December 1, 2023


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#BeautyBitch: Summer 2021’s Best Beauty Drops

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Summer is quickly coming to a close and that means it’s time to get your hands on all of this season’s hottest beauty releases before it’s too late. From the creamiest bronzers to the shiniest lip glosses, we’ve got you covered on this summer’s must-have beauty drops. But, let’s be real––these products are going to become year-round staples in your beauty routine because they are that good.

Check out our top picks for Summer 2021’s absolute best in beauty!

Rare Beauty by Selena Gomez Always An Optimist 4-in-1 Prime & Set Mist ($24)

Going viral across all social platforms, this fine mist is like angel skin in a bottle. A few spritz before and after your makeup routine will have your skin looking plump, dewy, and oh-so-smooth!

Tree Hut Cotton Candy Body Scrub ($6)

It’s here because of #ShowerTok. You know it, you love it; use before body wash to uncover supple and soft skin with a delicious scent!

Colourpop Lizzie McGuire Blush Set ($24)

Who doesn’t love a bit of nostalgia? The Lizzie McGuire collaboration with makeup powerhouse Colourpop sent the Y2K stans into a frenzy with good reason! These blushes are ultra-pigmented and come in adorable packaging!

Charlotte Tilbury Hollywood Contour Wand ($38)

Cheek lipo in one little tube! Known to be an it-girl favorite, this contouring wand delivers a blendable formula with high pigmentation for a chiseled and refined look.

Zara Beauty Pressed Pigment Palette ($25)

One of the most unexpected beauty lunches of the summer, Zara Beauty delivered covetable products, including this ultra shimmery pigments palette that pack on the glam effortlessly!

Item Beauty Brow Chow ($15)

TikTok princess Addison Rae shocked the beauty world with the launch of her own line, Item Beauty. Filled with hits and misses, like every line that comes out, this brow pencil kept our brows looking perfect with an decent color range and excellent brush attachment.

Starface x Hello Kitty Lift Off Pore Strips ($7)

The highly wanted collaboration kept our pimples and blackheads looking adorable this summer.

Elaluz Beauty Oil ($39)

Brazilian bombshell and influencer powerhouse Camila Coelho dropped her beauty line this summer and brought a new holy grail into our regime with this ultra-repairing beauty oil!

The Tower28 ShineOn Lip Jelly 

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Tower28 has become a cult-favorite amongst lip-gloss wearers everywhere, and for great reason. This ShineOn Lip Jelly is a great example of form meeting function. With a beautiful shade range, ultra-glossy finish, and none of the tacky-stickiness that lip-glosses are infamous for, these Lip Jellies are likely to become your favorite everyday high-shine lip-gloss go-to. 

Shop the ShineOn Lip Jelly in Spicy for $14 on

The Patrick Ta Major Brow Lamination Gel

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After more than a year inside, we totally get it if you’ve forgotten your brow routine. But, bushy laminated brows are in right now, so it’s time to get it together! Luckily, this brow gel from Patrick Ta has got you covered. This potent clear gel will hold all of your unruliest brow hairs in place all day to give you that runway-ready look. 

Shop the Major Brow Lamination Gel for $26 on

The Golde Travel Kit

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If this year has taught us anything, it’s that the key to beautiful skin is a well-maintained diet. Easier said than done, am I right? Golde makes it easier for us all, though, with their power supplement powders and blends. This travel kit will give you all of the added benefits you need to stay picture-perfect inside and out––you’ll definitely get in all of your wellness needs with their Debloat Ade, Destress Ade, Skin Hydration Ade, and Superfood Latte Sampler. 

Shop the Travel Kit for $78 on

The Glossier Solar Paint

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This new Bronzer from Glossier is probably one of the most anticipated releases from the cult-beauty brand. Fans have been begging for a Glossier Bronzer, and it’s finally here! A cousin to the iconic Cloud Paint, the Solar Paint is guaranteed to give your skin a beautiful, barely-there sun-kissed glow without too much fuss. 

Shop the Solar Paint in Heat for $20 on

The Lancôme Teint Idole Ultra Wear All Over Concealer

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It’s summertime, and that means that everyone is chasing that barely-there dewy glow. This new concealer from Lancôme is both lightweight and has a great amount of coverage, with a glowy sheen that will keep you looking photo ready. 

Shop the Teint Idole Ultra Wear All Over Concealer for $29 on

The UOMA Beauty High Life Face Palette

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In our view, everybody needs a multidimensional face palette for the summer. Who has the space in their beach bag for completely separate highlighters, contour, and blush products? Not us! In comes UOMA Beauty with the perfect solution. With two dazzling highlight shades, a glittery blush, and a matte bronzer, this face palette is the perfect all-in-one addition to your makeup collection.

Shop the High Life Face Palette for $39 on

The Fenty Beauty Gloss Bomb Heat Universal Lip Luminizer and Plumper

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Fenty Beauty has been a leader in the beauty space for a while now. This new release is a great reminder of why. The Gloss Bomb Heat takes everything you love about the original––the high shine wet look, the beautiful shade range, and the comfortable wear–– and makes it even better by adding a lip plumping element. This one’s for all the tiny-lipped baddies who want to get a fuller lip look into their makeup routines. 

Shop the Gloss Bomb Heat Universal Lip Luminizer and Plumper for $22 on

The Chantecaille SeaScreen 30 Sunscreen Mist

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Sunscreens are so important to beauty routines year-round, and even more so in the summertime. But it can be so hard to find a sunscreen that’s not greasy and actually feels good on your skin. This reef safe sunscreen is an excellent choice: it feels great on the skin, isn’t greasy, and made with fantastic ingredients like wild moss rose and ashwagandha root extract.  

Shop the SeaScreen 30 Sunscreen Mist for $69 on

The Natasha Denona Zendo Eyeshadow Palette

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This eyeshadow palette is a must-have for this summer and beyond. Natasha Denona is known for their excellent pigmentation and eyeshadow formulation, and this palette is no exception. It has a great wear-time, and the color payoffs are immaculate. This palette also has a fun color range, with a great mix of warm and cool tones that will help you cover all your bases and try out fun looks this summer. 

Shop the Zendo Eyeshadow Palette for $65 on

The Saie Sun Melt Bronzer

Cream bronzers can be tricky to use, especially when they just uncomfortably sit on top of your skin. Enter the Saie Sun Melt Bronzer––a lightweight, creamy bronzer that’ll literally melt into your skin to give your skin a beautiful sun-kissed sheen. The Sun Melt Bronzer’s creamy consistency aims to help you both build and define your look “without overdoing it.” 

Shop the Sun Melt Bronzer for $28 on

 The Drunk Elephant O-Bloos Rosi Glow Drops

This summer was a moment for the makeup-meets-skincare movement. And we saw Drunk Elephant––a massive skincare brand––move forward with the launch of their O-Bloos Rosi Glow Drops blush. The blush is a skincare product, designed to boost your skin’s free-radical-fighting protection. This product is rich in omega fatty acids and is a cleaner alternative to traditional blushes. 

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