With all the striking new shades we’re seeing, it might finally be time for a real matte nails moment. OPI’s Matte Alpine Snow is a chalky white ($8.50, opi.com), Knock Out Cosmetics’ Calamine is a shine-free version of ballet pink ($19, koknockout.com) and Zoya’s Posh is the same for true red ($6, zoya.com).
EOS Organic Lip Balm looks like a little anime egg. Inside is a dome of balm the size of a jawbreaker and deliciously scented in sweet mint, honeysuckle honeydew or summer fruit. $3.99, at drugstores.
Yves Saint Laurent’s Water-resistant Eyeshadow in Amethyst Grey has a subtle sheen and a touch of aubergine, making it as suitable for July as a crisp cotton sundress. $28.50, saks.com.
Revive Cellulite Erasure has a rich, creamy texture that’s not too sticky, and it left our thighs feeling a bit firmer after about a week. $210, saks.com.
Freeze 24-7 Mineral Makeup contains a powdered form of hyaluronic acid to help draw in moisture. The foundations, bronzers and blushes also contain the brand’s signature anti-wrinkle ingredient. $85 for the Freeze & Glow basics kit, freeze247.com
Elemental Herbology Beach Prep exfoliating scrub has an addictive scent that takes us straight to the tropics. Containing sea salts and fruit enzymes, it sloughs away dead cells in preparation for outdoor rays (or indoor sprays). $34; spacenk.com