This Friday June 21st will official kick off the official start of summer, which means it’s time-to update your beauty bag and summer essentials to keep you fresh, clean, and oh-so-glam. It’s good form to your beauty vanity every season, tossing expired beauty products, and relegating non-essentials to your vanity. Your summer beauty regime should be lean, and inspiring (hey, it’s summer, time to throw caution to the wind). Even if you’re not jet-setting around the world, rising temperatures in the summer mean it’s time to switch up your hair and skin care and game. The last thing you want is dry unmanageable hair and a melting face. Summer can wreak havoc on your skin, if you’re not using the right products. Plus, the right beauty essentials protect your skin and keeps it fresh and nourished. No Matter what type of skin you have so we have complied a list of skin and hair care brands that strike the right balance of light coverage and maximum impact.
Hydropeptide: Cleansing Gel Face Wash
This one-and-done face wash is the fairy godmother of speed cleansing. It effectively removes makeup, dirt and excess oil with a gentle blend of peptides, antioxidants and calming anti-irritants that leave skin clean, refreshed and ready for the ball. Vegan and cruelty free and does not contain any gluten, parabens, phthalates, soy, or sulfates. Gently dissolves dirt oil and makeup without stripping skin of healthy oil Soothes and hydrates Tones and balances skin.
Hydropeptide: Exfoliating Face Cleanser
Give your skincare routine a wake-up call with this gentle, skin-renewing face wash with eco-friendly exfoliating jojoba beads. Get skin glowing with our collagen-loving exfoliating cleanser. This overachiever reduces the appearance of pesky fine lines and wrinkles while perfectly prepping skin for the next step in your routine. Vegan and cruelty free and does not contain any gluten, parabens, phthalates, or sulfates.
Rodial: Dragon’s Blood Sculpting Gel
A revolutionary anti-ageing gel that volumises and defines facial contours by plumping sagging skin through stimulating the production of collagen to help skin appear firmer and more lifted. Containing our unique dragon’s blood complex, sap from the Croton Lechleri tree, this forms a unique second skin-like film around the face which effectively protects, reduces redness and firms for a smoother, plumper, more youthful looking complexion. The bestselling product out of our Dragon’s Blood range, this is ideal for those with stressed or sensitive skin and who wish to achieve firmer, lifted facial contours.
Rodial: Dragon’s Blood Essence Mist
Expanding their most popular Dragon’s Blood range, this new Dragon’s Blood Essence Mist works as a multi-tasker, working as a makeup primer, setting spray, tonic and serum substitute. The hi tech formula acts as an powerful hydrator and can be spritzed over the complexion at any time of day to instantly re-energize and refresh the skin. It can be used as a first step in a skincare regime, preparing skin to deeply absorb subsequently applied products and increasing the efficacy of their ingredients.Inspired by Korean Beauty this essence will provide skin with nourishing vitamins that are absorbed deep into the skin leading to smoother texture. This is the ultimate prep before targeted skincare, moisturizer and SPF.
PHYTOMER: PIONNIÈRE XMF: PERFECTION YOUTH CREAM
For the first time, marine biotechnology leader PHYTOMER introduces XMF, a 100% natural advanced ingredient with exceptional youth preserving properties. Featured in this luxurious and comfortable “second skin” cream, it instantly smooths wrinkles and plumps the skin. In just one hour*, wrinkles are visibly diminished. EPS XMF, a 100% natural biotechnological ingredient: instantly smoothes wrinkles for crease-free skin, densifies the skin mattress for firmed, tautened skin like after a facelift*.
Morio Orchid Extract: antioxidant protection and antiglycation protection to help preserve the skin’s youthfulness.
PHYTOMER: PIONNIÈRE XMF: RADIANCE RETEXTURING SERUM
PHYTOMER, pioneer in marine biotechnology, brought together for the first time XMF and VMR, 2 new generation marine sugars, in a “second skin” serum. Featured in a luxurious melting texture, this marine biotechnology concentrate offers the skin a new texture, restoring its original radiance. Day after day, the skin texture is refined, pores look visibly reduced, the appearance of wrinkles is smoothed and skin suppleness is restored. EPS VMR, Visible Marine Refiner, an immediate rehydrating and retexturing 100% natural biotechnological ingredient.
ANDA: VITALESSENCE SERUM-OIL
Immediate organic replenishment from essential fatty acids and botanical nutrients optimizes skin’s moisture balance and helps protect from environmental stressors. Vegan & Cruelty-Free. Vital Nutirents, Snow Lotus balances the four main skin cell processes to detoxify, oxygenate, brighten and renew Moringa – penetrates deeply to repair, smooth, soothe and moisturize as it slows cell aging Sea Buckthorn – improves hydration and flexibility of the skin, leaving it firm and lifted.
ANDA: SUPER NUTRIENT BALM
Ultra-rich protective balm melts into skin, replenishing essential nutrients, moisture and suppleness for noticeable age-defying results. Vital Nutrients Buriti, firms and tightens skin as it provides environmental protection Sea Kelp – reinforces the cell membrane, soothes irritation and boosts circulation Carrot Seed – high in antioxidants and polyphenols, protects from free radicals and cellular degradation, smooths and softens.Vital C hydrating repair crème
Image: Skincare: Vital C hydrating repair crème
This rich, reparative crème quenches dryness, soothes redness and comforts irritated skin. Ceramides help to prevent the evaporation of moisture by forming a protective barrier on the skin, while vitamins nourish and hyaluronic acid helps retain moisture. Physician formulated for:Aging skin Dry, dehydrated skin and Redness-prone skin.Calms redness and irritation Supports collagen synthesis and cell renewal Nourishes and provides antioxidant protection Intensely hydrates and provides lasting moisture.
Image: VITAL C hydrating eye recovery gel
This cooling gel formula soothes the delicate eye area and improves the signs of aging with ultra-hydrating hyaluronic acid, wrinkle-altering peptides and nourishing antioxidants. Featuring our proprietary Collagen Recovery Complex, it helps to firm skin, improve elasticity and diminish dark circles and puffiness. Physician formulated for:Dry, dehydrated and tired eyes Fine lines and Puffiness.
Biovaj: Invigorating Moisturizer
Youth redefined with Biovaj unique breakthrough and innovative advanced Formula. Biovaj The Soul of Youth for discerning women and men, who only use 100% pure skincare brand and natural anti-aging skincare products. Biovaj Invigorating Moisturizer boosts youthful radiance and glow. This facial moisturizer intensely hydrates, penetrates deeply and moisturizes the skin. Biovaj Invigorating Moisturizer unique formula acts as a makeup base, it is a natural emollient to prepare the skin for the day and visibly works on sagging skin. The ingredients are rich in vitamins, fatty acids and antioxidants. It is your anti wrinkle moisturizer. Biovaj Invigorating Moisturizer boosts healthier revitalized complexion. Free from Preservatives, Chemicals, Additives, Petroleum, Mineral oils, Colors, Toxins, Parabens, Alcohol and Fragrances. Non GMO, Gluten Free, Cruelty free. Vegan skin care product.
Biovaj: Rejuvenating Serum
Youth redefined with the innovative and breakthrough Biovaj formula. The Soul of Youth for discerning women and men who only use 100% pure and anti-aging natural skincare products. Biovaj Rejuvenating Serum dramatically improves the complexion by working on fine lines and saggy skin. It is your anti- wrinkles serum. Biovaj unique formula nourishes and firms, replenishes and rejuvenates the skin. The ingredients of Biovaj Rejuvenating Serum are rich in vitamins, fatty acids and antioxidants. It is your natural vitamin C serum. Free from Preservatives, Additives, Petroleum, Mineral Oils, Parabens, PEG’s, Phthalates, Alcohol, Toxins, Colors and Fragrances. Non GMO and Gluten Free. Cruelty Free.
HYALO AI: MATCHA SHOT: TIME DEFYING EYE SERUM
Relieves eye puffiness, reduces under eye circles and bags and decreases crows feet for supple and youthful skin. what’s inside: Proprietary blend of 20 Active Ingredients with Green Tea and Assam Tea AI taking charge, followed by our Polypeptides Complex AI. Powered by Hyalo Nanosphere Technology.Hyalo Nanospheres are nano-sized particles which penetrate the epidermis intelligently deliver key active ingredients in a targeted, sequential, time-controlled manner.
PMD: Personal Microderm Pro
Personal Microderm is a revolutionary at-home skincare tool that provides the same brilliant results as professional, in-office microdermabrasion treatments. Combines Patented Spinning Disc technology with Perfectly Calibrated Vacuum Suction to leave skin looking fresh and radiant. Weekly treatments reduce the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles, blemishes and enlarged pores. Patented Spinning Discs embedded with aluminum oxide crystals exfoliate away dead, dull cells from the surface of the skin. By removing this dead skin cell barrier, new cell growth is stimulated and glowing youthful skin is revealed. Perfectly Calibrated Vacuum Suction is the power behind effective microdermabrasion. Suction increases circulation and triggers the skin’s natural healing process which boosts collagen and elastin leaving skin firm, fresh and radiant.
Just like plants, our skin and other body tissues have the ability to absorb light and convert it into energy. Each LightStim product uses different wavelengths, or colors of light. When this beneficial light is applied directly to the skin it can reduce fine lines and wrinkles, temporarily increase blood circulation, and treat mild to moderate acne. LED Light Therapy utilizing LightStim MultiWave Patented Technology is the most effective and affordable technology for achieving healthy and youthful skin. It is soothing, painless, and can be used on all skin types to diminish fine lines and wrinkles. In just minutes a day, you can recapture your radiant glow.
GDY: Wash (Color Kind Shampoo)
Gentle shampoo that moisturizes, softens and nourishes while being kind to colored hair, Infused with a blend of Coconut Oil, Olive Oil and Hibiscus Extract to soften while gently cleansing. The natural oils and flower extract protect color-treated hair and have a particularly positive effect on chemically-treated hair.Promotes damage recovery and supports a healthy state of hair.Low lather, cream formula cleanses without stripping color.The essential oils in the scent are a fresh blend of citrus and woods, offering a self-caring sensation that is gender neautral.Hibiscus Extract: known to have a repairing effect on hair, providing a softening effect that improves hair sensorial properties.Coconut Oil: Nourishes and helps protect scalp and strands by providing the essential proteins to damaged hair.Combination of Sodium PCA and Sodium Lactate, together with amino acids, supports a healthy state of hair and imparts immediately visible brilliance and luster to the hair strands.Sulfate Free. Paraben Free. Cruelty Free. Vegan.Safe for color-treated and all hair types.
GDY: Rinse (Color Kind Conditioner)
Potent repairing conditioner that keeps hair feeling soft and manageable while being kind to colored hair Infused with a blend of natural ingredients that work to impart shine while retaining color. Power-packed with ingredients to detangle, soften and repair hair without weighing it down.Strengthens the hair and adds shine, while retaining hair color.The scent is a fresh blend of citrus and woods, offering a self-caring sensation that is gender neutral.Hibiscus Extract: known to have a repairing effect on hair, providing a softening effect that improves hair sensorial properties.Sunflower Seed Oil: Helps the scalp and strands retain moisture, without clogging or blocking the pores. Lightweight texture softens the hair and adds a noticeable sheen, helps to control frizz, tackle dryness and make the hair more manageable.Combination of Sodium PCA and Sodium Lactate, together with amino acids, supports a healthy state of hair and imparts immediately visible brilliance and luster to the hair strands.Sulfate Free. Paraben Free. Cruelty Free. Vegan.Safe for color-treated and all hair types.
VOLOOM: BEACH PARTY SURF SPRAY
This sea salt spray adds volume and flexibility, leaving a textured, beachy look. Excellent for finger-drying or use with a blow-dryer. For an instant Beach Party look, spray on damp or dry hair, scrunch hair and let dry naturally. For more fullness, scrunch and diffuse with heat.
VOLOOM: SOFT STYLING MOUSSE
A Soft Styling Mousse contains Moroccan Argan Oil and amplifies hair to give soft luxurious volume without weighing your hair down. Conditions and moisturizes too!
JAMNATURA: TURMERIC AND MANDARIN SCRUB
Turmeric has been used as a beauty product for centuries. It is an inexpensive and natural way of treating several skin problems and getting a flawless skin. It comes with a range of benefits for the skin. Turmeric is effective in the treatment of acne due to its antiseptic and antibacterial properties that fight pimples and breakouts to provide a youthful glow to your skin. Turmeric face mask not only helps to clear acne scars and inflammation, but also reduces the oil secretion by the sebaceous glands. Turmeric is beneficial for oily skin as it regulates the production of sebum, an oily substance produced by the sebaceous glands. Sandalwood acts as an astringent and orange juice, being a source of vitamin C, helps clear the blemishes.
Sweet Cheeks: Collagen Polisher
What’s making your skin feel dry, Sweet Cheeks? Are you using cleansers or toners that have become too astringent or too abrasive for your skin? Are you exercising too much? Our skin can be different every day. The best we can do to keep up is cleanse, exfoliate, balance pH, and add some hydrating collagen* to our routine. This skin polisher will cleanse, exfoliate, and maintain pH. Collagen’s moisturizing properties can plump skin and improve the appearance of fine lines. Regular use can improve elasticity. Put your moisturizer on top of that and relax. the collagen is Marine-based Type 1.
Sweet Cheeks: Aloe Polisher
What is making your skin feel irritated? Are you in the heat, the AC, the sun, the wind? Do you use abrasive cleansers or toners, stress out or exercise? What about your tap water? We think that all of those experiences dry your skin! How ’bout some healing aloe? If you don’t have filtered water from your tap, try soaking your polisher in filtered water. Have enough on hand to rinse your face a couple times. The Konjac in our polishers will cleanse, exfoliate, and balance pH. The aloe will soothe discomfort, nourish and moisturize your skin. It is good for allergic reactions too. Put your moisturizer on top and curl up with Instagram.
L:A BRUKET: 193 BODY LOTION GRAPEFRUIT LEAF
Stimulating body lotion for normal to dry skin. The essential oils of grapefruit and lavender acts softening, calming as well as stimulates cell renewal. Essential oil of grapefruit has cleansing, bacteriostatic and stimulating properties. Essential oil of lavender stimulates cell renewal, calms and acts anti-inflammatory. Coconut oil, cocoa butter and shea butter protects, is moisturizing and has a calming and repairing effect on dry and irritated skin.
L:A BRUKET 017: LIP BALM ALMOND / COCONUT
Caring natural organic lip balm containing beeswax, almond oil and coconut oil. Moisturizes and protects the lip area and has a long-lasting effect. It’s smooth and not greasy, smells amazing and is ultra moisturizing.natural ingredients, in a thick balm. The product is especially well suited for hot and dry or cold climate due to its protective properties. Effectively counteracts dehydration and chapped lips.
Golden Door: YUZU FACE & BODY MIST
An all-purpose conditioning mist for face and body. Provides hydration to all skin types and quickly relieves uncomfortable dryness. The Golden Door signature Yuzu scent is a refreshing, uplifting blend of Yuzu (Japanese citrus fruit) Oil with essential oils May Chang, Ylang-Ylang, Jasmine and Vanilla all working together to aid in stress reduction, mood enhancement, and an over-all feeling of well-being.
By Cynthia Lowell