Maximize your summer beauty with a simple routine! Follow these five steps for an easy, low-maintenance makeup routine.
A pair of well-defined eyebrows can make a face look more polished―especially when makeup is minimal. Splurge on a professional
shaping, and then maintain the look at home with weekly tweezings.
If you have oily skin and regularly use a face wash and toner, try cloths with salicylic acid instead. They clean deeply,
reduce shine and are totally tote-able.
We like: Biore Daily Cleansing Cloths, $9 for 60 sheets at Walmart
Don't rely on foundation with sunscreen―it won't provide adequate UV protection. Instead apply moisturizer that contains SPF
under your favorite base makeup. Better yet, switch to a tinted face lotion with built-in SPF and you can swap three products―moisturizer,
sunscreen and foundation―for one.
We like: Neutrogena Healthy Skin Enhancer SPF 20, $11 at Target
Keep your nail hues from fading or yellowing by choosing a formula with built-in UV inhibitors. And remember to apply a drop
of cuticle oil over the polish to give your manicure a fresh, shiny finish―even if the color is a week old!
We like: SpaRitual Tout de Suite Quick Dry Topcoat, $17 at SkinStore.com
Are you a sloppy self-tanner? Not to worry: Several companies are now offering easier alternatives to the old "rub-all-over"
method. A few of the new options include: Tanning gloves (drip-free, quick-drying tanning formulas in a glove applicator),
spray (either from a bottle or at a salon), and simply mixed into your normal makeup. (Look for tinted moisturizers or body
We like: L'Oreal Sublime Bronze Self-Tanning, Towelettes, $10 at DrugStore.com