Feeling tired from summer plans or restless laying around the house? POPSUGAR has you covered.
When summer strikes, our list of “to dos” becomes longer. The warm weather brings with it an array of Instagram worthy moments and time for yourself can slip through your fingers. Whether you’re running around or having a staycation at home, POPSUGAR is there to provide you with self-indulgent essentials. This season’s Must Have Box features products that make self-care so good you may even want to cancel your plans for some R&R.
Note: This PopSugar summer box is sold out – all new subscriptions will start in the fall.
Be The Boss Lip Gloss
Beauty by Popsugar was created in February of this year as an extension from parent brand PopSugar. Made for real women (that is powerful women), each product is focused on giving what readers want in their beauty routines. With healthy ingredients that take care of skin first and minimal, on-the-go packaging, the brand creates makeup that can be used for natural everyday looks or those for nights out.
To give a little bit of shine to your makeup look, the brand has launched the shade “Time After Time” in of Be The Boss Gloss collection. With a non-sticky formula, a warm vanilla scent, this lip gloss has a nude tint that can be used on its own or built to create a puckered look. Shea butter, soybean oil and Vitamins E and C moisturize and brighten. Essentially it gives some shine without sacrificing care for your lips – what can be better? The easy to carry packaging also makes for smooth application if you’re conquering your to do list or simply chilling at home.
Sunday Riley C.E.O Rapid Flash Brightening Serum
Summer means sun, which means we’re bound to get the daily dose of Vitamin D we’ve been waiting for. Though sunshine can do no wrong, too much exposure to UV can cause damage to the skin; hyperpigmentation can leave skin irritated and tone dull and uneven. This is where Sunday Riley comes to the rescue. With 15% concentration of Vitamin C- cough cough “gold”- the serum fades pigmentation, evens the skin’s surface, calms redness and brightens. The light texture of the formula has a smooth application that can easily be incorporated into a light skincare routine. Apply the serum after toner, lock in the ingredients with a moisturizer, and finish off with sunscreen for extra protection. This serum can be used on all skin types but Vitamin C works best when not combined with exfoliating ingredients.
Sphynx 3-IN-1 Portable Razor
Sometimes a quick shave comes in handy – it’s not all of the time when we end up with smooth skin. This portable razor is great for moments where an emergency shave is much needed. Encased in vibrant packaging discreet enough to bring anywhere, the razor has got the steps of shaving covered in one. The spray bottle, shea butter shave bar, and two disposable razors rotate to make way for an simple process while the circular shape allows for grip for precision.
Mrs. Meyer’s Lemon Verbana Bar Soap and Lavender Hand Sanitizer
It’s time to refresh and lay back with these Mrs. Meyer’s cleansing products. With natural ingredients and soft summer scents, these products add relaxation to your cleansing routine. Made with olive oil, coconut oil and glycerin, the soap keeps hydration locked while the mild herb lemon scent is gives a “zing” to your shower routine. To keep clean on-the-go, the hand sanitizer keeps hands clean and moisturized. With ingredients like aloe vera and glycerin and non-sticky formula, it’s not your typical sanitizer. The subtle sweet lavender scent relaxes in times when your busy schedule because a little too much. Another bonus is that the products are ethical and sustainable. Rainforest Alliance Certified (the palm oil in the soap) and packaged with recycled materials, both are not only good for your skin routine but also the environment.
Eberjey Wrap Robe
Winding down at the end of the night isn’t complete without comfortable loungewear. This is why Eberjey created a wrap robe that can be worn on those lazy or productive days around the house. The soft jersey cotton material is lightweight and breathable, making comfortable and coziness in the summer possible. To add to the feel, the baby pink fabric and contrast lining along the front of the robe are minimalistic and feminine, giving a new meaning to “stay at home clothes.” The brand, just like the robe, focuses on style and comfortability. Created by Ali Mejia and Mariela Rovito, Eberjey is a lingerie brand that creates products with softness and femininity to not only give comfort with loungewear but also through self-indulgence, self-love, and confidence.
Lele Sadoughi Circle Garland Earrings
There’s no better combination than a pop of color and summer style. Inspired by confetti and streamers, the vibrant patches of color against white and the trailing design (stone disks connected by 14K gold-plated rings) make these earrings a bold, creative accessory. Because the earrings are made with different stones, each piece is represented differently, adding a unique and detailed look to any outfit.
Mela Artisans Concha Round Box
It’s easy to forget the organization in your life. But with this Mela Artisans Concha Box, putting your items back in place becomes easy and stylish. In collaboration between POPSUGAR and Mela Artisans, an organization that upholds craftsman tradition and handcrafted products, artisans in Sambhal, India crafted a wood and brass vanity box with an iridescent mother-of-pearl cover. Whether it’s jewelry, makeup, polaroids, or even items gathered from summer adventures, the box is an ornate decor that goes well in any room.
Propel Watermelon Powder
Being on a workout grind or simply being active can have your body feeling tired, but these Propel energizing packets will have you energized. Each pack contains a watermelon mix that helps to return vitamins and electrolytes that is lost when you sweat. It’s also zero calories with no sugar added making it fit for a healthy lifestyle. Suitable to bring anywhere, all you have to do is pour the powder into water making giving what your body needs simple.
Ahmad Tea of London Fruit and Herbal Selection
And after a long day there’s nothing more soothing than sitting back and relaxing a cup of tea. This selection of tea includes four flavors -Peppermint and Lemon, Chamomile and Lemongrass, Detox, and Lemon and Ginger- that are all caffeine-free and made with natural ingredients. You can go traditional with hot tea in your favorite mug or create an ice tea with some added fruits to make a cooling drink.