Here Comes The Sun: Protection For Under $25

It's finally starting to look a lot like summer around these parts. After a long, cold winter full of chapped lips and pasty skin (at least for this blogger), it's time to embrace the warmth of the sun--the beautiful, Vitamin D-giving sun. Summer is a time of year when we start spending more time outside, and it's easy to forget that in addition to giving us an enviable healthy glow, Mr. Golden Sun can also cause serious damage to your skin. We can't wait to spend every available second on the beach or poolside soaking up the rays, but we know we have to do so responsibly. Here are a few products and accessories to keep you safe and stylish!

Clockwise from top left:

Xhilaration Straw Baseball Hat in Black, $12.99 at - The hot baseball hat trend gets a decidedly warm-weather twist.
COVERGIRL NatureLuxe Gloss Balm in Anemone, $5.99 at - Coral-y lips are in for the season--plus this formula protects your kisser with SPF15
Frederic Fekkai Smooth Sailing Anti-Frizz Cream, $25 at - Summer Hair: The product says it all. Warmer weather and humidity abound this season, and who couldn't use some extra frizz control?
Mirrored Round Sunglasses, $5.80 at - Statement sunglasses that won't hurt your bank statement.
Oversized Square Sunglasses, $5.80 at - Tortoiseshell never goes out of style--and neither does the Holly Golightly-shape of these sunnies.
Olay Total Effects 7-in-1 Tone Correcting UV Moisturizer, $19.79 at - A CC cream with broad spectrum SPF15 that corrects your skin tone, nourishes skin, and diminishes the appearance of fine lines.
Secret Clinical Strength in Ooh-La-La Lavender, $8.99 at - Err on the side of caution with powerful protection in a calming lavender scent.

And be sure to check in with The American Cancer Society for more tips and tricks to stay safe in the sun!

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