First, ask yourself: What kind of girl am I?
Now, find out what beauty supplies you’ve been missing so far this summer!
A great way to be outside without fearing skin cancer is by indulging in Australian Gold’s Sheer Coverage 45. It protects you from the sun and includes a gradual self-tanner. The resultant golden glow will make you feel healthy and sun-kissed.
Recover gracefully from all your fun in the sun with Zia’s Ultimate Night Renewal. This moisturizer restores depleted skin while you sleep.
The toll of wind and surf can be high, and Elemental Herbology’s Botanical Body Repair is a great way to replenish. This oil repairs skin while leaving behind a pleasant, vaguely tropical scent.
More bang for your bust, Champion Double Dry + Spot Comfort Full-Support Sports Bra makes exercising effortless. The cute color combos like Pelican Blue/Avalon Aqua and Fiji Pink/Mai Tai Pink will inspire you to sweat and show off your new duds.
Ingenius, Bobble’s water bottle filters while you drink. The clear vessel, with a variety of color options for the apparatuses, makes this a stylish and eco way to quench your thirst.
French and fancy, By Terry’s Baume de Rose makes you feel like a Parisian lady. This ultra-hydrating lip treatment goes a long way toward reviving lips dried out from sun, chlorine and wind.
Ajne’s Cooling Cucumber Mask, with its emerald-colored pot and gold lid, practically looks like a treasured family heirloom. The transformative effect on your skin, however, is all 21st Century.
Without having to resort to the effects of chemical peels, Renee Rouleau’s Vitamin C Mask brightens skin considerably. With just a few weekly applications, pores tighten, and your face will sport a renewed clarity.
Cecilia Wong’s Awakening Milk Exfoliating Cleanser is one of those terrific products you tell all your friends about. All natural, soothing and hard working, this cleanser leaves skin sparkling with health.
Are You…a Perfectionist
B.B. creams are a whole new world for those who want to combine steps in their morning routine. Dr. Lewinn by Kinerase’s Instant Perfecting version includes sunscreen, moisturizer and a touch of color for a clean, evened out complexion.
The LANCERx skin care line is dermatologist tested and approved. It uses natural sea minerals to sweep skin of impurities, leaving behind a clearer visage.
The heavenly scent wafting from Bio Follicle’s Lavender Hair Support System manages to wake you up and, conversely, calm you down. The vegan shampoo and conditioner are free of sulfates and petrochemicals, so you can indulge without guilt.
Even if you’re just going to the gym, Goody’s Ouchless Elastics in Gold Chain will make you feel like you’re going to the disco. The black hair bands threaded with gold give a little “oomph” to everyday life.
Get the J. Lo glow with Jane Iredale’s Dream Tint and Smooth Affair. This combination of moisturizer, color and brightener conspires to provide the perfect backdrop for the Just Kissed Lip and Cheek Stain, and the effect is nothing short of natural beauty.
Keep your dye job crisp with Malibu C Color Wellness Shampoo and Conditioner. One hundred percent vegan and free of gluten and sodium chloride, these products protect your new shade while glossing up your locks.
Perfect for summer loving, Lipsense by SeneGence lip gloss refuses to smudge, no matter what you throw at it. Victoria Justice recommends Roseberry, a pretty, sunny pink that immediately garners attention.
Are You…a Purist?
Almond peptides, grape extract and French plum oil combine to make Lea Journo’s Shampoo and Conditioner luxurious and natural. Free of parabens and sulfates, this duo may become your next favorite thing.
Specializing in “quality products without harmful chemicals,” Ava Anderson’s Body Butter sinks in like, well, butter. Rich and creamy, this lotion even combats eczema and psoriasis.
Get brutal with Radiantly You’s Vanilla with Lavender Bud Sugar Scrub. The all-organic product rubs away summer-ravaged skin, leaving behind a 2.0 version of you.
If exotic travels are off the table for the summer, Priti NYC’s Bahamas Summer Collection can ease the pain. The pretty quartet of nail polish shades evokes sunsets, ocean breezes, cocktails and relaxation (if relaxation was a color, I’m relatively confident it would be Baby Blue Eyes).
Evoking the Sierras with a single whiff, Juniper Ridge’s line of products uses fragrance harvested directly from nature. The Wild Plum Campground solid perfume smells delicious and comes packaged in a vintage tin. Heavenly!
The creative partnership between Sephora + Pantone Universe is a gift that keeps on giving. Their Full Spectra Eye Shadow Palettes resemble a stack of paint chip cards in the cutest way, and the color combinations, such as Fairest Jade/Peach Melba or Coral Pink/Persian Jewel, run the gamut from subtle to sensational.
A terrific present for the special guy in your life, Portland General Store’s Whisky Sea Mineral After Shave Splash is a perfect blend of old school and new Aage. The brown bottle evokes a 19th century apothecary while the all-natural ingredients put you smack in the 21st century.