Trending & Sexy Makeup for Summer 2021: A Makeup-Lover’s Guide

Ah yes, the days are longer, the sun is brighter, and it’s time to unveil that beautiful skin (with a pop of color) that’s been hiding behind masks for the past year. This summer, we’re specifically looking at makeup for summer trends – those new and extraordinary colors for the season. Dazzle and sparkle with color, highlighting your cheeks, eyes, and décolletage. It’s almost full-blown summertime, let’s look as radiant as the sun with these new makeup finds for 2021!

Makeup for Summer Needs the Perfect Make Up Brush – Our Top Two Choices

Make-up brushes could almost always use an upgrade. So with new tips and tricks, blends, and designs, your makeup for summer application just became a bit easier with these high-quality brushes. Check out these two extraordinary brush sets to meet your needs. Grab one for the home and the other for travel because that’s how you roll when you’re serious about perfect makeup!

Luxie Beauty

Trending & Sexy Makeup For Summer 2021: A Makeup-Lover’S Guide

Be honest: When was the last time you treated yourself to new makeup brushes? No, not the basic kind that comes included in your new makeup case, mind you. We’re talking about super-soft, synthetic, hypoallergenic bristles, contoured for maximum impact and artistic control, with pretty handles and a convenient carrying case. If we had you at “new makeup brushes,” then you need to pay a visit to Luxie Beauty! The Luxie Dreamcatcher Brush Set contains the 15 brushes you need to do your makeup like the pros. Between the gorgeous periwinkle color and convenient carrying case, it’s ready for vacation, too. Celebrate flawless makeup for summer with Luxie Beauty!  

Sigma Beauty

Trending & Sexy Makeup For Summer 2021: A Makeup-Lover’S Guide

Ah… Sigma has just what you need with their new Studio Brush Set. Sigma brushes are known for being vegan, clean, and cruelty-free, so when they produce a brush set you can be assured that they are the highest performing and best quality brushes you can get. Unlike other “cheap” brushes, the ferrule and handle are screwed together creating a waterproof brush that will last for years to come for your makeup for summer looks.

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This brush set contains the F29 HD Bronze, F36 Tapered Cheek, F67 Skin Perfector, and F85 Airbrush Kabuki brushes. These brushes were create to provide an airbrush-quality finish, and they live up to the hype! Because they are made to last, you will be able to achieve a flawless finish for years to come!

Makeup for Summer That You Will Love

Bright, shimmery, and colorful are certainly the trends when it comes to makeup for summer. We are all looking for that dewy glow or a perfectly primed and sleek makeup application, am I right?! Well, you can’t do that with just your run-of-the-mill drug-store makeup. Make your beauty mark with this gorgeous makeup for summer finds so we don’t have to tell you… told you so. *wink*


Trending & Sexy Makeup For Summer 2021: A Makeup-Lover’S Guide

A fan favorite of ours here at Daily Mom, NudeStix is your one-stop shop for all of your summer makeup needs. Light and airy, simple to apply, and no muss, no fuss makeup, NudeStix gives you just the right amount of glow without hours spent in front of the mirror. This summer a few of our favorites include:

  • Heaven & Earth, 7 piece kit: Magnetic Matte Eye Color Sticks in Lilac Sky, Weed, and Oceania, Magnetic Plush Paints in Sunset Peach and Love Cloud, and Nudies Bloom All Over Face Color in Bohemian Rose.
  • Nude Fix Concealer: Available in a wide variety of shades, this hydrating cream concealer brightens dark circles, moisturizes dry skin, and hides redness and blemishes.
  • Tinted Cover: The Tinted Cover is an easy to apply, lightweight foundation with a subtle hint of color for even coverage.
  • Magnetic Lip Color: This long-lasting, lightweight lip color is easy to apply with its pencil form, and the cap features a built-in sharpener. Wearing like an intense liquid lip color without the hassle, this all-in-one lip liner, color, and gloss makes your makeup application, easy, breezy, and quick.
Trending & Sexy Makeup For Summer 2021: A Makeup-Lover’S Guide

Whether you are a mom or a busy woman on the go, NudeStix makes your daily makeup application both flawless and simple without the hassle of multiple products, brushes, applicators, and more. Simple and natural, NudeStix will let your inner beauty shine with your all-new 5-minute makeup routine.

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Sigma Beauty

Trending & Sexy Makeup For Summer 2021: A Makeup-Lover’S Guide

Summer is on the way, and you know what that means! It’s time to ditch last season’s makeup looks and freshen up your makeup for summer styles a bit. Whether you lean more clean and neutral or are a bold and colorful kind of girl, Sigma Beauty has just the beauty tools you need this summer. Take the Long-Wear Eyeliner Pencil, for instance. It’s matte, it’s long-lasting, and it gives you eight hours of water-, smudge- and fade-resistant wear. Perfect for when the warmer weather finally arrives!

Trending & Sexy Makeup For Summer 2021: A Makeup-Lover’S Guide

To add some color, depth, and sparkle to the eyes, check out the Sigma Beauty Eyeshadow Palette. Each perfect palette contains nine interchangeable and blendable shades. For mesmerizing purples and mauves, choose Hazy. To create soft or bold romantic looks, grab a Rosy with its pink and jewel-toned colors. Bring on the golden glam with Ritzy, or choose from several other makeup for summer palettes as well!

Trending & Sexy Makeup For Summer 2021: A Makeup-Lover’S Guide

Let’s not forget to highlight those cheekbones! Add some definition and contouring with the Sigma Beauty Blush Cheek Palette. Mix it up with these six beautiful matte and shimmery shades. Apply them individually or combine them for a custom-blended look. With pink and peachy hues in cool, warm, and earth tones, achieve a sun-kissed summer look before the beach days even begin!

Trending & Sexy Makeup For Summer 2021: A Makeup-Lover’S Guide

Finally, before you head out for some summer fun, dress up those lips! The Moisturizing Lip Balm in Dewy is an essential purse item you’ll want to carry everywhere this summer. With hyaluronic acid, vitamin E, and moisturizing jojoba oil, this subtle and sheer shade packs a nutrient-rich punch. It’s also pH-activated, which means it reacts to your unique body chemistry creating a perfect look customized to you. For all of your makeup for summer needs, enjoy the quality, function, and passion that Sigma Beauty brings to everything they do!


Trending & Sexy Makeup For Summer 2021: A Makeup-Lover’S Guide

Summer is about to begin and it is time to let our skin bask, carefully, in the sun. Look your best and be confident that your skin is protected with Iris&Romeo’s Best Skin Days 5 in 1 Skincare + Coverage. Iris&Romeo’s Best Skin Days contains moisture-attracting sodium hyaluronate and collagen booster to ensure that your skin is hydrated, glowing, and ready to impress. Not only does it protect against UVA/UVB, blue light, and pollution with SPF 25, but it also provides sheer, lightweight coverage that looks and feels fabulous.

Trending & Sexy Makeup For Summer 2021: A Makeup-Lover’S Guide

With beautiful, radiant skin, no one wants to stay home. Take your fresh look on the go with Iris&Romeo’s Best Skin Days: Pocket Size. Your favorite coverage can go with you wherever you go: on a date, a dinner, a meeting, and everywhere in between. This pocket-sized wonder contains the same fan-favorite Best Skin Days 5 in 1 Skincare + Coverage, just in a perfect portion. Don’t fret if you are on the move day in and day out. Slip the Best Skin Days: Pocket Size coverage in your purse or pocket and hydrate on the run with the sodium hyaluronate and Rosa Damascena Extract that boosts collagen that you know and love so much.

Trending & Sexy Makeup For Summer 2021: A Makeup-Lover’S Guide

Smooth, kissable lips deserve nothing but the best. Iris&Romeo delivers with their Power Peptide Lip Balm. This vegan lip balm is soft and packed with plumping peptides, making your lips supple. The Power Peptide Lip Balm helps hydrate your lips with moisturizing shea butter and oils. Wear Iris&Romeo’s Lip Balm with confidence knowing that it is cruelty, Paraben, Formaldehyde, and Sulfate free. Generously apply any of the seven colors available to elevate your summer look.

Elevé Cosmetics

Trending & Sexy Makeup For Summer 2021: A Makeup-Lover’S Guide

We all know how important it is to wear SPF on the daily and Elevé Cosmetics is here to make it easy for you this summer! They offer skincare and makeup for summer products with SPF so you’re covered with minimal effort and maximum coverage. We particularly love their Powder Play Foundation and Hibernation’s Over, Beaches Perfect Tan Bronzer.

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Powder Play is a no-mess powder, foundation, and concealer in one! Brush it on throughout the day for a matte finish with buildable coverage that won’t clog pores along with SPF protection. We find it to be weightless with a natural, flawless finish that perfectly camouflages imperfections and lasts as long as your busy day. Furthermore, their formula is crease-resistant and packed with minerals to improve skin’s tone and texture. As an added bonus, Powder Play foundation is loaded with physical sunscreens to provide a natural SPF, ranging from an SPF of 17 to 24, depending on the method of application.

Hibernation’s Over, Beaches! will instantly give your skin a boost of radiance, even if you have been in quarantine!  The weightless bronzer, infused with subtle gold dust, will leave your complexion with a perfectly nude-skin effect and sultry glow. This ultralight formula works beautifully on all skin tones, applies smoothly, and blends effortlessly. Wake up the skin with a buildable, seductive all-over glow or define cheekbones and jawline to create the perfect makeup for summer contour.  Much like Powder Play, this perfect tan bronzer is enhanced with natural SPF and Vitamin E, a powerful antioxidant that helps to protect against the effects of free radicals.

Saint Jane

Trending & Sexy Makeup For Summer 2021: A Makeup-Lover’S Guide

We’re hearing a lot about CBD these days. But are you familiar with its benefits when it comes to skincare under your makeup for summer? OMG, practically life-changing! Saint Jane specializes in this and more. 

With the Ideal Duo Mini, you can sample two amazing skincare secrets, the powerhouse Luxury Beauty Serum and brightening C Drops. Reverse the effects of aging, brighten dull skin, and smooth fine lines away with phytochemical and nutrient-rich natural ingredients. Gorgeous glowy skin is definitely in!

Trending & Sexy Makeup For Summer 2021: A Makeup-Lover’S Guide

Why should your skin get to have all the fun, though? Snag a Calming Luxury Lip Shine as well. This ultra-luxurious lip oil brings the gloss and the shine and is extra calming with its added CBD. With eight clean, antioxidant-rich ingredients, you can feel great about using it, too. For bright, beautiful skin and extra-kissable lips, make CBD-infused self-care from Saint Jane a part of your makeup for summer regimen all summer long!


Trending & Sexy Makeup For Summer 2021: A Makeup-Lover’S Guide

Fake eyelashes are a glamorous fashion statement for women who love to add that little extra to their look. Magnetic eyelashes will make your eyes look bigger, brighter, and more attractive. The glamorous Secret Look (Natural Effect) magnetic lashes by S’Attraction lock into place with discreet magnets, and they’re reusable up to 30 times. The lash kit includes one pair of magnetic lashes, two tubes of the new waterproof magnetic eyeliner, one eyelash case with a mirror, and one eyelash applicator.

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The gorgeous vegan-friendly lashes are easy to apply and will make your eyes pop, making this a must-have in your makeup for summer arsenal. Put your best fashion foot forward with this beautiful product!

MyCHELLE Dermaceuticals

Trending & Sexy Makeup For Summer 2021: A Makeup-Lover’S Guide

Summertime means a lot of time spent outdoors, but also means too much sun and heat. Skin needs plenty of extra TLC, and MyCHELLE Dermaceuticals is here for it. Get a fresh but healthy glow with the Tinted Sun Shield Liquid SPF 50. These tinted, 100% mineral-based tints with broad-spectrum protections provide just the right amount of coverage for a nude-ish makeup for summer foundtion but protect faces with SPF 50. Get it in the perfect shade from light to dark.

When it comes time to wash and moisturize, MyCHELLE Dermaceuticals has the perfect additions to the everyday, mundane routine. The Refining Sugar Cleanser is naturally made with plant extracts that help reduce the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles. Skin will not only be washed of impurities, but smoother, softer, and hydrated after a sunny day.

Before heading out or to bed, finish up with the Clear Skin Balancing Lotion. It’s a lightweight hydrator, and will actually improve skin’s appearance and prevent future breakouts. You definitely want to start with clean, fresh skin before applying your makeup for summer outings.

Manna Kadar

Trending & Sexy Makeup For Summer 2021: A Makeup-Lover’S Guide

When you apply your makeup you expect it to remain steady and consistent throughout the day, or at least, that is the idea. Runway Ready Face Primer is an essential makeup base that gives your skin a matte, silky smooth finish that will keep your makeup for summer looking fresh and fly all day long. Not only does this face primer keep your makeup lasting all day, but it will also smooth out and minimize the appearance of fine lines and pores.

Are you looking for a face mist that will hydrate your skin, or maybe set your makeup for summer just right (despite the heat)? Or possibly, you’d love a face mist that will wake you up and prepare you for the day ahead (we could all use that!)? Manna Kadar’s Sea Minerals Face Mist comes in four different powerhouses of mist. Hydration Happy will prepare your skin with a hydrating base before you apply makeup. Ready, Set, Renew will set your makeup and keep you flawless all day long.

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Wake up & Glo will perk up tired skin and freshen you for the day. Last, but not least in any way, is Matte About You, this will reduce any unwanted shine and oils while underneath your makeup for summer while still keeping your skin beautifully hydrated. Now all you have to do is choose one…or all of them *wink*.


Trending & Sexy Makeup For Summer 2021: A Makeup-Lover’S Guide

Looking for products that will perfectly complement your summer beauty routine? Then check out the Wondergloss Rose Lovers Bundle that includes Makeup Assassin, Face Aperitifm, and Rose Vegan Balm Addict.

Makeup Assassin is a 2-in-1 makeup remover and light oil cleanser. This product will remove the toughest of products, and will quickly become an evening MVP. Face Aperitif will become your super top secret weapon to fight dehydration and add back a gorgeous glow! It’s power-packed hydration, with HA, Glycerin, Aloe Vera, and more. Finally, Rose Vegan Balm Addict is the craveable Lip Balm you don’t want to forget. Not only will it smooth over your pout, but it’ll also protect and soothe any dry, peeling, or cracked lips.

Whether you want big and bold colors, or a slight enhancement to your skin while basking in the summer rays, choose your makeup for summer routine to match you. Certainly, get inspiration from all those gorgeous makeup gurus out there, but don’t forget to stay true to yourself and your unique vibe and look. Our list of essential makeup for summer trends is just that… subtle – enhance what your momma gave you, don’t change it.


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Trending & Sexy Makeup For Summer 2021: A Makeup-Lover’S Guide



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Andi LaBrune
Andi LaBrune
She's a country girl at heart with her hubby and 11 kids in central Virginia. She raises a small homestead of chickens & ducks with her family. If she's not hatching eggs, waiting for those adorable chicks to emerge, or tearing up the kitchen with yet another scrumptious, mouth-watering meal from her grass-fed roots, or she's sweating her sass off teaching Zumba Fitness classes. You can catch up with her and all her wild, yet introverted shenanigans over at The Skinny Mommy.