THE TEN: Summer Beauty Must Haves
Jul 30, 2009 - by Marissa Moshell, Student
Throughout the year everyone seems to have their favorite beauty products that they simply can't live without. But with all the heat, trips to the beach, and chlorine from dips in the pool, summer brings an entirely new beauty agenda. Here's FashionIndie's picks for your summer beauty must haves!
FashionIndie's Pick: Almay Smart Shade Makeup
The new Almay Smart Shade Makeup is a foundation, moisturizer, and sunscreen all in one. With a variety of shades to fit your skin tone, the product comes with SPF 15 and goes for $14.
2. Chapstick & Lipgloss
FashionIndie's Pick: Palmer's CoaCoa Butter Chapstick
Cocoa Butter may look like a gluestick but I can never leave the house without it. Trust me, get the chapstick and it will be an instant addiction. The Palmer's product goes for about $4.
3. On-The-Go Razor
FashionIndie's Pick: Diva by Shavemate
The second I saw this I was instantly fascinated. The 6-blade, $10 pack of 3 razors comes with shaving cream inside of the handle. Put one of these in your makeup case, press and shave and your good to go!
4. Anti-Friz Hair Product
FashionIndie's Pick: Belegenza SpotLite Shine
Belegenza's SpotLite Shine eliminates fly aways and softens your hair's ends almost instantly. The $18 product works fast to eliminate frizz on those hot summer days.
5. Water Proof Mascara
FashionIndie's Pick: BADGal Lash
Before you run to the beach or hop in the pool, be sure to grab BADGal Waterproof Mascara. BADGal will transform your lashes and keep them that way for just $19.
6. Pedicure Kit
FashionIndie's Pick: Pedispa
Sometimes your just too busy to sit down for a full pedicure at the nail salon, but you need to keep up that foot care. Pedispa is an at-home pedicure kit that keeps your feet in top-knotch condition for $24.99.
7. Nail Strengthener
FashionIndie's Pick: Sally Hansen's Diamond Strength
If you ever get tips, sometimes your nails get in poor condition. Apply Sally Hansen's Diamond Strength instant nail hardener for $5 to strengthen nails and keep them in healthy condition.
8. Hair Repair
FashionIndie's Pick: Belegenza RoMANce Deep Conditioning
Often from all those trips to the beach and pool during the summer, people get dried out hair. To reverse the poor effects on your hair from your fun in the sun get RoMANce from Belegenza for a deep conditioning experience at $28.
9. Absorbing Sheets
FashionIndie's Pick: Boscia Vanilla Blotting Linens
Boscia Vanilla Blotting Linens are perfect for those hot summer days. Unfortunately in all the heat your face gets some unwanted shine; slip the $10 sheets in your bag and you'll be good to go!
10. Cuticle Oil
FashionIndie's Pick: O.P.I. Avoplex
O.P.I. Avoplex nail and cuticle oil for $10 keeps your nails and cuticles from getting dried out throughout your busy week. Just apply a bit of the oil to dry cuticles or rough skin and you'll have instant moisture.