31 Inspired Ideas to Revamp Your Beauty Routine This Month

Long, low-key afternoons. Lazy weekends. Now is the perfect time to break out of your routine. We've got 31 new ways to jazz up this season—and your looks!

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Day Eight

Shadow Brightener

A creamy, opaque concealer can melt in the heat. Use YSL Touche Éclat Radiant Touch highlighter ($40; YSLBeautyUS.com) on the inner corners of your eyes instead. The sheer, illuminating formula hides puffiness and brightens dark shadows without settling into fine lines and wrinkles.

Day Nine

Easy Upgrade

Turn your ponytail into a statement in four steps:

1. Spritz thickening spray from roots to ends.
2. Make a side part.
3. Use a fine-tooth comb to tease the underside of a three-inch section of hair just behind the top of your head.
4. Gently smooth over that area as you brush your hair back into a ponytail.

Day 10

Enduring Beauty

For a natural blush that lasts all day, dab a bit of a long-lasting liquid stain (like Topshop Make Up Lip & Cheek Tint, $14; Topshop.com) on the apples of your cheeks and blend it upward toward your temples, using circular motions.

Day 11

The Color Lavender

Have you been wearing the same tomato red on your toes for the past ten summers? Reinvent your pedicure with a lively lavender polish. Our favorites: Givenchy Le Vernis in Croisiére Purple ($20; Sephora.com), OPI Nail Lacquer in You're Such a BudaPest ($9; Ulta.com), Essie Nail Polish in Full Steam Ahead ($8; Beauty.com) and Deborah Lippmann Nail Polish in Do the Mermaid ($19; DeborahLippMann.co m).

Day 12

Ready for Takeoff

Adding subtle wings to your black eyeliner makes your eyes look more awake. Use a flat-tipped liquid pen (like e.l.f. Triple Tip Waterproof Eyeliner Pen, $2; EyesLipsFace.com) to make a thin, quarter-inch-long flick from the outer corner of your eye toward the outer corner of your brow.

Day 13

Green Party

A touch of green flatters every eye color. If you're pale, blend a sheer minty shadow (like Make Satin Finish Eyeshadow in Sea Glass, $18; WeSeeBeauty.com) over your lids. If you have olive or dark skin, dust the tips of your lashes with a deep teal mascara (like By Terry Mascara Terrybly in Dark Forest, $47; Beauty.com).

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