The sun, the heat, those pesky bugs … it all makes you want to feel as cool and light as possible. You want the same coverage as in winter months, but not the heavy makeup. You want the glow without the fake coloring. And of course, you want every inch of your skin and lips to be protected and hydrated. Here are some products that can help you achieve it all.
It’s like a smoothie for your face! Enriched with blackcurrant seeds, which offer calcium and magnesium, this mask soothes all skin types. Leave on for 5 minutes and rinse to reveal softer, refreshed skin.
L’Occitane En Provence Soothing Mask | $34, L’Occitane En Provence
This little stick packs a punch. You used to have to make a trip to Honolulu to purchase it (no complaints here), but Hawaiian Lip Calm is now available online. Its mixture of passionfruit, papaya and guava leaves your lips soft and protected.
John Masters Organics Hawaiian Lip Calm |$8, johnmasters.com
You want color on your skin for the summer months, but we’ve all learned enough to know it’s best not to bake outside for hours. Instead, use a product like this luminizer to make you sparkle and shine in the best way possible (no glitter!). Perfect for face and body.
O!Mega Glaze All-Over Foil Luminizer | $49, Sephora
soft & supple
When you’re at the beach or pool, a nude, glossy, hydrated lip is one of the best and easiest looks. Eos came out with summer-themed flavors like sweet grapefruit, beach coconut and eucalyptus to seal in moisture. Available in sticks and spheres!
Eos Super Soft Shea Lip Balm |$4.99, Target
so fresh, so clean
If I’m going to adopt a completely natural look for the beach or pool, I want my skin as fresh as possible. These exfoliating scrubs are the perfect way to get your face primed for a summer glow. The organic and plant-based ingredients remove blackheads and dead skin while deep cleansing so you can go makeup-free and feel confident!
Mill Creek Botanicals Wild Oats Scrub | $11.99, Fresh Thyme Farmers Market
Perfect for the pool or beach, the waterproof, paraben-free foundation offers SPF 30 protection from UVA/UVB rays—all while building collagen and elastin. Safe for all skin types, this unique formula goes on sheer and can be layered to your liking. Its aloe vera base soothes and protects, and the exclusive Ceravitae complex stimulates skin cell production.
Oxygentix Oxygenating Foundation | $66, oxygentix.com