Summer is here and so is the hot hot weather. This is the best time to get that glowy, dewy glass skin look. Whether you achieve it through makeup or skincare, there are so many ways to make your skin look naturally hydrated and glowing. We all know how hot summer can get, so, less is more in this situation. What better way to show off your glow than with some light colorful fashion pieces? In honor of Juneteenth this month, here are some summer essentials from Black-owned brands that you can get this summer:
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Hyper Skin Vitamin C Serum
Say hello to clear and bright skin all summer! This serum is amazing for hyperpigmentation and will leave your skin glowing. Its anti-inflammatory ingredients also help prevent future breakouts.
Black Girl Sunscreen ‘Make It Matte Sunscreen’ SPF 45
If you have oily skin, this sunscreen will be perfect for you! This Black-owned brand was created by a woman of color for people of color. Because some mainstream sunscreens leave white casts on darker skin, Black Girl Sunscreen was created with this in mind. Their sunscreen dries clear and will not leave you looking ghostly white.
Shani Darden Oil-Free Moisturizer
This lightweight cream is another great product for those with oily skin. It provides fast absorption and weightless hydration. Your skin will feel fresh and hydrated, which makes for a great base for sunscreen and the rest of your makeup routine.
Keys Soulcare ‘Let Me Glow’ Illuminating Serum
Want that glow-from-within look? This illuminating serum, which also acts as a primer, will do the trick. The sheer golden tint of the serum complements all complexions and creates the perfect natural glow when paired with a light to medium-coverage foundation or skin tint.
EADEM Cleansing Balm
Having good skin includes a good cleanser. This Black and Taiwanese-owned brand created and designed its products with the POC community in mind. Finish your night off with this gel-like cleanser that removes your makeup and sunscreen. It’s also a great way to start off your morning!
Topicals High Roller Ingrown Hair Tonic
Dressing for the warm summer weather can be tricky when you struggle with ingrown hairs. This serum includes AHA and BHA to help soothe and calm irritated skin around areas where ingrown hairs may occur.
LYS Beauty Liquid Highlighter
This liquid highlighter is exactly what you need to achieve that effortless glow-from-within look. Mix it with your foundation or skin tint, or apply it under. Either way, this product will give you that natural summer glow.
Fenty Beauty Blurring Skin Tint
Need something to mix your liquid highlighter with? Look no further. This is probably the most well-known Black-owned brand and for good reason. If you need something lightweight with buildable coverage, this skin tint will be perfect!
Pat McGrath Labs LUST: Lip Gloss
If you need a good and luxurious lip gloss, Pat McGrath Labs makes stunning makeup. Vogue even called her the most influential makeup artist in the world! If that’s not enough reason to support this Black-owned brand then what is?
Bread Beauty Supply Curl Capturing Gloss
Want your hair to also shine this summer? This hair gloss is made to accentuate wavy to coily hair types. It helps enhance and hold the curls while also helping with their shine. The light will reflect off your hair, making it look healthy and hydrated.
Danessa Myricks Beauty Glow Serum
This is another product that will give you that glow-from-within look. The serum includes hyaluronic acid to add hydration to your skin and give you a radiant finish that is great for prepping the skin for makeup.
Juvia’s Place Liquid Eyeshadow
If you want a glam look this summer without feeling the heavy product on your face, liquid eyeshadow is great for that. All you need is a swipe on your eyelids and you can just blend it out with your fingers. It’ll give you an effortless glam look while looking super glammed up.
Telfar UGG Tote Bag
With Telfar’s rise in popularity this past year, their collaboration with UGG is the perfect accessory to wear out this summer. Pastel pink is great for a sunny day when light colors are super great to prevent overheating.
Lurelly Cloud Silk Dress
This dress can be worn in many ways. You can wear the sleeves on or off-shoulder, or not at all! The sleeves are lightly sewn to the dress so it can easily be taken off to achieve that minimalistic style.
Brandon Blackwood Sunglasses
This Jamaican and Chinese designer specializes in handbags and accessories. The sunglasses make for a great summer accessory, especially when it’s bright and sunny out. They are also very versatile and can go super well with a wide variety of outfits and looks.
Adore Adorn Ring Set
These colorful rings are a great addition to a basic or minimalistic fit. What better way to elevate the style of an outfit than by adding some pops of color?
Humans Before Handles Necklace
This necklace goes super well with the ring set previously mentioned as they are both similar in color pattern. Pairing them together would really scream summer. It would make a basic outfit pop while also not drawing all the attention to the necklace itself.
Jessica Rich Heels
This pair of heels goes super well with various outfits. Its simplicity is great for pairing with any statement piece. The laces can also be an attention catcher on their own.
Bernard James Bracelet
This bracelet is a great addition to any fit. No matter what style you’re looking for, this is a great accessory to add. Its design is great for styling up or down.
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