10 Summer Beauty Woes Solved

From chipped pedicures to frizzy hair, summer can take a toll on your looks. Here, 10 fast fixes to keep you looking cool. 

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Beauty Woe: Chipped Nail Polish

Exposure to sun, chlorine and sand can wreak havoc on a pedicure. 

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Quick Fix: Orly Rubberized Base Coat

But this base coat will bond to your bare nails to ensure polish stays put. Our record: two weeks without a single chip. 

 

$8; Click to Purchase

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Beauty Woe: Frizzy Hair

Humidity causes even the most tame tresses to go wild. 

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Quick Fix: Alterna Kendi Oil

A drop of Alterna's smoothing Kendi oil on damp hair will banish frizz and add shine for an all-around more manageable mane. 

 

$24; Click to Purchase

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Beauty Woe: Excess Sweating

There's no way around it. Summertime=sweat. Click on for stay-dry solution.

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Quick Fix: Clean Body Veil

This moisture-absorbing body powder contains time-relased scent capsules to keep you feeling (and smelling) fresh all day.

 

$28; Click to Purchase

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Beauty Woe: Oily Skin

Hot temps can cause skin to look greasier than a slice of pizza. Keep clicking for a slick-eliminating quick fix.

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Quick Fix: Boscia Blotting Papers

These lightweight sheets wick away oil, while keeping your makeup in tact.

 

$10; Click to Purchase

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Beauty Woe: Razor Bumps

Slipping on a swimsuit can be stressful enough. Dealing with tiny red bumps on your legs and bathing suit line? Another unnecessary headache. 

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Quick Fix: Schick Quatro Razor

This streamlined razor contains 4-ultra thin blades and an aloe-infused band to eliminate bumps caused by typical dual-blade shavers.

 

$8; Click to Purchase

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Beauty Woe: Pale Skin

Feeling Casper-esque but wouldn't dare of laying in the sun? Read on for an easy way to get a glow. 

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Xen Tan Mousse

This olive-tinted self-tanning mousse adds the perfect golden shade to otherwise pasty skin. 

 

$29; Click to Purchase

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Beauty Woe: Sun-Damaged Hair Color

UV-rays can ruin salon-colored strands. To keep your hue, click on. 

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Quick Fix: Alterna Bamboo Color Care UV + Fade Proof Fluid

This weightless hair serum can be added to your everyday styling product to block out color-ruining UVA and UVB rays.

 

$24; Click to Purchase

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Beauty Woe: Peeling, Sunburned Skin

Goofed on your SPF application? Read on for a skin-saving salve. 

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Quick Fix: Korres Yoghurt Cooling Gel

Relief in a bottle. This ultra-cooling gel calms inflamed skin with yogurt and soothing plant extracts. 

 

$24; Click to Purchase

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Beauty Woe: Melting Makeup

Problem: Your shadow is slipped down your cheek. Read on for a makeup stay-put solution.

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Urban Decay All Nighter Long-Lasting Makeup Setting Spray to Go

This lightweight mist keeps shadow, foundation, blush and concealer in place for up to 16 hours. 

 

$11; Click to Purchase

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Beauty Woe: Chapped Lips

A day in the sun can leave lips cracked and sun-burned. Read on for a lip-saving secret. 

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Quick Fix: Fresh Sugar Lip Treatment SPF 15

This conditioning lip balm keeps lips smooth with natural exfoliant sugar and protected with SPF. 

 

$23; Click to Purchase

 

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First Published July 13, 2011

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