5 Must Have Summer Face Care Essentials for Your Vacation

Out of time to hunt for face care essentials for your beach vacation? Don't worry we've got you covered. Check out UV Skinz's 5 must-have facial care essentials you need to enjoy a sun-safe vacation.
woman with sunscreen on her face

Vacations can be difficult for people who have sensitive skin and want to protect it from the sun.

Even though summer vacation is great, it's also important that you maintain a proper summer face care routine. 

Along with taking care of your skin, remember to apply sunscreen every 2 hours, and remember the three pillars of sun safety

You don't have to be concerned about the sun damaging your skin this summer season, since we've compiled the perfect guide for your summer face care!

Use this summer face care guide to maintain healthy-looking skin all year long. Here are our five best must-have summer face care products:

1. Best Overall Sunscreen: MDSolarSciences Quick Dry Sunscreen Spray

spray sunscreen

Spray sunscreens are more convenient as they don't leave an oily, sticky residue on your hands. It can also be easier to apply spray sunscreen, which makes it a favorite for anyone who likes quick sunscreen applications or needs sunscreen on the go. 

In addition to being lightweight, non-greasy, and quick drying, MDSolarSciences' quick dry body spray is also fast-absorbing.

The high concentration of potent antioxidants, including Vitamin C and Indian gooseberry, make this product the healthiest for fighting free radicals and UV damage. This spray sunscreen is a must-have in your summer face care list.

2. Best Tinted Lip Balm: MDSolarSciences Tinted Lip Balm with SPF 30

A lip balm can keep your lips soft and supple all day long - especially if it's hydrating and has SPF to protect your skin from getting sunburned. 

This tinted lip balm is easy to apply and fits perfectly in a beach bag. It's also versatile so you can also use it as a blush or eye shadow. 

The tint and gloss of this lip balm are just right because they contain natural moisturizing ingredients. The creamy smoothness and beautiful color of the lip balm absorb into the skin easily, without leaving any residue behind. 

You won't regret adding this tinted lip balm to your summer face care kit.

3. Best Face SPF Cream: MDSolarSciences Mineral Creme

If you spend a lot of time outdoors, choose a product with an SPF of 50 or higher, as according to the Environmental Working Group, it will protect you against 98% of the sun's UV rays. This is especially true is you spend a long amount of time in direct sunlight. For everyday use, you can use something with an SPF of 30. 

MDSolarSciences' mineral creme feels wonderful on the skin. This sunscreen offers broad-spectrum protection and a matte finish for an even skin tone. It also blends seamlessly into all skin tones without leaving a white residue.

This sun cream also protects against sun damage with natural antioxidants, such as green tea, cranberry fruit, and pomegranate extract.

The Ecocert zinc oxide used in this product is naturally sourced, higher in antioxidants, and safer for your skin. It has a matte finish that blurs the appearance of pores and is lightweight and oil-free.

4. Best Tinted Sunscreen: CoTZ Tinted Sunscreen

Cotz's tinted sunscreen is a silky, transparent mineral sunscreen that offers broad-spectrum UVA-UVB protection.

Apply Cotz's facial primer tinted sunscreen alone, or layer it under makeup for a flawless matte finish. You can get a natural glow effortlessly this way!

One of the best features of the Cotz face primer is that it is water-resistant for up to 80 minutes. The matte texture, smooth appearance, sweat-permeation, and sticking properties make it an ideal choice.

5. Best Sunscreen Sticks - MDSolarSciences Solar Stick

MDSolarSciences Solar Stick

You can apply sunscreen easily on the go with a sunscreen stick. It takes up very little space in your gym bag or purse too making it the perfect on-the-go or travel sunscreen.

With Ecocert-certified mineral UV protection, this oil-free formula helps prevent sun damage for the whole family. It is suitable even for oily skin types and kids too!

This sunscreen also has a sheer tinted finish, which can be used on your lips. In addition to being easy to apply, it stays on for the entire day.


5 Essential Vacation Face Care Tips

  • Before going outside in the sun, apply sunscreen at least 20 minutes in advance. Reapplying is the key. Remember to reapply sunscreen every two hours.
  • You should moisturize your skin and drink plenty of water to hydrate it. Those with oily skin should keep a gel-based moisturizer handy.
  • Make sure you wear UPF 50+ clothing and accessories that shield you from the sun when you go out for a walk in the sun.
  • Make sure you moisturize your lips daily with a lip color, or lip balm that nourishes your lips.


We've compiled a list of some of the best products you can use to protect your skin this summer.

This list will come in handy when you're on vacation or while traveling. Make sure you have everything you need for a memorable trip with these easy-to-use products.

If you need help finding UPF 50+ swimwear and clothing you can trust to keep you sun safe shop UV Skinz.