You Have to See Summer’s Most Gorgeous New Makeup Collections

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When summer rolls around, our wardrobe shifts to bright colors and shimmering hues and our beauty collections should be no different. Step aside, dark smoky eyes. Bright pops of color are here to stay. Here, the top makeup collections to take you into the sunny season in style. 

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Yves Saint Laurent Savage Escape Summer 2016 Collection 

From “Bronzing Stones” that will give you the most believable faux glow and an eye shadow palette with hues reflecting the earth and sky to new summer-ready shades of the Full Metal Shadow and Gloss Volupté, this line is a must-have for any beauty junkie.

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NARS Long Hot Summer Collection

Featuring two limited-edition palettes (a gorgeous neutral eye shadow palette and a classic contour palette featuring the shades Laguna and Casino), three lip glosses to keep in rotation this summer and two blushes for a perfectly flushed look under the sun, this collection is a hit.


Chanel Collection Les Souffles Du Désert

Pulling inspiration from a hot desert oasis, this collection boasts gorgeous copper and sandy brown shades for the eyes (there’s a new palette, eyeliner and mascara) and focuses on pink and orange-based sheens for your pout while keeping the complexion highlighted and bronzed.


Christian Louboutin Loubilaque

Offered in eight shades from nude to bright pink, this collection of lip lacquers (different from normal glosses with their bold colors that perfectly mold to your lips) is specifically formulated to reflect light, almost acting like a mirrored surface for eye-catching beauty. 

Image/Christian Louboutin

Dolce & Gabbana Summer in Italy 

Taking inspiration from the bright colors of Sicily, this bright, cheerful collection features must-have products like soft bronzers and blushes with just enough pops of color, bright eye shadows to accentuate your eyes and beautiful lipsticks for a perfect pout. Plus, the pretty patterned cases are a total bonus.

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MAC Cosmetics Soft Serve Collection

Featuring a uniquely creamy and bouncy texture, the brand’s new Soft Serve eye shadows are available in 12 shades that layer smoothly and flawlessly onto lids while their buildable color never creases for a perfect wear. 


Illamasqua Hypnotica

Bright colors and fearless fun are all over the summer collection from Illamasqua, featuring multitasking Sketch Sticks in colors perfect for summer, highly pigmented lip colors and “I woke up like this” lashes to name a few. 


Kevyn Aucoin Summer 2016

Bronzer-highlighter hybrids that are almost too pretty to use, a volumizing mascara and a lip gloss that makes you look like the sun is following you around are only three of the revolutionary (and beautiful) products from this highly coveted collection.

Image/Kevyn Aucoin

Dior Milky Dots Summer 2016 Color Collection

Vibrant colors balanced with delicate, milky hues comprise this collection inspired by the classic polka-dot print. Including eye shadow palettes, a new loose powder and a cute-as-can-be manicure kit (it even comes with a dotting tool for the perfect polka-dot mani), this collection can be used well after summer ends. 


Becca Champagne Collection

Featuring the cult-followed Becca X Jaclyn Hill face palette to create virtually any look, this collection also carries on the shimmering champagne vibe by adding three more Shimmering Skin Perfectors (two powder and one liquid) to keep our skin glowing.


Summer in Clinique

Perfectly paired cheek and lip colors coupled with lighter-than-air bronzers and a subtle hint of definition around the eyes make this collection from Clinique easy to wear and even easier to love. 


Laura Mercier Cocktails À St. Tropez 

Bronze and illuminate your skin with the brand’s new Baked Blush Illuminé while washing your complexion and lips with a healthy flush of bright colors with the Colour Dots Lip & Cheek Sheers. Designed to go on easy and effortlessly, this line is perfect for keeping in your beach bag for a laidback summer. 

Image/Laura Mercier

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