50 Summer Beauty Buys

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With summer creeping upon us, it's time to prepare with Stylist's selection of the top 50 seasonal beauty products.

From shimmering hair protection to miracle body firmers, we have everything you need for a flawless summer.

Simply click on the images below to launch the gallery and let the holiday pampering commence.

  • Revlon Scented Nail Polish

    The fruity, long-wearing shades that look good enough to eat, now also smell good enough to eat.


  • Kerastase Soleil Huile Céleste Shimmering Protective Care

    Spritz this glistening UV spray onto hair throughout the day to protect from the sun and at night for subtle shimmering highlights.

    £18.30 ,

  • Nars Multiple in Orgasm

    The ultimate fool-proof multi-tasking cream stick. Sweep across eyelids, cheeks, the décolletage or even down shins to highlight, contour and colour. It’s no wonder one is sold every 5 seconds.


  • Aromatherapy Associates Body Brush

    Make body brushing a daily habit. Work in long, sweeping motions towards the heart to stimulate circulation, elimate toxins and give you smoother, brighter, bikini-ready skin.


  • Guerlain Terracotta Bronzing Powder

    Guerlain, makers of the first ever bronzers, are still setting the standards. Choose from a palette of shades for blondes or brunettes to ensure a natural, bronzed-looking skin with a matte, glowy finish.


  • Ole Henriksen Truth To Go Cleansing Wipes

    Handy, on-the-go wipes with all the power and skin-soothing properties of a creamy, wash-off cleanser. Perfect for beach, festival or simply a citrus-fresh pick-me-up.


  • Shu Uemura Pure:Nu Cleansing Oil-In-Gel

    This deep-cleansing oil-gel hybrid lightly purifies skin whilst the 50% moisturizing agents maintain hydration and suppleness.


  • Elizabeth Arden 8 Hour Lip Balm with SPF 15

    Easily chapped and sun-charred, lips are often forgotten when it comes to protection from the sun. This portable emollient-rich stick not only treats lips but also comes in handy for soothing bites, sun-burn and dry skin.


  • Compact Tangle Teezer

    If a day by the sea has left hair matted, sand-blasted and brittle, tease out the knots without pain or breakages with this beach-bag must-have.


  • Margaret Dabbs Exfoliating Foot Mousse

    A hard-hitting combination of tea tree leaf to purify, pumice stone to buff and emu oil to moisturize makes this a necessity for flip-flop feet.


  • Bumble&Bumble Texture

    Summer hair needn’t be too polished. This dry-moisture styling cream creates textured, matte, perfectly ‘undone’ styles.


  • Chanel Le Vernis in Mimosa

    For a subtle hit of sunshine bright, Mimosa - summer’s hottest shade - looks great against all skin tones. All you need to decide is fingers or toes?


  • Boots Soltan Once Face 8 Hour Sun Care Cream SPF30

    If you find constant reapplication a disruption to working on your tan, this is the cream for you. Applied once in the morning, before exposure to the sun, this easily-absorbed cream will protect you from the all day.


  • St Tropez Skin Illuminator

    Enhance and complement your skin tone with these lustrous light-reflecting highlighters. Choose Gold for olive skins, Rose for fair and Violet for a luminous ethereal finish for all.


  • ASOS Lily Hair Clip Brooch

    Clip this oversized lily into salt-sprayed beach waves for an easy beach-to-bar look (that also detracts from any fly-away frizz).


  • Clarins Oil Free Lotion Spray SPF 15

    A light, easily-absorbed spray that requires minimal rubbing-in effort ensuring you protect even those hard-to-reach areas.


  • Batiste XXL Volume Dry Shampoo

    The original gold-standard dry shampoo now has a volumising update for summer. The perfect antidote to flat, festival hair.


  • Balance Me Rose Otto Body Lotion

    Blending naturally active, organic ingredients with a rich, velvety-smooth texture this will soothe and calm even the most sensitive or irritated skin - perfect for any sun over-exposure.


  • Clarins Tonic Firming Treatment Oil

    Applied either directly onto damp skin or mixed in with body lotion, this invigorating mix of pure essential and natural oils really works to de-puff and tone.


  • Rituals Sun Protection Express Mist

    Skimping on sunscreen application is a major no-no but when sun protection is this fuss-free, requires minimal rubbing-in and smells this heavenly, who would want to?


  • Liberty Headscarf

    Protect a sensitive scalp or unruly, frizz-prone hair from the elements whilst in the heat by wrapping it up in a light and bright scarf. We recommend natural materials such as silk or cotton to keep your head cool and a square shape for multi-way styling.


  • Laura Mercier Tinted Moisturiser

    The holy grail of beauty - hyper-real, flawless, dewy skin – is easily attainable with this skin-perfecting blend of tint and moisture.


  • Givenchy Phenomen’eyes Mascara

    Frame eyes and set off a glowing tan pool-side with this azure-blue waterproof mascara.


  • Clinique Repairwear Laser Focus Wrinkle & UV Damage Corrector

    This high-science high performance anti-ageing serum works to repair and brighten skin whilst eradicating fine lines.


  • Philip Kingsley Elasticizer Extreme

    Restore dry, damaged, sun-drenched hair back to its former glory with this intensive, hydrating treatment.

    £3.50 for 20ml,

  • Dior Svelte Reversal Body Countouring and Firming Concentrate

    A non-sticky gel that delivers smoother, firmer, more sculpted skin and even works on stubborn cellulite. Start your daily applications now in time for summer body-baring.


  • L’Oreal Glam Shine Fresh

    What could be more evocative of heady summer evenings than a slick of this bright, moisture-drenched lipgloss against gently tanned skin.

    £7.65 ,

  • Sisley Facial Sun Screen SPF 50+

    Indulgent but intelligent, this ultra-luxe protective treatment is one of the most advanced, protecting the cellular DNA of the skin.


  • Goody Spin Pin

    Humid, summer evenings require fuss-free hair so forget straightening irons or curling tongs. Instead, harness the staying power of these inventive grips by simply pulling hair into a bun and twisting one in from either direction.


  • Dermalogica Daily Microfoliant

    Summer in the city can take its toll on skin. Eliminate all traces of smog, sunscreen, sweat and make up with this gentle but effective exfoliator.

    £38 ,

  • Shiseido Blotting Papers

    Summer skin should glow, not shine. Absorb unwanted sheen without disturbing your make up by dabbing the t-zone with these fuss-free blotting papers.


  • Estee Lauder Bronze Goddess Soleil Eau Fraiche

    Simply sunshine, bottled. A sparkling citrus-floral captures the scent of sun-drenched, hazy, summer-days.


  • MAC Suntints SPF 20 Liquid Lip Balm

    Wear on bare lips for subtle colour and high shine or lacquer over lipstick for a lip protecting sheen.


  • Shu Uemura Art of Hair Essence Absolue

    A multi-tasking hair hero. Smooth through hair, wet or dry, to protect from the sun, eliminate frizz, infuse shine and re-hydrate.


  • Per-fekt Body Perfection Gel

    A summer skin saviour. Sweep the gel-mousse over legs, arms and décolletage for a smoothed, sun-kissed glow or choose the matte version for flawless skin-finishing.


  • Bobbi Brown Pot Rouge for Lips and Cheeks in Cabo Coral

    Whether you’re on a beach or in the city powders don’t tend to hold up too well in the heat. These cream blushers will give you a flush of colour with staying power.


  • Zoya Armor

    It’s not just your skin and hair that needs protection, prolong your manicure and guard your nails from the effects of chlorinate water and uv rays with this heavy-duty top coat.


  • Geilly Green Nourish Mask

    Sun, salt water, chlorine and even air-con can parch hair leaving it brittle and dull. Revive , soothe and condition it with this Dead-Sea mineral enriched mask.


  • Chanel Chance Eau Tendre Moisture Mist

    The fruity-floral fragrance with hints of jasmine and musk now comes in a soft, sheer moisture mist, ideal for lighter summer body-spritzing.


  • Benefit Creaseless Cream Eyeshadow in RSVP

    When the temperatures soar, choose creamy, long-wearing formulas to avoid product from slipping and sliding.


  • Clinique SPF 30 Body Cream

    A full-spectrum (UVA and UVB), waterproof cream that’s packed full of anti-oxidants and is gentle enough for even the most sensitive of skins.


  • Fekkai Marine Summer Hair Beach Waves

    Create sexy, salt-water styled beach hair wherever you are this summer. Simply spray onto dry hair for tousled waves.


  • Liz Earle Sunshade Botanical After Sun Gel

    Soothe sun-ravaged skin with this ultra-hydrating, vitamin-packed, cooling gel. A feather-light formula stops any stickiness making it perfect for both face and body - a suitcase space-saver.


  • Charles Worthington Sunshine Takeaways Shampoo & Conditioner

    A perennial holiday hair purchase, these shine-boosting miniature shampoos and conditioners, now with UV filter, make ideal traveling companions.


  • Giorgio Armani Heat Sheer Lipstick

    For the most on-trend way to offset a glowing summer tan infuse lips with a sunset-coral shade.


  • Aveda Protective Hair Veil

    Before basking in the sunshine spritz this water-resistant, lightweight, UV mist over hair to prevent it from drying out and the colour from fading.


  • Crème de la Mer The Mist

    Refresh and rehydrate over-heated summer skin with a spritz of this luxurious, moisturizing mist.


  • YSL Volupte Sheer Candy

    Combining the intense colour of a lipstick with the sheer texture of a balm this will give lips a just-bitten glossy stain.


  • Lancome Genifique Nutrics Youth Activating Cream

    A comforting, velvety-rich daily moisturizer that actively stimulates skin-protecting proteins for nourished, re-plumped and rejuvenated skin.


  • Kiehl’s Crème de Corps Soy Milk & Honey Body Polish

    Not only does this leave skin smelling delicious, the perfect balance of exfoliating granules and luxe creamy texture also leaves it smooth and super soft.