By Hillary Latos

While enjoying the great outdoors and summertime bliss, the elements such as chlorine, heat, humidity, and salt water can take a toll on our skin and hair.  Here are our top 15 favorite products and treatments to achieve that sexy beachy glow head-to-toe, even after the dog days of summer.

 


 

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  • Keep brassy hues at bay with Shu Uemura’s sulfate-free Color Lustre Shampoo that’s made with musk rose oil lipids that restore the hair’s natural varnish and protect against fading color, and save the cool blonde highlights with their purple-hued Shade Reviving Balm. Shu Uemura Color Lustre Shampoo and Color Lustre Shade Reviving Balm and Shampoo $48- $58; shuuemuraartofhair-usa.com

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  • Chlorine is notorious for stripping low lights out of color-treated hair. Davines Alchemic Shampoo and Conditioner reverses the effects of color stripping with organic pigments that put color back into your strands, with a wide range of colors, from silver to chocolate.  $24.50; us.Davines.com

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  • No one likes humidity, but it’s especially unwelcome for those with frizzy hair. Smooth out those strands with Keratin Complex Style Therapy that straightens without the damage of a flat iron. $21+; keratincomplex.com

 

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  • Our hair takes an inordinate amount of abuse in the summer from highlights, flat irons, and hairdryers. Replenish the moisture and shine with a Kerastase deep conditioning treatment or Shu Uemura Instant Replenish Masque from stylist Roman Kusayev at his namesake Flatiron salon; romanksalon.com

 

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  • Remove product buildup, excess oil, and sebum from hair follicles while giving your scalp a facial with JF Lazartigue’s Propolis Honeybee Jelly Treatment, which purifies, soothes, and heals oily scalps. $39; Jflazartigue.com

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  • Reverse the aging effects of the sun naturally with the five-step skincare system from AMG, naturally designed by nutritionist Linda Lizotte. Her unique and effective formulations are plant-based and include anti-aging cytokinins from plants of the Amazon, Sacha Inchi oil found in Peru, and Moringa Oleifera from the foothills of the Himalayas. $248; amgnaturally.com

 

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  • Block the harmful effects of strong summertime UV rays and replenish the skin with its own anti-aging ingredients with Bionova’s customized skin creams that contain protein blocks found within your dermal layers. With over 60 million possible combinations, this powerful formulation is tailor-made for your individual skin concerns and uses chromophores to protect against the entire spectrum of UV A and B rays.  $250+; barneys.com

 

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  • Protect your pucker against heat rash and chapped lips with Carmex’s line of SPF lip moisturizers, ranging from medicated formulas to moisture-rich lip balms. $2+; mycarmex.com

 

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  • Harness the power of bees with the all-natural Manuka Secrets all-natural skincare line that protects against environmental stresses using the indigenous New Zealand Manuka honey UMF 18+ in effective serums and facial creams. $10+; ulta.com

 

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  • A best seller in Japan, Baby Foot uses all natural fruit extracts to exfoliate the feet. Much more powerful than typical files, just leave the gel booties on for an hour, and a few days later your dead skin and calluses will literally molt off over the next few days, revealing new skin that’s as soft as a set of baby’s feet. $25; Amazon.com

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  • Not everyone was meant to get that Saint Tropez glow naturally. Thanks to Fake Bake Flawless, you can achieve that bronzed look safely without the sunburn in just 60 minutes—and without the unsightly odor. $26.50; ulta.com

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  • Put the moisture back into your skin with Ling’s SparkLING makeover mask that uses carboxy technology and bubbles on contact to bring massive amounts of oxygen to the surface, to deep clean pores while firming and contouring the skin with a moisturized and refreshed complexion. $80; Lingskincare.com

 

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  • While humidity can make it feel like the makeup is melting off of your face, feel like a celebrity at Rouge’s makeup salon in Soho. Get flawless makeup done in a relaxing setting that makes every woman feel like a star. Now through Labor Day the makeup artists even make house calls to the Hamptons.  Best of all, members can play a flat monthly fee for unlimited makeovers; rougeny.com/

 

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  • Get rid of cellulite and tone up for the beach (and beyond) with Kerstin Florian’s Body Slimming Solutions, which use a plant-based slimming serum and firming cream to create visibly smoother and firmer skin. $120   kerstinflorianusa.com

 

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