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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Summer 2014 Fashion Trends

Bright colors, retro silhouettes, flirty patterns -- we're taking a cue from our go-to style bloggers who prove that fewer layers don't mean we have to scrimp on style.

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    • Summer's Best Fashion Trends

      We've scoured the Internet and rounded up the hottest summer fashion trends from our favorite bloggers. Click on and get inspired!

    • Candy Colors

      Candy-color frocks bring to mind the glamour of a Palm Beach vacation. Accented by over-the-top shades and a metallic belt, this ensemble radiates and celebrates summer style.

      Get more information on this look at Fashion Tweaker.

    • Scalloped Crochet Shorts

      With feminine textures coming out to play all season long, crocheted details and lace are practically requirements! The scalloped edge of these dressy shorts adds an extra dose of playful girliness.

      Get more information on this look at Forever Chic.

    • The Retro One-Piece

      The retro one-piece has solidified itself as the "it" style for relaxation poolside or beachside this summer. Details like a sweetheart neckline and bustier-inspired stitching are going strong this season.

       

      Get more information on this look at Crystalin Marie.

    • Gingham and Floral

      Hardly any patterns scream summer more than picnic-appropriate gingham and colorful floral. A common color scheme throughout brings the two fabrics together in what can only be described as a quintessential summertime outfit.

       

      Get more information on this look at Holly Dolly Blog.

    • Modern Tropical Print

      Another warm-weather-approved pattern is the tropical print. Here, the look is given a stylish modern makeover in a form-fitting silhouette, finished by a pair of breezy ankle strap heels.

      Get more information on this look at To Vogue Or Bust.

    • Multitasking Maxi Dress

      Nothing works harder for you in the summer heat than a maxi dress! Equal parts casual and formal, this form-flattering frock will feel stylish, whether you're at the airport or your favorite downtown restaurant.

       

      Get more information on this look at Fashberries.

    • Sheer Detailing

      Although sheer fabric has the potential to feel a bit too daring in the off seasons, it feels right at home in the heart of summer. To complete the look, balance it with softer cotton fabrics and classic accessories.

      Get more information on this look at Crazy Style Love.

    • Ladylike Romper

      Never could we have predicted that the romper shape would come back in vogue, but the fresh take certainly has our attention. Nail the revitalized trend by layering on the accessories -- things like dressy sandals, tasseled jewelry, and oversize shades.

       

      Get more information on this look at Southern Curls & Pearls.

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      Simple Sundress

      The flirty patterns and soft fabrics of sundresses are, of course, a summer style staple. Here, a cinched waist helps to define shape, while a band of dotted white fabric at the neckline balances the bold print.

       

      Get more information on this look at Sarah Hearts.

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      Dos and Don'ts of Statement Necklaces

      Love the look of statement necklaces, but not sure if you can pull them off? Or do you love statement necklaces and need new inspiration on ways to wear them? We asked Grace Wainwright, author of A Southern Drawl blog and statement necklace aficionado, to give us her best tips. Click through for 10 fabulous statement necklace ideas!
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