Our Favorite Skincare Products for Soothing Sunburns, Sweat-Proofing Makeup, and Staying Cool This Summer

Just like the weather, your skincare routine may change with the seasons. Scroll through to find our best summer skincare products, whether you're looking to protect from the sun, soothe burns, or keep your makeup from sliding off. 🙃

Published
August 5, 2021
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Indie Lee
Soothing Cleanser
$
34

"Great for sensitive skin! I typically use this face wash to treat any unexpected redness or irritation like a sunburn." -Olivia

Sephora
Youth To The People Superfood Antioxidant Cleanser
$
36

"Okay, this is my year-round face wash, but I'm calling it summer skincare because it's so quick and easy and feels soothing, which is what my summer routines need." -Mary Anne

Sephora
Caudalie Vinosource-Hydra SOS Intense Hydration Hyaluronic Acid Serum
$
49

"I don't know how to describe this product other than saying it is a glass of water for your skin." -Olivia

Sephora
Watermelon Glow Niacinamide Dew Drops
$
34

"I look like a glazed donut (in a good way…?) wearing this serum, and I want to look dewy all summer. I like that it can go as the last step of your skincare routine or first step of makeup." -Mary Anne

Sephora
Glowy Super Gel in Sunglow
$
25

"I use this product as my base. It offers a natural, hydrated, and sun kissed glowing look within seconds." -Olivia

Sephora
Tower 28 Beauty Daily Rescue Facial Spray
$
12

"The SOS Spray reduces my redness in record timing." -Olivia

Sephora
Merit Beauty Day Glow
$
30

"Okay, so. I'm fully obsessed with this product. If I were to put one thing on my face everyday, this would be it. Not all highlighters are created equal. Some are too sparkly, others don't blend well over over skin products. The Day Glow is dewy, pearly, and pure perfection." -Olivia

Sephora
Ilia Color Haze
$
32

"I could talk for days about this multi-use cream/liquid pigmented product. I use the smallest amount on my cheeks and lips for a pop of color. It's easy to take on the go for summer travel too!" -Olivia

Target
Coppertone Pure & Simple Baby Sunscreen Spray SPF 50
$
10

Pro tip: always buy baby sunscreen because it doesn't smell bad.

Unsun
Mineral Tinted Face Sunscreen
$
29

This sunscreen doubles as a tinted moisturizer, all without residue or white cast.

Supergoop
Supergoop (Re)setting 100% Mineral Powder SPF 35
$
30

"Sweaty girl summer is a given and the challenge is always trying to avoid my makeup from melting off my face. This (re) setting powder is great to reapply sunscreen without messing up my makeup, and to avoid being a shiny, oily mess!" - Jenny

Topicals
Faded
$
36

Being in the sun can trigger hyperpigmentation, and Faded can help balance skin tones.

Kinfield
S.O.S Rescue Mask
$
26

"Did you get a little too much sun over the weekend? Slather on this creamy hydrating mask for a restorative treatment." -Olivia

Target
Nature Republic Soothing & Moisture Aloe Vera 90% Toner
$
12

An aloe-based toner is cooling, which makes it perfect for the summer.

Kinfield
Sunday Spray
$
22

Let the power of spearmint, aloe, and cucumber soothe sweaty skin.

Cocokind
Sake Body Lotion
$
19

Skincare means bodycare, too! This lotion lightly exfoliates while it hydrates.

Oui the People
The Tone it Around Set
$
85

With this elevated shave set you can shave, hydrate, and prevent ingrowns all in one.

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