Summer sun suitcase essentials

If you are jet setting to a foreign location or packing up the car for a luxe staycation, then there are certain summer essentials you need to pop in your case.

For your body

Nuxe Sun SPF50 High Protection Melting Lotion (150ml, €25.90) provides protection from UVA and UVB rays while enveloping the skin in a moisturising veil that resists any greasy or white residue.The sumptuous, melting texture of the formula infuses the skin with a blend of rice extract, rosemary and vitamin E, delivering antioxidants to help minimise the visible effects of premature photo-ageing. Suitable for face and body, the sunscreen blends notes of sweet orange, tiare flower and vanilla for a summer-inspired scent. Perfect for the poolside.

For oily skin

Anthelios Oil Correct SPF50+ (€26) protects from photoageing induced by daily sun exposure, while simultaneously targeting existing skin concerns. This new formula offers broad spectrum protection against UVA, UVB, pollution and oxidation. This hybrid suncare product is enriched with key dermatological actives for oily skin.

Scentsational fragrance

Avant Skincare new Persian Sunset EDP (100ml, €129) helps the mind escape to the feeling of the sun on your skin and the sand between your toes when spritzing this delightfully warming fragrance. It is a sweet sexy fragrance that lasts very well and really reminds me of exotic locations.

For evening makeup looks

The Basic Glow Up By Nima Brush (€49) is a collaboration with travel guru Aoibhe Devlin and contains the perfect set of brushes. No matter what your level of skill, no matter what your level of glam, this brush set has everything you need to take you from subtle to sultry without getting too technical. Seven travel size brushes designed to cater for your everyday makeup needs.

To tan safely

Irish company Ayu Cosmetics has launched its highly anticipated tanning range AyuGlo online at AyuGlo is packed with skin loving ingredients including vitamin E and truffle extract making it suitable for all skin types. It also contains excellent antioxidant properties which work to hydrate and nourish the skin, ensuring easy application and even fade. It is suitable for sensitive skin, safe to use during pregnancy, vegan friendly and not tested on animals.

Aftersun hydration helper

After a day at the beach, bask in blissful relaxation while you soothe and deeply moisturise your skin with this ultra-luxe hydrogel mask, Patchology Chill Mode Hydrogel Mask (€10).

It has the perfect balance of antioxidant, anti-photoaging and hydrating properties to leave your skin on a high note. Your bronze beachy look will feel fantastic.