Get summer ready!

Thursday, June 23, 2011
By Tricia Stevens


It’s open-toe season, which means you’ll want to show off your pedicure with the Julep 2011 Summer Collection. The collection consists of three vibrant colors that are named after confident and inspiring women– pink Niecy, yellow Blake, and blue Jaimie., $42.

The sun’s rays are strongest this time of the year, which is why you need a more powerful sunblock for your face. Avoid pre-mature aging, discoloration, and a nasty sunburn with Lumixyl MoistureLock Sunscreen SPF 30., $58.

For a hot summer night out, get all glammed up with Kiss Premium Eyelashes. These new glue-on lashes now come with application strings making them quick and easier to position on the eye. or drugstores, $3.99.

Apply this weightless mist before putting on your makeup to absorb excess oil. control surface shine, and to stop makeup from sliding and melting during the hot summer. This is especially great for oily skin types. Skindinavia No More Shine Makeup Finish,, $39.

Say hello to tank tops with the new Dove Ultimate go sleeveless deodorant, which can give you softer, smoother underarms in just 5 days and 24-hours of odor and wetness protection. Available at drugstores, $3.89-$4.88 for 2.6oz.

Forget about lying in the sun and get a healthy glow with the Youngblood Mineral Illuminating Tint BODY. Apply this creamy lotion with a bronze tint on the arms, legs and décolleté for a luminous sunkissed look., $37.50.

Nothing looks better against a tan than sparkling white teeth, so pick up the Rembrandt Whitens Deeper & Restores Enamel toothpaste. While most whitening toothpastes only whiten on the surface, this one also goes below the surface to safely whiten below the enamel to help remove deep stains where they start. Available at drugstores.

With the temperature heating up, skin gets oilier which means more breakouts. Use a salicylic acid treatment such as Biore Blemish Fighting Ice Cleanser to remove 99% of dirt and oil. This oil-free cleanser now has lavender to soothe and calm skin and eucalyptus to stimulate and purify. Available at drugstores, $7.99.

Because lips need protection too, try Surf-Vival SPF 15 sunscreen lip balm, which has all natural ingredients such as: organic palm oil, organic extra virgin olive oil, organic hemp seed oil, rosemary extract, and vitamin E., $3.99.

Protect hair from sun damage, discoloration, chlorine and salt water while moisturizing with Philip Kingsley Swimcap conditioner., $35.

Get sexy smoldering eyes that stays put all day long with Rimmel London Exaggerate Waterproof Eye Definer., $5.29.

Coloring hair at home has just gotten easier with the John Frieda Precision Foam Colour Choose from 20 shades that won’t drip or stain, so the color stays on your hair and not on the floor. Available at drugstores, $12.99.

When those nasty blemishes pop up, use Miracle Skin Transformer Treat & Conceal to do just that– treat and conceal. This 3-in-1 concealer is available in 3 shades and adapts to most skin tones for a natural finish., $36.

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