03/07/2012 05:14 EST | Updated 03/30/2012 01:09 EDT

8 Beach Bag Beauty Essentials


Are you sneaking off for a mid-winter getaway to balmier climes? You may be starving for some serious sunshine, but don't let your enthusiasm cloud your judgement when it comes to packing your beach bag for a day (and night) of tropical fun and frolic.

We asked top Canadian makeup artist Diana Carreiro -- who has worked on editorial spreads for Vanity Fair, TIME, Spanish Vogue, Flare, Fashion and Elle Canada -- for her tips on the essential products and accessories to make sure you look gorgeous on and off the beach.

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