10 genius ways to prep for the holiday of a lifetime

AHHH, summer’s here at last – and now millions of Brits are dreaming of a bit of holiday fun.

Whether you want to soak up some sun, relax with loved ones or get the party started, there’s nothing like looking and feeling your best to make the most of your getaway.   


Now, we’ve dug out some sizzling tips to help make this summer a real beauty, from brilliant hair and skincare products to give you that wow factor to great ideas for boosting your health and wellbeing.

So get ready for some thrills and chills with this sun-sational top ten…


Protect yourself with The Natural Patch Co

Summer’s cool, but sunburn and mosquito bites are not. The Natural Patch Co has got some great kit essentials to keep you and the kids covered outdoors.

Want to know when to reapply that sunscreen? Try the neat SunnyPatch trick. Stick it on your skin before slapping on the protection. When the UV-detecting patch turns purple it’s time to lather up again. 

It’s waterproof and perfect for keeping little ones safe from the sun’s rays.

Also ideal for children is BuzzPatch, which wards off biting mosquitoes effectively with a non-woven “sticker”– that can go on clothes as well as skin – infused with citronella and essential oils rather than the Deet found in many sprays.

Meanwhile, MagicPatch works to relieve itching from bites, without chemicals, within a minute.

Get your pack at naturalpatch.co.uk


Cosmetics kit from Ziaja

Discover products for a summer to remember, with everything from sunscreens and tan accelerators to face masks and body serums.

Ziaja, a leading Polish cosmetics brand, has been in the beauty sector for over 30 years and has more than 1,000 products in its range. 

Its formulas are safe and gentle on the skin, and cruelty- and GMO-free, and many lines are now vegan and gluten-free too.

Ziaja has products for the whole family, including newborns and teens.

Unlock the power of nature with Ziaja.

Visit ziajaonline.co.uk and revitalise your skincare routine today


Glowing skin with Seventy Hyal 2000

With more bodies on show this summer, we’d all like to call on the perfect holiday glow.

But if you’re concerned about dull-looking skin, Seventy Hyal 2000’s Next Generation Skin Booster – the latest injectable skincare innovation – could be the answer.

The injectable skincare contains hyaluronic acid to hydrate the skin, reducing the appearance of fine lines and stimulating the production of collagen and elastin to help create that dewy glow we crave.

With just a single injection of the skin booster, you could be on your way to a more radiant complexion, whatever your summer plans.

Ask about Seventy Hyal at your local aesthetics clinic. Find out more at seventyhyal.co.uk


The natural and gentle way to silky smooth hair-free skin 

The first Nad’s product was created by Sue Ismiel in her home kitchen using natural household ingredients.

The Natural Hair Removal Gel was formulated for her teenage daughter, Nadine, as a natural and discomfort-free solution for hair removal

Nad’s Natural products are vegan-friendly, made with naturally derived ingredients and are PETA certified.

The range features a variety of wax strips for all parts of your body – the 3-in-1 Hair Removal Body Butter, and the unique Eyebrow Wax Wand for shaping and sculpting brows and removing delicate facial hair, giving you salon-quality results at home.

The new Eco range, which features salon wax and bikini wax, contains soothing organic hemp oil full of antioxidants to hydrate the skin, ideal for removing even coarse hair. The packaging is plastic-free, biodegradable and recyclable, so it’s good for your skin and the environment.

The brand’s top-selling products are currently stocked in selected Boots and Superdrug stores, with more items available on both boots.com and superdrug.com, and a selection of new products launching on June 7. 

Shop the new Natural and Eco ranges at boots.com


Brush up on The Knot Dr.

Take back control of your unruly tangles with The Knot Dr., which is leading a revolution in hair brushing.

The brainwave of a hairstylist dad with five daughters, the brilliant detangling devices use engineering know-how to smooth and style hair without stressing it, providing you with pain-free detangling.

Boasting perfectly spaced flexible bristles, each brush in The Knot Dr. range has been carefully designed to reduce the number of brush strokes needed, and therefore minimise hair loss and damage.

Light yet strong, the brushes have bristle tips that are larger and rounder for a massage-like stimulation of the scalp, and many come with cases to help protect them on your travels too.

Use the code Holiday15 to redeem your exclusive Sun offer at theknotdr.com


Look tan-tastic with Watermans

Long for that perfect sun-kissed body? You can say cheerio to patchy self-tanners with the Watermans Browned Off range.

Not only are its fab fake tans formulated to ensure a streak-free finish every time, but they’re also infused with aloe vera to keep your skin feeling hydrated and charged with antioxidants like vitamin E too.

Safe for all skin types, there are a variety of shades for different skin tones.

Plus, the tans are easy to apply and dry quickly, while having the advantage of being vegan-friendly and free from parabens and sulfates.

View the collection at watermanshair.com


Rest easy at Club Mac Alcudia

Finding the ideal getaway to suit the whole family is a breeze at Club Mac Alcudia, Mallorca’s premier all-inclusive hotel.

With eight pools, sports facilities and loads of great entertainment, from live performances to kids’ clubs, it’s the perfect place to relax.

All tastes are catered for, from buffet meals to burgers – and special themed dinners too – at no extra cost.

There’s even free entrance to a waterpark next door with thrilling slides and a wave pool.

Book directly with Club Mac Alcudia and secure your reservation with just a 10 per cent deposit, then settle up on arrival as you gear up for an unforgettable holiday.

Go to clubmac.es or find it on Instagram, Facebook or TikTok 


Repair hair with Jerome Russell Bblonde Jplex treatment

Ensure you’re the mane attraction this summer by showing those lacklustre locks some love.

Jplex is a four-step bond repair system – comprising bond primer, shampoo, conditioner and maintainer – that helps repair and protect hair from the inside out.

The treatment helps restore hair that is damaged from colouring, heat styling and bleaching. Jplex can be used before, during or after bleaching to give you a salon-strength treatment at home.

It works by filling in gaps in the structure of the hair and then sealing the cuticle to protect against further damage, leaving your tresses silky, nourished and super-resilient.

Shop at Superdrug and Amazon or go to bblondehair.co.uk


Personal service with Signature Clinic

From tackling self-confidence issues to restoring volume after pregnancy or weight loss, there are lots of reasons why people choose to have breast augmentation.

And whether you’re looking to address the size, shape or symmetry of your breasts, Signature Clinic, a leading cosmetic surgery group, could have the answer.

Its seven UK clinics offer a range of procedures from breast implants and implant removal to breast reduction and uplift, aiming to match individual needs with natural-looking, proportionate results.

Start with a free, no-obligation online consultation at signatureclinic.co.uk or call 0141 255 2737  


New you with the TheLifeCo

Summer breaks are a great time to pause and reflect. You could get the keys to a transformational personal journey at one of TheLifeCo’s holistic wellbeing centres.

The company’s approach and programmes are built on four principles (nutrition, environment, flexibility and mind) and can help you focus on your goals and your holistic wellbeing (body, mind and spirit) – and guide you to the best version of yourself.

With programmes starting at just four days’ duration, the team of experts at the wellbeing centres – two in Turkey, one in Thailand – have the very best interests of your body and soul in mind.

Find out more at thelifeco.com

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