Top 10 Beauty Products to Try This Summer

Give Your Beauty Bag A Much-Needed Makeover With The Best Products Of The Summer

Give Your Beauty Bag A Much-Needed Makeover With The Best Products Of The Summer

Summer is the time to swap out those heavy creams and darker hues in favor of lighter coverage and pops of fun in the sun color. From keeping sun-kissed skin fresh and bronzed to lengthening those lashes (without the dreaded raccoon eye), summer beauty is all about less is more. But easy and natural doesn’t have to leave you looking like you’ve just crawled off the beach. We’ve collected the Top 10 new summer beauty products that will keep you looking polished and gorgeous all summer long. Whether you're in need of a new all-star beauty buy or simply looking for the latest and greatest to just hit the shelves of your favorite beauty stores this season, scroll through to discover the newest makeup and skincare products reviewers and editors are loving right now and let your sun goddess shine! Opening image: @becca.cosmetics

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July 11, 2018

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Tarte Love, Trust & Fairy Dust Eyeshadow Palette
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Tarte Love, Trust & Fairy Dust Eyeshadow Palette

USERS SAID: “I really love how pigmented these shadows are and the fact that the shimmers don’t even need any wetness to give off amazing color is such a plus. This is a very cute summer pink palette.”

WHAT IT DOES: This perfect palette captures summertime shimmer for your lids and cheeks.

Anastasia Beverly Hills Dream Glow Kit

LOVED FOR: Metallic colors that be worn alone for a natural sheen or layered together for a more dramatic look.

HELPFUL TIP: Dampen your makeup brush and apply for an extra glow.

Urban Decay All Nighter Waterproof Setting Powder

WHAT IT DOES: This feather-light setting powder makes any foundation waterproof and long lasting—perfect for hot summer nights!

ABOUT THE BRAND: Urban Decay is cruelty-free and never tests on animals.

Dior BACKSTAGE Face & Body Foundation

BEST FOR: A waterproof foundation that won't budge!

USERS SAID: "I have always said finding the perfect foundation is like trying to find the perfect man. But I think I have finally found the one!!! I love Estee Lauder double wear bc it last so long. This gives beautiful skin like coverage that you can build up to full coverage. I wore it for 12 hours without touching up in very humid hot weather and it still look so good. I have tried so many foundations and I really feel like this is my favorite of all. It did not settle in my fine lines nor to it crease or cake up. I am so impressed."

Becca Be A Light Face Palette

LOVED FOR: The light diffusing technology softens skin’s appearance and creates a real-life photo filter!

HELPFUL TIP: Use alone for a natural finish or after your foundation to set and enhance your complexion. 

Drunk Elephant D-Bronzi Anti-Pollution Sunshine Serum

USERS SAID: “Makes me look youthful, skin kissed glowing skin. I mixed with my sunscreen and I don’t need to wear foundation. Easy to mix and blend onto skin. Perfect for summer. I’m stocking up.”

LOVED FOR: Creating a sunkissed glow without the sun—or the damage.

Fenty Beauty By Rihanna Killawatt Foil Freestyle Highlighter Duo

WHAT IT DOES: Intense creams and rich pigments defy traditional color combinations for eye-popping looks.

AS SEEN ON: Rihanna rocked the magenta shad at the 2018 Met Gala.

Tatcha The Pearl Tinted Eye Illuminating Treatment

BEST FOR: Dark circles, dullness, and fine lines

WHAT IT DOES: This two-in-one miracle product combines treatment for dark circles and tired eyes with light-reflecting makeup to help you look bright-eyed and bushy tailed.

Glossier Lash Slick

WHAT IT DOES: Ideal for everyday use, Lash Slick lengthens and curls your lashes while coating them from root to tip.

USERS SAID: “I wear this every day. It is amazing. I've tried every mascara out there and they have all let me down. I've been left with raccoon eyes or spider lashes. Lash slick is different. It goes on beautifully, doesn't smudge or smear, wears well throughout the day and comes off with warm water. I am in love.”

OLEHENRIKSEN Cold Plunge Pore Mask

WHAT IT DOES: This cooling mask detoxifies skin while reducing visible pores and controlling oil production.

FUN FACT: Olehenriksen hails from Scandinavia where saunas are believed to increase detoxify the body and increase circulation. A typical cycle starts with a hot sauna session and finishes with a refreshing cool-down plunge. 

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