Makeup & nails

10+ ways to simplify your summer beauty look

Author: Elle Canada

Makeup & nails

10+ ways to simplify your summer beauty look

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Lazy girl summer must haves

Lazy girl beauty essentials: The treatment beads

These shade-boosting capsules contain vitamins A and E and silk proteins. Senscience True Hue Color Protecting Treatment Beads ($30.50), at professional salons. READ MORE: The 5 benefits of a facial massage

By: Vanessa Craft, Katherine Flemming & Jennifer Weatherhead Harrington Source: Geoffrey Ross Credits: ELLE Canada

Lazy girl summer must haves

Lazy girl beauty essentials: The glow maker

Fake it like you spent a week on a Greek isle—minus the credit-card hit for the first-class airfare. Giorgio Armani Maestro Liquid Summer is a satiny neutral-toned bronzer. Giorgio Armani Maestro Liquid Summer ($64), at Holt Renfrew, holtrenfrew.com; Hudson’s Bay, thebay.com; Sephora, sephora.ca. READ MORE: 6 hot weather makeup tips

By: Vanessa Craft, Katherine Flemming & Jennifer Weatherhead Harrington Source: Courtesy of Giorgio Armani Credits: ELLE Canada

Lazy girl summer must haves

Lazy girl beauty essentials: The lip colour

This pretty lip colour will last longer at the party than you do. Chanel Rouge Double Intensité in Pink Twist ($39), at chanel.com. READ MORE: The top ten treatments to try this summer

By: Vanessa Craft, Katherine Flemming & Jennifer Weatherhead Harrington Source: Geoffrey Ross Credits: ELLE Canada

Lazy girl summer must haves

Lazy girl beauty essentials: The body butter

Exfoliate, smooth and moisturize in one step with this luscious body butter. Lush Cosmetics Buffy Body Butter ($11.95), at lush.ca. READ MORE: 8 tips for your best bikini wax this summer

By: Vanessa Craft, Katherine Flemming & Jennifer Weatherhead Harrington Source: Geoffrey Ross Credits: ELLE Canada

Lazy girl summer must haves

Lazy girl beauty essentials: The sunscreen

The trek from the cabana to the pool is the equivalent to hiking Mount Everest.Take it easy with this spray. Banana Boat Sport Performance CoolZone SPF 50 Sunscreen Spray ($12), at drugstores and mass-market retailers. READ MORE: The must-have sunscreen this summer

By: Vanessa Craft, Katherine Flemming & Jennifer Weatherhead Harrington Source: Courtesy of Banana Boat Credits: ELLE Canada

Lazy girl summer must haves

Lazy girl beauty essentials: The nail saver

The ultimate lazy girl goes for naked nails with pristine cuticles. This soothing oil contains jasmine and rose extracts and vitamin E. Sally Hansen Cuticle Rehab ($8.95), at drugstores and mass-market retailers. READ MORE: 10 best fixes for damaged hair

By: Vanessa Craft, Katherine Flemming & Jennifer Weatherhead Harrington Source: Courtesy of Sally Hansen Credits: ELLE Canada

Lazy girl summer must haves

Lazy girl beauty essentials: The nail polish

Stop wasting willpower and use your makeup to help you stay in shape. When the chips and dip come out during game time, paint your nails—by the time your polish has dried, that bag of Doritos will be but a distant memory. (L) YSL La Laque Couture in Bleu Cyclades ($27), at ysl.com/ca. (R) Crabtree & Evelyn Deep Ocean Nail Lacquer ($6), at crabtree-evelyn.ca. READ MORE: Lazy girl summer beauty must haves

By: Vanessa Craft, Katherine Flemming & Jennifer Weatherhead Harrington Source: Geoffrey Ross Credits: ELLE Canada

Lazy girl summer must haves

Lazy girl beauty essentials: The sniff-test winner

Moisturizers and vitamins keep your underarms smoother than the Bradley Cooper clone you gave your number to last night. Dove Go Sleeveless Anti-Perspirant ($5), at drugstores and mass-market retailers. READ MORE: Summer slim down secrets

By: Vanessa Craft, Katherine Flemming & Jennifer Weatherhead Harrington Source: Courtesy of Dove Credits: ELLE Canada

Lazy girl summer must haves

Lazy girl beauty essentials: The sprays

There are more sprays on store shelves than smiley-emoji options on your phone. Spritz these on your body, hair and face. Vaseline Spray & Go Moisturizer in Cocoa Radiant ($7), at drugstores and mass-market retailers. Evo Water Killer Dry Shampoo ($14), at evohair.com. Make Up For Ever Mist & Fix ($34), at Sephora, sephora.ca. READ MORE: 5 incredibly easy summer hairstyles

By: Vanessa Craft, Katherine Flemming & Jennifer Weatherhead Harrington Source: Geoffrey Ross Credits: ELLE Canada

Lazy girl summer must haves

Lazy girl beauty essentials: The teas

We’re impressed by your lazy capacity. If you can find the strength to boil the kettle, try David’s Tea Organic The Skinny, which aids digestion, or Caudalie Draining Organic Herbal Teas, which use a blend of red vine grapes, blackcurrant, sweet orange peel and cinnamon to help eliminate bloat. David’s Tea Organic The Skinny ($9.50), at davidstea.com. Caudalie Draining Organic Herbal Teas ($14), at Sephora, sephora.ca; Murale, murale.ca. READ MORE: The 8 best juice bars in Toronto

By: Vanessa Craft, Katherine Flemming & Jennifer Weatherhead Harrington Source: Geoffrey Ross Credits: ELLE Canada

Lazy girl summer must haves

Lazy girl beauty essentials: The body serum

Bums that spend more time sitting in a chair than flexing on a StairMaster and, as such, aren’t as firm as the Gisele stock you’re after. This formula contains microspheres that slowly release caffeine when you sit on them: a tri-ball massage roller to get circulation going. Soap & Glory Sit Tight Intense XS Targeted Skin Firming Body Serum ($38), at Shoppers Drug Mart, shoppersdrugmart.ca. READ MORE: ELLE International Beauty Awards 2015

By: Vanessa Craft, Katherine Flemming & Jennifer Weatherhead Harrington Source: Courtesy of Soap & Glory Credits: ELLE Canada

Lazy girl summer must haves

Lazy girl beauty essentials: The arm candy

Dubbed “arm perfecting,” this cream tackles skin texture and tone. It’s an exfoliating lactic acid that contains caffeine for tightening and white sapphire for brightening skin tone. A bumpy massage applicator tip helps with microcirculation. Bliss FatGirl Arm Candy ($45), at Sephora, sephora.ca. READ MORE: The top 20 drugstore beauty buys

By: Vanessa Craft, Katherine Flemming & Jennifer Weatherhead Harrington Source: Courtesy of Bliss Credits: ELLE Canada

Lazy girl summer must haves

Lazy girl beauty essentials: The fixer

Remove weekend polish (glitter seemed so necessary for the cottage) in one sweep for Monday morning. Formula X Delete All 5-Finger Nail Polish Remover ($17), at Sephora, sephora.ca. READ MORE: 8 products you need for supermodel skin

By: Vanessa Craft, Katherine Flemming & Jennifer Weatherhead Harrington Source: Courtesy of Formula X Credits: ELLE Canada

Lazy girl summer must haves

Lazy girl beauty essentials: The smooth operator

Skip the salon and hit the snooze button. These wax strips warm up easily in your hands and leave legs soft and moisturized with aloe vera. Veet Natural Inspiration Wax Strips ($13 for 20), at drugstores and mass-market retailers. READ MORE: Pantone's 2015 colour of the year - Marsala beauty products

By: Vanessa Craft, Katherine Flemming & Jennifer Weatherhead Harrington Source: Geoffrey Ross Credits: ELLE Canada

Lazy girl summer must haves

Lazy girl beauty essentials: The tinted serum

This light-reflecting tinted serum has a formula that mimics facial serums and helps skin look smoother. The salicylic acid evens out skin tone, and the 6 percent pure caffeine improves fluid drainage and microcirculation. Vichy Cellu Destock Serum Flash ($50), at vichy.ca; at drugstores and mass-market retailers. READ MORE: Facelift facials to lift, firm and detoxify

By: Vanessa Craft, Katherine Flemming & Jennifer Weatherhead Harrington Source: Courtesy of Vichy Credits: ELLE Canada

Lazy girl summer must haves

Lazy girl beauty essentials: The refiner

If you do just one thing this summer, do flawless skin. Even better, do it in one step. Cargo HD Picture Perfect Pore Refining Primer ($39), at London Drugs, londondrugs.com; Lawtons, lawtons.ca; Murale, murale.ca. READ MORE: The best comfort beauty secrets

By: Vanessa Craft, Katherine Flemming & Jennifer Weatherhead Harrington Source: Courtesy of Cargo Credits: ELLE Canada

Lazy girl summer must haves

Lazy girl beauty essentials: The fragrance

Maison Martin Margiela Replica Lazy Sunday Morning Eau de Toilette Spray evokes the scent of fresh sun-dried laundry and rumpled bedsheets (when you’re still revelling in that blissful haze before one of you is forced to get up and make breakfast) with notes of lily of the valley, patchouli and white musk. Maison Martin Margiela Replica Lazy Sunday Morning Eau de Toilette Spray ($115 for 100 mL), at department stores. READ MORE: ELLE Canada editors reveal their first fave fragrance

By: Vanessa Craft, Katherine Flemming & Jennifer Weatherhead Harrington Source: Geoffrey Ross Credits: ELLE Canada

Lazy girl summer must haves

Lazy girl beauty essentials: The concealer

One swipe fades the dark circles caused by one too many margaritas. No Dark Shadows Complexion Enhancer ($20), at Shoppers Drug Mart, shoppersdrugmart.ca. READ MORE: All-star ingredients to have in your daily skin care routine

By: Vanessa Craft, Katherine Flemming & Jennifer Weatherhead Harrington Source: Geoffrey Ross Credits: ELLE Canada

Lazy girl summer must haves

Lazy girl beauty essentials: The skin booster

Even the most languid person can spare five minutes for skin that looks #nofilterready. Elizabeth Arden Ceramide Boosting 5-Minute Facial ($100), at Hudson’s Bay, thebay.com; London Drugs, londondrugs.com; Sears, sears.ca; Shoppers Drug Mart, shoppersdrugmart.ca. READ MORE: Skin care trends from around the world

By: Vanessa Craft, Katherine Flemming & Jennifer Weatherhead Harrington Source: Courtesy of Elizabeth Arden Credits: ELLE Canada

Lazy girl summer must haves

Lazy girl beauty essentials: The epsom salts

Bloating/water retention. Magnesium and sulphate are absorbed through the skin via the salt, and excess fluids in the skin/body are drawn out in return. How Throw two cups into your next hot bath. Body Blitz Epsom Salt ($8.95), at bodyblitzspa.com. READ MORE: The best lip balms and treatments

By: Vanessa Craft, Katherine Flemming & Jennifer Weatherhead Harrington Source: Courtesy of Body Blitz Credits: ELLE Canada
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10+ ways to simplify your summer beauty look