Sun & holiday

Whether you’re going on vacation or staycation, make sure nothing is forgotten

Here at Boots, we want to help you enjoy summer to the max. That’s why we’ve put together plenty of advice and inspiration to get you prepped and in the mood for the warmer months.

If you’re heading off on vacation, you’ll want to make sure you’ve packed everything you’ll need. Our holiday checklists will help you tick off all those suitcase essentials, from holiday healthcare items like first aid kits and insect repellent, to travel must-haves like portable chargers and travel toiletries. Hitting a festival? Find out what to pack to help you survive the weekend, and how to get the perfect festival make-up or hairstyle. Bring on the glitter!

Whether you’re going abroad or having a staycation, sun protection is essential. We’ve got top tips on staying safe in the sun, including how to apply sun cream and what SPF you should use.

Thinking about your summer beauty regime? Take a look at our guides to looking and feeling fabulous, from hair hacks to help you avoid the frizz and master those beach waves, to everything you need to be summer body ready – we’re talking hair removal, pedicures and fake tan!