The sun’s out! Have some fun with our guide to a few fabulous summer essentials.
MAC VIVA GLAM LIPSTICK
Celebrate 27 years of giving back 100% to support healthy futures and equal rights for all with three special-edition lipsticks in Keith Haring’s signature primary colour palette. In case you didn’t know, 100% of the sale earnings from any Viva Glam product goes to fund HIV/AIDS related charities, including those affected by Covid-19. Have a little fun with your summer look and get yourself a Viva Glam Lipstick. R216, Edgars.
The Moscow Mule is simple, easy and totally delicious. Combine vodka, ginger beer and lime juice with plenty of crushed ice and serve in an attractive copper mug. So refreshing. Mugs, R220, takealot.com.
PALMER’S NATURAL BRONZE BODY LOTION
Enriched with pure cocoa butter, vitamin E and a touch of self-tanner, this is the best way to avoid sun damage to your skin, while still looking sun-kissed all summer long. Apply this lotion weekly to create a beautiful natural glow. R108, Clicks.
SMOOTH AND SILKY SUMMER LEGS
Millions of women the world over struggle with cellulite – even women with a slim figure may experience ‘orange-peel’ skin. You can combat it in several ways, such as with physical exercise, proper diet, drinking lots of water, and anti-cellulite massages. Get your legs looking smooth and silky for summer with a cellulite massage package from Deli. Deli: 079 765 7404; R1 000 for eight 30-minute sessions.
If you try one nail art and manicure trend this summer, make sure it is chrome. Silver, bronze, or any metallic at all, done in both opaque and sheer formulas, chrome nails have been seen on so many runways this season, making it a must-have look for summer street style.
BRAZILIAN CRUSH, CHEIROSA 62
Scent your entire world with this perfume mist. Spray it on hair, clothes, and in your space for a delicious pistachio, salted caramel and vanilla scent. Inspired by the year 1962, when the world fell in love with The Girl from Ipanema and the beach culture of Brazil, it’s the scent people can’t get enough of – it’s everyone’s summer crush. Shop the Sol De Janeiro range on takealot.com.
Summer is all about having fun – but why should long lazy days in the pool be limited to just the kids? This funky Moscow Mule Float will make you feel like you’re relaxing on a tropical island … sipping cocktails all summer long! R385, leroymerlin.co.za.
No summer is complete without a beach picnic. Make your picnic not only practical, but totally aesthetically pleasing and absolutely instagrammable with the following items.There was a time when outdoor adventure was done with style, using products that were elegant, durable and portable. The Fieldbar Co. are nostalgic for this era. Using modern materials to build outdoor products they would have made 60 years ago, they have combined functional technicality with stylish craftsmanship, resulting in an uber-attractive drinks box. R1 799, fi eldbar.co.za.Invest in a sophisticated oak wood picnic table to enjoy a picnic anytime, anywhere. The foldable, portable and easy-to-carry design keeps your food sand free and your glasses spillproof. R1 479, yuppiechef.com.