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These are the Ultimate 2019 Makeup Products to Try for Brown Girls this Summer

These are the Ultimate 2019 Makeup Products to Try for Brown Girls this Summer

35 PRODUCTS TO TRY FOR SUMMER 2019

Are you ready to take on the summer with MGB? We know that the search for luxury quality products that will keep you fresh during the season can be strenuous and costly. Luckily, we got you covered with a few of our fave skin, hair, and makeup products. This summer we are all about taking care of our body and making sure that we feel amazing all day whether we want to rock an au naturel or a beat face -- essentially as women we can never forget that there’s nothing wrong with showing ourselves some self-love as it is at the top of our list on any given day!


Black Radiance Liquid Radiance Highlighter / Anastasia Blush Trios
  • Anastasia Blush Trios $30

    Anastasia Beverly Hills is iconic for their brow and eyeshadow products, it’s no surprise their blush trios are also a hit. Many praise it for its strong pigmentation and its sleek compact packaging. These colors are beautiful and you don’t need much to make a statement. The pigments blend seamlessly into your foundation in versatile shades.

Black Radiance Liquid Radiance Highlighter $7.99

A perfect dupe for those expensive liquid highlighters! This product has a beautiful copper rose tone that will be perfect as a topper for your cheeks or on your body. With festival season in full swing and the prime time for travel, you’ll be ready to glow wherever you are. You can purchase online or at your local Target.

Peter Thomas Roth Water Drench  $52  If you are looking for some luxury skin cream, this brand is for you! The Water Drench cream is made with a concentrate of 30 percent hyaluronic acid which gives your skin continuous hydration. You can be sure your skin is in good hands as it is not made with any sulfates, parabens, or phthalates. This product is also great since it is for all skin types and works to improve dullness and uneven texture. Try looking for it at Sephora or online.

Peter Thomas Roth Water Drench $52

If you are looking for some luxury skin cream, this brand is for you! The Water Drench cream is made with a concentrate of 30 percent hyaluronic acid which gives your skin continuous hydration. You can be sure your skin is in good hands as it is not made with any sulfates, parabens, or phthalates. This product is also great since it is for all skin types and works to improve dullness and uneven texture. Try looking for it at Sephora or online.

Urban Decay All-Nighter Setting Spray  $15-32: This cult favorite hardly needs an introduction. The setting spray comes in matte and dewy finishes which means you can pick what’s best for your skin type. Urban Decay’s formula keeps your makeup in check all day and night, whether you sweat or accidentally get splashed with water. They come in portable sizes for when you’re on the go as well.

Urban Decay All-Nighter Setting Spray $15-32: This cult favorite hardly needs an introduction. The setting spray comes in matte and dewy finishes which means you can pick what’s best for your skin type. Urban Decay’s formula keeps your makeup in check all day and night, whether you sweat or accidentally get splashed with water. They come in portable sizes for when you’re on the go as well.

Beauty Bakerie Flour (Setting Powder) $24

  • The WOC owned brand is known for their lip products and setting powder! You can be guilt free as this product is also vegan! It smooths out your complexion and keeps your base makeup in place. The powder comes in a seven different shades and can also be used as a bronzer if you wish. If you’re not into tinted powder, then you’re in luck with their translucent shade called Oat.

GlamGlow Glowstarter $49

  • GlamGlow is famous for its luxury skincare products, and this moisturizer is a mix of skincare and makeup. The formula is packed with vitamins and claims to pack your skin with moisture to aid in a healthy looking complexion. Use it alone as a natural glowy finish or as a great primer to your foundation. It is also filled with pearlescent particles that prime your face for some extra glow. The moisturizer comes in three different peachy shades for you to choose from and try out.

Philosophy Purity Made Simple Essence $22

  • Skincare and wellness are the focal points of this brand, and this product is no exception! The essence is used a pre-moisturizer after you wash your face to add an extra layer of hydration to your skin. The formula includes vitamins C and b5 as well as natural coconut water which aid in brightening your skin and making you look fresh. You can grab this product at your nearest Sephora or Ulta, as well as online!

Clinique Moisture Surge $12-19

  • This moisturizer has a gel-cream texture that goes on your face smoothly and packs a real punch. It functions as a 72 hour moisturizer, even after you wash your face. The science behind this, as explained by Clinique, is the internal source of water that helps your skin cells to continuously rehydrate. Some of its key ingredients include hyaluronic acid and activated aloe water which are famous for their moisture retention properties. In addition to these, the formula includes a boost of caffeine which helps to perk up the skin and trigger hydration. Use this when you are in some extra need of recuperation or as a nice 5-minute mask!

shea moisture products try for summer

Shea Moisture Coconut & Hibiscus Line

  • Frizz Free Curl Mousse $8-12

    The heat can be damaging to your natural hair! This product keeps your curls and waves in place nicely with a beautiful glossy sheen. It is meant to defrizz and detangle your hair while also giving you some hydration. When applying to your hair the mousse won’t leave a sticky or crunchy feeling which is a definite win!

  • Curl & Style Milk $11.99

    The Curl & Style Milk is a miracle for thick curly hair. The formula is made to treat dry and over-processed hair and give it the love it deserves. We love that it’s made with natural products like shea butter and coconut oil! It can easily be incorporated into your routine after washing your hair and it makes your curls easier to manage.

  • Hold & Shine Moisture Mist $8

    If you don’t want any heavy duty products, you can opt for this lighter mist that is meant to hold fly-aways in place and give your curls a subtle hold. This is great for a nice sheen to your locks while also creating a protective barrier that is good for damaged strands.

Anastasia Riviera Eyeshadow Palette  $42: Anastasia eyeshadow palettes are always something to talk about, with their unique color combos and themes. The Riviera palette is probably something that one of your fave beauty gurus have raved about for its vibrant and summery look! The top row of shades will win any shimmer-lover’s heart. The formula uses very fine glitter that gives your lids a glossy look instead of more prominent sparkles. The bottom row is more matte and bold that act as the central focus of the look or the perfect crease colors. You can choose to be daring with the fuschia pink or berry purple. You can also keep it classic with the browns and golds.

Anastasia Riviera Eyeshadow Palette $42: Anastasia eyeshadow palettes are always something to talk about, with their unique color combos and themes. The Riviera palette is probably something that one of your fave beauty gurus have raved about for its vibrant and summery look! The top row of shades will win any shimmer-lover’s heart. The formula uses very fine glitter that gives your lids a glossy look instead of more prominent sparkles. The bottom row is more matte and bold that act as the central focus of the look or the perfect crease colors. You can choose to be daring with the fuschia pink or berry purple. You can also keep it classic with the browns and golds.

Mac Fix + for Summer

MAC Prep+Prime Fixt Lavender & MAC Prep + Prime Fixt Rose ($27) is the perfect accessory and addition to your skincare routine. MAC Prep + Fixt is best for setting your makeup or giving your skin the love and care it needs all the while effortlessly rockin’ a natural + bare face. The MAC Prep + Prime Fixt is a glamorous way to treat yourself to a girls day out or in after you’re through with wearing and removing your favorite face mask, while in your pj’s, as you apply your makeup before stepping out with a night in the town with a few of your oh so dope and awesome best friends.It rejuvenates your skin and adds a boost of hydration and comes in three amazing scents like coconut, rose, and lavender made with a magical yet sweet fusion of green tea, chamomile, and cucumber that helps to ensure that you not only look beautiful but feel beautiful all night long too.

MAC Prep + Prime Fixt Goldlite is absolutely beautiful as it’s full of pearlescent beads to give you that natural yet magical glow with a hint of glittery gold hue a perfect way to stand out boldly from the crowd. MPPFG is both hydrating, and rejuvenating for your skin as it its quality of seamlessly keeping your makeup looking flawless is quite unlike any other -- lasting up to a total of 12 hrs. The MAC Prep + Prime Fixt in Goldlite gives your skin an amazingly luminous light leaving your skin radiating with a touch of sparkle + shine in a subtle way. Not only can you confidently rock this beauty during the night but also during the night with friends or your significant other. We want you to glow with exquisite from all angles, sis -- thank us later :)

Shea Moisture Matcha Green Tea & Probiotics: Transforming Clay to Cream Cleanser ($8.79) will take your skincare routine as you know it and transform into a time of love, self-care, and relaxation.

Infused with rich antoxidiants from Matcha Green Tea -- will calm and add an extra layer of protection preventing any impurities from coming unto your face and seeping into your skin. This is so imperative to understand and keep in mind as our facial skin is very senstive and differs from the rest of the skin on our body. Not only does SHMGTP: Transforming Clay to Cream Cleanser is high in antioxidiants it’s also rich in probiotics that can instantly boosts the natural balance of your skin helping it stay hydrated and radiate beautifully. Essentially, this glorious skincare necessity is perfect for keeping your skin healthy and at ease without needing to take so much time to do so.

Shea Moisture Matcha Green Tea & Probiotics:Soothing Eye Cream ($11.99) is the best solution for treating under your eyes with care. SMMGTP: Soothing Eye Cream will aid in helping to correct any discoloration that may be under your eyes due to the strength of the sun, irritation, and inflammation. This unique formula made essentially with the Match Green Tea that’s full of antioxidants and rich probiotics that help to balance your skin reducing the appearance of dark circles under your eyes. This soothing eye cream by Shea Moisture calms your under eye area with the simple yet gentle feel of it’s applicator leaving your face and eye area feeling refreshed, smooth, and soft in less than no time.

Too Faced Dew You Fresh Glow Primer in Radiant Carmel $34

Too Faced products are nearly irresistible with their cute packaging and themed products. This glow primer comes in three shades of light, medium, and dark. The gel-cream texture allows for a smooth application and makes it easy to blend into the skin. It helps you to achieve that glow-from-within look as it gives your skin an effortless lumosity before you apply the foundation.

Juvia’s Place The Masquerade Mini Shadow Palette  $25  A definite cult favorite brand with their use boldly pigmented colors, Juvia’s Place brings the perfect summer pop of color the The Masquerade Mini! The inspiration behind the colors is the joyful and spirited sense of African festivities. This palette has a mix of cool tones and warm tones which enables you to create so many different looks for your everyday use or your fun-filled nights. Opt for some bright blues or pinks to complement your outfit, or go for a classic warm toned smokey eye with the darker brown hues. You won’t be disappointed with this go-to shadow palette.

Juvia’s Place The Masquerade Mini Shadow Palette $25

A definite cult favorite brand with their use boldly pigmented colors, Juvia’s Place brings the perfect summer pop of color the The Masquerade Mini! The inspiration behind the colors is the joyful and spirited sense of African festivities. This palette has a mix of cool tones and warm tones which enables you to create so many different looks for your everyday use or your fun-filled nights. Opt for some bright blues or pinks to complement your outfit, or go for a classic warm toned smokey eye with the darker brown hues. You won’t be disappointed with this go-to shadow palette.

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