Summer is finally here! We couldn’t be more ready for the playful, sun-drenched vibes of the season - and all the great beauty trends that come along with it. After so much time spent indoors over the past year, it’s a time to be grateful for even socially-distanced walks on the beach, picnics in the park, or BBQs in the backyard. (And we know you’ll be rocking fierce looks for every occasion!) It’s time to step outdoors, embrace the sun, and let summer take hold! We’re here to help you find the perfect beauty products to make the most of this season. Our editors curated this exclusive Summer Beauty Edit full of the absolute best ways to treat yourself this summer!
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- Summer Skincare Picks
- Summer Makeup Picks
- Concealer:Physicians Formula Gentle Cover
- Primer:e.l.f. Hydrating Face Primer
- Mascara:Maybelline Lash Sensational Waterproof Mascara
- Eyeliner:stila Stay All Day Waterproof Liquid Eye Liner
- Multi-Tasking Tint:HAN Skincare All-Natural Cheek and Lip Tint
- Setting Spray for Long Nights Out:NYX Matte Finishing Spray
- Summer Bodycare Picks
- Summer Hair Picks
- Summer Nail Picks
- Summer Fashion Picks
Summer Skincare Picks
Why we like it: You can’t go wrong with this gentle yet thoroughly cleansing face wash. Made by La Roche-Posay, it’s free of any potential irritants to help you feel fresh and clean without damaging you skin.
Why we like it: This all-natural moisturizer is light enough to help you avoid your skin feeling heavy and weighed down in the heat, but it’s also thoroughly moisturizing enough to keep your skin supple. Since it’s fragrance-free, it’s awesome even for sensitive skin.
Why we like it: The zingy and refreshing ginger-lime flavor makes for the perfect summer lip scrub! It removes dry skin and adds moisture, leaving the lips soft, full, and nourished.
Why we like it: With all the time we’ll spend outside this summer, sunscreen is a must! This lotion from Eucerin offers both moisture and protection, making the seasonal transition a little easier.
Why we like it: We’re ready for total renewal this summer, and this is easily our favorite rejuvenating tool. It’s a high-tech dermaplaning device that comes in a set with a cleanser and soothing treatment gel. It gives a spa experience via gentle exfoliation and hair removal, to get you ready for the world.
Summer Makeup Picks
Why we like it: If summer days mean you’ll be back outside and on the go, this concealer is a dream. It’s hypoallergenic and very travel-friendly, with smooth, easy coverage, so you can pull it out for touch-ups as necessary.
Why we like it: Dewy skin isn’t going anywhere this summer. Give your skin both moisture and glow with this surprisingly budget-friendly primer. It’ll help your makeup go on smoothly and stay put while giving your skin an inner glow.
Why we like it: We’re ready for a bit of drama, at least when it comes to our lashes. Our favorite summer mascara is a waterproof formula that gives incredible length, volume, and separation to the lashes.
Why we like it: When it comes to waterproof eyeliner, no one beats Stila. This summer, we’re enamored with color, so these eyeliners are great if you’d like to mix up your go-to black with other color options, like pink, white, or jade.
Why we like it: Get a little flushed this summer! This antioxidant-infused stick tint has an all-natural formula that doubles as blush and lipstick. It’s easy to apply, great for your skin, and looks utterly gorgeous.
Why we like it: This setting spray works just as hard as the more expensive sprays. It’ll keep your makeup intact, so you can enjoy going out without having to worry about your look.
Summer Bodycare Picks
Why we like it: Summer is the perfect season to use a more hydrating body wash. This natural formula from Alba Botanica contains aloe vera to moisturize the skin as it cleanses.
Why we like it: After a stressful year, we’re ready for relaxation. The Honest Company delivers with this gorgeous lotion. It calms the mind with a dose of lavender essential oil, while chamomile and shea butter soothe and moisturize the skin.
Why we like it: Scrub off any dullness with this exfoliating glove! It’s a celebrity favorite that removes dead skin and fights ingrown hairs, so your legs are smooth and ready for shorts and skirts!
Summer Hair Picks
Why we like it: If your hair needs some serious restoration, PureNature covers all the bases. It contains proteins and oils that nourish each strand from within and even offer thermal protection against any kind of summer heat.
Why we like it: If you love salon experience, this unique Colorwash brings a bit of that right to your home. Use it to renew your tresses with a bit of a tint (we’re partial to purple and teal) or to touch up faded color.
Why we like it: If you’re looking to clean up your hair routine a little this summer, know that this sulfate-free shampoo and conditioner set is our pick for summer.. The floral rose scent is perfect for the season, while the set itself cleanses the hair gently and leaves it gleaming with health.
Why we like it: If quarantine experiments took a toll on your hair, the Silk Dreams Hair Mask offers a transformative experience. It’s very lightweight and yet it helps restore dry and color-damaged hair back into soft and vibrant locks. It also adds heat protection, so you can style your hair or spend time outdoors without any fear of further damage.
Why we like it: At this point, Moroccanoil is a classic choice when it comes to smoothing and protecting the hair. This multi-tasker is a must-have if you want smoother, healthier hair in the new season, especially as a pre-blow dry treat.
Summer Nail Picks
Why we like it: Gorgeous nails need to be well-nourished. This conditioner softens the cuticles and reinforces the nails themselves. Just as importantly, its natural rose and lavender fragrance puts us in a great summer mood!
Why we like it: White is our favorite nail color for summer, and no one can beat OPI for quality. Funny Bunny is funky as a standalone or in a French mani, and it’s a must-have for any nail art aficionado.
Summer Fashion Picks
Why we like it: Just because we’re coming out of pandemic hibernation doesn’t mean that we want to give up on comfort-wear. These leggings make the transition easy! They’re comfy yet cute, especially if you pair them with a crop top to go out. Oh, and did we mention they have pockets?
Why we like it: This gorgeous bag is the perfect lavender shade for summer. With gyms reopening and travel a real possibility, now’s the time to invest in this perfect weekender that fits all of those must-haves.