What feels better than looking in the mirror after you first get kissed by the early summer sun? You’ve spent all day outdoors and a summer glow is your reward. There it is for all to see: a lovely you with an instant lovely glow. But why wait? The time to get your glow on is right now, people—before summer starts. And now that you’ve decided you’re in, let’s start glowing right now. This instant.

How, you ask? We’ve got everything you need for summer-ready skin, from an instant short-term 24-hour tanning lotion and the perfect tanner mitt, to moisturizing radiance primer cream that delivers a magic-hour glow, to lip comfort oil to make you instantly smoochable.


Summer Glow: St. Tropez One Night Only Wash Off Self Tanner

St Tropez One Night Only Wash Off Face & Body Lotion ($20.00)

Not ready for the commitment of longer-term self-tanning? Dip your toe in and test the waters with this amazing new product from self-tanning leader St Tropez. This baby delivers an instant, streak-free instant tan that lasts up to 24 hours with no commitment and no transfer once it’s dry—so feel free to head out to that white party!

Available in light-medium or medium dark, and thanks to Rainmac™ Technology, this lotion simply washes off with soap and water. Presto.

Summer Glow: St. Tropez Tanning Mitt


St. Tropez Prep & Maintain Tan Applicator Mitt ($9.00)

Whether you’re testing out the new One Night Only Wash Off self tanner or you’re going for something longer lasting, you need the right tools. This mitt is the ultimate tanning essential for a streak-free finish and stain-free hands. No wonder it’s a bestseller.

You can count on this mitt to evenly distribute all St. Tropez tanning formulas onto the skin. It’s easy to use and easy to clean, and a must-have if you’re planning on going bronze this summer. 

 Summer Glow: Smashbox Photo Finish Radiance PrimerSmashbox Photo Finish Radiance Foundation Primer 30ml ($50.00)

You know that magical summertime hour where just before the sun begins to set, the world is glowing with life? That’s how we’d like our skin to look all the time. And thanks to the new Smashbox Photo Finish Radiance Foundation Primer, we can have that instant magic-hour glow all the time.

The satin-smooth formula featuring 4K high-def spheres illuminates, perfects and enhances our radiance all the while hydrating our skin for better makeup application. Add micro-fine amber and bronze pearls and we’ve got a warm glow that will do more than attract the fireflies.

Summer Glow: Clarins Instand Light Lip Comfort OilClarins Instant Light Lip Comfort Oil 7ml ($25.00)

Did you hear? When it comes to lips, matte is out and shine is back. Add the soothing comfort of an oil to the shine of a gloss and you’re what we like to call totally kissable. This pure plant oil formula features a blend of mirabelle plum, jojoba and hazelnut oils to instantly soothe and nourish sun-kissed lips while forming a protective layer of transparent color to help lock in moisture for deep hydration. 

Wear it alone for a natural, beauty look or over lipstick to amp up the shine and moisture factors. PS. We’re wearing Honey Glam (shade 07) this week. Which one will you choose?


Dying to try one of these luxe products? Enter to win a $100 Shoppers Drug Mart BeautyBOUTIQUE gift card and you’ll be on your way to a perfect summer glow.

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