• Give a Gift
  • Customer Service
  • Promotions
  • Videos
  • Blogs
  • Win
  • Games

July 8, 2011

Summer Skin Beauty Countdown

Share
naked woman

Photo Credit: Jonathan Storey

Special Offer

HAIR-RAISERS

Summer's swishy, dropped hemlines don't excuse stubble. Check out the best methods to separate you from Lucy the Neanderthal.

One Year: New, at-home light-based tools make for affordable alternatives to pro laser hair removal. The new TRIA model boasts the same diode (light source) technology as professional systems, albeit at a milder dosage. But it covers more ground than past designs, thanks to a large treatment tip and longer battery life.

One Hour: We never thought we'd be signing up for DIY Brazilians, but smart waxing kits (Sally Hansen's kit comes with a plug-in temperature-controlled wax warmer) mean not having to take off undies in front of a stranger. For legs, Braun's handheld epilator pulls hair from the base with its vibrating coils. And the kit's presoaked, vitamin-B3-infused wipes exfoliate skin for baby-soft results.

15 Minutes: Old-school razors just got an upgrade: Gillette's newest model has body-butter moisture bars that nix shaving cream while still preventing razor burn and ingrowns.

Three Minutes: Down to the wire? Veet's In-Shower Hair Removal Cream lets you paint your already-wet legs with a water-resistant solution that stays put until you wipe it off minutes later.


Share
Connect with Marie Claire:
Advertisement
horoscopes
daily giveaway
One (1) winner will receive a year’s supply of makeup products from L’Oréal Paris (ARV: $188) and a year’s supply of hair products from L’Oréal Paris (ARV: $108).

One (1) winner will receive a year’s supply of makeup products from L’Oréal Paris (ARV: $188) and a year’s supply of hair products from L’Oréal Paris (ARV: $108).

enter now
You Know You Want More
More From Beauty Tips and How Tos
Makeup How-To: Bronze Smoky Eye

Bronzes, coppers, and light browns make for a sultry date-night look and work on any eye color.

Makeup How-to: 5 Steps to Dewy Skin

Matte skin is hard to maintain when the temperature soars. Here's how to create dewy skin that looks fresh and not sweaty.

9 Beauty Tips from a Chanel Makeup Artist

9 Beauty Hacks from a Chanel Makeup Artist

post a comment

Special Offer
Link Your Marie Claire Account to Facebook
Welcome!

Marie Claire already has an account with this email address. Link your account to use Facebook to sign in to Marie Claire. To insure we protect your account, please fill in your password below.

Forgot Password?

Thanks for Joining

Your information has been saved and an account has been created for you giving you full access to everything marieclaire.com and Hearst Digital Media Network have to offer. To change your username and/or password or complete your profile, click here.

Continue
Your accounts are now linked

You now have full access to everything Marie Claire and Hearst Digital Media Network have to offer. To change your settings or profile, click here.

Continue