Peachy the Magazine June July 2014 - Page 106

BEAUTY REPORT WRITTEN BY Lesley Holland Downey Summer Must-Haves from Head to Toe(s) C Charleston is one of those cities that just gets better in the warmer weather— everything is green, lush and lively. And because Southern women love their beauty products, I knew I’d find gold in some of Charleston’s specialty stores. They carry brands you already love and specialty lines that you may want to try. I visited Cos Bar, Bluemercury and Stella Nova in the shopping paradise of King Street. You could spend an afternoon or more in these stores alone—they are a delight to the senses, and chock full of treasures waiting to be discovered. Here are a few of my favorite summer finds: Head How to handle hair in the summer humidity is a conundrum. The following all-stars help in the battle against frizz, flatness and color fade. Orofluido Beauty Elixir This product is a multi-tasker: Add it to damp hair for a smoother blow-out or mix it with gel in the palm of your hand for a wavy, air-dried do. It smells delicious! Bumble and Bumble Pret-a-Powder Use this on days when you want to extend your style without shampooing or to freshen up after exercise. It adds lift to the roots of your hair and is undetectable, despite looking white coming out of the container. 104 PEACHY PEACHYTHEMAGAZINE.COM