For an effortless, tousled look that doesn’t require a hot tool, R+Co‘s Sail Soft Wave Spray is infused with vitamin-rich sea kelp to amplify shine, volume, and overall softness. Your hair will smell ridiculously fresh and invigorating, too — thanks to a blend of juniper, blood orange, violet, and more.
Virtue‘s Scalp Treatment Kit includes everything you need to kick-start a deep cleanse and blast away all of the gunk and buildup hiding in your roots. Use the Scalp Massage Tool to stimulate circulation and very satisfyingly work the Exfoliating Scalp Treatment into your scalp while you’re in the shower. To nourish and hydrate a dry scalp, apply a few drops of the serum-like Topical Scalp Supplement before hopping into bed.
While you should still keep up your masking habits for the near future (and get vaccinated if you haven’t already), we’re experiencing a tad more freedom in terms of showing off full faces of makeup — only if that’s your jam, of course. Next time you have a safe, intimate gathering with friends, pull out all of the stops and reacquaint yourself with the joy of getting ready, putting on blush and lipstick, and whatever makes your makeup-loving heart flutter.
Whether you’re a one-coat-mascara person or you prefer to go to town with layering, you can’t go wrong with the Best of Beauty-winning Wander Beauty Mile High Mascara. Don’t expect this tube to smudge or flake on you, even after a sweat-inducing workout. “After just a single application my lashes looked so long and feathery that I didn’t apply a second mascara, which is a very rare occurrence,” our tester raved.
If a dewy sheen is a necessity in your makeup routine, Kevyn Aucoin‘s Glass Glow Face Liquid Illuminator is the product for you. This super slick formula coats cheekbones, brow bones, and nose bridges in a sheer, shimmering gloss. Or, if you want an all-over glow, mix a pump into your favorite foundation or skin tint. Et voilà, a fresh-faced look.
Tarte Cosmetics Tartelette In Bloom Clay Palette is a two-time Readers’ Choice Award winner, thanks to 12 neutral-toned, pigmented shades that are perfect for everyday wear or a steamier, smoked-out look.
Cream blush is experiencing a major rise in popularity this summer and Kjaer Weis‘s Best of Beauty-winning Cream Blushes are one of the best on the market. They yield to the warmth of your fingertips and spreads like a dream over cheeks, lips, and lids. The Cheek Collective (pictured above) is part of the brand’s Scandinavia-inspired Midsummer Collection and consists of a trio of mix-and-match cream blushes and highlighters inspired by summer light and colors.