2017 Summer Must Haves Guide

The first day of summer was this week and it’s time to start planning for the heat, summer trips or vacations and summer parties! Below is a summer must have guide that will help you out through the summer.

Stila Stay All Day® Waterproof Liquid Eye Liner $22.00

Stay All Day® Waterproof Liquid Eye Liner is an easy-application, waterproof liquid liner that stays on all day and night. The easy-glide, quick-dry precision liner stays in place until you say when—no smudges, feathering, or running. The thin, marker-like tip is easy to use, even for the beauty beginner, and delivers any look—from a thin line to a bold, dramatic stroke. Stay All Day® Waterproof Liquid Eye Liner goes on smoothly without skipping, smudging, or pulling, and lasts all day. I have been using this eyeliner for over 4 years and it has never failed me!

Pinch Provisions Summer Kit $24.99

The Pinch Provisions Summer Kit is a 15-piece kit of essentials that will have you all set for summer. From SPF 30 sunscreen to a mini phone USB fan and a flip flop fixer to dry shampoo, this kit will help you avoid blunders through summer. It also comes with a shiny, bright blue, zippered bag with a “SECRETLY A MERMAID” headline.

This set contains:

  • Mini phone USB fan
  • SPF 30 sunscreen
  • Aloe gel
  • Flip flop fixer
  • Blotting tissues
  • Foot wipe
  • Mini comb
  • Hair bands
  • Bobby pins
  • Dry shampoo
  • Shemergency tape
  • Tampon
  • 2 x Blister bandages
  • 2 x Deodorant towelettes
  • 2 x Facial cleansing towelettes

Pinch Provisions Minimergency® Kit For Him

Don’t worry men I have you covered with the Pinch Provisions Minimergency® Kit For Him. It is a personal care kit for men that contains 13 essentials for grooming on the go. It comes packaged in an aluminum flip-top tin with an embossed mustache icon.

This set contains:

  • Safety pin
  • Nail clipper
  • Breath freshener
  • Pain reliever
  • Mending kit
  • Adhesive bandage
  • Stain remover
  • Hand cleansing Towelette
  • Extra buttons
  • Dental floss
  • Shoe shine towelette
  • Deodorant towelette
  • Lip balm


This season most women’s fashion that is popular is the off the shoulder look and why not since it’s one of the sexiest features of a woman. Bikini.com has a wide variety of swimwear including several off the shoulder one pieces or two pieces to choose from. Their swimwear starts around $66.00 full price however they do have some cute ones on sale as well if you are trying to be budget conscious. You can also save 10% if you subscribe to Bikini.com’s newsletter.

Bumble and bumble Summer’s In The (H)air: Fine Hair Set $29.99

The Bumble and bumble Summer’s In The (H)air: Fine Hair Set is a summer texture-enhancing travel trio, featuring a primer, conditioning cream, and spray for the ultimate beach waves.

This set contains:

  • 2 oz/ 60 mL Bb. Prep Primer
  • 2 oz/ 60 mL Bb. Don’t Blow It Fine (H)air Styler
  • 1.7 oz/ 50 mL Surf Sprayfine to medium hair a hint of grit and plenty of body—with no heat required.

Sephora Favorite’s Safe Sun on the Fly Kit $22.00

The Safe Sun on the Fly kit is a five-piece set of Sephora’s favorite sun care products in convenient travel sizes, featuring sunscreen, moisturizer, lip treatment, and CC cream with SPF plus a waterproof reusable bag.

This set contains:

  • 0.24 oz/ 7 mL Clinique Pep-Start Hydro Rush Moisturizer Broad Spectrum SPF 20
  • 0.17 oz/ 5 mL COOLA Classic Face Sport SPF 50 – White Tea
  • 0.57 oz/ 15 mL Shiseido Urban Environment UV Protection Cream Broad Spectrum SPF 40
  • 0.406 oz/ 12 mL IT Cosmetics Your Skin But Better™ CC+™ Cream with SPF 50+ in Medium
  • 0.07 oz/ 2.2 g Fresh Sugar Nude Tinted Lip Treatment Sunscreen SPF 15
  • Travel bag

Maggie Snaps $36.00

Maggie Snaps are a great way to secure your sarong or wrap to avoid it flying open when you are at the pool or beach! Maggie Snaps magnetically fasten fabrics safely and invisibly. They will not pierce, penetrate or damage the finest fabrics and will stay in place all day until removed. Below is more specs for the Maggie Snaps.

  • Everlasting – will not break or degrade
  • Patented design is a world first
  • Starting at $20.00 on Amazon
  • FREE shipping on orders over $25.00

NOTE: Maggies are designed to be worn on the inside of your clothing. If the ball Magnet is worn on the outside of your garment, there is a risk of loss to metal objects.

DAZI White Floral Skinny Tie $28.00

Going to the Hamptons or to a summer wedding? The right tie is a must. DAZI Skinny Ties has a great collection of skinny ties for guys looking to step it up fashion wise at summer parties and weddings. I received a sample of the White Floral Skinny tie and though it looks feminine most dudes say they would wear it for a wedding. It also has a cute matching pocket square for only $14.00.


The LIFESAVER portable water bottle is an essential item for hiking, camping, vacationing or hitting the beach. LIFESAVER portable water bottle uses ultra-filtration technology to remove viruses, bacteria, cysts and parasites to produce instant clean, drinkable water. LIFESAVER truly turns contaminated water into refreshing, clear water in just seconds!

Eco Carbon Wireless, Bluetooth, Waterproof, Floating Portable Speaker $129.00

The Eco Carbon is a rugged, wireless, waterproof and floating Bluetooth speaker with an integrated LED Flashlight. It has a 12 hour battery life and can charge most mobile devices on the go! The Eco Carbon truly is a rugged speaker and perfect for camping, the beach, the lake, or hiking; their products NEVER fail!

SanDisk – Connect 256GB USB 2.0 Type A Wireless Stick $249.99

The SanDisk Connect™ Wireless Stick allows users to access media or transfer large files, stream HD videos and music, and save and share photos and videos to and from your mobile device. Delivering up to 256GB* of extra capacity. This is perfect for all the summer trips and vacations you have planned because of the storage capacity. No more “Wait, I need to delete a few photos to take more” moments again with the SanDisk Connect™ Wireless Stick.

Keep checking back because I know there will be more summer must haves that either just launched or unknown products that should be known! Have a FANTASTIC summer from Hi-Tech Chic!


Source: Eco Carbon, Maggies Snaps, LIFESAVER, Scandisk, Bumble and Bumble, Sephora, Dazi, Stila, Pinch Provisions, Bikini.Com


Father’s Day Gift Guide 2017

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Introducing The Glam App, founded by actress/ fashion tastemaker Cara Santana along with longtime friend and celebrity stylist, Joey Maalouf. Continue Reading →

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2017 Mother’s Day Annual Gift Guide

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Below is our 2017 Mother’s Day annual guide with links and pricing:

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