Our Beauty Editors Fell in Love With These 6 Products in June

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Editor's Picks July
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With the pandemic dwindling down in the U.S. and the summer heat coming at us in full force (no, seriously the temperatures in New York are wild) we were all about hot weather skincare this month.

Whether it be for preventing body acne that has popped up as a result of walking around in humid air, keeping the skin on our face supple and fresh, or making sure we're getting the most out of a Brazilian wax, we've rounded up six products that everyone should get their hands on for the upcoming summer months.

All of our beauty editor-approved goodness, ahead.

Kayla Greaves, Senior Beauty Editor

Dr. Barbara Sturm Darker Skin Tones Foam Cleanser

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This cleanser is truly the best of both worlds. It's light and gentle — which is exactly what I need for my eczema-prone skin — but it also gets rid of sweat, debris, and buildup with the salicylic acid in the formula. So it makes sense that my skin has been exceptionally smooth and clear since I started using it. Last, but certainly not least, the foamy, but non-drying texture makes it even more satisfying to use at the end of a long (and mostly always sweaty) day. It literally feels like I'm washing all of my troubles away.

To shop: $70; sephora.com

goodhabit Skin Shielding Serum

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New York summers are the best, but being the best comes at a cost. Aside from great outdoor patios, park spaces for picnics, and amazing restaurants, the weather in NYC is muggy for the majority of summer — and the city's pollution certainly doesn't help. But that's where goodhabit's new serum comes in. Pollustop sugar molecules, hibiscus fruit extract, ginkgo biloba, and a bevy of other amazing ingredients help to create a barrier against pollution and keep skin moisturized. So whether I'm walking up the street to grab something from the bodega or going on a road trip, I'm always good to go. Once I'm back inside, Blu5 technology protects my skin from the blue light emitted from my laptop and iPhone.

To shop: $42; goodhabitskin.com

European Wax Center Ingrown Hair Serum

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I'm taking this vaxxed and waxed summer very seriously, and I've had the pleasure of making European Wax Center my home for the latter. During my last visit to one of their midtown Manhattan locations, the lovely esthetician told me to make a point about moisturizing my outer vulva where the pubic hair grows — which, quite honestly, is an area I never really thought to pay attention to when I was putting on lotion. But anyways, after she gently removed the last wax strip, she slathered on some of the Ingrown Hair Serum, and the brand gifted me some to use at home, too. And guess what? Not only is my skin a lot softer, but an ingrown hair hasn't popped up since.

To shop: $32; waxcenter.com

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Erin Lukas, Beauty Editor

Kosas Good Body Skin

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Luckily, my acne struggles typically stop at my neck. However, summer is another story. This body wash from Kosas features chemical exfoliants and fruit enzymes to help keep pores clear, and thus, prevent body acne caused by walking around the city in my sweaty clothes. I love that the formula also includes allantoin to condition skin so it doesn't feel stripped, and has a subtle floral scent that isn't sickeningly sweet.

To shop: $22; kosas.com

Sunday Riley Light Hearted Broad Spectrum SPF 30 Daily Face Sunscreen

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Sunday Riley knocked out of the park with its first facial sunscreen. Despite the white, slightly tinted pink, goopy consistency, it blends into skin seamlessly without any greasy, filmy residue. This chemical-physical hybrid formula offers SPF 30 and blue light protection, plus it's infused with antioxidants to minimize redness. I just wish it came in a bigger bottle because I'm going through it fast.

To shop: $35; sephora.com

Ilia Balmy Tint Hydrating Lip Balm

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This Ilia lip balm was love at first swipe for me. The uber-nourishing formula keeps my lips smooth all day long and the touch of color is an added bonus. It really doesn't get more effortless than this lip product.

To shop: $28; sephora.com

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