Today on Real Milwaukee, we featured some great summer essentials in our “How to soak up the sun but not feel the burn: what to do for a healthy glow” segment. Check our the full segment on Real Milwaukee. A big thanks to our friends at Barbara Cobb Hats, ColorScience, Supergoop!, Athleta, Harley Davidson, SUNS Shoes, Bed Bath & Beyond and more for helping me feature some fabulous products for summer. Full details, including links to all of the products are below.
1. HATS OFF TO SUMMER – BARBARA COBB HATS – Sunhats with personality, just like you. Unique, personalized and offered in a wide variety of fabrics, designs. They come in sizes for babies and kids too. Start designing at $150 www.barbaracobb.com
2. BEACH HAIR, DON’T CARE – Get beachy, wavy hair with “This Is A Sea Salt Spray” – and, it smells amazing, $28 www.us.davines.com
3. SUNFORGETTABLE BRUSH-ON SUNSCREEN – Stay radiant without damaging your skin. Powerful SPF 50 UVA/UVB protection alone or over makeup. Keep in your purse for on-the-go use $64, www.colorescience.com
4. SUNSHINE DAZE – Whether lounging at the beach or a day of watersports, the Sunshine Daze Supergoop! Tote is filled with conveniently sized UV protection suncare goodies that offer crucial sun protection, which makes enjoying a day of play easy, Sephora, $45
5. PERK UP! LIP & CHEEK TREAT The perfect multi-tasker to take you from spin to street in seconds! This little compact does double duty with vitamin enriched SPF 40 and a universal, buildable shade for the perfect post-workout flush, Supergoop! or Sephora, $22
6. COVER UP – The ultimate beach tunic that looks great on the beach or around town The Herringbone Kimssa Tunic $89 or choose a sleek-fitting rashguard with crisscross details at the hip plus UPF 50+ rated fabric for the ultimate sun protection. Great for swim/surf/paddle/beach, $69 www.athleta.com Echo Designs Pom Pom Pareo – vibrant colors, versatile – wear as a sarong or a dress, $50 www.zappos.com
7. SWEET FEET – Harley Davidson’s Ellis is a cool canvas sneaker with an iconic silhouette – guys can let out their inner rebel yell as they head to concerts, festivals or any kind of summer fun, $70 www.harley-davidsonfootwear.com *Enjoy fun in the sun with a new product called SUNS Shoes! They not only change colors when they’re in the sun, their mission is about more than stylish footwear – it’s about brightening people’s day and trying to make the world a little bit better for everyone. $40 – $60
8. BEST BEACH BLANKETS – Picnic Time Vista Blanket Tote is perfect for any outing, it’s reversible, zips into a convenient carry tote, adjustable strap and extra-large pocket, and it’s machine washable, $25 JJ Cole Essentials Blanket – Perfect for the park, beach, little league games or wherever you may need it. $35, www.bedbathandbeyond.com
9. A DRINK THAT ‘FLOATS YOUR BOAT’ – Sip beach inspired drinks in style by the pool! Inflatable drink holders come in a variety of festive styles. Each pack includes three extra buoyant rafts that won’t tip over. Great for pools, hot tubs, lakes, oceans and more! $12 on www.amazon.com.
10. KORRES AFTER SUN GREEK YOGHURT COOLING GEL – This ultra-cooling cream gel provides long-lasting freshness and comfort immediately upon application. It hydrates the skin, relieving excessive heat and stinging. $26, www.sephora.com
11. ST. TROPEZ – Use their instant tanning mist – it delivers an airbrushed effect and a natural-looking, bronzed glow that lasts for up to 24 hours. Washes off with soap and water. $20