To us, there are few things better than the arrival of summer. Aside from the obvious warm weather, Summer Fridays, and overall carefree joy that go hand-in-hand with this sunny season, the beauty launches surrounding it are also always the most exciting. Being that it's, you know, hot, there's a good chance we'll either be sweating or under water. Thankfully, once May or June rolls around, so do some of the most innovative new products in SPF and UV protection, waterproof and sweat-proof formulas, and other beach and poolside necessities.
We rounded up 14 of these beach bag-friendly beauty launches that we just can't wait to get our hands on, from long-lasting neon eyeshadow palettes to aftersun products for slathering on post-pool day. So, whether you're a barefaced beach-goer or more of a "full face of makeup no matter what" kind of person, these have you covered (in some cases, quite literally). Check 'em out, below.
Sol De Janeiro, Bum Bum Sol Oil, $38, available at Sol De Janeiro.
The brand that brought us that cult-favorite butt cream has now launched the ultimate beach body oil—nourishing ingredients, a subtle shimmer, SPF 30, and the brand's addictive tropical scent.
Ouai, After Sun Body Soother, $25, available at Sephora.
Ouai's brand new, first-ever body product is here to be your skin saver after a day spent in the sun, using aloe leaf juice, cucumber extract, and rose hip oil to restore moisture and cool and soothe the skin.
Kérastase, Soleil Huile Sirene Hair Oil Mist, $28, available at Kérastase.
Kérastase has brought its Soleil collection Stateside, and this multipurpose hair oil spray not only nourishes the hair and creates soft, beachy waves, it also offers your locks sun protection.
Supergoop! x Rebecca Taylor, Defense Refresh Setting Missed Broad Spectrum Sunscreen SPF 50, $28, available at Sephora.
This nifty new SPF setting spray makes it easy to protect your face and keep your makeup in-check throughout the day.
Anastasia Beverly Hills, Eye Primer, $23, available at Sephora.
This water-resistant eye primer is the perfect way to keep your look intact on particularly hot and sweaty summer days.
L'Oréal, Flash Cat Eye Waterproof Brush Tip Liquid Eyeliner, $9.99, available at L'Oréal.
L'Oréal's new waterproof liquid liner comes with an easy-to-use removable wing stencil, so you can create the perfect beach-ready cat eye on the go.
Bumble and bumble, Surf Styling Leave In, $29, available at Sephora.
Not only does this new leave-in styler give you the softest beach waves, but it also protects your locks from damaging UV rays.
Lorac, Neon Lights Pro Pressed Pigments Eyeshadow Palette, $29, available at Ulta.
Who doesn't love a little seaside neon? Luckily this Lorac palette has a long-lasting formula, making it the perfect companion for a day spent on the beach.
Clove + Hallow, Liquid Skin Tint, $26, available 6/18/2019 at Clove + Hallow.
Clove + Hallow's soon-to-launch Liquid Skin Tint is perfect for when you want a sheer wash of color that's truly light, and the demi-matte finish allows for a bit of dewiness to shine through. Bonus? It's made with a clean, 89 percent natural formula.
Amika, Supernova Blonde Violet Moisture And Shine Cream, $25, available at Amika.
Blondes, this one's for you! Tame frizz and hydrate ends while neutralizing your blonde, which, we all know can get brassy during the summer months.
Meow Meow Tweet, Everyday Sunscreen, $22, available at Meow Meow Tweet.
Clean beauty fave Meow Meow Tweet has come out with the perfect everyday sunscreen, a light rose geranium-scented lotion containing non-nano and uncoated zinc oxide.
Milk Makeup, Kush Waterproof Mascara, $24, available at Milk Makeup.
Dreams came true when Milk Makeup launched a waterproof version of its legendary Kush mascara this past 4/20.
Huda Beauty Resting Boss Face Setting Spray, $33, available at Huda Beauty.
For those days you really don't want to sweat off your makeup, look to Huda Beauty's new extra-strong hold setting spray.
Patrick Ta, Major Glow Body Oil in 'A Vision,' $52, available at Sephora.
If you want glowy beach skin with a subtle highlight, look no further than Patrick Ta's latest body oil launch, which has the prettiest subtle rose shimmer.
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