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Your Body Needs TLC too. Here are 9 Picks To Treat Yourself With Today!

If the summer doesn't want you to bare all, then we don't know what will! While the heat continues to rule, the need to shed our layers and forego jackets and the like continues too!

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While we're still keeping our parkas and our rain boots on standby, we continue to revel in the heat that's been ruling Manila. This means there may be some need to show a bit more skin than usual, with shorter bottoms and sleeveless tops to allow for cooler days. 

Not too keen on baring all? We gathered some products for your body, to help you put your best skin forward, be it on the beach or in the city! From tanning oils to SPF for sports, to cooling body washes—we've got it all covered. Scroll further for our picks of body's best, summer 2019 edition!


1. OIAM Natural  Feelin' Extra Bronzing Oil, Gotta Glow Face & Body Oil, and Aloe There, Smooth Skin Smoothing Emulsion

Gaining popularity within the in-the-know crowd in Manila is OIAM Natural, a natural beauty brand that seeks to provide accessible Earth-friendly products. Their products aren't just Insta-worthy (think picture perfect beach flatlays), they work too! Among our favorites are the tanning oil made with the good stuff like Coconut Oil, Grapeseed Oil, and Vitamin E; and body oil made with ingredients like Sweet Almond Oil and Grapefruit Essential Oil. Lastly is the addictive Aloe There skin smoothing emulsion made of skin-loving Aloe Vera gel! Stock up on these and you're all set!



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2. Shiseido Sports BB Broad Spectrum SPF 50+

There are some people that absolutely hate putting on sunblock at the start of the day, and there are those that cannot leave the house without it. I am part of the latter. Putting on SPF is one beauty tip that must not be forgotten, as getting exposed to harmful rays speeds up skin ageing and causes a lot of other problems. Good thing there are lots of better (read: non-sticky) formulas in the market now, with the likes of Shiseido's Sports BB SPF 50, made for rapid drying of sweat and water to prolong makeup; protects even when exposed to water, and has a cooling effect.

At Power Plant Mall


3. Sally Hansen Airbrush Legs Leg Makeup

Not even models are blessed with blemish-free legs, but they can definitely be created with a wonder product such as this. This product perfects the appearance of your legs by covering freckles, veins, and imperfections, and stimulating microcirculation for healthier and firmer looking legs and feet. Water resistant and transfer resistant, it's the perfect ally for active days outdoors.

At Rustan's


4. BOD Bake Instant Blur Face and Body Self Tanner

Didn't get the chance to get a few shades darker at the beach this summer? Create the glow you've been wanting to get with a self-tanner like this pick that's known for blurring "imperfections", and creating an even tan all throughout. Get flawless, radiant results with just one application that lasts all day.

At Beauty Bar


5. Dr. Pawpaw Everybody Hair & Body Wash

Made with three key nourishing ingredients Pawpaw (aka papaya), olive oil, and coconut oil, this refreshing body and hair wash is vegan-friendly and sulfate-free. Get reminded of blissful summery days with this mango and coconut-scented wash that promises to clean and moisturize skin and scalp.

At Beauty Bar



6. Human Heart Nature 100% Natural Citronella Oil

Kiss those bugs goodbye, especially on days where your skin is exposed outdoors. Try this natural remedy for repelling pesky mosquitoes, as opposed to traditional anti-bug formulas. You'll love the scent too! The bottle is small enough to fit into your daily bag, and a few drops is enough to cover your legs, and arms.

At Beauty Bar

7. La Mer The Glowing Body Oil

Ever wonder how to achieve that glowing complexion sans hours of laying out in the sun? Yes, it is possible with a product like this. Limited edition and packs a punch, the La Mer Glowing Body Oil is a rich blend of Vitamin E and nourishing oils that conditions skin, softens it, and creates a natural, sun-kissed glow that we're saying yes to! Don't miss it!

At Rustan's


8. SORA Eco-Friendly Yoga/Beach Towel

A towel that's good for you and the planet? Yup—you read that right! The SORA towel is lightweight and absorbent, and is made of at least eight recycled post-consumer plastic bottles. The sustainable effort of the young, green brand promotes versatility in terms of use: it can replace your typical beach towel, can be used as a sarong, and can serve as a yoga towel too! Coming in a stylish range of original botanical prints and classic muted colors, this towel is an excellent addition to your closet and is the perfect gift if you want to reduce your carbon footprint!



9. Palmers Soothing Foaming Body Wash - Green Tea & Aloe

Avoid having to spend on loofahs or sponges, because this body wash was made to create a rich and creamy lather with its special pump. It has skin-loving ingredients like refreshing green tea and a gentle aloe scent you'll love. The innovative formula contains more hydrating ingredients and less soap.

At Rustan's

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Lead photos from La Mer and The SORA Life. Model photo by Dookie Ducay