Mid-Summer Beauty Survival Guide for Hard-Working Publicists

All the Frosé, unicorn floats and “Out of Office” straw hats on Instagram is hardly helpful when you’re stuck behind a desk, even with #SummerFridays and holiday pitching making it feel more like winter in July. And, the rising levels of heat and humidity can leave you feeling far from glamorous. To help get you make it through the rest of the season, whether you’ve got a vacation, staycation or workation on the horion or not. These beauty, travel, and fashion products will undoubtedly make for a cool treat. 

Berries on blast

Put down those seven serums honey and give your beauty routine a boost from the inside out. Simply drop ZenChi’s black goji berries to water with lemon for a refreshing (and insta-worthy) treat! These organic, immunity-boosting black gojis have even been used in Tibetan medicine for centuries to improve blood circulation, reduce stress and detoxify the skin and body plus they help the body produce collagen, supporting skin’s elasticity and natural glow.

Gogi Berries $25, available at Zen Chi

Better than a dozen roses on your birthday

Rose Water should be on every publicists desert island picks. Did you know that you can spritz this heavenly-smelling magic as a toner, makeup setting spray and a cleanser? Keep bottles everywhere and enjoy the perks of this low-maintenance multitasker to help you beat the summer heat with an aromatherapy boost.

Rose Water, $7.99, available at Gurunanda

Frequent flyer

Have travel plans for the summer or simply tired to listening to whatever annoying conversation is happening on the train into work? We are so into this plush eyemask that connects to your phone via Bluetooth so that you can block out light while resting, pretending to rest, or attempting to catch up on podcasts but eventually falling asleep and waking up with aching ears as a result...just me?

Eye Mask, $59, available at 1Voice

You glow, girl

So many you aren't going to make it to Tulum or Montauk this summer, you can still look like a sun-kissed glitter goddess with this instant team PRC favorite summer shimmer scrub. It smells like an expensive spa treatment and comes with the cutest little wooden spoon. Close your eyes and be transported (at least until the next text message). Simply rub-on and rub-off in the shower for exfoliation and long lasting shimmer.

Shimmer Scrub, $36, available at NYL

Summer Spritz

If you're still wearing last season's scent it's time to switch things up (and maybe trick your brain into thinking you're on vacation). Might we suggest this Raw Spirit Mystic Pearl fragrance. It's sustainably crafted, and smells AMAZING on everyone; it's a unisex scent.

Mystic Pearl, $85, available at Raw Spirit

Stay Hi-drated

You're not drinking enough water. Me either. Let's commit to getting back on the hydration horse with a fool-proof new strategy. This BPA-free smart water bottle that connects to your phone and glows to remind you to stay hydrated. The connected app calculates how much hydration you need based on your physiology and location, making it easy to stay hydrated and healthy all summer long. Who's with me?

Hidrate Bottle, $199.99, available at Tmobile

You can lounge with us

Instead of working from the same old coffee shop or co-working space, get yourself over to a hotel pool that opens up for locals. Pop open that umbrella, order some fries to your lounge chair, and give your whole body extra comfort with this printastic beach towel that is conveniently 90” inches long, which means it’ll fully cover a chaise lounger.

Towel Cover, $59.99, available at BandaBeau

beach babe

The Identity Bar Necklace is the perfect way to dream of the beach, even if you're stuck in the office during the week! Add a summery touch with Beach Bum inscription as pictured., or pick your favorite summer retreat as a reminder to self to get back down there, damnit! Each piece is handmade from recycled metals and one plate of food is donated for each piece of jewelry sold.

Identity Bar Necklace, $98, available at Nashelle

You are so magic

Block the summer blues with Apothecary Co.’s Unicorn Magic Shielding Spray. The semi-permeable energetic properties of amethyst, rose quartz, clear quartz, and a blend of essential oils allows positive energy in while restricting dark energy. Attract all the good juju with a spritz on your body, at work, at home, or anywhere you need some unicorn magic in your life!

Unicorn Magic, $28, available at Apothecary

QUICK LINKS FOR EASY SHOPPING

beauty berries

Gogi Berries $25, available at Zen Chi

summer spritz

Mystic Pearl, $85, available at Raw Spirit

frequent flyer

Eye Mask, $59, available at 1Voice

you glow, girl

Shimmer Scrub, $36, available at NYL

stay hi-drated

Hidrate Bottle, $199.99, available at Tmobile

lounge with us

Towel Cover, $59.99, available at BandaBeau

Beach Babe

Identity Bar Necklace, $98, available at Nashelle

You Are so magic

Unicorn Magic, $28, available at Apothecary

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About This Author

Faith is an ambitious PR and digital marketing specialist who loves telling the stories behind amazing brands and connecting businesses with audiences who will support them. A lover of all things in the beauty, lifestyle and wellness space, when Faith isn’t working on social campaigns or securing press for clients, she’s likely reading about the latest and greatest wellness products and testing out new fitness trends.