May 17, 2016

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Xtra life lycra

Sparkle Mode uses Xtra life lycra as much as possible

  • Its slimming through its strong stretch properties
  • Much more chlorine resistant than other fabrics
  • It does not sag or bag much which looks very good on you and
  • Lasts and performs much better under difficult conditions.
May 16, 2016

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Organic fabrics Swimwear

Sparkle Mode uses Italian ECONYL fabric which is 100 % regenerated nylon, Its eco friendlier and made from recycled stretch fabrics and carpets. 

 

September 06, 2015

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How To Prolong Your Summer Tan

September has arrived and your vacation may seem nothing more than a distant memory...but your tan lines say otherwise. 
Find out how to get the most mileage out of your tan with our five essential tips.


1. Cold Showers 
(Or as cool as you can handle!)
Hot baths and showers dehydrate the skin, which means faster peeling. Showering at a cooler temperature will help your skin retain more moisture, and in turn your tan will last longer.

2. Swap Your Body Wash 
Consider swapping out your normal body wash for an extra moisturizing version, or better yet a Shower Oil. This will help lock in as much moisture as possible while washing.

3. H2O A Go
Yes, hydration is key here, in every form. You may no be longer in 35 degree heat, but that's no reason to cool off on drinking water. Not only does it help keep your skin looking plump and fresh, it also prolongs the life of those nicely tanned cells of yours.

4. Moisturize, Moisturize, Moisturize!
Slather on as much product as you can to maintain a sunkissed glow. This will help lock your tan in by minimizing skin flaking. Try to avoid lotions that include petroleum, and instead stick to natural moisturizers such as cocoa butter, aloe vera and coconut oil. These will soak in deeper and help nourish your skin cells.

5. Eat Your Greens
Vitamin E is essential to great skin. Broccoli, apricots, apples, watermelon and sunflower seeds are rich in this all-star vitamin, so eat up for gorgeous, glowing skin.
July 26, 2015

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The Travel Instagrams You Need to Follow

Looking for travel ideas? On the hunt for an inspiring new account to follow? We've put together a list of our favorite travel inspired Instagram accounts.

Don't forget to follow the Sparklemode official Instagram @sparklemode for the best in beach fashion!

Passion Passport @passionpassport

Passion Passport is a community of travelers and photographers who seek to inspire with their stunning snapshots from around the world. 

 

Le Postcard @lepostcard 

This account ticks all the right boxes, focusing on travel photos from fashion jetsetters worldwide. 

 

Jessica Stein @tuulavintage

Travel and style blogger Jessica Stein never fails to stun and inspire with her effortlessly glam style, no matter the time zone.

 

Ha'a Keaulana @haakeaulana

Ha'a Keaulana treats followers to a slice of Hawaiian life on her beautifully curated Instagram.

 

Matt Bauer @mattcbauer

Photographer Matt Bauer's eye for detail and creative vision brings us a stunning array of quirky, breathtaking shots. 

July 12, 2015

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3 Easy Beach Hairstyles

1. Top of the Knots

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The simplest style on our list by far: the quick and easy top knot. It's every surfer girl's default hairstyle and our personal favorite - nothing beats a top knot bun on a hot day at the beach.

2. Swimming With The Fishes

Image via pinterest.com

 While the fishtail braid takes a little practice to master, your efforts will pay off when you're looking like a mermaid freshly washed up on the shore.

3.  Boho Babe

Image via pinterest.com

Make like Nicole Richie, grab a scarf and go boho. Tie any way you like to add an edge to your beach or poolside look. This style also has the added bonus of protecting your scalp from the sun, all-important in our books!

 

What's your favorite hairstyle for a day at the beach?

June 21, 2015

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Take A Walk on the Wild Side

Leopard print has long been every fashionista's go-to.

From coats to totes, this versatile print adds an effortless edge to any piece, and right now we're loving it in bikini form. 

Get the Look: Sparklemode 'Laura' Animal Print Bikini.

This flattering two piece is designed to impress poolside or on the beach. This subtle take on classic leopard print makes it wearable without sacrificing that all important edge.

Pair with sliders and a floaty kaftan for a casual chic look.

What's your favourite print to wear poolside?

 

June 02, 2015

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What's In Your Beach Bag? Five Essentials Every Beach Babe Needs

Every discerning beach goer knows that only a handful of items are necessary to a successful beach expedition. 
We've rounded up our five favourite beach essentials, that will keep you looking and feeling great all day, whether you're on land or sea.
Ahoy sailor!

 

1. Sun Screen - Elizabeth Arden Eight Hour Cream - Sun Defense for Face - SPF 50 Sunscreen PA +++
Here at Sparklemode, keeping your skin safe is one of our top priorities. While our swimwear will protect your body, don't forget about the rest of you! Your face is one of the most delicate areas, so make sure you keep it safe from harmful UV rays.
The Elizabeth Arden Eight Hour Cream Sun Defense for Face (SPF 50 PA +++) will keep your face healthy, happy and well protected.

 

2.  Kaftan - Sparklemode 'Nikki' Beach Wrap

 

Essential to any beach bag is a Kaftan. Chic and effortless, it's a must-have for sun worshipers - perfect for slipping into after a refreshing dip in the ocean.Still on the hunt for the perfect kaftan? Sparklemode's 'Nikki Beach Wrap' has you covered.

 

3. Lip Balm -  #LipGlam

It's vital to keep a good quality lip balm stashed in your beach bag at all times. This 100% natural lip balm from #LipGlam is both soothing and luxurious - sure to keep salty lips hydrated all day.

 

4. Sunglasses - Ray Ban Aviators

Our list would be nothing without a pair of great sunnies. Look cool and stay shaded in a pair of classic Aviators, like this pair from Ray Ban.

 

5. Beach Bag - Sparklemode 'Sel de Mer' Beach Bag

You're going to need a beach bag to hold those! Sparklemode's 'Sel de Mer' Beach Bag is crafted from quality canvas and leather, printed with playful French type. Both spacious and stylish, it's perfect for housing all your beach essentials. 

 

What are your beach essentials?