Nautical Fashion for Every Day

Nothing says summertime quite like freshly squeezed lemonade, ocean breezes, sun-kissed skin, and of course, any and everything nautical. Don't live by the coast? Not a problem. Beth Parker of s e e r s u c k e r + s a d d l e s shares these nautical inspired looks that are wearable even if you live inland!

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Sunscreens You'll Actually Look Forward to Applying

We all know we're supposed to wear sunscreen, but sometimes its sticky, greasy residue makes hiding indoors almost seem worthwhile. Fear not: These smooth-sailing sunscreens are a breeze to apply, and their barely-there formulas won't turn your beach day into a major bummer. Find your perfect match here!

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Anti-Aging Tips for Summer

Anti-aging gets even tougher when summer months hit and the sun¿s rays take a toll on your skin. We show you anti-aging tips designed for warmer weather so your skin stays smooth, soft, and youthful all season long.

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New Beauty Ingredients and Trends, Explained

If you've ever left the beauty aisle scratching your head at some of the latest cosmetic catchphrases (growth factors!?! sleep masks!?!), this story is for you. Here, top beauty experts break down the latest buzzwords in skin care and makeup. Consider this handy guide to some of the coolest new products and trends.

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Goof-Proof Self-Tanners

If you like the look of a deep tan or even just a subtle, sun-kissed glow, sunless tanner is the only way to go (no skin-damaging UV rays!). But we all know application can be tricky. One false move and you can be left with an obvious streak that lasts for days. Fortunately, the latest crop of glow getters makes a faux tan faux pas free.

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How to Get Shine-Free Skin

Oily skin can ruin your look, especially in the summer months. Learn the right types of makeup for oily skin, and how to apply makeup for a shine-free, matte face.

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12 Beach Bag Must-Haves

Summer days are meant to be carefree, but that doesn't mean you can drop the, um, beach ball with your beauty routine. Here are our favorite warm-weather essentials to keep you feeling and looking cool, chic, and well protected.

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Anti-Aging for the Body

When it comes to anti-aging, the face usually gets all of the attention. But the rest of your body skin ages just the same. Tackle brown spots and saggy, dull skin on your chest, tummy, arms, and legs with these simple dermatologist-approved steps.

Most of us layer on several facial potions a day in the pursuit of younger-looking skin, while slathering our body skin with nothing more than a thin coating of lotion. The problem with that: "Much like skin aging on the face, the body endures the same effects from sun damage, maturing, heredity, and hormones, including wrinkling, sagging, and spotting," says Marina Peredo, M.D., a dermatologist in Smithtown, New York. It's the same reason why we so often see women with facial skin that looks like porcelain, but a décolleté that resembles leather.

So should we use our face products on our body, too? Not exactly. "The skin on the body is thicker than that on the face, so facial anti-aging treatments don't penetrate as well," she says. Plus as we get older, cell turnover slows down. The result: a buildup of dull, dry skin, and uneven patches that further block the way for active ingredients. To remedy this, Peredo suggests exfoliating one to two times a week with a glycolic acid-based product. Try Glytone Exfoliating Body Wash ($30; dermstore.com). Regular sloughing will not only leave skin smoother and more radiant, but it will also help any anti-aging products you layer on top penetrate better. Another benefit: Brown spots (an unwanted side effect of too much unprotected sun) will also fade with exfoliation.

Another (easy!) way to get younger-looking body skin: Upgrade your daily lotion. Peredo recommends moisturizers with skin-plumping hyaluronic acid, protective antioxidants (like vitamins C and E), collagen-stimulating growth factors, and firming ingredients such as caffeine, seaweed, or CoQ10. We like Jergens Age Defying Multivitamin Moisturizer ($5; walmart.com) with vitamins A, C, and E. If your formula doesn't contain at least SPF 15, layer it with a separate sunscreen. "While it's important at any age, as we get older it's imperative to protect delicate and exposed skin from harmful UV rays -- especially the skin on the chest, neck, and hands, which gets exposed most and is thinner than other parts of the body," she says.

Learn the secrets to younger-looking hands.

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