Makeup Monday: 9 Summer Beauty Hacks for Looking Instantly Beachy and Bronzed
Who doesn't want that sun-kissed glow, right?
Whether or not you’ve had time to slip into summer beauty mode yet, there are plenty of newly launched makeup products that can take you from blah to beachy in just a few seconds.
That sun-kissed glow? A little instant tan lotion and a beautiful bronzer will do the trick. And those believable beach waves sans the crunchy saltwater split ends? There’s a product for that, too, and it starts to work in less time than it takes to apply some golden bronze color to your cheekbones.
Check out this summer’s newest hair and cosmetic launches to create an effortless hot-weather beauty routine.
Infused with pure gold and anti-aging peptides, this (pricey) perfecting fluid promises to cast a coastal "Golden Hour" light on the complexion while also stimulating collagen. Chrissy Teigen, Rosie Huntington-Whiteley and Jerry Hall are fans of the La Prairie beauty brand.
La Prairie Cellular Radiance Perfecting Fluide Pure Gold; $525, at laprairie.com
A Bolt of Bronze
A highlighter, blush and bronzer all in one; a couple swipes of this palette can give cheeks a luminous and naturally tanned appearance.
Kevyn Aucoin Neo Bronzer, $58 at barneys.com
These four highly pigmented powders are inspired by different stages of a suntan and can be layered for a more intense glow and color.
Anastasia Beverly Hills Sun-Dipped Glow Kit; $40, at anastasiabeverlyhills.com
Get a serious glow with this face and body illuminator from Drew Barrymore's beauty line.
FLOWER Skin Radiance Face & Body Illuminator; $12.98, at Walmart stores and walmart.com.
A bronzed body in minutes — no wonder Karlie Kloss is a fan.
L’Oréal Paris Sublime Bronze Summer Express Body Lotion; $10.99, at lorealparisusa.com and drugstores nationwide.
Strobing can look harsh, especially when it’s hot out. This palette gives a subtle glow perfectly suited for summer.
Sun-Kissed Glow Strobe Palette; $34 each, at purcosmetics.com
A texturizing lotion that brings out natural waves without the dry crunchy feel of a sea salt spray.
Oribe Matte Waves Texture Lotion; $42, at oribe.com
Literally a one-and-done product that evens out and perfects the skin while giving the face some sun protection.
Urban Decay One and Done Hybrid Complexion Perfecter with SPF 20; $34, at urbandecay.com
Body Heat Activated
Like a Hypercolor shirt for the lips, these summer-ready shades work with body heat to adjust to a shade suited for your skin type.
MAC Cosmetics Tender Talk Color-Changing Lip Balm; $20 each, at maccosmetics.com