Dressing table: The best beauty products to take to the beach

La Source Relaxing Body Wash

A soothing body wash with Dead Sea salts, algae, aloe vera and camomile extracts, this gel is perfect for a post-beach shower and will leave the skin feeling silky-soft.

£12, Crabtree & Evelyn, 0800 111 4406

Lip Balm SPF 15

Infused with hydrating beeswax and aloe vera, this sun-friendly lip balm also contains coffee-seed extract to heal dry, chapped lips. A combination of avocado, olive and wheatgerm oils creates an extra protective shield.

£13, Bobbi Brown, 0870 034 2566

Weatherproof Styling Froth

Conditioning agents are combined with sunscreen in this "froth" to help protect hair from sun damage and prolong colour treatments, while giving added hold in the heat.

£11.75, Philip Kingsley, philipkingsley.com

Tan Maximiser Soothing Moisturiser

Suitable for the face and body, this moisturiser contains melanin-stimulating heliosome, extending a tan by up to 80 per cent. The rich texture also reduces peeling.

£21, Lancaster, 0800 376 0688

Super City Block SPF 40

A blend of sunscreen agents, anti-oxidants and sunflower extracts, this tinted face protector defends against UV and daily environmental stresses. Oil-free and with a matte finish, it's ideal to wear under make-up.

£13, Clinique, 0870 034 2566

Splashproof Lash Mascara

This lengthening, lash-defining mascara won't smudge or clot at a splash of water – in fact, it will see you through a dip in the pool to a refreshing shower.

£12, MAC, 0870 034 2676