This is Your Summer Beauty Bucket List
Even though it feels like we’ve been in the thick of summer for a bit now, today marks the official start to the season. With endless pool days and pitchers of sweet tea ahead, there’s no better time to mix up your get-glam routine. Check out these 10 ideas to bring the heat in the prettiest ways possible.
1. Rock a Patriotic Mani
2. Throw a Mask and Merlot Party
3. Finally Learn How to Fishtail
There’s no excuse not to learn that challenging summery style you’ve been wanting to master. Try learning it when you’re stuck inside on a rainy day—trust us, your hair will thank you.
4. Turn Your Shower Into a Tropical Oasis
Buy It: $3.97; target.com
No beach, no problem. Pick up a body wash that smells like vacation, like St. Ives Soft & Silky Coconut and Orchid Body Wash, and you’ll instantly be daydreaming of sipping pina coladas ocean side.
5. Reach for a Colorful Mascara
Buy It: $7; nyxcosmetics.com
Swap out your go-to black or brown tube for a more colorful formula. It’s subtle yet fun way to brighten up your entire look.
6. Find a Facial SPF You Love
7. Try a Lip Oil
Buy It: $18.50; neimanmarcus.com
A part gloss, part lip stain hybrid adds a colorful punch to your pout. The lightweight formula can even double as a cheek glow, making it perfect for your clutch or beach bag.
8. Experiment With Beauty Minis
Buy It: $40; sephora.com
Pick up travel-sized options of products you’ve been wanting to try. It’s an easy way to test out new treatments without hurting your wallet. P.S. did you know that you can get samples of nearly everything (sans liner and mascara) at Sephora for free? Thsi travel-sized bag gives you an array of fun things to test out.
9. Embrace Air-Drying
Buy It: $31; sephora.com
Want to give your blow-dryer a break, but don’t want to totally go au natural? Opt for a styler that’s actually designed for air-drying strands like Bumble and bumble’s Don't Blow It styler.