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12 Summer-Inspired Beauty Products

Margarita Shampoo

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Take the refreshing cocktail to your shower with Philosophy Senorita Margarita Shampoo, Shower Gel & Bubble Bath. It’s the ultimate multitasker, proving that it—along with the salt-rimmed drink itself—are just about the only things you’ll need to kick off a summer night out. ($17,

Lemonade Lip Balm

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Soak your lips with Jane Iredale LipDrink in between stops at the neighborhood lemonade stand that sprout up this time of year. It’s made with lemon peel oil, so you’ll perk up when the perfect-for-summer freshness hits your lips. Plus, it’s loaded with SPF 15, securing it even more as a summertime essential since nothing could be worse than a sunburn on your smackers. ($12,

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Rose Toner

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Bring the flower’s effects from the garden to your morning routine. The toner extracts rosewater’s soothing sensations and hydrating benefits for an added skincare step that’ll keep skin looking fresh all day. ($38,

Sand Hued Eye Shadow

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Sometimes, sand is better left in its natural habitat on the beach (ahem, sandy bed sheets). But, take a note from the soft beige hue and add it to your lids. This creamy shadow boasts a 15-hour staying power so you can keep channeling the sandy shade long after your leave your beach towel. ($20,

Freshly Cut Grass Mineralized Shadow

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Apply a hint of deep green to your lash line with this shade from MAC’s collection of mineralized shadows. The baked, smutty green works particularly well to highlight the green speckles in hazel eyes. ($22,

Cotton Candy Colored Lips and Cheeks

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Cotton candy’s not limited to state fairs, just like Benefit Cosmetics Lollitint isn’t only for your cheeks. Dap it on your lips and brush a few strokes onto the apples of your cheekbones. The sweet light pink hue ties your whole beauty look together. No such thing as too much of a good thing, right? ($30,

Fireworks Inspired Polish

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Come July 4th weekend, you can bet there’ll be fireworks. Get in the spirit by taking the explosive nature to your nails. from OPI’s Euro Centrale Collection jazzes up any base color. The blue, teal, and fuchsia speckles of glitter add a playful edge to a deep and patriotic blue or make a standalone statement on top of a nude nail. ($9,

Salt Water Taffy Perfume

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Get away to Atlantic City—if only in your mind—with one spritz of Demeter Saltwater Taffy Perfume. The spray features vanilla and caramel that brings the summertime treat so close you can almost taste it. ($24,


Grapefruit Body Lotion

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A freshly cut grapefruit is the best way to greet a summer morning. Reap the enlivening benefits of the citrusy scent with this luxurious hydrating body cream and you’re ready to seize the day. ($31,

Lobster Colored Lipstick

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Hello, lobster season. If the catch of the day isn’t in your evening plans, keep the cravings at bay by tossing Tarte LipSurgence Matte Lip Tint in your purse. We love the fiery, lobster claw red. The matte finish makes the tint look natural, but the stain is working overtime to add both moisture and lip-plumping benefits. ($24,

Crashing Waves Shaded Shadow

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There’s nothing quite like crashing waves to make up for a hellish winter. Channel the shoreline’s ever-changing aqua shades with this palette’s blend of blues, from deep ocean blue to lighter robin’s egg blue. ($58,

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Shadow That Mimics Sparklers

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What would summer be without sparklers? Take the glimmering effects to your shadow with the tiny sparkles in Urban Decay Moondust Eyeshasow. The cream-like base applies a strong, festive color that’ll illuminate in the light of the sparklers. ($20,


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