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Summer Makeup

Saturday, May 30, 2009

Summer is almost here, so make sure your summer makeup routine is fit for the heat! Here is our summer guide to the must have makeup bag summer essentials! -Super Glossy Lip Shine SPF 15
Did we leave anything out? What else do you think is a must have item for summer?

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awesomness wrote:
1) 5/29/2009 3:02:51 PM
I think that these things should be included: bronzer definitely nail polish lip gloss brightly colored eyeshadow.
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valley wrote:
2) 5/29/2009 11:20:03 PM
I always keep a small pump bottle of cooling face mist in my purse during the summer months. It gives me a nice little pick me up on hot days. :)
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CR wrote:
3) 5/30/2009 1:32:51 PM
For summer, I absolutely need a sweat-resistant blush. I really like the elf facial whips. They also are great for giving a nice dewy highlight to the cheeks. Because my skin is so light, if I don't have blush I look sick (and people will ask me if I am), so I have to have a blush that won't sweat off or wash off with ocean spray.
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Flash wrote:
4) 5/30/2009 11:42:39 PM
Lip tins! They're a must for on the go makeup.
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Nessa wrote:
5) 5/31/2009 12:11:25 AM
the mineral veil! it works as a GREAT setting powder and seriously, after 8 hours, my skin doesn't look like my foundation is melting off! Also prevents oil on your face, you get like zero shine that lasts all day. The only downfall is that it does have a slight pink tint, hopefully ELF will consider making a translucent mineral veil!
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Lipglosslover wrote:
6) 5/31/2009 12:45:07 PM
SPF lip balm, SPF 30 lotion for the hands and feet, ears and an extra SPF 30 for the face.
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5820 wrote:
7) 6/1/2009 11:34:56 AM
All the make up with the spf 15 is really helpful to take care of yourself. The bright nail polish is my favorite in the summer you get the chance to express yourself and go crazy!
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Stuffed wrote:
8) 6/1/2009 11:49:04 AM
Definately a waterproof eyeliner and all over color stick to add a healthy bronze.
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happyleesa wrote:
9) 6/1/2009 12:04:32 PM
Waterproof eyeliner is a must have! Thanks!
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CarolS wrote:
10) 6/1/2009 12:14:50 PM
I would add the daring mascara, a must have for summer!
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kmry4583 wrote:
11) 6/1/2009 12:16:10 PM
Nobody likes a shiny face, I like to use Mineral Booster and oil blotting sheets to keep my face shine free. They and are definite summer must-haves...
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Catfisher wrote:
12) 6/1/2009 12:17:17 PM
I can't wait to order some new makeup. Thanks!
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GirlLovesPink wrote:
13) 6/1/2009 12:21:51 PM
Great eyeshadows in summery colors, of course!
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mskeri05 wrote:
14) 6/1/2009 12:27:14 PM
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missinglynx wrote:
15) 6/1/2009 12:38:39 PM
sunblock, lip balm, a good bronzer, and fit flops!
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GREEN IS IN!! wrote:
16) 6/1/2009 12:40:04 PM
I use anti-aging with SPF 15 along with everything else
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echo wrote:
17) 6/1/2009 12:47:47 PM
During the summer, it's especially important to use make with a SPF of 15 or higher. You'll be rewarded years from now with younger, softer, less wrinkled skin!
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smackyphil wrote:
18) 6/1/2009 12:53:06 PM
I found this useful for the lady:)
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Kristen183 wrote:
19) 6/1/2009 1:04:26 PM
I love the Lip Shine with SPF15-- I just need to find a good facial SPF moisturizer to go with it.
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andy89 wrote:
20) 6/1/2009 1:37:35 PM
as usual will buy 1 for the girlfriend .
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ecjulien wrote:
21) 6/1/2009 1:37:57 PM
Mineral foundation is a must during summer! For me, summer means bringing my water bottle everywhere and making sure I drink lots of it!
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CelineBean wrote:
22) 6/1/2009 2:00:47 PM
My must have summer item is a beautiful, summery scent! I like the ones from Fruits and Passions! YUM
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SamIAm wrote:
23) 6/1/2009 2:06:21 PM
Bottled water or some other portable form of H20 is the ultimate accessory for looking beautiful during the summer! Hydration is the best way to beat the drying affects of summer heat.
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kaleilei wrote:
24) 6/1/2009 2:10:27 PM
eyeliner is a must have for me.
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exquisite wrote:
25) 6/1/2009 2:21:40 PM
a must need is sunblock ofcoursee (;
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mom's tip wrote:
26) 6/1/2009 2:39:22 PM
My must have...lip gloss with spf. Having burned lips from a day at the beach is awful!
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velveetah wrote:
27) 6/1/2009 3:17:27 PM
I like to use a shimmer body lotion for summer too!
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lgn wrote:
28) 6/1/2009 3:27:13 PM
A good moisturizer and conditioner for those days you spend in the sun and swimming.
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Yanika wrote:
29) 6/1/2009 3:29:10 PM
Everything you have on here I feel are the essentials for the summer.
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ilse wrote:
30) 6/1/2009 3:38:03 PM
I totally think that the ELF's studio line Contouring Blush and Bronzer should be there! Great quality and super cute! Ladies, don't forget to also apply extra sunscreen when tanning!! Thanks for all the tips Achelle!
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31) 6/1/2009 3:54:39 PM
Another must have summer item is a fruity or sweet smelling fragrance.
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Sunny in AR wrote:
32) 6/1/2009 4:08:47 PM
Remember to apply a little ELF mineral makeup on your ears, also! The SPF will help to keep them from being sunburned.
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Brown_Sugar wrote:
33) 6/1/2009 4:19:43 PM
Sunscreen!! And a nice hat!
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Musical Aria wrote:
34) 6/1/2009 5:07:56 PM
It also helps if you have at least somewhat of a tan so you don't look completely bleached out by all the white. But don't go overboard and turn yourself orange--that's never attractive.
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kimswd wrote:
35) 6/1/2009 5:11:14 PM
More sunscreen! and a cool, fun eye shadow!
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eyecandy007 wrote:
36) 6/1/2009 5:12:02 PM
Must have for summer is a good bronzer and make up that will withstand the heat .. look all natural.. using the elf products here are great.. also get a good shimmer lotion to show off those tan legs!
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ecc12v13 wrote:
37) 6/1/2009 5:51:54 PM
My summer make-up must-have is a powder face bronzer ro summer glow tinted moisturizer. This way I can have the glow of summer sun without the skin damage while and still look so natural !
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ecc12v13 wrote:
38) 6/1/2009 5:54:40 PM
I absolutely need a powder bronzer or a summer glow tinted moisturizer to look naturally tan without the sun damage!
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lexy wrote:
39) 6/1/2009 6:11:16 PM
i love the summer makeup bag. i cant believe nobody else has ever thought of that. you didnt leave anything out. well maybe you could put a small thing of sunscreen in there for us who have kids and might forget sunscreen but do have our makeup bag with us. again i love the summer make up bag idea and the accesorrys that are in it. i will be sure to buy me one.
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Fellowadvicee wrote:
40) 6/1/2009 6:21:49 PM
Tweezers for a well groomed look and clear brow gel to top it of!
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White'a the new black! wrote:
41) 6/1/2009 6:35:26 PM
Just a few days ago i ordered the super glossy lip shine and shine erasers so im almost half covered! :)
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Amanda87 wrote:
42) 6/1/2009 7:01:47 PM
Lots of water!
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deeanne wrote:
43) 6/1/2009 7:15:50 PM
i love the idea of this. i think maybe you should add some sunscreen that is spf 15 and maybe some lip balm with spf in it. it would also be nice to maybe have a little battery operated fan. but other than that i love the accessories that are already in it.
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44) 6/1/2009 7:40:14 PM
I use bronzer. the best. the darker the better
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MARZAEME001 wrote:
45) 6/1/2009 7:41:46 PM
the best one is the bronzer. and pink nail polish. also "glow" blush.
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MARZAEME001 wrote:
46) 6/1/2009 7:44:06 PM
everything is great
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Krazi Kelly wrote:
47) 6/1/2009 7:48:37 PM
I think another must have item is a pocket mirror. The reason being is because you can take it to the beach in your beach tote and use it for quick touch-ups! :]
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Kati wrote:
48) 6/1/2009 7:50:10 PM
Don't forget to bring a face brush and powder compact when gone all day, like at the beach, to do mini touch ups so you still look great by nighttime
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greeneyes626 wrote:
49) 6/1/2009 8:02:07 PM
The one thing that I can not live without from E.l.F is the Shimmering Facial Whip! I wear if everyday! It gives your face a nice glow and dewy look to your face. It looks really good if you have a nice bronze look to you or fair skin looks fab! Thanks E.L.F
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white white wrote:
50) 6/1/2009 8:03:57 PM
sun block definitely! it is a necessity to look good and feel good!
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JennC wrote:
51) 6/1/2009 8:04:58 PM
The Translucent Matifying Powder (or the Mineral Booster) is also a must-have. It has a multipurpose use that is especially great for summer. It's sheer/translucent quality allows it to be dusted over your makeup and give it staying power (important in summer weather) without looking obvious. It also helps combat shine, and can even be dusted lightly into the roots of your hair to freshen it up when the summer heat makes your scalp more sweaty or oily than usual. If you find that either of these powders are still visible when used on dark hair, use bronzer or another dark powder instead for the same effect.
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Xiao Hua wrote:
52) 6/1/2009 8:26:57 PM
A must have item would be a bronzer. This is so imprortant because it gives you a healthy glow,yet does not make you look overly tanned. If the bronzer is worn correctly it is very very beautiful and perfect for summer!
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justtwitch84 wrote:
53) 6/1/2009 8:41:13 PM
bright eyeshadow colors
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Summergal wrote:
54) 6/1/2009 9:22:17 PM
When summer arrives I always make sure to have a pretty bronzer ready to give my face that summer glow! I like to choose a bronzer with a bit of shimmer to catch the sunlight :)
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MissPiggy wrote:
55) 6/1/2009 10:22:16 PM
Water! I carry water with me everywhere. It takes a bit of effort to drink enough of what I need, but at least I have it on hand :o) Don't forget your sunglasses!
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alittleangel wrote:
56) 6/1/2009 10:30:01 PM
Comfy flipflops and a cute bikini of course!!
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Engineer a Debt Free Life wrote:
57) 6/1/2009 10:48:58 PM
Awesome! I think any makeup with sunscreen is a must for summer, plus sunscreen itself! We love saving money - your site has great products at great prices! Keep up the good work! Money Savin' Momma @ Engineer a Debt Free Life
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ibelieveinpink wrote:
58) 6/1/2009 11:06:02 PM
sunblock is an absolute must. spf 30 (at the very least) is best for the body. reduce skin cancer and prevent burning/redness! :]
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xwhymex wrote:
59) 6/2/2009 12:06:11 AM
Don't forget nighttime make-up, like crazy colored eyeshadows. :)
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tracywilkins wrote:
60) 6/2/2009 12:09:28 AM
Don't forget the sunscreen and the fake tanner!!!!!
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nanculgir wrote:
61) 6/2/2009 12:46:20 AM
waterproof mascara
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CassRR wrote:
62) 6/2/2009 1:03:46 AM
Love E.L.F.!!!
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lollykings wrote:
63) 6/2/2009 1:04:52 AM
My must have is waterproof mascara! Earth & Water Mascara Duo is a great pick, so you'll look great in and out of the water!
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frankatie wrote:
64) 6/2/2009 1:16:35 AM
elf has really pretty eye shadows that work really good for the summer...very neutral colors for summers not dark colors would make your eyes and face stand out ;)
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heather1226 wrote:
65) 6/2/2009 2:18:55 AM
Bronzer, blush, lipgloss, chapstick, sunblock, bright color nail polishes, and a highlight for cheekbones.
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Sheba wrote:
66) 6/2/2009 2:51:16 AM
If you plan on wearing a shoe that shows your toes you had better get a pedi, enough said.
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iluv_makeup wrote:
67) 6/2/2009 6:58:05 AM
Don't forget your water proof mascara!
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Wenders wrote:
68) 6/2/2009 8:04:18 AM
Designers shades for your eyes
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cadillacgirl wrote:
69) 6/2/2009 8:41:24 AM
I think a must have item for summer is a new pair of sandals. You have to show off your pedicure.
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CR wrote:
70) 6/2/2009 8:50:59 AM
It's also good to carry some translucent powder to sop up any excess oil that builds up in the roots of your hair. Apply it to your roots, let it sit for a bit, then brush it out. It'll help keep your hair from looking stringy...
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Nelle wrote:
71) 6/2/2009 9:00:50 AM
I think that the nail polish should be bright you should wear bright colored eyeshadow to go with the bright colors you should wear. =)
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cynthiaj wrote:
72) 6/2/2009 9:19:29 AM
I think that every girl needs some waterproof eyeliner and mascara for her summer bag!
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Divyne wrote:
73) 6/2/2009 9:32:13 AM
What would summer be for those of us who dont tan and use a bronzer? I think that should be an essential, along with a highlighter. hehe
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kewine wrote:
74) 6/2/2009 10:31:07 AM
Hi! I LOVE e.l.f. cosmetics! They're cheap and high-quality. Please send me a free sample. :) Thanks!
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kewine wrote:
75) 6/2/2009 10:33:16 AM
oops... and my essential is waterproof mascara! Makes your eyes pop and doesn't run in the sweat and sun.
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kewine wrote:
76) 6/2/2009 10:33:19 AM
oops... and my essential is waterproof mascara! Makes your eyes pop and doesn't run in the sweat and sun.
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Interesting wrote:
77) 6/2/2009 11:58:29 AM
I would definitely add waterproof mascara. No one wants to see a runny mascara. Scratch that, anything waterproof is necessary for the hot summer weather :]
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jena wrote:
78) 6/2/2009 12:18:45 PM
ELF nail polish in Blush looks really good with a tan...
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elflove¢¾ wrote:
79) 6/2/2009 12:27:23 PM
A bronzing powder in sunkissed adds that natural glow, so if you haven't had a chance to get that amazing tan yet or if you're feeling a bit off, this will definitely add a boost to your complexion!:)
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ccbro04 wrote:
80) 6/2/2009 1:27:48 PM
It's all about the brushes! I've found that a good set of makeup brushes can give you just the right look no matter what colors or kinds of makeup you are using. The best one for summer has to be a nice large cheeck brush for your bronzer!!!
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KellySedai wrote:
81) 6/2/2009 2:21:45 PM
I think you should definitely include a cute pair of flip flops that match your toe nails. :D
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etwirler04 wrote:
82) 6/2/2009 3:02:45 PM
Another ELF product that deserves to be mentioned on the list is the Pineapple Mango Moisturizing Hand Cream because it smells wonderful and the scent is very summery. It's great to use on dry cuticles if you want to do a DIY manicure or pedicure before you use your favorite ELF nail polish.
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KatieKat8426 wrote:
83) 6/2/2009 3:30:09 PM
Bronzers are a must have for this summer. Also body butters to keep your skin swimsuit smooth!
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volleyball.1 wrote:
84) 6/2/2009 3:50:12 PM
perfect!! thanks..this is just what i need to know!
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hulahips wrote:
85) 6/2/2009 4:16:27 PM
mositerizer!!! clinique in particular... or whatever one available!
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princess73 wrote:
86) 6/2/2009 5:18:39 PM
I think you definately cannot forget bronzing powder for summer. So you can fake the bake:)
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sunsetsailor wrote:
87) 6/2/2009 5:31:40 PM
Protection from the sun is very important! Make sure to put sunscreen everywhere else. :)
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LaSTBr3ath wrote:
88) 6/2/2009 5:51:40 PM
All over cover stick ;] Summer=heat=sweat=dirt=pimples :O
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3mommy wrote:
89) 6/2/2009 5:57:17 PM
you got it all IMO, my favorite Shine erasers, I have a big problem with that I shine like the sun itself and these litlle wonders are superb.thanx
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ggg wrote:
90) 6/2/2009 6:10:58 PM
i think waterproof liquid eyeliner in a must :D
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Tammy123 wrote:
91) 6/2/2009 6:18:26 PM
a good moisturizer with spf 30
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Tami T wrote:
92) 6/2/2009 6:31:24 PM
For me and the summer months I must have a eye liner, lip liner, and lip gloss. Of course flip flops is a must for the summer. I hardly wear much make-up but do use a mineral powder with spf for an overall facial protection.
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vero15 wrote:
93) 6/2/2009 7:27:30 PM
Eyeliner is a must have!!
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Mrs StiffKill wrote:
94) 6/2/2009 7:38:48 PM
You can never go without Waterproof Mascara. It's a sexy must have.. eyes are the windows to the soul
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ChrissyT wrote:
95) 6/2/2009 7:56:01 PM
Lots of sunblock and SPF make-up. Don't forget GREAT SHOES!!!
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AmyJackson wrote:
96) 6/2/2009 8:19:41 PM
I think that a must have that you didn't mention is a good mascara!
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pam and steph wrote:
97) 6/2/2009 9:22:41 PM
I just received my second shipment from ELF and am totally thrilled. I have even ordered cosmetics for my 79 year old mother and she's so excited about them. The product is comparable to the high line cosmetics that you pay high dollar for in deparment stores. Yet, you get all the benifits without all of the hype and hassle. Thank you ELF for your quality products and your more than reasonable prices. Two happy customers right here.
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niya wrote:
98) 6/3/2009 2:52:42 AM
sunblock lots of it. bronzer and always keep a hair tie on you.
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Kelly88 wrote:
99) 6/3/2009 10:18:37 AM
I absolutley love these products, and with summer coming up we can beat the heat, and beat the prices here on E.L.F
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CupCake Jonas wrote:
100) 6/4/2009 9:18:08 PM
I Love e.l.f I Can Live With Out It!!!
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unique1 wrote:
101) 6/4/2009 9:48:02 PM
Shine Eraser, waterproof eyeliner and mascara are a absolute must for the summer.
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Nicoleee578 wrote:
102) 6/5/2009 3:23:16 PM
i think that those are really good but maybe some bronzer and bright lipstick or eyeshadow.
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outsidethelines wrote:
103) 6/8/2009 1:17:53 PM
I need an ELF beach bag.LOL Bright polish is key for summer as well as waterproof eye liner, lip sheers, blotting paper, mattifying powder and a water bottle!
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girlovely5 wrote:
104) 6/8/2009 6:35:02 PM
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blueberryn wrote:
105) 6/8/2009 9:19:48 PM
I love long lasting lip stains for the summer. Perfect for adding color to my face all day when applying fresh lipstick is too much, like at the beach. I'd love to see e.l.f. offer some.
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Lizzie__ wrote:
106) 6/9/2009 7:07:39 AM
I don't get it ... I ordered once before and had noooooooo problem having the stuff sent to my PO Box. What's different now??
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Mi wrote:
107) 6/9/2009 11:43:59 AM
Don't forget the eye widener (great product) for any summer party. Gloss & clear mascara is a must have - no messy and smudgedly in hot and humid summer.
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MiZZ_MiLF wrote:
108) 6/9/2009 7:51:57 PM
I love the bronzer but i would like to see bright nail polish and maybe some chic E.L.f sunglasses for the summer
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Volleyball maniac wrote:
109) 6/10/2009 9:13:57 PM
You DEFINATLY need blush, just a bit, but it is neccesary. Also I think bronzer to...just in case you don't get that summer glow yet :)
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pinkandsexy87 wrote:
110) 6/12/2009 12:39:10 AM
i think a face primer you dont want your foundation melting in the sun so a face primer would be great ,,,,i mean all other brands are to expensive, ill say...or maybe its because im addicted to luv it...and we already got the lip primer eye primer why not the face its a new hott thing for the summer.....
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cchel wrote:
111) 6/12/2009 11:09:13 AM
I love the mineral makeup for the summer, and all the differnt shades of mineral eyeshadow.
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Phayrelle wrote:
112) 7/8/2009 8:20:02 PM
I think you are missing the all over color stick. That is the one item I have in my bag during the summer. Everyone is always shocked that I use one stick to get such an amazing look. For 1$ you can do your lips, eyes and face for day or evening and still look gorgeous.
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devils_angel_ts wrote:
113) 7/11/2009 11:29:52 AM
The SPF products are great! Especially in the summer. nailpolish i like to wear year round but i choose brighter colors to wear in the summer.
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