Summer is a time to unwind and keep things simple – especially when it comes to your beauty routine.
So, ditch heavy, full-coverage foundation, clumpy mascara, and products that weigh you down and opt for these skincare and makeup essentials that will keep you feeling and looking cool all summer long.
- Philosophy Purity Made Simple One-Step Cleansing Cloths
Long car and plane rides can leave skin feeling dry and dull. Easily wipe off makeup, unclog pores and give your skin the refresh it needs with Philosophy’s Purity Cleanser. These wipes are perfect for a beach day, sleepover or easy makeup removal when traveling. Purity is free from parabens and harmful sulfates.
- Herbivore Lapis Oil.
Travel can stress out the skin and leave it feeling dull and dry. Hydrate with the refreshing vegan, cruelty-free Lapis Oil created to balance out the skin leaving it feeling fresh and dewy.
- Laura Mercier Radiance Foundation Primer
Prepping the skin with an extra layer of moisture is essential, especially for those with dry skin. Laura Mercier Radiance Foundation Primer soothes dry skin and creates the perfect base.
- Laura Mercier Tinted Moisturizer
BB creams and tinted moisturizers are much lighter than a foundation, which can be thick and heavy. The Laura Mercier tinted moisturizer goes on smooth, covering blemishes and discoloration for light, buildable coverage. For oil-prone skin, opt for the oil-free version to keep skin matte and protected with SPF – perfect for summer.
No matter where your summer bucket list takes you, keep your bags light by planning ahead with products that save space and don’t weigh you down. An all-in-one palette like this PRO Glow palette keeps all bronzers and highlighters in one place, helping to limit space.
- STILA Convertible Color
Blushes can shatter when traveling, but this convertible color is cream-based and totally safe to travel with. Not only does it double as a blush and a lipstick, but it also saves space in a purse or makeup bag.
- Benefit Cosmetics Watt’s Up
Build up color for a glam night look or blend it out for a subtle daytime simmer. This cream highlighter from Benefit even comes with a built-in beauty blender so you won’t have to pack brushes.
These long-wear liquid eyeshadows are extremely pigmented, your shade will last all day in the summer sun. No matter where your day takes you, add some shimmer and shine to your look. Store easily in a bag or purse. If you need a touch-up, the liquid consistency blends out with just the tip of a finger – no need to pack brushes.
- Too Faced Better Than Sex Waterproof Mascara
Not all mascaras were created equally, some flake or sweat off after a long day. But if you’re on the go, there’s no time to worry about how your mascara looks or if it will last throughout the day. Better Than Sex keeps lashes looking voluminous and sexy all day long. This waterproof version even withstands the waves when at the beach or pool.
10. Sephora Collection Lavender Foot Mask
Treat your feet to the ultimate at-home spa treatment. After long days walking around and blisters from flip flops, this soothing lavender foot mask will feel like heaven.