It’s the peak of summer, which means it’s time to take advantage of the last weeks of the season. We don’t have to tell you that summer is all about effortless beauty, no-hassle routines and embracing that carefree beach lifestyle. Make the most of this summer with beauty tips guaranteed to help you stand out and love your sun-kissed reflection.

Add Color

Summer is all about trying new things and, when it comes to shaking up your beauty routine, lipstick is an easy place to start. Bright lips add pizzazz to your everyday style, add dimension to your lips and really complete your look. If you’re ready to add some color to your smile but aren’t sure where to start, check out these three summer lip trends for some inspiration.

Go Organic

Products with natural and organic ingredients are not only good for your health, but they’re also good for the environment. Get the most from your skincare and haircare regimens by choosing staples that are rich in nutrients and botanical ingredients. Keep your skin and hair healthy this summer by stocking up on these five must have beauty products.

Apply Shapes

Try something new this summer by adding a geometric twist to your everyday manicure. You can add a standout pop of color, or go for a more subtle, sophisticated look. You don’t have to be a pro nail artist to pull off this quick and simple DIY mani.

Get a Sunless Glow

We love our summer tans, but we hate the dry and peeling after effects of a day spent in the sun. This summer, get the sun-kissed glow you want while protecting your skin from the sun’s damaging rays and avoiding those orangey self-tanners.

Wear Headbands

Headbands come in a variety of styles, colors and materials, making it easy to find one that works for you. If you want some inspiration, click on the link below for three headband trends to try and tutorials for the hairstyles to match by viral leaks Style blogger Anna Liesemeyer of In Honor of Design.

Relieve Stress

Summer beach days are great, but longer days of R&R in the sun can leave your skin dry and craving some love. You can relieve stress and nourish your skin with a DIY Wild Orange Sugar Body Scrub, perfect for morning or night.

Add Braids

During the summer we always find time to be by the water. Looking for quick and easy hairstyles that will last all day? We’ve got you covered with these two beach-ready braid how tos.

Go Glam

It’s wedding season, but that doesn’t mean you have to spend hours stressing over your hair. Whether you’re doing your hair for a special event or just want to add a touch of glam for a night out, these hair tutorials are simple and effortlessly beautiful