The Bare Necessities for Spring Break

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As we're approaching the middle of the semester, midterms are finishing up and we need a break more than ever. Spring Break is just what we all need to relax, de-stress, and have fun! Whether you're going on a week-long trip to a place with sunshine and the ocean, or hanging at home and spending time with family and friends, here are the bare necessities you need to make the most of your Spring Break! If you have plans to spend most of your Spring Break under the sun, make sure to take care of your skin! Use the Alba Botanica® Hawaiian Green Tea Sunscreen SPF 45 to protect your skin from the harsh sun!Alba Botanica® has a simple, but important mission- to Do Beautiful. Their products nourish the skin, hair, and the soul. They make botanically-based, 100% vegetarian personal care products that do beautiful for everyone: yourself, people, animals, and the earth. Their Hawaiian Green Tea Sunscreen SPF 45 is a moisturizing sunscreen which provides broad spectrum protection. It won't give you that gross, greasy feeling! It's water resistant and quick-absorbing. Aloe vera, green tea and palm kernel oil are some of the ingredients and they nourish sun-exposed skin. This sunscreen is free of oxybenzone, octinoxate, PABA, nano-sunscreens and Vitamin A.

If you're trying to avoid the sun but still want that tanned Spring Break skin, L'Oreal Paris has the product for you.Their L'Oreal Paris Sublime Bronze Self-Tanning Towelettes are perfect for those collegiettes who want to avoid the sun but still have that just-left-the-beach tan! The color will develop in just 2-4 hours for a 100% streak-free, natural looking tan.After spending the day at the beach or hanging out inside, you might want to go have a night out with friends! Try some new make-up and feel yourself as you get ready for a night of fun and friends. The Va-Va-Plump Shiny Liquid Lipstick in Wine Me is perfect for making your lips feel and look beautiful. And Almay Shadow Squad™ Eyeshadow comes in a variety of different colors so maybe you can be bold and try a new look!Almay calls everyone to celebrate their own unique beauty with products that are hypoallergenic, fragrance free, and safe for sensitive skin. Almay is the makeup that loves your skin and calls for us to open up the definition of "beautiful" and encourages us to stop letting others define beauty for us! Almay Shadow Squad™ Eyeshadow is a monochromatic eyeshadow that will give you your favorite shade in four different finishes: satin, matte, metallic, and glitter.

Va-Va-Plump Shiny Liquid Lipstick takes lip color to a new level of sexy with lasting, bold, bombshell color, and includes the tingling lip-plumping action that Buxom is famous for. This lipstick is available in 20 intensely pigmented shades with vibrant lasting wear.

Always struggling to get your hair to just stay put when you go out? Bed Head by TIGI has come to the rescue yet again with two of their products: their get Get Twisted Anti-Frizz Finishing Spray and Superstar Queen for a Day Thickening Spray.Their Get Twisted Anti-Frizz Finishing Spray is lightweight and dries fast! It will protect your beautiful hair, whether it's curly or wavy, from frizz, humidity, and will hold in styles for up to 72 hours. The Superstar Queen for a Day Thickening Spray will give your hair volume, body, and lift that won't disappear the moment you start moving. Spray this on roots to add lift or on mid-lengths to ends for texture.

As your Spring Break wraps up, you'll have tons of memories and pictures that you'll want to remember! Use Krazy Glue to make some cute crafts to keep those memories alive! If you went to the beach, collect some seashells and glue them to a frame with your favorite picture from Spring Break!