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Friday, July 1, 2016

5 Summer Beauty Hacks +$50 Costco Gift Card Giveaway!

This post is sponsored by Vocalpoint and P&G.  All opinions are my own.


Summertime is here y'all.  That means it's wedding season and pool season, and it's time to make sure that you're looking and feeling your best as the temperatures rise.  With summer comes stocking up on those P&G summertime beauty essentials from Costco like the Gillette Venus Spa Razor, Secret Clinical Strength Invisible Solid and Crest 3D White Luxe Glamorous Whitestrips and 1HR Express.  I have been using all 3 of these products for years.  This is the only razor I ever buy, the only way I whiten my teeth each year, and one of my favorite deodorants that I use after working out.  Did you know that can get all these P&G summer essentials from Costco?  And Costco has some great summer savings going on with these products and more right now. 

To make sure you get the most out of your beauty products this summer, I have put together my top 5 favorite beauty hacks below.  I've been using these hacks throughout the years, and they are perfect to help you get a great shave, the perfect frizzless hair and a pretty summer glow.

1.)  Use conditioner instead of shaving cream.  It is much more inexpensive, and it will make your legs so much softer.  If you end up nicking yourself, just put chapstick on the cut.
2.)  Fix self tanner gone wrong mistakes by exfoliating with a mixture of baking soda and water.  It will help to wipe away excess tanner and smooth out any orangey places.
3.)  Help fight frizz by mixing 2 tablespoons of coconut oil and 2 tablespoons of avocado oil and spraying on your hair lightly.
4.)  Want to keep your teeth looking white longer?  Drink out of straw when drinking any dark colored drinks that could stain your teeth.  And to whiten your teeth faster, use 2 sets of strips for 15 minutes each everyday.
5.)  If your deodorant crumbles, push all the broken pieces down into the stick.  Then blowdry the stick for about a minute and a half.  That should reset the deodorant to where it is good as new.

P.S.  I've teamed up with Costco today to give away 1 $50 gift card.  To enter, just use the rafflecopter widget below.  Make sure you check out more of Costco's current offers and savings here.  What product can you not live without this summer?  What is your favorite summertime beauty hack? 


74 comments:

  1. Shaving cream, sun block and bug spray is all a must since we spend so much time outdoors hiking and swimming. But I love your idea of using conditioner instead of shaving cream. I will definitely try it :)

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  2. Use sunscreen and be sure to hydrate your skin and body.

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  3. My best beauty Summer tip is to exfoliate because this will help your skin stay smooth and apply self tanner easily and it makes you look so natural with a fake tan.

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  4. Use lots of sunscreen to prevent sunburn

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  5. Sunscreen, sunscreen, and more sunscreen.

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  6. Drink lots of water and lather on the lotion and sunscreen

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  7. After a recent bad experience, I would say use a lip balm with SPF, sunburned lips is not fun lol.

    (Rosie A)

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  8. My tip is to use sunscreen daily

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  9. my tip is to use sunscreen and not to forget protection on your lips

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  10. stay hydrated do drink plenty of water and moisturize with sunscreen

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  11. Sunscreen, hat and sunglasses are must have to protect skin.

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  12. light makeup since it's so hot

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  13. To always stay hydrated to keep skin glowing and healthy

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  14. Hydrate, hydrate, hydrate.

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  15. great tips ( I have also used a gentle nail polish remover on sun tanners gone wrong)

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  16. Definitely use sunscreen and chapstick(:

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  17. I use coconut oil for skin and hair

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  18. SPF in every beauty product you use!!

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  19. Use sunscreen and lotion regularly.

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  20. Always wear a hat and sunscreen.

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  21. My best summer beauty trick is to drink plenty of water and apply sunscreen regularly.

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  22. My best summer tip is to keep makeup at a minimal and always always wash your face before going to bed.

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  23. Wear SPF daily even when it is cloudy in the summer.

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  24. My summer beauty tip is too always wear sunscreen!

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  25. Always wear sunscreen and moisturize

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  26. My best summer beauty tip would be to drink plenty of water! :)

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  27. I love a good moisturizer and hydrate!!

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  28. Make sure to put sunscreen on before heading outdoors.

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  29. Sunscreen! And I'm happy to see so many others said the same thing! When I was a teen (in the 90's) I was a lone wolf with my sunscreen -- everyone else was all about the tan!

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  30. My tip is to use a moisturizer with SPF in it daily.

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  31. When I want to refresh my skin in the summer, I spray my face with Avène Thermal Spring Water. It feels so good and calms my skin!

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  32. My tip is make your own leave in hair conditioner! I use a small spray bottle and add 1 capfull of conditioner and 3 capfulls of water. I shake it up and spray it on my hair. My hair gets so dry from all the swimming in the summer, and this is so easy to do on vacation too with the sample bottles they leave!

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  33. My best summer tip is to use a setting spray on your makeup to help prevent the running.

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  34. My best summer tip is to use a setting spray on your makeup to help prevent the running.

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  35. Sunscreen and a large floppy hat is the best thing for summer.

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  36. SUNSCREEN! And buy a chapstick with SPF in it.

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  37. Great tips! I would love to win as I have never been to Costco! haha

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  38. Tinted Creme blush works best with heat and sweating!
    Also, aloe Vera is my essential for surviving through the summer!!

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  39. I make sure I'm hydrated by drinking lots of water.

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  40. My best to tip is to apply sunscreen every single day!

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  41. During the summer we make sure that we all have our water bottles and carry them everywhere we go!

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  42. I feel no matter how long you are outside, use sunscreen for any period of time.

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  43. Use sunscreen whenever you go outside, even if it's raining! I use coconut oil at night to soothe my skin after sun exposure.

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  44. lots of h20 and spf, stay hydrated and protect your skin

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  45. My best summer beauty tip is to wear sunscreen daily even on cloudy days and also moisturize daily. Get plenty of sleep and drink plenty of water.

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  46. Drink lots of water, use sunscreen and lip balm! :)

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  47. Sunscreen! Also, go lighter with the makeup in summertime-I live in the south and your face starts melting as soon as you walk out , so BB creams and tinted moisturizer is a great way to get coverage without the heaviness. I also use a lot of creme blushes and highlighters to get the glowy look.

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  48. Wash hair after swimming with conditioner only to prevent over washing and stripping hair, and apply moisturizer to face frequently. ��

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  49. My tip is to use sun screen anytime you're going to be in the sun, and keep hydrated! It's good for your skin.

    Nathansmommy619(at)aol(dot)com

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  50. spray-on sunscreen makeup setting mist!

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  51. Stay out of the sun haha AND coconut oil to keep my skin smooth

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  52. Wear sunscreen daily and drink lots of water.

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  53. It's not a super obvious beauty tip but it’s super important! Don’t get so caught up in rushing from one fun summer activity to the next that you don’t take time to relax. If you are always on the go and in a hurry that will start to stress your body out, you won’t eat or hydrate right and that can do way more damage than any cream can undo!

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  54. Keep it simple. Good moisturizer with sunscreen, lip gloss, and sunglasses!

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  55. I love those Venus refills- I try to get them in bulk when they go on sale! Then I never run out and have to quickly run to the store to get more.

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  56. I like to get lemon, lime, cucumber or berries to add to a water infuser pitcher - it gets me to drink water every day.

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  57. I am a sunscreen queen and I always have xtra razors bc you never know!! xxo
    Jamie
    www.jamieeverafter.com

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  58. Keep sunblock in the cooler, and wash your face off before reapplying.

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  59. My best summer beauty tip, use moisturizer with SPF.

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  60. My tip is to use moisturizer and foundation that contains SPF to keep your face protected.

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  61. I love to use setting spray for my makeup during the summer!

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  62. use lots of sun screen.

    rounder9834 @yahoo.com

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