While you may love summer, your skin probably does not. Strong rays, harsh winds, and chlorine-laden waters don’t work to anyone’s long-term benefit.

So how to soak up the season while preserving that youthful countenance? We thought we’d turn to Barneys’ beauty and skincare experts for answers. Up ahead, seven pros show off their UV-protection prowess in a Mad Lib-style questionnaire aimed to turn up the heat on the topic of keeping it cool.

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Poppy King
Lipstick Queen

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On a hot day, nothing quenches my thirst like…a sangria. It just says ‘summer’ to me.

My favorite place to take a dip is…anywhere in the Caribbean—the water is like blue silk.

If I were stranded on a desert island, I would save my skin with…Eve Lom moisturizer with SPF 15, because it’s so luxe, quenches the skin, and has the SPF that I would need on a desert island!

It’s kind of surprising, but I also…have a theory that eating my greens (spinach and kale)…is the secret to keeping my skin healthy.

A colorful bag, bold prints, and bright lipstick...are my summer accessories of choice.

The Women’s Room by Marilyn French, a ’70s classic that is still as relevant today…is what I’ll be reading poolside.

Marilyn Monroe…is my summer style icon. Who says you can’t wear red lipstick on the beach?

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Dr. YANNIS Alexandrides
111SKIN

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My favorite place to take a dip is…
Mykonos Island in the beautiful Aegean sea.

On a hot day, nothing quenches my thirst like…a pineapple juice.

If I were stranded on a desert island, I would save my skin with…111Skin’s Y Theorem repair serum, because it’s packed full of potent antioxidants that not only protect the skin from environmental damage, but also help repair past damage.

It’s kind of surprising, but I also…cold press green juice...to keep my skin healthy.

Ray-bans, a hat, and a kiteboard…are my summer accessories of choice. 

Middlesexis what I’ll be reading poolside.

Steve McQueen…is my summer style icon.

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Christine d’Ornano
Sisley

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On a hot day, nothing quenches my thirst like…a glass of cold water.

My favorite place to take a dip is…the sea in Biarritz.

If I were stranded on a desert island, I would save my skin with…Sisley’s Sunleya age-minimizing sun care with SPF 50, because it protects the skin perfectly while encouraging its own defense mechanisms and regenerating the skin.

It’s kind of surprising, but I also…have a handful of blueberries every morning…to keep my skin healthy.

A Panama hat, the Sisley black rose mask, and Céline sunglasses (call 212.826.8900 to order)…are my summer accessories of choice. 

Breakfast with Lucian: A Portrait of the Artist by Geordie Gregg…is what I’ll be reading poolside.

My mother…is my summer style icon.

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Tracie Martyn
Tracie Martyn

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On a hot day, nothing quenches my thirst like…cold watermelon juice. It has all that lycopene to protect your skin.

My favorite place to take a dip is…Chelsea Piers—it’s close to my spa.

If I were stranded on a desert island, I would save my skin with…my firming serum, because it protects and hydrates at the same time. It has so many fabulous antioxidant and age-defying extracts like resveratrol from red wine and the master detoxyfier glutathione, to name just two. For all the dirt, I would have to stick with my uber-gentle yet ultra-effective Amla purifying cleanser. Who wants to be caught with sun damage, large pores, or breakouts on a desert island? Just in case, I would also pack my new Absolute Purity toner, which fuses the power of the Western olive leaf with the ancient Eastern elixir of the east, white tea, and all that goodness in an alcohol-free cocktail.

It’s kind of surprising, but I also…take my Carnilift supplement…to keep my skin healthy. 

A hat, sunglasses, and a scarf that’s perfect as a cover-up on the beach…are my summer accessories of choice. 

21 Days with Braco by Angelika Whitecliff…is what I’ll be reading poolside. 

Audrey Hepburn…is my summer style icon.

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Margo Marrone
The Organic Pharmacy

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On a hot day, nothing quenches my thirst like…a chilled watermelon juice.

My favorite place to take a dip is…the crisp clear waters of Costa Esmeralda in Sardinia.

If I were stranded on a desert island, I would save my skin with…The Organic Pharmacy carrot butter cleanser, because it’s a treatment cleanser that infuses the skin with antioxidants from carrots whilst it takes every shred of make up off—and also doubles up as a treatment mask for dry, dehydrated skin.

It’s kind of surprising, but I also…take detox capsules…to keep my skin healthy. 

Eugenia Kim’s Tokyo Max fedoraCurrent/Elliott boyfriend jeans, and Thierry Lasry cat-eye sunglassesare my summer accessories of choice.

The Goldfinch by Donna Tartt…is what I’ll be reading poolside.

Salma Hayek…is my summer style icon. (Winter, fall, and spring, too.)

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Sunday Riley
Sunday Riley 

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On a hot day, nothing quenches my thirst like…a sparkling water with organic lime. I try to only use organic citrus because the pesticides in the peel can get into your drink.

My favorite place to take a dip is…St. Barths.

If I were stranded on a desert island, I would save my skin with…a great mineral sunscreen like Cashmere SPF 30+, because chemical sunscreens break down in UV light and are estrogen disruptors. Mineral sunscreens are 100% photostable and protect you not only from sunburn but also wrinkles, spots, and hyperpigmentation. I would also choose one of our cellular face oils. I would personally choose Isis, which is a blend of three roses in a base of rosehip seed oil, pomegranate seed oil, wild carrot seed oil, chia seed oil, and tomato seed oil. It seals in lost hydration from the sun, without causing breakouts.

It’s kind of surprising, but I also…drink at least three liters of water a day, including a large detox herbal tea before bed…to keep my skin healthy.

An everyday hat like the Noel Stewart wide-brim fedora, great dark lens or mirrored lens sunglasses to protect my light-sensitive eyes like Barton Perreira Hughes sunglasses, and easy, dress up or down espadrilles like Fendi’s t-straps sandals…are my summer accessories of choice.

The Dinner by Herman Koch…is what I’ll be reading poolside.

Daenerys Targaryen from Game of Thronesis my summer style icon. Just kidding—probably someone like Poppy Delevingne or Diane Kruger. They always look sophisticated but unique.

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Ariana Mouyiaris
MAKE

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On a hot day, nothing quenches my thirst like…a Schweppes Bitter Lemon.

My favorite place to take a dip is…the Mediterranean.

If I were stranded on a desert island, I would save my skin with…the MAKE SPF 30 Face Primer, because it would protect me from the elements.

It’s kind of surprising, but I also…take collagen…to keep my skin healthy. It comes in powder form and mixes with water or orange juice. Vitamin C helps absorption, and it’s great for hair and nails, too

A good pair of shades and perfect broad-brimmed beach hat (like the Eugenia Kim honey sun hat, pictured)…are my summer accessories of choice. 

To the Lighthouse by Virginia Woolf…is what I’ll be reading poolside.

The lovely ladies styled by and for Maryam Nassir Zadeh…are my summer style icons. They always look so effortlessly chic and beautiful.

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Matthew Malin
Malin + Goetz

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On a hot day, nothing quenches my thirst like…a cold glass of water with lemon.

My favorite place to take a dip is…the Atlantic Ocean from Fire Island.

If I were stranded on a deserted island, I would save my skin with…our new Malin+Goetz SPF 30 face moisturizer because it offers sun protection and is hydrating. (And I could waHsh my face in the ocean, right?)

It’s kind of surprising, but I also…wear my Yankees cap and stay out of the sun (if I can)…to keep my skin healthy.

Sneakers, comfortable shorts, and Dark Rum EDT…are my summer accessories of choice. 

The Dutchess by Amanda Foreman (I just had dinner with her!)…is what I’ll be reading poolside.

James Bond…is my summer style icon.

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Carisa JANES
Hourglass 

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On a hot day, nothing quenches my thirst like…a glass of raw organic coconut water.

Favorite place to take a dip is…my pool in Palm Desert, California.

If I were stranded on a desert island, I would save my lips with…Hourglass No. 28 lip treatment oil because of its richly hydrating and ultra-nourishing benefits.

It’s kind of surprising, but I also…wear long driving gloves in the summer while in my car…to keep my skin healthy.

Noel Stewart’s Panama wide-brim fedora, Manolo Blahnik’s Tarren sandals, Garrett Leight sunglasses, and Oribe après beach wave and shine sprayare my summer accessories of choice.

Anjelica Huston’s autobiography A Story Lately Toldis what I’ll be reading poolside.

Cate Blanchett as Kathryn Hepburn in The Aviator…are my summer style icons.

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