Today I would like to share with you my Summer 2021 Beauty Must-Haves.

Just as the days start getting warmer, there is an inexplicable urge to shop for lighter, breezier dresses. To upgrade your summer beauty and skincare stash to make it suitable for higher temperatures and more humid days. For a long time now going out has been the ultimate dream for everyone. The good news is that with the vaccinations, the day of re-emergence is here. As we get ready for apéro, dinners, meetings with friend and outdoor activities, the beauty and skincare stash that I splurged on will come in handy. List of products that I tested is perfect for warm summer days and ideal to pack them with us on summer trips. I tested body, face and make-up products, all new products form beauty brands, but there are also some cult ones too. So if would like to see more about these Summer 2021 Beauty Must-Haves please read below.


Enjoy your Moment in the Sun With Caudalie Sun Care Line


My favourite products from Caudalie Sun Care line are:

Anti-wrinkle Face Suncare SPF50 protection and skincare rolled into one. I love multi-tasking products and Caudalie  has nailed the SPF game with this light and creamy formula that utilizes organic products like grape water that nourish and protect the skin while saving the environment as well. Built-in skincare products retain the youthful look of your skin while offering sun protection. SPF for the face is non-sticky, doesn’t leave a white cast and it’s safe for skin and nature thanks to its non-toxic, non-nano formula. I also love the smell and the packaging of the line a lot.

Suncare Oil SPF30 is ideal for those who can’t get enough of that tan. The grape oil rich formula ensures maximum UV protection while providing a natural radiance boost. The texture feels so luxurious and is not greasy at all. It leaves nice flattering shine on the body. I would recommend to use it if you want to look great in the bikini as it elongating legs and enhancing the decolletage. It has UVA/UVB filters. On holiday, I was applying this to my legs long after the sun went down!

If you want to make that tan last long Caudalie Tan Prolonging After-Sun Lotion is your best bet. This coconut oil, grape water, and aloe infused formula will transport you to your tropical vacation every time. It cools skin and helps with repairs on damages. It’s also non-sticky has velvety texture and is easily absorbed. It’s a true Summer 2021 Beauty Must-Have product that I swear by.

Dip Your Toes (and the rest of your body) in Water. Review of Vinosource Line by Caudalie.


This line is a liquid gold and I love it since I tried it. I have sensitive and dry skin and it works wonder on me. Line consist of 7 products ideal for day and night skincare. I tried 2 products and I am sure that rest of the line is equally amazing.

S.O.S THIRST-QUENCHING SERUM VINOSOURCE-HYDRA is God send for your summer parched skin. Infused with organic aloe and peach extracts, this gel is formulated to enhance the skin hydration to leave your skin dewy, supple, moist, and fresh. Nail that sun-kissed glow with a radiant 100-watt skin with this cult-favorite moisturizer. I apply it couple times a day, as it’s very light and texture is smooth and absorbs in seconds.

Main benefits according the brand:

  • Captures and continuously diffuses water
  • Restores balance and moisture to the skin
  • Rehydrates & refreshes

It has rehydrating active ingredients which restores hydration even on dehydrated skin.

Other products that I recommend are:


Oil Yourself Up with new scent of iconic Huile Prodigieuse by Nuxe.


Nuxe  in 2021 is celebrating the 30th anniversary of this iconic product. New Huile Prodigieuse Néroli is product launches especially for this occasion. Cherry on the top is that this product is organic certified and vegan. Scents includes notes of Neroli, Bergamot and Lavandin and is made with high concentration of organic plum and sesame oils.

Huile Prodigieuse promises to stimulate your senses completely. Add a few drops to your moisturizer for that dewy summer look. Rub it onto your body in soft circular motions; enjoy the indulging experience of inimitable dry touch formula and the luxurious blend of intoxicating perfumes. The formula is loved for it repairing benefits especially for stretch marks.

If your hair need some deep conditioning, massage it into the hair 10 minutes before shampooing and then towel dry. Say bonjour to soft, silky, and nourished summer tresses. The best thing about this oil is that it can easily transition from summer to winter making it a sturdy favourite for your shelfie all year round!

Clean Skin with Patyka DETOX CHARCOAL MASK


The DETOX Charcoal mask from Patyka Paris is musk that surprised me and it was a positive surprise. I tried a multiple amount of charcoal masks and they all had thick texture, dried my skin and smelled rather not welcoming 🙂 This product is completely different. It has a nice, pleasant smell, contains charcoal, green clay and algae extract. Texture is more clay, gel, light and creamy more than thick. It can be left on a skin a bit longer without drying the skin. After rising the mask my skin is purified, glowing and soft. Most of impurities are gone. As all Patyka products is it an organic certified mask, so you can stay assured that quality is amazing.

Summer Ready with Frozen Collection by Clarins a true SUMMER 2021 BEAUTY Essentials


Clarins has launched its summer makeup collection just in time for sunnier days and warm nights. Drawing inspiration from Disnery’s Frozen this Clarins makeup stash is every girl’s must-have for summer 2021. In the range you can find: SOS Icy primer infused with mint and sea lilly to keep skin smooth and fresh, corrects redness, and soothes skin.

The Bronzing Compact Frozen Summer Collection has 3 matte shades that can be used individually or blended to give that summery bronzed goddess look. The compact packaging makes it an ideal travel makeup essential. So don’t forget to pack it for your tropical getaways!

To keep your makeup looking fresh and smooth throughout the long summer days, Clarins has introduced the all-new Fix’ Makeup setting mist. The hydrating formula not only soothes but also moisturizes while holding your makeup in place.

There is also a wonderful eye-shadows set with 4 shades that will make eyes ‘pop’!  The adaptable sunny hues allow you to create natural or intense eye looks and to play with all the different textures: velvet, satin, metallic and even a very luminous wet look. Shade 1 (matte ochre, shade 2 (light gold) shade 3 (shimmery golden amber) and finally shade 4 (luminous beige. These eyeshadows are made with Bamboo powder and this makes them so unique. The plant world is a never-ending source of inspiration and Clarins Laboratories use it in the formula because it is known to improve make-up wear. 

Catch the Scent – cult perfumes by Ellie Saab


Elie Saab Le Parfum is your perfect summer scent hitting all the notes of flowery, warm, woody, and fresh. The extraordinary smell of this seductive blend of orange blossom, jasmine, patchouli and cedar will leave you longing for more. This sensual treat will easily become your go-to fragrance.  This scent was launched in 2011 and it still remains one of the best-seller perfumes. I loved the campaign with Anja Rubik, (best Polish Model that I had a chance to meet during my early modeling days) it radiates with femininity, the model, bottle and her gown.

Le Perfum is one of these perfumes that is wearable both, day and night. Ideal for uplifting feeling during the day and romantic evening. It’s long-lasting and looks so pretty on vanity parlor.

Treating your Skin the Luxury Way with Bellefontaine Skincare line


As the days get hotter, it becomes even more necessary to keep your skin hydrated for a smooth, young, and fresh look. Recently I discovered a Swill Luxury Brand Bellefontaine and I am in love all their products that I tested. Some that are a Summer 2021 Must-Haves are: Bellefontaine Anti-Oxidant Vit. C Drops is the skincare splurge you need this summer. The powerful formula is infused with effective anti-oxidants that fight anti-aging and accelerates collagen production, giving your skin the anti-ageing boost it needs. You will feel the fine lines diminishing and your skin tone becoming smoother.

Most of the anti-ageing treatments focus on face however, the neck region is equally important to ensure that you retain your stunning looks for longer. Bellefontaine Ultra-Lift Neck Cream invigorates tissue metabolism and tones the neck muscles. The firming, toning, and energizing elements in this formula promote elasticity and prevent skin slackening. It is especially formulated while keeping in sight the delicate muscles of neckline that need special care it’s not only a summer 2021 Beauty essential, but all year long.

I also had a chance to visit La Maison de Beauté by Bellefontaine and it was a pleasure for me to also discover other cosmetics. I will write about this experience soon, as I really need to share it with you.

Summer Hair with Fresh Affair Dry Shampoo by Kérastase


Fresh Affair Dry Shampoo is a revolutionary dry shampoo and a result of advances research by Kérastase Paris. It features an ultra-lightweight formula, doesn’t leave white residue on the hair and leaves hair fresh with a beautiful scent. It can be reapplied, as it doesn’t build up on the hair. It is infused with vitamin E that nourishes hair and also sculpt. It absorbs the oil very quickly and leaves hair fresh, thanks to beautiful smell it feels like they were just washed. Scent is neroli with citrus essence, floras, lavender and orange,there is a bit of must and jasmine petal. A truly luxurious blend! Don’t you agree?

What I really love about it is that Kérastase thought about functionality and launched this shampoo in 2 sizes, regular and travel one, so like this Summer 2021 must-have can be with you everywhere.

Which is your favorite go-to beauty/skincare product for Summer 2021? Let me know in comments! To discover beauty articles please click here.

As always with love

Bella Zofia xx

Your Fashion, Beauty and Travel Blogger from Geneva

Bella Zofia Swiss Beauty, Fashion and travel blogger.

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