Summer Beauty Series: Everyday Favorites
To ring in the summer season, we’ve chosen our favorite beauty products for your wedding day, honeymoon, and every day after in our three-part Summer Beauty Series!
The final part of our series features beauty products essential for everyday use! From moisturizers to hand and body creams, these fragrant delights are sure to find a place on the counter of your new home and keep you feeling as fresh and youthful as you did on the day of your wedding and the day after returning from your honeymoon.
FarmHouse Fresh Pink Moon Hand & Body Cream captures the essence of the rich pink hues of Texas sunsets inside a natural, shea butter-enriched formula with a delicate spun sugar, licorice blossom, and raspberry scent. Use after washing your brand new registry dishware to soften and sooth skin while improving skin’s elasticity and moisture retention. Featuring shea and cocoa butters, jojoba seed and soybean oil, aloe, and vitamins A and E, this hand and body cream will envelop skin with a lovely and soft body whip. $14/2.4 fl oz., $30/8 fl oz.; farmhousefreshgoods.com.
Brise d’été No. 7 Eau de Toilette by Soft Surroundings is a fragrance inspired by summer breezes and French culture. Relive your European honeymoon each and every day by lightly spraying this blend on your body or onto fresh linens. The fresh scent features notes of exotic white pear, fresh citron, aromatic Neroli blossoms, and sophisticated Freesia petals with a base of musk and ambery woods. $54.95/3.4 fl oz.; softsurroundings.com.
LaLicious Sugar Soufflé Scrub uses an all-natural formula to exfoliate, hydrate, and smooth skin without irritation. With eleven incredible scents including Sugar Kiss, Island Guava, and Bown Sugar & Vanilla, these scrubs use ingredients such as cane sugar, coconut oil, honey, sweet almond oil, and vitamin E to exfoliate, absorb and retain moisture, and reduce the appearance of skin discoloration. Maintain your beautiful, healthy glow and take a deep breath of the island aromas to transport you daily to a tropical paradise. $34; lalicious.com.
Luminous Day Treatment by HEVIA MD SKIN SCIENCE utilizes the best ingredients to give your skin a soft, healthy glow. Skin damage is repaired with the super anti-oxidant red mangrove extract, while trans-resveratrol works as an anti-aging and skin brightening property. Vitamin C esters and laminaria algae strengthen the skin to give you even-toned and radiant skin reminiscent of your wedding day for years to come. $80/1 fl oz.; heviamdskinscience.com.
Kiss My Face Lavender Peace Soap offers a simple castile soap with 100% all-natural ingredients that is safe, gentle, and smells delicious. The all-natural ingredients include olive, coconut, and jojoba oils and are available in four scents including Lavender Mandarin and Pomegranate Acai. Available for purchase wherever natural body-care products are sold, ten percent of all profits support Seeds of Peace, a non-profit organization that brings teenagers together from opposite sides of conflict for one-of-a-kind leadership and conflict-resolution training. $2.99/3.4 fl oz., 6.99/8 fl oz., $8.99/17 fl oz.; kissmyface.com.
Estée Lauder DayWear Advanced Multi-Protection Anti-Oxidant UV Defense Broad Spectrum SPF 50 rejuvenates skin and combats the first signs of aging to give you a youthful glow for years to come after your wedding day. Worn alone, over moisturizer, or under foundation, this product protects skin against UVA and UVB rays, prevents premature aging with anti-oxidants, and diminishes fine lines, uneven tones, and discoloration that come with early signs of aging. $39/1 fl oz.; esteelauder.com.
White Grapefruit Hand & Body Lotion by Love Nature NYC blends natural oils and aromatic botanicals to uplift the spirit while leaving skin soft, smooth, and hydrated. Easily absorbable into skin, this lotion will not leave a sticky residue and allows you to lead an active life, since we know that even once the planning stops, life gets busy! Ingredients such as shea butter, jojoba oil, green tea, and white grapefruit give this product an incredibly fresh scent perfect for the summer season. $24/12 fl oz.; lovenaturenyc.com.
Opening photograph by Gruber Photographers