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Private Island

No need to hit the beach when you can conjure it up at home with these tropical treatments

Private Island
Photo by Terry Brennan

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Ultra-rich and a subtly-scented, this is the ultimate after-sun moisturizer.  Korres Guava Body Butter, $20 @ Sephora.

An exotic blend of floral notes enriches bath water and adds a sultry sheen to shoulders. Jo Malone Lotus Blossom & Water Lily bath oil, $100 @ Neiman Marcus, 505 Nicollet Mall, Minneapolis, 612-339-2600.

Intoxicating essential oils lather up into a creamy, dreamy cleanser. John Masters Organics Blood Orange & Vanilla Body Wash, $18 @ StormSister Spatique, 635 S. Smith Ave., St. Paul, 612-716-5480.

A vacation in a tin, these organic, potable fragrances invoke seaside breezes and tropical blossoms. Pacifica Tahitian Gardenia and Waikiki Pikake solid perfumes, $9 each @ Quince, 850 Grand Ave., St. Paul, 651-225-9900.

This all-natural fragrance is almost good enough to eat. Lavanilla Coconut Eau de Parfum Spray, $56 @ Sephora, 2016 Rosedale Center, Roseville, 651-697-6577, and three other metro locations.

Exfoliate and energize your skin with real sand and a scent that’s pure summer. Bobbi Brown Beach Sandbar, $16 @ Nordstrom, Mall of America, Bloomington, 952-883-2121.


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