The Beauty Products Our Team Swears By: Summer Edition



Summer is here, and at Southern Social, we’re all about keeping fresh and put together during those long shoot days.

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Our team has handpicked their favorite beauty products that effortlessly transition from work to a night out, and you’ll find them in our everyday purses and beach bags. Get ready to discover your new summer essentials as we share the products that we always have on hand. So, whether you’re lounging by the pool or strutting down the city streets, these summer must-haves will have you looking and feeling fabulous.

Shelby’s Picks

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  1. Rare Beauty Soft Pinch Liquid Blush: Achieve a soft, healthy flush that lasts all day with this weightless and blendable liquid blush, available in matte and dewy finishes.
  2. Dibs Desert Island Duo Contour Stick: Break free from beauty rules with this versatile duo that amps up your features effortlessly. Use it on your cheeks, lips, or even as bronzer or blush.
  3. Rodan + Fields Lash Boost Serum: Get the appearance of longer, stronger, and darker-looking lashes with this renowned lash conditioning serum applied nightly.

Apryl’s Picks

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  1. Ilia Super Serum Skin Tint SPF 40: Enjoy light, dewy coverage, mineral SPF protection, and skincare benefits with this award-winning tinted serum.
  2. The Ordinary Rose Hip Seed Oil: Nourish your skin with this daily support formula, featuring high-purity, sustainably sourced, organic rose hip seed oil.
  3. St. Tropez Self Tan Express Bronzing Mousse: Achieve a customizable tan that suits your preference, from a light glow to a deep dark tan, with this lightweight and easy-to-apply mousse.

Keisha’s Picks

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  1. Caudalie Beauty Elixir Prep, Set, Glow Beauty Mist: Prep your skin and achieve a dewy, glowing complexion with this natural face mist that tightens pores and sets makeup.
  2. Supergoop Unseen Sunscreen SPF 40: Stay protected with this 100% invisible, weightless sunscreen that offers broad spectrum SPF protection and a natural finish.
  3. Laneige Lip Glowy Balm: Keep your lips hydrated, tinted, and kissable throughout the day with this lightweight and moisture-coating lip balm.
  4. Oribe Gold Lust Dry Shampoo: Extend your blowouts, refresh your hair, and add a touch of freshness with this transformative dry shampoo.


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  1. Dibs Desert Island Duo Contour Stick: Embrace the freedom to amp up your features with this versatile duo, creating a soft and glowing finish effortlessly.
  2. Rare Beauty Positive Light Liquid Luminizer Highlight: Add a lasting and soft luminous glow with this silky liquid highlighter that enhances your natural radiance.
  3. Living Proof Perfect Hair Day Advanced Clean Dry Shampoo: Keep your hair fresh and clean between washes with this highly acclaimed dry shampoo that adds softness and shine.


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  1. Charlotte Tilbury Hollywood Flawless Filter: Blur imperfections, add radiance, and achieve a real-life filter effect with this complexion booster that can be applied in multiple ways.
  2. Milk Makeup Lip + Cheek Cream Blush Stick: Get a natural flush on your cheeks and a beautiful lip color with this creamy and versatile blush stick.
  3. Laura Mercier Tinted Moisturizer Natural Skin Perfector: Experience up to 24-hour hydration, SPF 30 protection, and a perfected skin appearance with this beloved tinted moisturizer.

Kate’s Picks

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  1. Keeki Pure & Simple UVA Protection Sunscreen Lotion: Stay protected from the sun’s harmful rays with this lightweight and hydrating sunscreen that’s made from natural ingredients.
  2. Malibu Blondes Wellness Hair Remedy: Maintain vibrant blonde locks with this vegan cult classic that eliminates brassy and dull tones, leaving your hair luminous and radiant.
  3. Ilia Color Block High Impact Lipstick: Enjoy long-lasting, high-impact color and supreme hydration with this clean and handcrafted lipstick designed for all-day wear.

We hope you’ve found inspiration from our team’s summer favorites. Now it’s time to shop and find your own beauty essentials for the season. From achieving a healthy flush to protecting your skin and maintaining vibrant hair, these products are sure to become your go-to companions. So, embrace the summer vibes and let these beauty must-haves accompany you on all your adventures, from the office to the beach. Stay fresh, stay fabulous, and enjoy a summer filled with beauty!

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