Thrive Market’s Best Summer Beauty and Skincare Products

Last Update: December 14, 2023

When the heat of summer sets in, it’s time to modify your tried-and-true beauty routine to withstand the sun and the salt (and yes, even the sweat). It’s not the season for anything too fussy or complicated; rather, it’s time for melt-proof makeup, an extra layer of sunscreen, and nourishing hair care to shield against damage from long days outdoors.

We’ve assembled all of our favorite summer beauty products to give you that effortless, natural look you may be searching for this season — the kind that plays up your favorite features while leaving skin and hair hydrated, protected, and glowing from within. From f.a.e. by Thrive Market products in tropical scents to SPF-infused makeup and soothing post-sun aloe, these are the best summer beauty products to add to your next order. 

Best Natural Makeup for Summer

Larkly Suncare SPF 30 Mineral Powder Sunscreen
If you’ve ever faced the dilemma of needing to touch up your SPF midday without making a mess of your makeup, this clever powder sunscreen is the solution you never knew you needed.

Juice Beauty Lip Moisturizer SPF 8
When it comes to SPF, don’t forget your lips! Protect them with this trio of sunscreen-infused lip balms in three juicy shades. 

WELL People Bio Tint SPF 30 Tinted Moisturizer
Streamline your summer beauty routine with this tinted moisturizer—it’s coverage and sunscreen in one step.

Ere Perez Avocado Waterproof Mascara, Black
Your summer makeup bag needs a sweat-proof, swim-friendly mascara, and this one is both vegan and suitable for sensitive eyes.

RMS Beauty Buriti Bronzer
Swap your powder bronzer for this sheer, nourishing balm that’s gained a clean beauty cult following for the natural-looking glow it imparts.

All Good Get Glowing Lip & Cheek Tint SPF 15, Blush
Give cheeks a rosy glow while blocking harmful UV rays with this tinted balm that’s backed by SPF 15. 

Best Haircare Products for Summer

Pacifica Salty Waves Texture Spray
Get laid-back, beachy texture that looks like you just took a dip in the ocean with this salt spray featuring algae and banana.

f.a.e. by Thrive Market Nourishing Shampoo & Conditioner Set, Coconut Vanilla
The coconut scent is undeniably summery, but it’s the nourishing olive oil, aloe, and Vitamin E that really make this haircare set perfect for your post-swim shower. 

Seed Phytonutrients Anti-Frizz Smoothing Cream
Humid climates make many hair types prone to frizz, but this cream is made with smoothing oils to help tame flyaways and keep things under control. 

Alaffia Beautiful Curls, Curl Enhancing Leave-In Conditioner
Keep curly hair healthy even during the high heat of summer with this leave-in conditioner made with organic shea butter from cooperatives in West Africa.

Best SPF & Suncare Products

f.a.e. by Thrive Market Mineral Sunscreen Spray, SPF 30 
This spray sunscreen is formulated with non nano zinc oxide to give you broad spectrum protection, and it’s entirely free of potentially harmful parabens, phthalates, and synthetic fragrances that are common in many SPF products.

Babo Botanicals After Sun Soothing Hydrating Aloe Gel
A bottle of aloe gel is an old standby for soothing post-sun skin. This one also contains cooling eucalyptus and rosehip oil to impart a dose of deep moisture. 

Kinfield Sunday Cooling Aloe Mist Spray
The spearmint and cucumber in this use-anywhere mist cool overheated skin on contact, making it a must-have for sweltering city summers and beach days alike.

Best Summer Skincare Products

Province Apothecary Moisturizing Oil Cleanser & Makeup Remover
Remove sunscreen and sweat from the face with this oil cleanser, which makes the perfect first step for double cleansing.

Vamigas Luz De Sur Face Oil
This facial oil is infused with Latin American botanical ingredients like açai, maracuja, rosa mosqueta, papaya, and jojoba oil to nourish dehydrated summer skin. 

Juice Beauty Hydrating Mist
Formulated with rosehip oil and botanical juices, this facial mist is perfect for cooling off during sweltering summer heat. (Tip: Keep it in the fridge for an extra refreshing spritz throughout the day.)

Beauty By Earth Self Tanner Face Lotion
Fake a subtle, natural-looking glow with this plant-based self tanner. 

f.a.e. by Thrive Market Nourishing Body Wash, Coconut Vanilla 
Make your shower feel more like an escape with this tropical scented, deeply hydrating body wash.

Beecause Lemongrass & Sage Body Scrub
Prep your skin for self tanner or just enjoy an all-over smoothing treatment with this body scrub made with cane sugar granules. 

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Amy Roberts

Amy Roberts is Thrive Market's Senior Editorial Writer. She is based in Los Angeles via Pittsburgh, PA.

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