Fashion + Beauty Lifestyle Summer in LA

11 Beauty & Skincare Finds To Get A Summer Glow

 Sun’s out, SKIN is on full display! Summer is here babes and that means everyone is working towards that summer glow from head to toe. Sunscreens, serums, oils, moisturizing creams, and makeup balms are what we’re reaching for to achieve skin health and beauty aesthetics from the inside and out. These days, there are so many products on the market that promise that dewy glow girl look, so yeah,  we get it… its can be tough to choose what’s going to work with our skin ( and give us the best bang for our buck). So we’ve put together a quick list of beauty essentials to pack in your bag for summer travel, a trip to the beach, or as a GRWM go-to. Here are some brand new skincare and makeup essentials you’ll need to have an ultimate GLOW GIRL summer. 

Glowing Skin Must-Haves 

It’s very possible to shimmer and shine all summer long, you just have to have the right goop. We found 3 necessities to elevate and enhance a radiant glow. First, you have to be using a hydrating serum under that moisturizer. K-beauty brand I Dew Care has a hydrating serum- Hydra Vibes – that will keep your skin hydrated and plumped for 100 hours! It’s fast-absorbing and feels so amazing against the skin. Top that off with Chantecaille’s iconic Just Skin Tinted Moisturizer. They just relaunched it with a new formula that has a lightweight SPF 15. It also helps smooths skin and improves  hydration in just 1 hour! To go for that extra glow – check out Benefit’s liquid highlighter, Dew La La! It lasts for 12 hours and it’s waterproof, sweatproof, and transfer-proof. It’s also beneficial for the skin (obvi!) with niacinamide, hyaluronic acid, and sunflower seed oil. For the body – grab Bali Body’s Self Tan Body Serum. We’ve tested this serum and, first off, there is no icky tan smell, and it produces a tan in as little as 4 hours. It really gives you that overall bronze glow. What’s great about this Aussie brand too is that you can easily find it at a CVS. Finally, bring it all together with a fragrance spritz fro  WHO IS ELIJAH. The HAZE scent is a perfect blend of smoky and sweet which is great for those warm summer nights.


Sun-Kissed Makeup Trends 

Get ready to dive into your glow-up era with these makeup newbies from Kaja and ColourPop. First up, the coolest multi-purpose balm, the dewy bar from Kaja, that can be used on the cheeks and/or lips. It also has Vitamin C & Hyaluronic Acid for that plumped up glowy flush of color needed for an au natural face. It’s great on the go for touch-ups too and it comes in 6 shades. Then, a new game changer from ColourPop their liquid lite glow drops. These can be used after you’ve put all your makeup on for that extra glow. It has superfine light-reflecting pearls & Squalane for hydration an can be applied on the face or the body. The colors are stunning too! Finally – for irresistible light reflecting lips anywhere – check out Too Faced’s Lip Injection Maximum Plump Extra Strength Lip Plumper Gloss. It seriously plumps your lips way up instantly and adds so much sparkly shine. We love this one in “Cotton Candy Kisses.” Check out their Hangover Pillow Balm too. It’s an ultra-hydrating lip balm that helps moisturize lips without having that overdone makeup look. We can’t stress enough to use all these products to slay the perfect sun-kissed look. 


Shiny & Healthy Hair 

Having bouncy, shiny & healthy summer hair is just as important for a radiant glow. Kick it off with a volumizing shampoo like GrandeHair’s Full Boost Shampoo. First, it smells incredible ( think sandalwood and palo santo vibes), and second, it’s packed with so many beauty benefits for scalp care and shine. We are also loving The Rootist‘s lightweight, fermented strengthening serum. It’s easy to use as a leave-in, doubles as a heat protectant, and will  smooth frizz, repair damage, and boost shine from root to tip…it’s clinically proven.  Then for soft, smooth and luscious locks, check out Bounce Curl’s Ayurvedic Deep Conditioner. It’s best for any curl patterns and hair textures and leaves hair feeling light and airy without any heaviness or greasiness.

Now that you achieved the ultimate LA Girl glow, it’s time to show it off! Hit up one of these cool places for a tasty wine night out.