Beach Bag Beauty: 5 Products to Save Your Summer Look

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Whether you’re braving the sun at the beach or stuck in a city heatwave, summertime weather might melt your makeup off. You don’t have to choose between going bare-faced or carrying around your entire cosmetics collection all day. These five products are ideal for touch-ups and will keep you looking refreshed throughout the day, without weighing down your skin.

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1. RMS Beauty “Un” Cover-Up

This two-in-one foundation and concealer provide a lightweight under eye and face coverage. This green beauty favorite conceals redness and imperfections, leaving a no-makeup look and even skin tone, all while moisturizing your skin.

Get it at Credo Beauty

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2. Supergoop! Unseen Sunscreen

The white residue left behind by traditional sunblock is not inclusive of varying skin tones. Supergoop’s clear gel seamlessly blends into skin and works double-time as a primer. The red algae formula has an added perk of protecting skin against blue light from computers and smartphones.

Get it at Nordstrom

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3. Glossier Boy Brow

Say goodbye to drawing on your eyebrows like a Michelangelo painting, only to smudge them off a few hours later. Fluff up your brows anywhere and anytime, all while holding them in place with this Glossier bestseller.

Get it at Glossier

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4. Milk Makeup Lip + Cheek

Stop shuffling through your bag to find your lipstick, because MILK has your lips and cheeks covered with this two-in-one product. The combo of mango butter, peach nectar, and avocado oil moisturizes skin and lips throughout the day. Just swipe and blend the product with your fingers for a natural flush. No blush brush necessary.

Get it at Milk Makeup

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5. Tatcha Original Aburatorigami

Summertime temperatures can turn dewy makeup into an unwanted oil slick look. Upgrade your blotting routine with Tatcha’s blotting papers. Unlike traditional blotting paper or invisible powder, the natural abaca leaf and gold flakes absorb oil without ruining your makeup.

Get them at Tatcha

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Created by Concetta Ciarlo
Concetta Ciarlo

Concetta is a student and soon-to-be graduate of Cornell University. She is passionate about feminist studies, writing, content creation, and creative development. Concetta loves fashion and beauty, but she’s also interested in exploring hard-to-discuss topics through an intersectional lens.


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