVER your makeup to ensure you’re always protected from the sun, even as your first layer of SPF begins to wear away! Our favourites are La Roche Posay Ultra Light 50+ Spray and Mecca Cosmetica Sunbrella.

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