summer is officially here and if your upcoming weekends aren’t packed with beach trips after beach trips, you better start planning. You deserve to hit the beach after staying at home for so long and stressing over work. And if you need help doing your pre-vacay shopping, we’re here to give you a few ideas on what to pack so your R&R is as smooth as can be. From hygiene products and skincare to summer OOTDs, we got you!
Colgate’s new Electric Toothbrush
Did you know brushing with an electric toothbrush is found to be more effective in removing plaque? Colgate’s new Electric Toothbrush (P5,400) is a handy tool with superior technology that’s tailored for your smile. It’s the only toothbrush that allows you to customize your experience with 4 modes, 10-level vibrations, and 33 combinations. Choose between Sparkly, Squeaky Clean, Gum Care, and Night Spa. It has a built-in timer, pressure sensor, and a Smart Coaching feature that will signal you to move to another area of the mouth while brushing.
This electric toothbrush is rechargeable with a battery life of up to 15 days on a 4-hour charge. You can even bring it to your travels and store it in a travel pouch included in the box. It’s for sure a worthwhile investment that might just make you turn your back on manual toothbrushes for good.
If you’re looking to give your teeth more personalized attention, try out Colgate’s newest Electric toothbrush now available on Shopee. You can even enjoy exclusive deals of up to 50% off storewide, exclusive bundles, and more on Colgate’s Brand Spotlight on Shopee.
Guppy Sarong Pants
Guppy’s Sarong Pants (P850) will complete your arsenal of beach trip must-haves. It’s made free size with an adjustable waist that can fit almost anyone. You can even tie it into a dress or a romper. How’s that for versatility? Guppy also has Sarong Shorts and Skirt as well as Kimonos, Bandana Tops, and Tube Tops to complete your OOTD rotation at the beach. Shop from their website, Shopee, or Lazada.
Uniqlo Paul & Joe Net Tote Bag
Looking for a casual bag to bring with you to quick hangouts, errand runs, and visiting random cafes? Uniqlo’s Paul & Joe Net Tote Bag (P990) is your next favorite go-to bag. It’s just the right size to store your wallet, phone, keys, and even a bottle of water too. Available in two summer colors, the bag is a stylish upgrade from your basic totes which, if we’re being honest, is starting to look a bit too plain.
+ful skincare line
If you grew up watching Math-Tinik and waking up early for the Myx Daily Top 10 on TV, it’s time to start prioritizing a proper skincare routine over cool summer OOTDs. Confused about the hundreds of products to choose from? Local brand +ful’s skincare line is a good first step. They just launched last February but many Filipinos are already raving about their products and cute packaging.
Check out +ful’s Niacinamide 10% Serum (P299) has loads of benefits: fights acne and clogged pores, controls oil and sebum production, lightens scars, and moisturizes. Glycolic Acid 7% Toner (P399) is another bestseller. It gently exfoliates the skin, prevents acne, and combats uneven skin tone. Other products you can get from +ful’s skincare line are the Salicylic Acid 2% Serum, Retinol 1% Serum, and Vitamin C 15% Serum. Get these from Shopee, Lazada, or BeautyMNL.
Viajecito Splashkit Bag
Get yourself a durable, waterproof bag that, more than weathering anything, looks so stylish it will easily turn heads. Viajecito silicone bags come in different styles like the Splashkit Classic (P2,560) and the Splashkit XL (P2,660). Use these as a cosmetics kit, a pouch for valuables, or a sling bag with interchangeable straps. For those always on the go, there’s the Splashkit Mini Wallet (P550) and the Splashkit Smile Coin Purse (P390). All Viajecito bags are suitable even for beach trips but their Standard Tote with its spacious compartment is the best.
Oaklavie Kinda Sunny Cap
Owning a no-frills baseball cap is a must. They’re perfect for shielding you from the harsh weather, completing your chic OOTD, or even just saving you from a bad hair day. Local brand Oaklavie’s Forecast collection features the Kinda Sunny cap (P550) in Cloud Off White, Forest Green, and Nightfall Black. It’s made from thick, soft material with a metal clip closure and two embroidered sides. Get yours here.
Puff and Bloom Eye De-Puff Mask
If you’ve spent time on TikTok, you’ll know this product is a hit for all the skincare gurus on the platform. The Puff and Bloom Eye De-Puff Mask (P249) promises to diminish the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles and even lighten under eyes. These tiny under-eye masks are made from Japanese fiber cloths dipped in a solution with hyaluronic acid (moisturizing), vitamin C (brightening), and nicotinamide (minimizing pores). You can find a number of sellers on Shopee here.
La Coco Babe linen tops
Linen fabrics and sleeveless tops are the best summer OOTDs when you’re living in a tropical country. Explore La Coco Babe’s collection of timeless, classic tops and dresses that won’t break your bank. There’s the bestseller Amalfi top (P430) and the Florence Two-Way Linen (P490) both available in different colors with sizes XS to L. The Vienna (P680) dress is perfect for any occasion and the Santa Monica floral tube top (P390) for a cute date outfit.
Which items are you going to add to your April shopping?