There’s no need to have a cruel summer (unless you’re a Bananarama fan) when it comes to presenting your best face forward this season. Check out these sun-ready shades that will keep you looking hot, day or night.


The Aqualilies for TARTE limited-edition collection is inspired by America’s most glamorous synchronized swimming group. The summer palette features Amazonian clay waterproof eye and cheek makeup ($38). Also shown: Tarte’s Glamazon pure performance 12-hour lipstick in Timeless ($26). Available at Sephora and Ulta.

Swing like the ‘60s with the Mad Men Collection from ESTEE LAUDER. Limited-edition shades for the cheek (shown in Light Show, $50), nails (shown in Pink Paisley, $24), and lips (shown in Pinkadelic, $30) pay homage to the Emmy Award-winning hit show. Available at fine department stores.

AERIN’s Summer Style Palette has everything you’ll need for sun-ready eyes, cheeks and lips ($70). Also shown: Aerin’s Lip Gloss in Sunset and Shell ($30 each). Available at Neiman Marcus.



Take an exotic journey with DIOR’s Diorskin Nude Tan Paradise Duo for a sun-kissed glow (shown in Coral Glow, $56). And for that perfect summer smoky eye, the 5-Colour Designer Eyeshadow palette in Blue Lagoon ($60). Available at Dillard’s Galleria.

For a summer night out, MAC’s Temperature Rising collection is exactly what the doctor ordered! The Powder Blush is shown in Hot Nights ($21), along with sizzling Lipglass shades like Rhythm and Under-Dressed ($16.50 each). Available at MAC, Macy’s and Nordstrom.

Give a nod to the glamorous Golden Age with PUR MINERALS’ Art Decadence collection. The four-piece kit includes Golden Age Eyelines/Eye Shadow Duo, Mosaic Powder in Ornamental, Vintage Pink Lip Gloss and Boutique Pink Nail Polish ($42 for the set).

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