Don't let summer heat and humidity get the better of you
Time Out Bahrain staff
1 All-in-one family remedy cream by Human + Kind Irish range Human + Kind launched in Dubai in March, and we’re hoping they hit Doha next. This all-in-one cream has already become one of our favourite products. With hypo-allergenic and anti-inflammatory extracts, it solves everything from insect bites to sunburn. BD12. www.humanandkind.com
2 Piña Colada sun spray SPF35 by Coola Using organic cucumber, strawberry and aloe vera, this sunscreen is water resistant and lightweight. Wave goodbye to sticky sand fingers. BD14.800. Available at various chemists
3 Colour extend sun spray by Redken Spending the day outdoors? Apply this spray to damp hair to help maintain your highlights. BD9.300. Available at various locations including Boots, Bahrain City Centre(17 179 852).
4 GoFresh nourishment body lotion by Dove Sweet, sickly-smelling body lotions are a no-no for summer. Opt for something lighter with this cucumber and green tea moisturuser to keep your skin hydrated. BD1.700. Available at Carrefour, Bahrain City Centre (17 172 222).
5 Restorative smoothing hair oil by Kiehl’s This new leave-in oil is perfect if summer leaves you with frizzy locks. Using Fair Trade argan kernel oil and sesame seed oil, it nourishes hair while creating a barrier to keep out humidity. BD13.500, available at various locations including Bahrain City Centre ((17 179 852).
6 Spa Fit toning range by The Body Shop If you’ve not been paying much attention to your thighs, this citrusy range is a great way to firm and tone. Scrub BD10, serum BD12.500, full kit BD36.200. Available at The Body Shop, City Centre Mall (17 179 605).
7 Lip recovery balm by Natura Bisse Full-blast air conditioning may keep the perspiration at bay throughout summer, but it only makes dry lips worse, which is where this lip balm steps in. It softens, smoothes and boosts your skin’s natural micro-repairing process, and acts as a great base for applying colour. Plus it smells nice. BD27. www.naturalbisse.com.
8 Oil blotting tissues by Alison Raffaele These unbleached, powder-free face blotting tissues will transform you from shiny to chic, absorbing excess oil and perspiration. BD4.500. Available at various beauty supply stores.
9 Satin Hair brush by Braun We were sceptical, but Braun’s ‘IONTEC’ technology really works. The battery-powered brush leaves hair smooth rather than static. BD20. Available at Carrefour, Bahrain City Centre (17 172 222).
10 Silk-épil 7 dual epilator by Braun This new range of super-efficient wet-and-dry epilators from Braun is designed to remove 96 per cent of hair in one stroke. It’s a quick solution for those otherwise embarrassing in-between days. QR599. Available at Carrefour, Bahrain City Centre (17 172 222).