Putting our time at the mall to good use, we stopped at the biggest beauty brands and gave their in-house skin specialists one task: To nominate one Summer star {unisex} product. From weightless sunscreens to outdoor rescue balms, the experts weigh in.

Cocktail Guide

Satsuma Shower Gel and Cream | The Body Shop

For: A light, soap-free shower gel enriched with zesty Satsuma essential oil and a refreshing citrus smell. For when you want to feel and smell like a walking talking summer advertisement.

Where: The Body Shop, {Select Citywalk in Saket and B-55 Khan Market}

Price: INR 395

Papaya Enzyme Lotion | Blossom Kochchar

For: To remove black and white heads, brown spots and sebum deposits.

Where: Blossom Kochhar, Aroma Magic {A-41, Lajpat Nagar}

Price: INR 160

Shampooing Volumateur | L’occitane

For: With a vegetable base, the shampoo is perfect for daily use and is a volume booster. For hair-iron junkies, there’s a version for damaged hair.

Where: L’occitane {DLF Promenade, Vasant Kunj and Khan Market}

Price: INR 1,390

Hydra Zen Neurocalm | Lancôme

For: A gel based moisturizer, it comes recommended for oily, sensitive and combination skin. Light and non-oily, it works great for both night and day wear.

Where: Lancôme, {DLF Promenade, Vasant Kunj and Select Citywalk in Saket}

Price: INR 3,300

Moisture Surge Face Spray | Clinique

For: Enriched with Aloe Vera, it’s meant for dehydrated skin.

Where: Clinique {Select Citywalk, Saket, available at Sephora at DLF Promenade in Vasant Kunj, Select Citywalk in Saket and Ambience Mall in Gurgaon}

Price: INR 1,900

Whitening Velvet Emulsion | Clarins

For: Your go-to summer product, the Clarins sunscreen contains SPF 20, is light and non sticky, and offers triple protection, which means it hydrates, moisturizes and protects. For the ladies, it also doubles as an excellent base that holds your make up in place.

Where: Clarins {available at Sephora – DLF Promenade in Vasant Kunj, Select Citywalk in Saket and Ambience Mall in Gurgaon}

Price: INR 4,375

Advanced Night Repair | Estee Lauder

For: Don’t let the word night throw you off; it works just as well during the day, protecting your skin from environmental damage. If used at night, the serum helps repair the damage done to your skin and ensures an even tone and radiance. As a general rule: use under moisturizer and/or sunscreen.

Where: Estee Lauder {available at Sephora – DLF Promenade in Vasant Kunj, Select Citywalk in Saket and Ambience Mall in Gurgaon}

Price: INR 6,550

Res-Q Ointment | Burt’s Bees

For: An outdoor rescue ointment you can use over mosquito bites, bruises, bumps and burns to speed up the healing process; sort of a Neosporin equivalent. The best news is that one tin lasts you several months.

Where: Burt’s Bees {Available at Sephora – DLF Promenade in Vasant Kunj, Select Citywalk in Saket and Ambience Mall in Gurgaon}

Price: INR 700

Kendi Oil | Alterna Bamboo

For: Some serious anti-frizz treatment, it can also be used as a styling primer. It eliminates frizz and also protects your hair from heat styling tools. Best used over normal hair.

Where: Alterna Bamboo {Available at Sephora – DLF Promenade in Vasant Kunj, Select Citywalk in Saket and Ambience Mall in Gurgaon}

Price: INR 1,600

Lait Solaire Protecteur | Sephora

For: A face and body moisturizer, it’s light, disappears fairly quickly, and conatins SPF 30. Fair warning: don’t buy it for its smell.

Where: Sephora – DLF Promenade in Vasant Kunj, Select Citywalk in Saket and Ambience Mall in Gurgaon

Price: INR 1,160