The Best Beauty Products to Beat the Heat and Keep Your Look Fresh

The temperatures are hot, and so is our July Tube! Whether your goal is to lengthen your lashes, smooth under-eye bags or brighten your skin—or all of the above, who are we kidding!—we’ve got effective solutions that really deliver on their claims. To buy these summer skin saviors all in one place, check out this month's TestTube

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Skin Research Laboratories neuLASH ($65)

What It Is:
A powerful, once-a-day serum with peptides that strengthens lashes and delivers nutrients in the blink of an eye. 

Key Ingredients:
A blend of fortifying polypeptides and hair-loving biotin nourishes eyelashes and prevents future damage. Sodium hyaluronate heightens hydration and helps boost shine. 

Expert Insight:
“We created neuLASH® to give every person an opportunity to enhance their natural beauty. With its ease of use and gentle, yet effective formulation, it is the preferred lash serum available today.” –Riley Kurtz, Senior Marketing Manager 

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Bare Republic Mineral Sunscreen Lotion ($14.99)

What It Is:
Bare Republic’s lightweight, mineral SPF 30 defends against UV damage and is loaded with antioxidants and moisturizers to help nourish and protect skin.

Key Ingredients: 
Titanium dioxide and zinc oxide provide broad-spectrum UVA and UVB protection while a blend of oils delivers moisture. Innovative algae extract works to repair current UV damage and eliminate free radicals. 

Expert Insight: 
“This is an impressively sheer formula that utilizes 100% mineral active UV filters to protect your skin physically, not chemically, from harmful UV rays. It's perfect for daily-use, while at the same time can keep up with your active lifestyle with 40 minutes of water resistance.” –Tyler Porteous, VP of Marketing and Development 

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Sanitas Skincare Brightening Peel Pads ($74)

What It Is:
A professional-strength, corrective treatment with active acids that eliminate excess oil, exfoliate and even skin tone. Each jar comes with 50 convenient cleansing pads that come pre-prepped with the right amount of product, so application is foolproof! 

Key Ingredients: 
The holy trinity of glycolic, lactic and salicylic acids exfoliate, brighten and stimulate skin’s natural renewal process for a bright, healthy complexion. 

Expert Insight:
“Our customers love the multifunctionality of this product. It exfoliates, brightens, tones and tightens in a single step!” –Lisa Crary, CEO

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Daily Concepts Charcoal Multifunctional Soap Sponge ($8)

What It Is:
This two-in-one soap sponge infused with charcoal cleans and smooths skin in a single swipe to save you time. 

Key Ingredient:
Activated charcoal—the ingredient behind all of our favorite porepurging masks—detoxifies. Better yet, the textured sponge removes dead skin cells that can cause future acne, wiping out pimples before they pop up. 

Expert Insight: 
“The Charcoal Multifunctional Soap Sponge is a total game-changer! The functionality and the acne/blemish– fighting properties are too prominent not to notice or mention. Our CEO begged me to give it a shot noticing my frustration with acne, and I will never not use this for my skin. I am clean, clear and confident with it as part of my regimen!” –Christina Lanae, CEO Assistant/ Marketing Coordinator 

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Skin Actives Collagen Serum ($20)

What It Is:
The vegan formula does everything from minimize the appearance of wrinkles to even out skin tone. 

Key Ingredients: 
This do-it-all formula boasts sea kelp bioferment for skin nourishment, hyaluronic acid for extreme moisture, epidermal growth factor (EGF) for structural support, and magnesium ascorbyl phosphate (aka a stable form of vitamin C) for reducing discoloration. 

Expert Insight: 
“Who needs SAS Collagen Serum? Everybody older than 13, or even younger if you have acne problems, because it will help with healing without scars. For those of us a bit older than 13, collagen serum will help keep the proteins in our skin, collagen, elastin and more, in their native, highly functioning state. It contains the amino acids, vitamins and growth factors we need. And it is vegan!” –Dr. Hannah Sivak, Founder

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Contours Rx Lids by Design + Precision Tweezers ($29.95)

What It Is:
An eyelid correcting strip that recontours the look of heavy, hooded eyelids in seconds. 

Key Ingredients: 
No active ingredients. LIDS BY DESIGN is hypoallergenic, latex-free and medical-grade using an organic, plant-based adhesive. 

Expert Insight: 
“We are proud to provide the only instant, nonsurgical solution for hooded eyelids! For perfect application, find your unique eyelid fold (usually where your makeup gathers) and place the strip directly on that line. Whether you’re using LIDS BY DESIGN to feel more refreshed and youthful, or you have impaired vision, you’ll quickly find you won’t want to leave the house without them! ” –Britain Todd, CEO

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Invisibobble Original ($8)

What Is It:
The most powerful yet gentle elastic on the planet. The unique spiral design holds onto hair without knotting and works with all types of tresses. 

Key Ingredients:
Only 100-percent resin, 200-percent magic and 300-percent everything dreams are made of. 

Expert Insight:
“The ORIGINAL is a staple in anyone’s hair-care routine. It's the perfect way to keep your hair up with its innovative design, which prevents tangling and pulling!” –Sophie Trelles-Tvede, Founder

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Chamonix Genucel Plant Stem Cell Therapy ($89)

What Is It:
A powerful treatment for under-eye bags, puffiness and fine lines. 

Key Ingredients:
An anti-aging serum made of rare swiss apple to promote the appearance of youthful looking skin, Eyeseryl® to draw out moisture under the eyes that causes bags and puffiness, green tea leaf extract, and goji berry to reduce the appearance of fine lines. 

Expert Insight:
“In the classic Chamonix tradition of ingredients, genucel® contains double the clinical concentration of Eyeseryl® to give you the best, most effective results. When opening any Chamonix product, you’re about to experience goodness on so many levels” –George Faltaous, CEO