The Lazy Girl's Guide to Summer Beauty Rehab

The Lazy Girl's guide to skin and hair repair.

Your summer memories aren't the only things fading as it turns to fall. Fix your flaking tan, dry skin, and damaged hair with these time-saving shortcuts.
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Don't Be So Callous

Padding around pool decks and beaches can cause rough patches and callouses on even the most pedicured feet. As you gear up to spend more time indoors, Lazy Girls should remember to coat their toes with a skin-softening formula to keep them feeling fresh.

The Body Shop Peppermint Cooling Foot Rescue Treatment, $18; thebodyshop-usa.com

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Ring Watch

After three months of happy hours and late night soirées, soothe your residual under-eye circles with the perfect eye cream. Look for formulas packed with light-reflective particles to blur out any crows feet, too. And always remember to wear sunglasses.

Bobbi Brown Hydrating Eye Cream, $49; bobbibrowncosmetics.com

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Hydrate Scorched Strands

Sun, salt water, and chlorine can strip away moisture and pigment from already-damaged locks. Baby your hair (and fight frizz) by upgrading your daily hair product to a moisturizing recovery spray.

Alterna Summer Hair Sun Recovery Spray, $19; amazon.com

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Soothe Tired Skin

As summer comes to an end, be careful not to use overly thick or heavy creams (this can lead to pimples). Until fall is in full swing, go for a gel-based moisturizer to revive your skin avoid a potential breakout.

DHC Soothing Lotion, $19; dhccare.com

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Defeat Dry Lips

Summer can do serious harm to you lips. Without SPF, your pout can recieve just as much sun damage as the rest of your face. So give your lips the special treatment with a exfoliating conditioner that sloughs away dead skin.

Bite Beauty Whipped Cherry Lip Scrub, $18; sephora.com

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Bye Bye Body Acne

Humidity, sweat, and clingy fabrics can all team up to create some unsightly blemishes on your back, shoulders, and chest. Before you get ready to snuggle into sweater season (wools can exacerbate bacne btw), banish body breakouts once and for all with a daily in-shower wash.

Neutrogena Oil-Free Acne Body Wash, $5.99; target.com

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Banish Spots

Dark spots are the number one indicator of sun damage, so amp up your arsenal for fading them out. Find a serum that gives you the ability to brighten small areas as well as your whole face.

Clinique Clinical Skin Tone Corrector, $47; clinique.com

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Slough Away Summer...

...Gently! Sunburns can leave you dry and peeling, so rid your mug of all that with an exfoliator that isn't too rough for your face.

Soap and Glory The Greatest Scrub of All Facial Exfoliator, $18; soapandglory.com

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Say Aloe to Fall

Even if you haven't scorched your skin much this summer, aloe can still come in handy. It immediately calms and soothes irritated skin no matter the cause!

First Aid Beauty Aloe + Soothing Gel, $20; firstaidbeauty.com

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Strengthen Your Tips

All those manicures and pedicures can leave nails brittle and weak. Back away from the polish for a bit, and use a good nail strengthener to boost growth and get them back to normal.

Sally Hansen Triple Strong Nail Strengthener, $2.89; sallyhansen.com

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Courtesy of Crest

Brighten Up

Your fading tan isn't the only reason why your teeth look a little bit darker. Summer staple beverages like colas, iced teas, and bright girly cocktails can do a number on your tooth enamel and leading to stains. Before you transition to fall's neutral makeup palette, do an express at-home whitening treatment to restore your grin to its full wattage.

Crest Two Hour Express 3D Whitestrips, $44.99; ulta.com

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Courtesy of Revlon

Find an Age-Fighting Foundation

What's the easiest way to keep skin soft, while repairing any early signs of aging? Find a foundation infused with ingredients like humectants and vitamin E to repair imperfections and attain a dewy glow as you head into fall.

Revlon Age Defying Makeup with DNA Advantage, $14.99; amazon.com

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