Here in London, we’ve been begging the weather gods to send us some sun, and well clearly it’s paid off because they’ve rewarded us with three scorching days of sun and sweat to look forward too. As much as we’re loving having our summer packed exclusively into less than a week, there is some preparation necessary. Everyone loves to think they swan through the heat like our gals from SATC up above, but really we all end up looking something like this.
In order to save you from melting away in the heat, we’ve put together a few of the essentials necessary for survival in this heatwave.
Sunscreen is an obvious must, but have you thought about how the UV is damaging your hair? Phytoplage protective sun veil will give your hair a luminous shine, whilst protecting it with a light SPF. In this heat, makeup is pointless, although it is worth popping on some BB cream. The Bourjois BB cream gets extra points for having giving your skin a natural glow, as if you’ve been in the sun for weeks.
Feet first! In case you haven’t got your Summer Sandals yet, pick these up at Dorothy Perkins for under £10
Lucky enough to be heading the pool or beach? Boohoo’s got you covered with this strappy body suit, also perfect under a pair of high waisted denim shorts. Don’t forget your tote!
When your hair gets too much for you to handle, it’s always handy to have a scrunchie on hand. They look pretty cute around your wrist too.
This playsuit is a no brainer. Comfy, breezy and completely adorable, all for only £10!
Should nighttime roll around, and you find yourself needing to go out, try out this comfy combo. A barely there bralette and cool handle silk cami, it’ll keep you feeling and looking cool, calm and collected.
We’re all about straw hats this summer, and if you’re going to be getting through the heat wave in one piece, you’re going to need one. Luckily House of Fraser has this trend locked down for you on the cheap.