20 Beauty Products & Trends You Should Try This Summer

Summer 2013 makes its official debut by week-end and with it comes a medicine cabinet full of fun and exciting new beauty products and trends to beat the heat. Show off, protect, and maintain your skin, hair, teeth, and nails with these Glamamom-approved beauty products. From hot makeup hues to cool skincare tools, there’s something new for everyone to try this season:

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    Click through for 20 beauty products and trends to try this summer!

  • A Red Lip: MAC’s RiRi Woo Lipstick, $15 2 of 16

    Arguably the most anticipated launch of the summer, Rihanna's summer capsule for MAC debuted today exclusively online. The standout is her signature retro matte RiRi Woo lipstick. I snagged mine, better get yours before it's gone! 

  • Luminous Skin: Becca Cosmetics’ Shimmering Skin Perfector, $41 3 of 16

    My friend Danielle (The Style and Beauty Doctor) hosted an event with Becca Cosmetics at New London Pharmacy in New York (read about the evening here) and introduced me to this incredibly rich line of cosmetics. I fell in love with EVERYTHING but the Shimmering Skin Perfector is now a daily must-have for me. I mix a little in with my tinted moisturizer and it leaves my skin dewey and even, which is big for me since I have a lot or redness. The little bit of shimmer is perfect for summer. Check out the whole line, I just know you'll love it too.

    Get it here.

  • skyn Iceland Hydro Cool Firming Eye Gels, $30 (for 8 pairs) 4 of 16

     skyn Iceland's entire line was specifically created to treat stressed skin, which let's face it, most of us would say we have! These cooling under-eye gel patches help firm, tone and de-puff delicate under-eye skin within ten minutes -- fast and easy for busy women and moms. Pretty Connected recently hosted a cool down event with skyn Icleand at Henri Bendel in New York. Read about it on Glamamom.

    Get Eye Gels here.

  • Shiny Hair: Aveeno Active Naturals NOURISH+ SHINE Shampoo & Conditioner $6 each 5 of 16

    Aveeno Active Naturals Shampoo and Conditioner remove dirt and oil and prevent build up replenishing moisture and adding shine- a must for sun, salt-water, and chlorine-damaged hair.

    Get them here.

  • Faux Glow! St. Tropez Self Tan Bronzing Mousse, $42 6 of 16

    Self-tanners can get messy but you can see this mousse formula as it goes on making it one of the easiest self-tanners I've ever tried to apply evenly! Read about St. Tropez Dark Tanning Spray on Glamamom. Interested in professional air brushing tanning? Check out Babble's exclusive interview with queen of the faux glow Tamar Vezirian

    Get it here.

  • Urban Decay De-Slick Mattifying Powder, $32 7 of 16

    To curb shiny skin and keep the attention on you for all the right reasons, Urban Decay relaunched its cult-favorite De-Slick Mattifying Powder. Its a lightweight pressed powder that blots oil and stops shine without messing up your makeup. 

    Get it here.

  • Bright Smile: hello Oral Care $4+ 8 of 16

    hello is a new take on oral care. While other oral care brands are busy killing and fighting germs, hello just wants to keep things friendly, with 99% natural, delicious, pain-free and gorgeous products. Available in four flavors Supermint, Pink Grapefruit Mint, Mojito mint and Sweet Cinnamint the line includes:

    - Toothpastes that features fluoride to help prevent cavities, and pretty enough to display in your bathroom
    - Mouthwashes that are delightful, delicious and alcohol-free for a moisturized mouth; working with your body's natural defenses to wash away bad-breath germs
    - Breath sprays that are stylish, easy to carry and perfect for fresh breath on the fly

    *Available at Duane Reade, Walgreens and select Targets across the U.S.

  • Healthy Skin: The Spa Sonic 7-Piece Skin Care System, $39.99 9 of 16

    If you've been dying to try the Clarisonic but don't want to invest, Spa Sonic has all the benefits at a fraction of the price. This 7-piece professional skin care system deep cleans, tones, smoothes, and polishes. It's waterproof and ideal for using in the shower, bath and sink. It includes 4 attachments: a small face brush, a large body brush, pumice for smoothing rough areas, and a facial sponge for micro-dermabrasion and reduction of fine lines. A skincare game changer!

    Get it here.

  • Julep Freedom Polymer Top Coat, $18 10 of 16

    Salt water and chlorine can cause wear and tear on your summer mani! Extend the life of your nail polish in minutes with Julep's Freedom Polymer Top Coat. Activated by natural light, it creates a unique polymer force field that prevents chipping for days longer than regular top coat, leaving your nails with a gel-like shine (but without gel-removal hassle). We're also a big fans of Julep's powerhouse founder Jane Park. Read Babble's exclusive interview with Jane here.

    Get it here.

  • STRETCHY! 11 of 16

    Celeb and new moms Tia Mowry-Hardrict and Tamera Mowry-Housley recently announced the launch of their new product line, Needâ„¢ — healthy products for moms and moms-to-be. Along with MILKY!â„¢, a lactation-enhancing herbal tea supplement, the line features STRETCHY!, a deep moisturizing treatment that reduces the appearance of stretch marks with all natural ingredients like Moroccan Argan oil and Cupuaçu butter. It's being exclusively sold at Destination Maternity®, Motherhood Maternity® and A Pea in the Pod® stores nationwide starting in July. Stay tuned for an interview with the T&T!

  • Beach Waves: Nuance Salma Hayek Texturizing Sea Salt Spray, $13 12 of 16

    If you lay off the heat in the summer like I do but air drying leaves your hair a frizzy mess, sea salt sprays will be your savior! They provide weightless volume and moisture lock for textured, beachy waves. I picked up this inexpensive bottle from Getting Gorgeous with CVS Beauty Club and it does the trick. TIP: run the dryer through for a minute or two and the hold is that much better!

    Get it here.

    Need more beach spray recommendations?

  • Laura Mercier Flawless Skin Face Polish, $24 13 of 16

    A must before self tanning or air brushing, this delicious exfoliating scrub with tiny purifying beads cleanses and removes dead skin cells. It's super gentle and smells great!

    Get it here.

  • Bold Color Eyes: CoverGirl’s Easy Breezy Summer Collection $6+ 14 of 16

    Embrace summer's bright colors with a bold eye. CoverGirl's NEW Easy Breezy Summer Collection including Flamed Out Shadow Pencils and Pots and Clump Crusher Mascara, will help you make a statement without breaking the bank. Experiment with this summer's hottest blendable hues, all in perfect travel sizes.

    Get them here.

    For colored liners, try my favorite, Urban Decay 24/7 Glide-On Eye Pencils.

  • Bio-Scriptives Repiderm $27 15 of 16

    If oily summer skin wreaks havoc on your complexion, Repiderm has your back. I've been using it for monthly breakouts and with 4.4% benzoyl peroxide it clears and prevent acne blemishes, pimples, blackheads, and whiteheads.

    Get it here.

  • H2O Plus & Walt Disney Sea Salt Body Wash, $20 16 of 16

    Don your Mickey ears in a new way this summer, compliments of H2O Plus. As the primary in-room amenities provider for Walt Disney Parks and Resorts, H20 Plus is bringing amenity-sized Disney versions of their cult-favorite products to property guests worldwide. In addition to Walt Disney World Resort, Disneyland Resort, Disney Cruise Line and Disney Vacation Club properties, H2O Plus products are available at international destinations including Hong Kong Disneyland Resort, Disneyland Resort Paris and Aulani, and Disney Resort & Spa in Ko Olina, Hawaii. Disney guests will also be able to purchase a variety of H2O Plus products, such as best-selling bath and body care products in Blushing Orange and Grapefruit Bergamot scents with Minnie, Goofy and Tinkerbell and my personal summer favorite, the Sea Salt Body Wash, at select resort retail locations, through an in-room resort catalog and online at

Which product(s) are you most excited to try this season?

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