Sunday, June 6, 2010

Summer Must Haves

Unless you're Lady Gaga it seems that fall and winter can be such a drab time for fun fashion, makeup and hair. I can be fashionably lazy for the sake of being cozy, and get away with it during freezing temps. But that's why I love summer. You say goodbye to drab and hello to your inner sex pot. With flowy tops, cute skirts, beach hair, rocker nails and a fresh dewy face you're staying comfortable and in style. Here are some of the products that have come into play in my beauty regime this summer. :)

Bumble and Bumble: Surf Spray - $22 - Summer is filled with moisture. In the air, on the skin, and if you take a dip your hair is bound to get wet. If it's wavy to curly like my own you know the end result of this is not a cute look. If you can't beat it, join it. On damp hair spray this salt water formula generously for beachy tousled looks with minimal frizz.

Guerlain: Terracotta Touch Glow Enhancing Perfector - $40 - Summer, after summer I see women with the light patches under their eyes. When you're tan you need to change not only your foundation, or tinted moisturizer but also your concealer. Avoid the patchy look with a dewy, tan concealer like this one.

Kardashian: Glamour Tan - $34 - Since Kim Kardashian got so badly sun burned last year and hopped on the "sunless tan" bandwagon I figured she'd use her super savvy bizz skills and make a product. She did. I had my doubts, and before trying a self tanner I always get nervous that i'll look like a carrot. However, Kim being the perfectionist she is really perfected the art of tan in a bottle. This went on evenly, didn't look orange to me at all and has pretty good staying power. Worth a try!

Sephora by O.P.I: Chic Prints - $16 a set - Much like the paws of Beyonce, Fergie, Rihanna and Katy Perry! Minx have been making nails funky and fabulous for all sorts of A-Listers. Try out this heat activated manicure on a sheet and make all of your friends jealous. I've already ordered the anchors for my vacation in maine. ;)

Make Up For Ever: Aqua Cream - $22 - I've suggested this before, and i'll do it again. Waterproof and fadeproof, It's a must have for a beach day. There is a complimentary color for every skin tone to get a little flush on your eyes, cheeks, and lips. Sort of an entire face of makeup in a pot. To finish off your simple, fresh, and understated look open and define your eyes with your favorite waterproof mascara.

Aquolina Pink Sugar: Body Spritzer - $20 - I've been wearing pink sugar for years, it's a crowd pleaser. Ha! Literally everywhere I go people ask me what I have on. It's such a sweet smell and perfect for the beach. It's sexy, without trying TOO hard. Since the perfume isn't portable friendly try the spritzer. Long lasting, and can hang out in your beach bag or purse without breaking.

What are your summer favorites, or new products you'd like to try??