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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At-Home Pedicure Tips

Need to get sandal-ready, stat? Try these four pro tricks for a salon-perfect look -- no appointment necessary!

Get Smooth

To slough off tough skin when you're time-crunched, skip the soak, and slather on a callus-removing cream that contains alpha hydroxy acids. Use a foot file to smooth rough spots. Then gently push back softened cuticles with a cuticle pusher.
Try: Deborah Lippmann Get Off Callus Softener ($38; beauty.com)

Hydrate Right

Look for a fast-absorbing formula and massage it all over feet, then swipe nails with remover to strip residue from the surface. This will help the polish adhere to your nails and resist chipping.
Try: Curél Foot therapy Lotion ($6.99; drugstores) and Cutex Nail polish Remover pads ($3.99; drugstores)

Shape Up

"Trim nails straight across, keeping the length even with the tip of your toe," says Deborah Lippmann, manicurist and founder of the eponymous nail care line. Go any shorter, and you'll run the risk of an ingrown nail. Also key: Soften square corners with a fine-grit emery board.

Be Bold

"It's easier to get used to bright shades when they're worn farther away from the eye," Lippmann says. This season's must-have hues: blue, green, and classic red.
Try: OPI Nail Lacquer in Eurso Euro ($9; opi.com for salons), Sally Hansen Hard as Nails Xtreme Wear Nail polish in Mint Sorbet ($2.99; drugstores), or Essie Nail Polish in Sunday Funday ($8; essie.com)

Learn how to apply a DIY gel manicure.

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