A secret wellness ingredient, a place to relax and the perfect beauty case for holidays on the Greek islands
For many "beach holidays" is synonymous with Greek islands, diving into the crystal clear waters of the Aegean and admiring the sunset from Santorini. Is in the beauty luggage not only sunscreen but also scents reminiscent of the sea and holidays, body creams that highlight tanned skin and bright, vitamin-rich make-up.
The Greek souvenir: if the Greek culture has its roots in the millennia, the same also applies to well-being. An ingredient kept secret so far is in fact the greek tea, grown in the mountains of the country and a source of well-being for the body and skin. It is called Sideritis, it comes from the highlands of both the continent and the islands, is very present for example a Crete, and has always been used since ancient times by Greeks and Balkan populations for its decongestant and anti-inflammatory virtues. A way to take care of the epidermis and the body from within. It can be found as an ingredient in beauty lines, for example it is present in the Greek brand Apivita, but also in leaves for an infusion of well-being, as in Moon Skin by Depura Tea.
The advice of Grazia.it: Aman Zoe, Peloponnese Aman Zoe is located in Porto Heli, in the Peloponnese countryside. Far from the most touristic destinations, but overlooking a beach, wellbeing is paramount at this resort: the expert in holistic medicine Toby Maguire has in fact studied an entire menu of treatments and therapies aimed at completely relaxing body and mind. Inside there is also the Yoga Pavillion, overlooking the hills and the sea, in which to practice Hata Yoga, perfect for those who want to approach the discipline, Ashtanga Vinyasa Yoga, based on breathing, and Vinyasa Flow, for the most experienced. Everything takes place at sunrise or sunset.
O’Sole Mio Diego from La PalmaIn the travel kit version, inside the Instant Crease Tanning Cream, for a fold that resists everything, the Moisturizing Repair Mask and the Moisturizing Repair Shampoo to take care of the hair so that it does not dry out in the sun, sea and salt.
Sea Breeze Workshop of the EssencesThis diffuser diffuses the aroma of sea wind for the home, ideal for those who want to create a holiday atmosphere even when returning to the city.
Istros AēsopBelonging to the new collection of room sprays, Istros takes its name and inspiration from a small port town in Greece. Inside, notes of pink pepper, lavender and mimosa that recall the holiday atmosphere, but also cedar and sandalwood for a more sensual touch.
Diptyque Hand and Body Cleansing GelIt takes its cue from a trip that the founders of the brand made in Greece: the note of wild fig is the protagonist and recalls the scent of the bushes that surrounded the holiday home.
Air by Gioia Giorgio ArmaniThis fragrance can be defined as sweet-salty: on the one hand the ozonic and marine notes recall the splashes of the sea, on the other the smell of summer made of mandarin, orange blossom, peony and pink pepper.
NARS Single Eyeshadow CyprusExtremely bright powder eyeshadow so as to bring out the tan and ideal for emphasizing the look.
Limanakia PG27 Parfumerie GeneraleThe name derives from the rocky beaches of Greece surrounded by cistus bushes; inside, mugwort, rocky beach accord, helichrysum and patchouli.
New Study / postcard Miller et BertauxThe two creators have a villa on an island in the Mediterranean, it is their refuge; and it is to this residence and atmosphere that the latest fragrance is dedicated. Inside, notes of green orange, lemon, grapefruit and wild herbs.
Lagoon SephoraThe shower gel from Sephora's Lagoon line changes packs for the summer, becoming more marine. Inside, a mix of mint, juniper and sandalwood that recreate the sea breeze.
Clinique + Jonathan AdlerThe limited edition of the American brand was created together with the designer and recalls the typical geometries of the artist. The collection is inspired by his favorite holiday destinations, Santorini, Capri and Palm Beach, and is characterized by bold and vibrant colors that bring out the tan.