Lip balm by Eos, both cute and practical, comes in an egg-shaped pot. The delicious flavors, like Pomegranate & Raspberry, Sweet Mint and Lemon Drop, will make you want to collect them all.
A good razor makes all the difference, especially during bathing suit season. Schick’s Hydro Silk Disposables utilizes five “curve-sensing” blades to keep legs smooth.
Soft skin, an elusive summer goal, just got more attainable with ESPA’s Detoxifying Salt Scrub. This all-natural rub sweeps away dead skin, leaving behind a more radiant epidermis.
Consistently ranked one of the most effective moisturizers, Olay Regenerist is an open secret in the beauty biz. The Micro-Sculpting Cream delivers intense hydration while brightening skin.
A good toner can be a lifesaver, especially in the summer. Usana’s Sense has a great version that hydrates, refreshes and balances skin with one easy swipe of a cotton ball.
Sunscreen, sunscreen, sunscreen - a mantra that replays on a loop in my head. Revision Skincare makes it easy with Intellishade’s tinted moisturizer broad-spectrum SPF 45 -everything you need to protect your skin all day long.
Gentle like a warren of bunnies, Dr. Hauschka’s Cleansing Milk cleans skin holistically. A make-up remover as well, this product does double duty effortlessly, without drying skin.
Romance with a whiff of doom, Strange Invisible’s Rose with the Broken Neck Eau de Parfum smells lush and a little dangerous – a perfect summer combo.
Tailoring eye shadows to eye color can really make eyes pop. Larenim’s Suspicion, a glorious emerald-teal takes hazel eyes to the next level.
Too cute to keep to yourself, Julie Hewett’s Cheekie Cheek & Lip Shine in “Rosie” instantly brightens your day. The warm red with a hint of pink fades into skin leaving behind a warm glow.
Smart and fun, Sappho’s eye and cheek colors snap neatly into their magnetic compacts. These organic pots of color come in dazzling shades, like Beckitt (shimmery green) and Patricia (warm violet). You don’t have to sacrifice chic to be eco-friendly.
The exquisite packaging for Michel Design Works makes wrapping superfluous. The Red Coral Foaming Bubble Bath will easily turn into the prettiest thing in your bathroom.
Honestly, you may just end up keeping this for yourself, but it’s the thought that counts, right? Lisa Hoffman’s fine fragrance jewelry lets you put the scent of your choice, like Tuscan Fig, in a vessel that you can wear around your neck – so cool!
Worker B’s Honey Face Wash exploits the wonder of natural ingredients, like raw honey, sesame seeds and kukui nuts. Gentle and versatile, this cleanser also works well as a scrub or mask – just add sugar.
Like the infamous pairing of peanut butter and chocolate, Votre Vu Bebe Duette has created a new and unique combo sure to become a classic. This compact tube of hand cream includes a lip balm in the top and a mirror – perfect to keep in the car or your purse.
If you don’t really like being outside, but still covet that day-in-the-sun vibe, Urban Decay’s Naked Flushed is the perfect blush/bronzer/highlighter combo. The tri-color palette easily swirls together leaving behind a more radiant you.
A brand consistently recommended by hair professionals, Rene Furterer stands at the top of the heap. The Acanthe Perfect Curls Shampoo and Conditioner works especially well in summer’s humidity to fight frizz.
Better than leave-in conditioner, Klorane’s Leave-in Fluid quenches hair’s thirst like a Gatorade on a hot July day. Both nourishing and smoothing, this unusual product softens dry hair, leaving behind a more manageable mane.
The French know skincare and Eau Thermale Avene’s line is one of their best. The Gentle Milk Cleanser works wonders to remove the detritus of the day without drying out the face.
Another terrific European brand, Kneipp, uses natural plant-based ingredients to transform skin. Their Gentle Body Wash in Almond Blossom, smells so good you’ll never go back to a bar of soap.
Taking your dry skin seriously, Roots Rose Radish’s Medicinal and Herbal Preparations Body Butter gives you all the good stuff and none of the bad. The Calendula Geranium scent smells like a warm day of gardening, when dirt, plants, sun and water collide.
Mmmmm…tamarind and ginger smell so refreshing, you’ll want to jump in the shower immediately. Lulah’s invigorating Body Wash cleans and puts you in the right frame of mind to start your day.