Sea or mountain: which destination for this summer ?

Sea or mountain: which destination for this summer ?

Prepare your holidays with EQ !

Summer holidays are in full swing and many of you want to go to destinations in France that offer the possibility to practice many outdoor activities. Every year it's the same question: how to choose between sea and mountain?

If you are hesitating between a seaside or a mountain destination, EQ has prepared a little booklet of advice for a successful vacation, sea or mountain version!

Mountain vacations

What better way to recharge your batteries than in the pure mountain air? During the summer season, the mountains are a destination that offers a large number of possibilities in terms of discoveries and outdoor activities.

Among them, we think of hiking, with many marked trails that allow safe walks and adapted to different levels of walking. 

To vary the pleasures and sensations, you can also do the circuits by bike.

In addition to the famous hiking, take advantage of the mountains to practice more intense activities such as climbing or white water sports in the rivers (kayaking, canoeing, rafting, canyoning). Take advantage of the calm of the lakes to walk on the water and enjoy the nature around you (paddle, kayak, pedal boat).

For a rejuvenating moment, take a moment in a thermal center that uses the spring water of the mountains.

The mountains are a truly soothing setting and offer many activities for families, especially with children. 

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To prepare for your expeditions, we have selected our favorite EQ products to take with you to the mountains:

Combi cream and stick SPF50+

A must-have for a day in the mountains. Its nomadic and practical format makes it easy to carry. The combi-stick provides you with a very high two-in-one protection against extreme sun conditions: a sun cream SPF50 for a wide protection on the face and a sun stick SPF50+ for the lips and other sensitive areas of the face (nose, eyelids, cheeks...).

Stainless Steel Bottle La Grande X Mizu

Stay hydrated in all circumstances with the La Grande x Mizu stainless steel water bottle. Very light and robust, it is practical to carry. It is the zero waste solution to carry your drinks and keep them cool during your activities.

Cryo relaxing gel

This refreshing and comforting treatment is your ideal ally after long days of walking in the mountains. The cryo gel relaxes your muscles after the effort and reduces the feelings of discomfort for a guaranteed light legs effect! 

Formulated with 99.6% of natural ingredients, the cryo gel is certified organic by Ecocert.

Holidays by the sea

Seaside summer holidays inevitably rhyme with water activities and lazing on the beach! 

To keep you busy during your vacations by the sea, there are many possibilities of water activities available to you.

If you are on the Mediterranean coast, admire the seabed in the transparent waters with underwater activities such as snorkeling or scuba diving for the most courageous.

The calm Mediterranean sea is ideal for trying out board sports such as windsurfing or paddle boarding.

On the Basque and Vendée coasts, with more waves, you will have the choice to practice more intense water sports like surfing and bodyboarding!

Generally speaking, vacations by the sea can satisfy everyone: sunbathing, resting, physical water activities and tourist discoveries.

As in the mountains, the sun is more present than at any other time of the year in the summer by the sea. It is very important to protect oneself from the sun and to use products that respect human health and the environment.

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Discover EQ's favorite products to go on summer vacation in the sun and protected!

Sunscreen SPF50 Family - 150 ml

The SPF50 sunscreen 150ml certified organic by Ecocert provides very high sun protection. Its large format in 150 ml tube makes it ideal for the whole family, from babies aged 3 months to parents. 

Crème Solaire Famille SPF50 - 150ml EQ certifié Bio

Colored SPF50+ Sun Stick

For a complete protection of the face, the SPF50+ sun stick protects the most sensitive areas. With 100% mineral sunscreens, EQ sun sticks are environmentally friendly and safe for the marine environment. 

Choose from the 10 colors of the stick range for a more fun and colorful sun protection.

Stick Solaire Jaune SPF50+ EQ filtre minéraux

Beach Bag - La Grande

Practical, flexible and spacious, this large beach bag will allow you to carry your personal belongings for all activities during the day. You can slip in all your essentials for a trip to the beach, a boat trip... 

Resistant, ecological and responsible, this 100% cotton bag will accompany you everywhere! 

Repairing and protective hair serum

Keep Glowing Serum is the essential hair care product for the beach, the pool and under the hair dryer, for naturally radiant hair. Multifunctional, it strengthens and repairs the hair fiber for better protection against external aggressions (UV, heat, salt).

Certified Organic by ECOCERT® and Vegan by PETA®, its properties soften, nourish, repair and protect dry and damaged hair for more suppleness and shine.

Keep Glowing Sérum Réparateur et Protecteur EQ

No matter where you choose to go this summer, remember to take care of yourself by protecting yourself from the sun's rays and staying well hydrated throughout the day!

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