It is easy to turn our thoughts to heading down south for a warm-weather vacation when the temperatures start to drop and the rain clouds start to roll in. With travel being on the back burner for the last few years, it is understandable why so many are making big plans to head to sunnier destinations.

In the excitement of it all, do not forget that your everyday make-up and moisturizers will not protect you from the strong sun. When packing your bags for your winter vacation, make sure to up your suncare game with these Beautycounter products!

Dedicated to Suncare

Beautycounter sets some of the highest standards in beauty with high-quality, effective, and free-from products. The brand is committed to ensuring your skin is protected, healthy, and thriving!

Pre- and Post-Suncare Products to Protect Your Skin

Countersun Daily Sheer Defense For Face – SPF 25

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This best-selling product acts as a powerful guard against the sun’s rays. Made for daily use, this SPF 25 facial sunscreen is formulated with non-nano zinc oxide, and protects from UVA, UVB, and HEV blue light rays with no chalky white residue. The formula is lightweight, fast-absorbing, and easy to blend, so you can surely use this prior to applying makeup. The antioxidants in the formula help protect the skin against pollutants, while root extracts support the skin’s barrier to lock in hydration. This product is reef-friendly and made with olive-derived squalane.

Countersun Mineral Sunscreen Mist SPF 30

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This mist makes it easy to guard your skin against the sun. Simply spray on when needed and blend with ease. The formula is made with non-nano zinc oxide and California Poppy which aids in shielding the skin from UVA and UVB while being gentle and pleasant feeling on the skin. This sunscreen mist is not only reef safe, but also water-resistant for up to 80 minutes

Countersun Mineral Sunscreen Stick SPF

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A safer sunscreen in a convenient stick form so you can toss it in your bag and go. The water-resistant sunscreen is also made with non-nano zinc oxide and California Poppy, which provides an effective shield from UVA and UVB rays. Made with moisturizing cocoa butter, this suncare stick glides on smoothly without leaving residue behind.

Sun After-Care

All Bright Triple Acid AHA Toner

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Use this toner daily to brighten up your skin. This powerful formula is made with AHAs, beta hydroxy acid, kombucha, and niacinamide, to exfoliate the skin and reveal a glowing complexion. It also helps to refine pores and minimize their appearance within the first use. This product is ideal for those looking to treat dark spots, smooth the skin, and promote overall radiance.

All Bright C Serum

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This ultra-potent serum is a game-changer. Made from a 10% blend of two forms of vitamin C, turmeric, and camu camu, it instantly brightens the skin and helps even skin tone. The formula is rich with antioxidants and helps defend the skin from environmental stressors, leading to a brighter-looking complexion.

All Bright Brightening Facial Oil

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This brightness booster is also deeply nourishing for the skin, helping with both hydration and a radiant appearance. It contains omega-rich marula oil and antioxidant vitamin C. This quick-absorbing formula is lightweight, silky-smooth and has a delicious citrusy scent you cannot ignore. Add 4-6 drops to your hand or face, and massage the oil into the skin. Use daily or whenever your skin is in need of a hydration boost.

Winter Vacation Sun-Safe Checklist

In addition to keeping your skin protected with suncare products, remember to pack your SPF lip balm, high-quality sunglasses, a wide-brimmed hat, and bookmark a list of cool places to visit during peak UV hours of the day like art galleries and restaurants!

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Giovanna Lazzarini, Contributor
Giovanna Lazzarini, Contributor
Vancouver-based writer, Gio finds her passion in the areas of fashion, content creation and marketing. She strives to promote a clean, conscious, and active lifestyle through her work. As she gains experience in the areas of fashion and marketing, Gio seeks to foster relationships with brands that have strong values and offer high-quality products.
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