Keep Summer Going With Fresh Beauty Products!

My kids are back in school. but it is still summer!  Even though it is cooling down a bit, it is still warm and sunny out (when we’re not getting summer storms!)

I’m squeezing every last minute of summer out with the following gorgeous products.  My faves include an eyeshadow palette that will work for summer and fall, everyday self-tanner moisturizer, a sunny fragrance, tropical shampoo and conditioner:

CARGO The Land Down Under Eye Shadow Palette
CARGO The Land Down Under Eye Shadow Palette

CARGO The Land Down Under Eye Shadow Palette ($34 USD) — This season, Cargo Cosmetics is taking you on a vacation to Sydney, Australia through The Land Down Under Eye Shadow Palette. Inspired by the sand, water, and foliage of Sydney, Australia, this 12 shadow palette is accompanied by a dual-ended brush eye pencil and features warm, matte neutrals, shimmery bronzes, rose golds and cool toned shades in ocean-hued blues and a bright foliage green. Like all Cargo Cosmetics’ palettes, shades are laid out in 3 quads and 6 duos perfectly coordinated for easy to achieve day and night looks.

What I think: These eyeshadows are gorgeous!  They are very well pigmented and there is a range of shimmers and mattes, which I love.  My favorites include Domain, a stunning green, Bridge, a sparkly bronze and Koala, the perfect matte tan!  I will be wearing this for the rest of the year (and into the next).

The palette is available at,, select Kohl’s Departments Stores and

Jergens Natural Glow Daily Moisturizer
Jergens Natural Glow Daily Moisturizer

Jergens Natural Glow Daily Moisturizer ($8.99 USD) — Natural Glow Daily Moisturizer is infused with a botanical blend of antioxidants and Vitamin E to help keep skin healthy-looking and nourished. The formula delivers the optimal amount of naturally-looking, glowing color to enrich the appearance of skin over time. The formula, with Erythrulose and DHA provides gradual color development over the course of a week to create a natural-looking summer glow.

Jergens® Natural Glow Daily Moisturizer is part of the newly reformulated Jergens®Natural Glow collection, featuring revolutionary odor-reducing technology, designed so that you don’t experience that smell that typically comes with applying a color enhancing formula. The innovative, exclusive technology effectively neutralizes malodor for the ultimate glow experience.

What I think: This is one of my favorite self tanners.  I use it everyday because it’s such a nice moisturizer.  Plus, the more I use it, the more I glow!  It has a nice scent, too.  Great for going into fall when I’m not ready to lose my tan.

Purchase at grocery, mass retailers and drugstores nationwide

FLOWER Sunshine Fragrance
FLOWER Sunshine Fragrance

FLOWER Sunshine Fragrance ($19.97 USD) — New for summer, Drew Barrymore introduces Sunshine to her FLOWER Beauty fragrance collection. The fresh, energetic scent is designed for the optimistic, hopeful and sunny girl – always dressed with a smile. With floral and citrus notes, the new fragrance features bright yellow packaging, reflective of sunshine-filled, happy days.

  • TOP NOTES:  Italian Lemon, Lady Apple, White Freesia
  • MID NOTES:  Yellow Peony, Pear Blossom, Jasmine Sambac
  • BASE NOTES:  Sweet Cassia, Clean Musks, Yellow Amber

What I think: This is a lovely, fresh scent.  It is so soft and perfect for everyday wear.  It is bright with the citrus and a bit sultry with the musks and amber.  And it is so affordable!

Available at Walmart or

Garnier Whole Blends Hydrating Shampoo & Conditioner with Coconut Water & Vanilla Milk Extracts ($4.49 each) — Their moisturizing yet refreshingly lightweight formula blooms with a tropical fragrance of coconut water & vanilla milk, bringing to life their wholesome care that quenches and softens de-hydrated hair. Massage into wet hair, lather and rinse thoroughly. Follow with their Hydrating conditioner. For extra care, indulge in their Hydrating mask treatment.

What I think:  First of all, the fragrance of this is so amazing, it’s a warm coconut and vanilla scent.  So tropical!  I love how hydrating this is, plus I love that it is made with natural ingredients. Perfect for washing every day!

Available at mass retailers nationwide or






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