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Summer Beauty with the Streicher Sisters

July 21, 2014

Summer Beauty with the Streicher Sisters

July 21, 2014

Hollywood’s Prettiest Beauty Secret: The Streicher Sisters 

Introducing the Streicher sisters, Ashley, Jenn, and Kristie, a trio of highly sought-after red carpet hair, makeup, and brow artists, respectively. For their inaugural column the sisters share with VIOLET GREY their very favorite beach beauty secrets.

Growing up in Northern California the banks of the Yuba River and Tahoe’s lakeside were our “beaches”. Wearing swimming suits and hiking shoes seemed completely normal and it was our haven. When we were a bit older, Zuma Beach in Malibu became one of our go-to spots particularly for the sand, surf, and boys. As adults, some of our more favorite seaside locales include Hvar Island in Croatia, Tulum in Mexico, Padang Padang in Indonesia, and the rocky shore of the Hotel Du Cap-Eden-Roc in the French Riviera. We swam, snorkeled, and Frissbee’d. We wore the teeniest bikinis and went topless wherever it was allowed (which was never nearly enough). 

To us, “beach beauty” translates into being free from all of our daily beauty regimens. We will forgo our foundations, lipsticks, and coiffed hair. Textured, messy hair with perhaps a braid or two, SPF, and a pot of lip balm are all we really need. Regardless of where we might be in the world, there are a few things that we consider to be Streicher staples, from our favorite cover-ups to pre-beach beauty rituals (Ashley mixes her own hair concoction), and we are excited to share these secrets with you in our first column.

love,

The Streicher Sisters

VIOLET GREY contributors

THE
TO-DO LIST

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PREP

JENN SAYS: Lash tinting is a must. We make sure to have Kristie tint our lashes before we go to any beach, it’s one way to look polished at the beach without having to worry about mascara.

LASH TINTING BY KRISTIE STREICHER

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PAINT

KRISTIE SAYS: They’re made for the nails but I like to apply Minx nail wraps on my toes. They will last for 2 weeks or more. 

MINX

NAIL WRAPS >

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BUY

KRISTIE SAYS: When I was in Tulum once I discovered, Josa Tulum, a little beachside shop that has the most beautiful, vintage-inspired cover-ups and caftans. I wish I could own them all.

JOSA TULUM

VINTAGE INSPIRED CAFTANS>

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MAKE

ASHLEY SAYS: To keep my hair soft and manageable, I’ll mix this tonic at home and spray it in my hair all day long at the beach: 

1 Empty spray bottle

1 Tbsp of water-based pomade (Hanz de Fuko )

1 Tbsp of Pequi Oil Treatment or coconut oil

1-2 Pumps of aloe vera

2 Tbsp of hot water

Shake all ingredients up in the spray bottle. If using at home add sea salt to get a beach hair look!

HANZ DE FUKO

WATER BASED HAIR POMADE>

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DO

KRISTIE SAYS: Us Streichers will rarely laze about on the beach. It’s all about getting into one activity after another from Frisbee to rounds of Rumikub to snorkeling and body surfing with a Frescobol Carioca hand board that fits neatly into my beach bag! 

FRESCOBOL CARIOCA

HAND SURFBOARD>

READ MORE: Explore Streicher’s beach beauty essentials shopping list.