Sunsational Beauty Secrets

If there is one season a person gets prepared for more than another, it is summer. Our beauty maintenance becomes even more important. There are so many things to worry about: your hair, skin, face, nails, and most importantly, that tan. There are so many options, treatments, procedures, products, and decisions to undergo to look your summer best. After spending countless hours perfecting your physique, you need to follow up with the perfect diet to maintain all that hard work. Once the summer goal is accomplished, it’s time to show off. We feel that these beauty products are an arsenal of must-haves to achieve your summer's finest.

 

THE SUMMER POP

CAPTION NAIL POLISH

Toes and nails are everything during the summer. It is one thing to have the same bikini, but to have the same nail color as other sunbathers can be annoying and exhausting. Choose a brand wisely, and one that is new, and you will be the one to create summer trends. Caption nail polish is revolutionizing the modern manicure. It is the first nail polish ever to incorporate multi-patented LAC Q3 technology. Caption polish is a breakthrough, challenging the very notion of what a nail polish should be, and redefines what nail color and effects can achieve. The brand is a futuristic solution that simply makes it easy to express and personalize. Their summer neon pop collection is playful, bright and attention-grabbing.

$12.00 www.captionpolish.com



THE SUMMER HYDRATOR

NOURISH ORGANIC

Have you ever gotten out of the pool or beach water and felt sticky, as if you had just damaged your skin with dirty water? Say no more—refresh and balance your skin from any summertime activity with Nourish Organic products. The balancing Face Toner with witch hazel and rose water is gentle, non-irritating and formulated for normal to dry skin. This toner organically cleans and refreshes the skin without over-drying. The rose water and witch hazel soothes the skin from irritants, removing the impurities without stripping the skin of essential moisture. If you are headed to the beach and have limited space in that beach bag, save room for Nourish Organic’s toner; you will never be sorry.

$14.99 www.nourishorganic.com


THE SUMMER SAVER

SUBLIME DEFENSE MOISTURIZER SPF 30 BY ALGENIST

The most coveted beauty product of the summer should be your daily moisturizer. Let’s face it: you can never perfectly defend yourself against those UV rays, and the key to aging skin is moisture. Sublime Defense moisturizer spf 30 by Algenist is an anti-aging beautifying moisturizer with sunscreen broad spectrum spf 30. This creamy moisturizer reduces visible signs of aging. Combining high concentrations of alguronic acid and Algenist algabright complex, it hydrates the skin, minimizes the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles while visibly improving its clarity by reducing the appearance of dark spots. Within 10 days of daily use, skin is visibly tightened and lifted by 83%. Now this is your summer secret weapon.

$75.00 www.ulta.com


THE SUMMER STAPLE

TAKE A DEEP BREATH SPF 30 BY PHILOSOPHY

We know there are billions of sunscreens out there: creams, lotions, sprays, and more. However, do any of them re-oxygenate? Breathe new life into your skin with take a deep breath broad spectrum spf 30 sunscreen oil-free oxygen moisturizer by philosophy. This lightweight hydrator energizes and helps protect skin for a healthy looking glow.

$36.00 www.philosophy.com

 


THE SUMMER PUCKER

SUN BROAD SPECTRUM SPF 45 SUNSCREEN TARGETED PROTECTION STICK BY CLINIQUE

If you are wondering why your lips look so beat up by the holidays, here is your answer: no protection during the summer! Clinique Sun Broad Spectrum spf 45 Sunscreen Targeted Protection Stick steps up protection against the aging and burning effects of UVA and UVB rays for fragile areas—eye-area skin, lips, nose, earlobes and even scars.

$21.00 www.clinique.com

 


THE SUMMER TAN IN TEN MINUTES

SALON AIRBRUSH LEGS LEG MAKEUP BY SALLY HANSEN

The summer is busy for everyone, and not everyone can escape to that perfect getaway, let alone drive through summer traffic to enjoy the beach. Save time with Salon Airbrush Legs Leg Makeup by Sally Hansen. Get spray-on perfect legs in an instant while feeling fresh with a look that will last all day. This airbrush in a bottle covers freckles, veins and imperfections in minutes without the mess. This summer saver helps stimulate microcirculation for healthier and firmer looking legs and feet. This summer Sally Hansen is partnering up with priv, a beauty app, allowing users to order beauty services direct to their doors. Those who book makeup applications will snap up a complimentary bottle of Airbrush Legs. Talk about a summer win!

$12.99 www.sallyhansen.com


THE SUMMER GLOW

THE BRONZER PALETTE BY E.L.F

This beautiful bronzer palette holds four gorgeous shades to mix-and-match throughout the summer for a custom-blended glow. With a mixture of matte and shimmer finishes, you can achieve a professional look every time. The pigmented colors are great for contouring, shading, sculpting and highlighting.

$6.00 www.elfcosmetics.com