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Top 10 Summertime Skincare Products

Your ultimate guide to hydrated, glowy and protected skin this summer.

The summer heat is upon us, which means it is time to readjust your skincare routine. Step 1: Lighten up your makeup! Switch from heavy moisturizers to weightless facial oils. Step 2: Incorporate products into your regimen that will heal and protect you from the sun’s rays, as well as environmental stresses. Not sure where to begin or what products to choose? Here are BWB’s top 10 skincare picks to keep you glowing all summer 2019.

1. Avène After Sun Repair Creamy Gel

A must-have for the sun-filled days of summer. This cooling and hydrating body gel uses ingredients such as ceramides and fatty acids to heal the skin’s barrier after sun and environmental exposure.

2. Talika Lipocils Platinium Eyelash Serum

Lusting after long lashes? Tired of smudging and heavy waterproof mascara formulas? This day & night serum uses apple nettle, horse chestnut and red clover blossom to naturally enhance your lashes without all the clump and gunk.

3. Supergoop! Shimmershade Illuminating Cream Eyeshadow SPF 30

Perfect your summer day to night look with these cream-based shadows, which happen to be finger-friendly and perfectly blendable. Zinc oxide, jasmine, rose and sunflower seed oils provide sun protection, while also soothing and hydrating your lids with a pop of sparkle.

4. DermaQuest Sheer Zinc SPF 30

This product is an anti-aging, moisturizing sunscreen that can be worn under makeup, on top of makeup, or on its own. The sun-kissed glow smooths out imperfections, leaving skin dewy and hydrated.

5 & 6. Omorovicza Peachy Micellar Cleansing Pads & Vitamin C Serum

Get the perfect summer cleanse with Omorovicza’s new Peachy Micellar cleansing pads. Submerged in a natural micellar solution of olive oil esters and rose water, the cleansing pads seamlessly remove sunblock, dirt, sweat, makeup, and pollution with just a few swipes. No rinsing necessary! After you cleanse, nourish your skin with the Daily Vitamin C Serum. This product protects against free radicals, environmental stress, and photo-aging, while stimulating collagen and reducing dark spots. Vitamin C you later, hyper-pigmentation!

7 & 8. Herbivore Botanicals Prism Natural Fruit Acid 5% Exfoliating Glow Potion & Emerald Deep Moisture Glow Oil

Herbivore’s glow potion provides gentle exfoliation and rejuvenation without the abrasivness of a scrub. Ingredients such as apple malic acid and orange pell citric combine with rose, aloe, and sodium hyaluronate to repair, smooth, and plump skin. Follow up with the glow oil, which is an ideal replacement for your winter moisturizer. This light, omega-rich oil is packed with hemp seed oil, shiitake mushrooms, and squalane. Glow-up results without the weight of a moisturizer!

9. Grace + Tonic Eye Serum

This serum is a perfect cool-down for your eyes on hot summer days. Designed with a cooling rollerball applicator, Grace + Tonic delivers antioxidants such as green tea, meadow foam, and jojoba esters to those dry under-eyes. Goodbye, puffiness! Hello, hydration and smooth skin!

10. Naturopathica Gotu Kola Balm

Introducing your summer skin cure-all: Naturopathica Gotu Kola Balm. This facial salve features gotu kola leaf (AKA Tiger Grass), which is known for its healing properties. Candelilla wax and raspberry seed oil are also key ingredients that target redness, heat sensitivity, and dehydration.

Whether you’re looking for a daytime sparkle or a nighttime cleanse, these products will keep your skin refreshed and healthy through all of your vacation adventures. Keep your skin looking summertime fine with a BWB shine!

Vanessa Baumann

Vanessa Baumann has been a licensed, medical aesthetician in New York for over twenty-three years, working with some of Manhattan’s top plastic surgeons. Choosing to change gears and express herself through her love of writing, she is now a freelance writer and beauty editor. Vanessa also may be found on Facebook and Instagram, sharing her knowledge of skincare products, advice, and the quest for glowing skin.

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