Summer Survival – Best Skin Care Products for the Summer Months
With summer coming the mercury isn’t going down anytime soon, so here’s a list of our favorite summer skin care. These items are designed to help you keep cool and hydrated in the summertime heat but all double as excellent year-round skin care–check out the list and find one perfect for your brand below.
The Aloe Gels – Soothe & Cool Skin After Long Summer Days
One of our most popular products, this Aloe Gel is perfect to customize with your own scent or add to your formulas. Or simply use as-is for an unscented, hydrating gel. Suitable for sensitive skin and excellent as a hydrating or calming mask, under-eye gel, or as a perfect hydrating foundation base, facial moisturizer, aftershave or full-body moisturizer.
Treat skin with a cooling and hydrating gel, ideal after long days or for bodies of any age. Rub in a little Arctic Blue to deliver a powerful cooling sensation with this specially-formulated cooling gel ideal before or after workouts, or any time the AC just isn’t doing the trick!
Soothe and hydrate skin with Organic Aloe and Natural Mango Fragrance Oil. This gel dries with a cooling sensation and Neem Extract provides extra moisturization. Keep in your car or purse for use on-the-go!
Complete your summer look with our safe and easy Sunless Tanning Gel. Achieve a warm, natural-looking glow whatever the season with this easy to use, streak-free self tanning gel. Produces a light to medium tan and is safe for the entire body.
Cucumber Summer Skin Care
A clear jelly with deep hydration and the refreshing scent of fresh cut cucumbers, this gel also has antioxidant-rich cranberries. The gel format makes it great to cool skin, to hydrate or calm in a face masque, or even an under-eye gel.
For a purely refreshing and totally cucumber experience, try this Facial Toner. This formula brings all the wonderful, age-old cucumber benefits: revitalizing, relaxing, rejuvenating—everything your customers want and expect from cucumber products! A toner should be part of every routine, and in the summer this is a perfect addition to your line.
Complete your cooling cucumber selections with the luxurious Cucumber Lotion scented with Cucumber Distillate. Harness the power of Caffeic Acid and Vitamin C in Cucumber to nourish skin, help improve the appearance of firm skin, and soothe after long summer days.
Other Skin Care Favorites for Summer
This masque is delicately scented with relaxing rose distillate, and loaded with re-texturizing glycolic acid to help reduce the build-up of excess skin cells, allowing skin to breathe. Ideal to create a radiant glow in a spa or home spa setting.
The Goldilocks of scrubs! Not too oily, not too dry—just right. Our top tip that makes this scrub ideal for hot days is to leave the scrub in the freezer before a shower or bath, and rub on feet hot from a long day. Neem and turmeric are very popular so consider tapping those markets and SEO (search engine optimization) with this excellent scrub.
You’ll love the refreshing burst of pure Peppermint Oil in this extremely hydrating lotion. It’s an invigorating lotion that helps create cooling sensations, ideal for the whole body or perhaps especially the feet. Easy for customers to understand and highly desired to cool in the summer, this is an easy addition to a line.
This light, refreshing Citry Spray is the perfect wake-me-up for tired skin, on the body or the face. So crisp, lively, and fresh! The invigorating combination of Pink Grapefruit, Red Mandarin, Litsea, and Sweet Orange enliven the senses and pick up the spirits. Great as an overall body spray, a facial toner, or an anytime-spritzer! Use however it fits into your line, and consider travel sizes!
This fantastic spray is a nutrient burst for your skin, focusing on rejuvenating youthful glow while hydrating. It combines the powerful benefits of vegan OptiMSM and vitamin-rich banana (but no noticeable scent and non-sticky). It’s one of our formulator’s favorites, so give it a try and get your own customer feedback.
Summer Scents – Customize Your Skin Care with Summer Essential Oils & Fragrance Oils
Many scents are associated with summertime–think florals and tropical scents like Coconut. Below are some of our favorites, and the graphic highlights some more unusual scents that subtly elevate products with bright fresh notes that are less predictable.
Common Summer Scents
- Coconut Natural Fragrance Oil
- Mango Natural Fragrance Oil
- Papaya Natural Fragrance Oil
- Passion Fruit Natural Fragrance Oil
- Grapefruit Essential Oil
- Pink Grapefruit Essential Oil
- Lavender Essential Oil
- Lime Essential Oil
- Neroli Essential Oil
- Rose Absolute
- Sweet Orange Essential Oil
- Ylang Ylang Essential Oil
- Sweet Basil Essential Oil
- Bergamot Essential Oil
- Citronella Essential Oil
- Geranium Essential Oil
- Jasmine Grandiflorum Absolute
- Lemon Essential Oil
- Spearmint Essential Oil
We hope you’ve found a new favorite on this list. Order your samples in time for upcoming heat waves and let us know what you think in the comments below!