Summer is about having fun and looking cute, even when heat and humidity threaten to melt your look away. What’s a beauty to do? Don’t fret, my pretties, there are products out there meant to keep your beauty intact and protect you from the sun’s killer rays! Try out the natural look, letting your own beauty shine through your products! Read on to find the best products to enhance – not cover- your beautiful face!
One of the hottest products on the market today is the BB cream, which primes, hydrates, protects, and perfects your skin with an all natural glow of color. Our friends at Too Faced have the perfect Beauty Balm available to you in 4 colors (Vanilla Glow, Cream Glow, Nude Glow, and Beach Glow) to even our your skin as a tinted moisturizer, protect you with an SPF 20, and prime your skin so all your other makeup stays put. Simply apply with your finger tips (or a brush, it’s your personal preference) and blend all over your face. You’ll see a healthy, natural glow appear immediately! As a faithful Too Faced user, this blogger had tried the Beauty Balm, (in the Cream Glow) and loves how it smoothes out the skin and covers any imperfections without looking too made up- perfect for running errands or lounging by the pool!
Another product by Too Faced to help enhance your natural self is their incredibly illuminating Snow Bunny Bronzer. What makes this bronzer so special is the 4 different colors that come together to create cheek definition and add a sun-kissed glow to your skin. It’s created with light reflectors, so your face will shimmer and shine in the sun (just like your sparkling personality!) Try this tip from PB Buff Sara Cunningham: press a little of the lightest color onto the bridge of your nose, tops of your cheek bones, tip of your chin and above your brows with your finger for a highlighted look that’s totally natural!
To keep your eyes natural for day, try dusting the gold color from Snow Bunny Bronzer onto your eyelids before swiping the Too Faced Queen for a Day mascara over your lashes for bold, look-at-me lashes.
To keep your pucker in tip top shape, grab yourself a Jane Iredale Lip Drink lip balm. The pleasant and light lemon fragrance and taste make this product any lip product lover’s must have essential. Contains no petroleum-derived products that dry out the lips. People who are regular users of petroleum-based lip balms are on a continual drying cycle – the more they use the drier their lips become! In a base of macadamia nut oil plus the active sunscreen ingredient of edible zinc oxide for an SPF 15 and broad-spectrum sun protection. Contains the antioxidants green tea extract, and Vitamins E and C.
For a beautiful bronze glow (safely, sans sun!) reach for Jane Iredale Tantasia! This amazing product has a bronzer that provides instant, healthy-looking color. It also builds a gradual, natural looking tan within three days, for optimum control and customization. And forget the yucky self tanner smell, this product has a fresh citrus fragrance! It’s streak free and allergy tested, so sensitive types are free to tan on!
Allie Kelley has been a Planet Beauty Buff for four years and has a Bachelor’s Degree in English. She enjoys painting her nails, trolling Pinterest for new trends, and has an obsession with lip gloss!