Vacation

4.75 β€’ 8 Ratings

Vacation creates a safe and clean sunscreen formula featuring the nostalgic smells of coconut, banana, and pool water.

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U.S.
Founded
April 2021
Launched
April 2021
Headquarters
Miami, USA
Founders
Marty Bell
Lach Hall
Dakota Green
Certifications
Leaping Bunny
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Experience

The packaging is on another level in terms of tapping into the nostalgia of the sunscreen of our 80/90s era childhood. I don't want to give too much away but it's kitschy while still being cool. The sunscreen itself is solid. Nothing out of the ordinary but dang do I feel cool busting out what appears to be a vintage bottle out of my camel bak ;)

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Higher quality sunscreen would be nice - perhaps something that doesn't clog the pores but honestly this product gets the job done.

Cool look & feelFun unboxing πŸ“¦
5 months ago
Experience

I've been a fan Poolside FM for years so when I saw that they were launching Vacation, I knew it'd be great. The smell reminds of vacationing in Wildwood NJ as a kid in the 90s. The classic lotion goes on very well and doesn't leave a white cast.

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I wish there was a smaller size to throw in my bag when running around the city or traveling.

Smells amazingAmazing website
6 months ago
Experience

Such a fun vibe! Even if you don’t need sunblock, the brand has gotten their marketing down so perfectly. The sunblock does smell good and isn’t gloppy. I would buy again just to get the packaging.

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More products!

Good for gifts 🎁High qualityCool look & feelWorth the money πŸ’ΈFun unboxing πŸ“¦Travel friendly ✈️Smells amazingAmazing website
6 months ago
Experience

I absolutely LOVE this brand. The vibe is incredible and they hold true to the brand identity down to the receipt slip being on old fax paper. The sunscreen smells amazing, the cologne is nostalgic, and everything about it is so classic.

Lovely customer supportHigh qualityInnovative productCool look & feelWorth the money πŸ’ΈFun unboxing πŸ“¦Smells amazingAmazing website
6 months ago
Experience

Having spun out from Poolside.fm, Vacation has one of the coolest founding stories ever. The aesthetics and marketing are world-class. Was especially a fan of the unique merch that came with the pre-orders (air freshener & scratch ticket - see my photo πŸ“Έ!). When I ordered Vacation I didn't expect the quality of the product to be amazing, I just wanted to support the company and its coolness. While it ain't no Supergoop, which I still prefer, it's a good sunscreen. Doesn't feel greasy, no breakouts. Not a huge fan of the coconut scent, but I guess it's kind of part of that Miami vibe 🏝

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SPF 50!!!

Good for gifts 🎁Cool look & feelFun unboxing πŸ“¦Amazing website
6 months ago
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Experience

stellar application, suits for both face and body, a timeless classic

High qualityCool look & feelFun unboxing πŸ“¦Smells amazingAmazing websiteEco-friendly packaging
8 days ago
Experience

This stuff smells so good. Literally, they sell an Eau de Parfum with their scent in it. Like, what sunscreen brand can claim that? Bonkers.

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I think one of their ingredients is on the docket to be nixed in Hawaii. It's currently considered reef safe but not sure for how long.

High qualityCool look & feelSmells amazingAmazing website
4 months ago
Experience

Living in Southern California, I'm a regular sunscreen kind of gal. Normally I just grab whatever brand at whatever store and don't think twice about it but I recently read about oxybenzone being found in many over-the-counter sunscreens so I started paying attention to what I was putting on my body. Vacation meets the no oxybenzone requirement and more. It's also free of parabens and pegs (I don't even know what that is!) and other words I'm afraid to Google. The real reason I wanted to try it is because of its scent since it's self-described as "The World's Best-Smelling Sunscreen." And I'm here to tell you... it is! It smells like my teenage backyard suntanning sessions. Like banana Laffy Taffy. Like nostalgia in a tube. As an SPF 30 product, I feel confident it will provide adequate protection and it goes on smoothly and feels hydrating, not sticky. The faux-pharmacy packaging it arrived in is so fun, like a prescription for a relaxing summer. I'm a fan!

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Nothing. I love every aspect of receiving and using the product!

High qualityWorth the money πŸ’ΈFun unboxing πŸ“¦Smells amazingLuxury
6 months ago