Don’t fret just yet! There’s still some summer left in this crazy year of 2020. Before we start thinking about homework and chillier weather, enjoy the last month of our favorite season with some of our favorite editor’s finds. From taking care of body and mind to innovation for a last-minute beach vacation, we’ve got some products that will be sure to last long after the last pool day is over.
Spruce up your inside this year with a cute and unique collection of indoor plants from Bloomscape. The Happy Trails Collection comes with three small indoor plants that are so easy to care for that even the blackest of thumbs can take care of them. This collection has three plants with trailing vines: the Philodendron Velvet, the Hoya, and the Pilea Baby Tears. They need medium to bright light and low water, so daily care is simple.
Plants can help make a home look so much brighter and livelier and the Happy Trails collection is no different. The Philodendron Velvet has soft, dark-green, and burgundy heart-shaped leaves that perfectly complements the creamy-white and green variegated leaves of the variegated Hoya. The Pilea Baby Tears’ playful, yet delicate silvery green leaves trail along the edges of the pot. A few small plants put around your home will help clean the air and put a smile on your face.
Good things come in small packages. From SanDisk, that couldn’t be more true. Smaller than a smartphone, the SanDisk Extreme Portable SSD packs more than a punch. It’s capacity of up to 2TB storage lets you offload all your high-res photos and creative files without running out of space. But that’s not all. It’s IP55 rating means it stands up to rain, spills, and dust. Work on the go without worry.
Personally handcrafted with mindfully and ethically sourced materials, Linneas Lights are beautiful luxury accents for any home. The elegance starts with sophisticated packaging and is only increasingly lovely. The hand blending, pouring, and finishing confirms their unwavering commitment to quality and beauty. And the Linneas Lights scent collection is gorgeous with elegant exotic fragrances like Belgian Linen, Moss + Lichen, and Cashmere, with the ever-classics like Lavender and Peony.
Mother-daughter matching is always on-trend. Following the trend with jewelry is even sweeter, which is why this product makes our Editor’s Finds list. Tell her how much she’s cared for by gifting her with a tiny love token of either a flower, heart or star necklace from Beth Jewelry. And of course, mom needs one too! The larger versions of the flower, heart, or star come in a variety of metals as well as lengths, and like the smaller versions, are all handmade.
Small Flower Necklace | Tiny Flower Necklace | Two Small Heart Necklace | Tiny Heart Necklace | Two Small Star Necklace | Tiny Star Necklace
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Scented candles can turn any home into a serene oasis. The Giving Wick offers a variety of soy- and coconut-based candles that will have your home smelling like your favorite scents. All the candles are made with safe ingredients and are also eco-friendly and sustainable. They are beautifully crafted and look great with any home decor. Some of the favorite scents include Moonlight Path, Frenchnut Coffee, and Perfect Man.
If you just can’t decide on which scent to choose from, you can join The Giving Wick Club, which will send you new scents each and every month for you and your family (or a friend you are gifting) to enjoy.
When comfort is key, sweats are where you’ll find it. But FEAT has taken our favorite type of lounge-wear to an entirely new level.
The BlanketBlend Hoodie is made with a custom-developed fabric that combines the comfort of cotton, with polyester-like performance, and is finished off with a rare yarn & ButterWash process, creating a super-soft hoodie for every occasion. It’s what dreams are made of, which will make it your new favorite hoodie.
And the buttery soft, 4-way stretch of the Roam Joggers will wrap you in comfort from hiking and yoga, or ‘Netflix and chill’. Slip them on in the morning to still feel the warm-bed comfort. When heading out, just throw a house key and lip gloss in the zippered back pocket for safekeeping. Or maybe they’ll just become the pants you look forward to after a long day of work. Treat yourself or a loved one to cozy comfort. Feel good while looking great in Feat’s super ButterWash fabric wear.
Forget chemicals, additives, and all the things you can’t pronounce. Plant-based natural products can do the job safely. And if you have an aromatherapy obsession, you’ll get the best of both worlds with Zum Body. Deeply moisturizing and not oily, the Zum Body Lotion from Indigo Wild features botanical extracts like aloe vera, carrot, and hibiscus, making it one of the most premium shea butter body lotions on the market. We love the relaxing citrus and natural scents of Sea Salt.
There’s nothing cuter than Mommy/Daughter matching outfits, except for maybe the Mommy and Me matching swimsuits from CUPSHE. Show your family pride with bathing suits in both adult and kids sizes. CUPSHE has trendy swimwear in all sizes and styles for mom, and now daughters everywhere can match. The Royal Elegance One-Piece Swimsuit and matching Blue Floral Print One-Piece Swimsuit for Girls are idential bright blue and white floral one-pieces that looks great on many different body types. With a deep V-neck and ruffled sleeves, they both have the right amount of adorable details.
Sometimes the most beautiful moments happen at night. Don’t let bad lighting be the disadvantage to snapping amazing selfies after the sun sets. Capture amazing photos or video from your device with the ultimate portable lighting accessory that attaches directly to any device. One of our favorite tech editor’s finds is the UltraLight because it fits any phone, case, tablet and laptop, giving you intuitive access to customized brightness and hue.
It’s fun to wear jewelry that doesn’t just look good, but tells a unique story. No one’s two adventures are ever the same. So whether you’re an avid traveler filled with wanderlust or just filled with hometown pride, keep all those memories close with a selection of rings from the Jet Set Candy collection.
The Adventure Bound/Homeward Bound Ring is the perfect hand accessory from our list of editor’s finds for someone always on the go. Not only is it beautiful, made in either solid sterling silver or vermeil gold, but it’s a fun piece that can be customized. When heading out of town, point the head of the airplane away from your fingertips when putting it on. That direction will reveal the words “Adventure Bound”. When packing up the hotel room, reverse the design, revealing the words “Homeward Bound” to those you come across heading home, sweet home.
Our Editor’s Finds list definitely includes hair products, because who doesn’t want to spend less time on great hair? Get shiny, beautifully smooth locks in not 3…not 2… but only 1 single pass with the T3 SinglePass Ceramic 1″ Flat Iron. The 5 custom blend plates and beveled StyleEdge design make it the only flat iron you need to get sleek, straight, or even curled hair. And it’ll be done comfortably with ThermoTech trademarked technology – insulating the heat regardless of which of the 5-settings being used.
Before straightening, hair should be dry to the touch. The T3 Featherweight 3i Hair Dryer dries hair healthier and leaves it shinier with the T3 IonAir Generator technology for frizz-free hair. 3 heat settings, 2 speed settings, and a lock-in cool shot button seals in the shine and helps hold the style. Apply a favorite post-dry product or use the T3 SinglePass Ceramic 1″ Flat Iron and start the day, faster and with sleek, shiny hair.
Ably Apparel has all your cool and comfortable clothing for men and women this season, which is why it makes our Editor’s Finds list. All of their clothing are eco-friendly and stain-resistant, making them great for even the most active of couples. For the guys, you can update their wardrobe with the Mariner Men’s Jersey and Mesh Knit Polo. The striped look is classic, and the mesh and jersey cotton will keep him cool all summer long. The stretchy fabric moves with him, too, making it a great option for a round of golf or a date night. He can pair the polo with a pair of Cruise Men’s Twill Shorts. These shorts are a great everyday pair of shorts with comfort flex fabric and durable stitching for all-day comfort.
The Papa Raglan Long Sleeve is great for a day out on the water and cool summer nights. It is also a great transition tee for into the summer months. The Napali Long Sleeve is also great for the summer, as the cool linen and Filium® activated fabric create a lightweight, breathable shirt that is perfect for a resort vacation or date night. If he is looking for a short sleeve linen option, the Talbot Men’s Short Sleeve is another resort-ready style that is perfect for the summer months. And on cool nights, he can cover up with the Maeberry 1/4 Zip Pullover. Made with 100% premium cotton, this pullover will warm him up without overheating him.
For the women, there are plenty of comfortable options. The Orchid Polo Dress is a great, everyday dress that can be worn to the tennis court, for a date night, or even just out running errands. The Catalina Women’s Sleeveless Dress is a form-fitting yet comfortable cotton dress that is a great option for a casual date night, lunch with the girls, or just hanging around the house. The stretchy fabric makes it easy to move, and cool enough to wear on hot days. The Rebecca Women’s Long Sleeve Rib Dress is made with a rib stretch knit that is comfortable and moves when you move. The mid-calf length is appropriate for work and the long sleeves make it great for a cooler summer night.
On cool summer nights, you can cover up with the Poet Women’s Cowl Neck Sweater. It is made with 100% premium jersey cotton, making it lightweight yet warm- perfect for those evenings by the ocean or the firepit. You can pair it with the Nora Women’s Twill Shorts. These shorts are comfortable and stretchy, made with 97% premium cotton and 3% spandex offering plenty of stretch for when you want to move and comfortable for all day wear.
Mariner Men’s Jersey and Mesh Knit Polo | Cruise Men’s Twill Shorts | Papa Raglan Long Sleeve | Napali Long Sleeve | Talbot Men’s Short Sleeve | Orchid Polo Dress | Catalina Women’s Sleeveless Dress | Rebecca Women’s Long Sleeve Rib Dress | Poet Women’s Cowl Neck Sweater | Nora Women’s Twill Shorts
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Looking for some educational activities to keep your kid’s brains going this summer? Or maybe you are considering some projects for homeschooling for the next year now that distance learning is a real consideration? Our Editor’s Finds list includes Make Crate, a STEM subscription box that delivers hands-on activities for children ages 9 years and older.
Each month a new Make Crate subscription box is delivered to your doorstep. You can do things like build your own calculator, room alarm, musical instrument, and more. Each kit contains the parts to complete at least 2 projects each month. Step-by-step illustrated instructions, online courses to help with the project and expand on engineering processes, and video tutorials for additional help. These are great monthly educational boxes to help your children expand on STEM activities as part of their regular curriculum, to keep their brains going over to the summer, or to help them expand on interests they already have. They can be completed independently or with the help of a parent bringing fun and education right to your door.
We’ve all been at the beach, and whether it’s the need to take a dip, or to take a long mid-day stroll, we need to make a decision whether or not to leave our valuables out in the open. With BeachSafe, keys, cellphones, money, and jewelry will all be protected and give peace of mind that they’ll be there, safe and sound when you return. With the solar-powered charger, your tech will stay full-powered, and the unique cooling fan keeps everything inside from overheating. Rain showers and high tides are no match for it either. It’s water-resistant, leak proof, and a total must-have for all ocean lovers. The only item thieves will find is one of our Editor’s finds – the BeachSafe.
It’s never a wrong time to find a new fragrance. Especially one that makes our Editor’s Finds list. Looking for a fresh, bright scent? The Eau de Parfum – Sea Salt Plumeria from Paddy Wax incorporates notes of sea salt atop an aromatic base of driftwood. Because the sense of smell is such a strong link to emotion and memory, the Sea Salt Plumeria will arise the memories of summer throughout the entire year. Slow down and enjoy it.
Whether primarily sunless tanning, or looking to keep a sun-kissed look for the entire year, Luna Bronze Tanning Tanning has a great line of self-tanning products that are easy to use, smell great, and create a soft glow on the skin. Get a gradual and flawless face bronzing with the editor’s finds like the Illume Face Tanning Mist. It’s a product that can be used everyday, and gives results in just 1-3 uses. When looking for a full-body glow, the Glow Gradual Tanning Moisturizer is a multi-tasking sunless tan product that moisturizes while tanning, giving skin a soft, hydrated look and feel. Better yet, the products are vegan and cruelty-free.
Step up the accessorizing game with one of our fave Editor’s Finds, Coco Loves Rome and their beautiful collection of jewelry. Fingers will love being adorned with the Marta 3 piece ring set. The trio of metals is an interesting way to wear all the favorite metals -a silver infinity ring, a gold heart band, and arose gold stone band all in one set. And why buy one necklace when the Joan includes the look of three? This layered chain necklace has built-in charms and measures 17″ long.
Get more from water and re-hydrate 3x faster with the Electrolyte Powder from SOS Hydration. Whether playing sports, nursing a hangover, sickness, or just preventing dehydration, their medically developed formula helps the body absorb 3x the water, without the sugar, carbs, and calories lurking in the leading sports drinks. Keto certified and no GMOs, it comes in 4 amazing flavors making it one of our August Editor’s Finds of 2020.
Intentional in their design and color options that stand out, new pieces from Centric Activewear are great editor’s finds to add to any athlete’s closet. Looking for bottoms that have more coverage than short-shorts, but breathe better than leggings? The Cece Bikers are moisture-wicking, have a front pocket, and flattering high-waist fit. Need the length or more coverage? The Cece High Waist Everyday Leggings 3/4 have a 4-way stretch to hug every step, jump, lunge, and are comfortable enough to wear when you’re not moving at all.
Stay supported on top while looking fresh in the Robyn High Neck Sports Bra. Featuring breathable pads and made with sweat-wicking material, this bra in a crop-top design can take an athlete from the gym to running errands. Need something with a little more style? The Yuki High Neck Sports Bra is made with the same breathable pads and material but is cut with thinner straps and a unique open back cut. Regardless of the top/bottom combo you choose, hit the gym in extreme style with Centric Activewear.
Why wear a synthetic fragrance when you can wear an amazing natural fragrance. Ambre Blends are the editor’s finds in beautiful scents without all the harsh chemicals. Each of the 5 essences is handcrafted and sourced from organic ingredients to perfectly complement your body’s natural chemistry. After applying by rubbing and creating friction, each essence syncs with your chemistry to radiate a scent unique to you. The best way to get started is with trying the Sample Pack and choosing your favorite scent or two.
Breathe easier these days with editor’s finds like this O2 Nano Mask. The two-layer mask skin, and unique three-layer, replaceable nanofiltration membrane filters prevent 99% of PM2.5 particles, dust, and other allergens, air pollutants, bacteria, and other germs from entering. The 3 sizes and minimalist designs fit and look great on anyone, plus they’re machine washable. And not only do they protect you, but 02 Masks work on protecting the environment and helping those in need.
No one wants to talk about acne and blemishes, but they happen. It’s the lucky ones that only need to worry about the occasional blackhead. The best time to deal with them is at night with the Acne-Clear Invisible Dots. The clear round stickers contain a 0.5% Salicylic Acid solution to help effectively reduce and heal acne and blackheads while you sleep. And, if you just happen to have one pop up in the morning, they’re clear so you can wear these editor’s finds all day too.
But let’s face it. Even if we aren’t dealing with acne now, there’s still post-blemish marks from those awkward teenage years, or dark patches and uneven skin tone caused by sun damage and aging that might need a little help. With a cutting-edge, expert-level 15% Brightening Complex, it reduces the look of unflattering marks and makes skin brighter and less dull. Who couldn’t use a little bit of that?
Skin LOVES moisture. And the best way to counter the city’s environmental stressors and beautify and nourish it in rapid time is with the fast absorption of the Whipped Body Mousse, one of our Editor’s Finds, by skincare line Claudiana Beautanica. Replenishing and embracing skin moisture is an important daily habit of self-care. It’s easy to do when there are products that not only work great but smell amazing. The Whipped Body Mousse is filled with vibrant notes of Ylang Ylang, Dark Patchouli, and Orange Sweet. It is the perfect way to wake up and start the day.
There are so many amazing products on the market right now, but this list above will help you to find some really great picks to enjoy the rest of the summer. Take care of your body, mind, soul, and your closet with these amazing editor’s finds from August.
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