Want the beauty buzz? I’ve got the latest and greatest beauty finds for summer right here. They include a salt-infused styling spray for sexy textured hair (minus the beach outing and sunburn), a smudge proof liner that stays put when you do happen to be on the beach, and a pearl luminizer for a glow no matter what the state of your skin. Need some serious summer skin recovery? Try out the latest pore-friendly strips. And finally, FINALLY, a one-handed lipstick, because who has time to slow down when there’s so much fun in the sun to be had?!?
1. Bumble and bumble Surf Spray ($23)
This styling spray adds volume and texture to the hair to create a sexy, wind-blown feel. Its salt-infused formula adds fullness, hold, and a cool, matte finish. Salt water is no secret to editorial stylists for adding volume and texture, and anyone who has been in the ocean knows of that salty, sexy, sun-dried, wind-styled feel (that seems such a shame to wash out). So while Bumble and bumble hasn’t exactly bottled the real thing, they’ve replicated and improved it, including seaweed and kelp extracts to enhance moisture.
2. Guerlain Rouge Automatique ($35)
This lipstick has no cap, it slides open for easy one-handed application-a luxury for the text obsessed. An innovative and delicately sheer lipstick formula that offers a second skin texture with a long lasting hold. It is creamy, moisturizing, long-lasting, true to color and applies easily…everything I love in a lipstick.
3. Boscia Pore Purifying Black Strips ($15)
Instantly extract dirt and reduce the appearance of blackheads with these peel-off pore strips. Each adhesive strip attracts pore-clogging dirt and oil. Its full-contact delivery system instantly applies charcoal powder, an ingredient that draws out impurities and detoxifies the skin. Silica, a natural mineral, controls excess oil while witch hazel extract, a natural astringent, tightens pores. Effective yet gentle, additional botanical ingredients provide a soothing and cooling sensation upon adhesion. Skin is left exceptionally clarified.
4. Benefit Cosmetics Girl Meets Pearl ($30)
For a delectable glow, fancy up with this golden-pink liquid pearl luminizer. Its sheer, light-reflecting formula in a fresh, raspberry scent glides on smoothly for a breathtakingly radiant complexion. Wear it alone for a youthful dewy glow, or over makeup for lustrous “pearlessence.”
5. MAKE UP FOR EVER Aqua Liner ($23)
Say goodbye to racoon eye! A melt-proof Makeup Must-Have, this ultra-pigmented liquid liner comes in 15 eye-popping shades that won’t budge, come humidity or high water. I love to use it when I don’t have much time but I want quick, great effect. It really complements the color of your eyes, makes them pop.
6. Anastasia ILLUMIN8 With Youthful Synergy Complex Bronzer ($29)
Illumin8 Bronzer gives skin an instant sun-kissed glow without the sun. This clinically and consumer-tested bronzing powder hydrates the skin and helps to reduce the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles. Youthful Synergy™ Complex features: brown algae, a key ingredient that smoothes, firms, hydrates, and revitalizes the appearance of skin.