Although it’s usually done more in theory than in practice, summer is the time to let skin breathe. Everything seems a little more laid-back—from our work schedules to our weekend plans to our outfits—so it makes sense that our skin feels as airy as the season’s general attitude. But that’s easier said than done if you’d like to cover up blemishes, dryness, or uneven texture.
Thankfully, plenty of products debuted in July to fight those very issues. And better yet, many of these new launches are certified clean, making their natural, non-toxic, and sustainable features all the more appealing. We searched through the ranks to find the ones that fit the current mood: from deeply moisturizing creams and a hydrating mask to self-tanning drops and exfoliating pads, these are items that will clean your skin with ease. Whether you decide to opt for a few, or you go all in on everything, we think these items are sure to fit right in with your summertime agenda.
Here are 11 new skincare launches at Sephora that should breeze into your routine as you soak up these remaining carefree days. They’ll help you achieve a brighter, smoother complexion so you can let your skin breathe.
Slather this deeply hydrating moisture cream on your skin morning and night to see dryness, redness, and even wrinkles diminish in time. This vegan product, which is also free of parabens and sulfates, is made with adaptogenic herbs and mushrooms to calm skin from pollutants while leaving it smooth and clean.
When you want a summer glow without the serious sun damage, use a drop or two of this serum to deliver skin benefits with a bronze finish. The chronopeptide, virgin marula, and black currant seed oils in this product form a luminous barrier on the skin, which allows for antioxidants to penetrate it for a bright and even texture.
The coconut water–infused properties of this sheet mask not only make it super hydrating but also deliver a vacation-ready scent as you wait for its other properties to kick in. What are those exactly? Well, they include promises for a smoother, even, and more radiant complexion after the waiting period is up.
Looking for a moisturizer that calms your skin and minimizes pores? This gel-based product should be your pick since it’s made with squalane and probiotic technology to do just that. Plus, it’s made with other non-toxic and sustainable ingredients, too.
Thanks to the dog days of summer, your skin is probably in need of a major refresher. This ultra-hydrating yet super lightweight moisturizer is infused with Queen of the Night Cactus to usher in skin that’s soft and smooth. It’ll also do away with excess oil and uneven texture.
This clever item will feel like a fun science experiment that delivers a safe sun-kissed glow. Mix a few color-correcting drops—which are combined with chia seed, coconut oil, and avocado—into your moisturizer, and then spread it evenly on to your skin. It’ll create a natural-looking tan in no time.
Apply this antioxidant-rich toner on to your face and throat every morning and evening, and you’ll see your skin become more toned, even, and bright. The namesake Coenzyme Q10 shields skin from free radicals and other pollutants, while helping it keep a healthy pH level.
Keep these single-use exfoliating pads at the ready to soothe acne, combat dullness, and diminish wrinkles with help from lactic acid and aloe vera. Since this pick is particularly strong, it’s best to use it twice to three times per week.
Snow mushrooms can hold a few hundred times their weight in water, making this serum ideal for parched skin in need of intense moisture. It’s paired with mineral-infused marine water, which will help minimize pores and lessen the appearance of fine lines, too.
Say so long to dark spots and uneven texture when you use this serum twice a day with a cleanser: Its combination of vitamin C and rose oil were designed to brighten and smooth skin without parabens or formaldehyde. We also can’t help but brighten up at the sight of its packaging.
Natural fruit acids, botanical waters, and Kakadu plum mix together in this potion to help skin feel soft and toned and look bright and clean. Sugarcane glycolic, aloe, and willow bark fight blemishes naturally, too.