If you’re anything like us, your medicine cabinet and vanity are stocked to capacity with beauty products, potions, and skin-care salves. Heck, you might even have some extra goodies stashed in your kitchen. No judgment (after all, you can stack pots and pans, but serums need their space). Better make room, though, because a bunch of soon-to-be-legendary launches just hit the market—and you’re going to want to stock up.
From stress-countering moisture cream to an ethereal highlighter, these are the standouts every bride-to-be needs for summer.
Youth to the People Adaptogen Deep Moisture Cream
A savior for pre-wedding skin, this stress-combating moisturizer harnesses the abilities of adaptogenic herbs (including ashwagandha, holy basil, rhodiola), reishi mushrooms, and calming peptides to soothe irritation and fight fatigue. Sure, you may feel flustered when your crazy aunt demands to speak at the rehearsal dinner, but at least your face won’t show it.
SHOP NOW: Sephora, $58
Tula Aqua Infusion Power Liquid
We’re more than a little obsessed with topical probiotics—just one of the reasons we love Tula. Without getting too technical, the brand’s latest is driven by a system called “micro-fluidics.” Basically, it contains thousands of tiny bubbles that burst when applied to skin, releasing a surge of Lactococcus Ferment Lysate (LFL), organic prickly pear extract, and hyaluronic acid.
SHOP NOW: Dermstore, was $58, now $52
Undone Beauty Light On Mascara
At this point, light-reflective products are par for the course in the cosmetics realm. However, we had yet to find a mascara that could claim such bragging rights. Insert this proprietary formula, packed with holographic pigments and conditioning castor oil. It’s pretty much a multidimensional magic trick for your lashes. Perhaps most mystifying is the $8 price tag.
SHOP NOW: Amazon, $8
Too Faced Born This Way Multi-Use Sculpting Concealer
Imperfections are a thing of the past thanks to this majorly multitasking, full-coverage concealer. Beyond erasing flaws, it contours and illuminates—all this in a photo-friendly formula that won’t budge for 12 hours (regardless of heat and humidity). And did we mention the doe-foot applicator? It’s downright brilliant. We’re talking precise application every time.
SHOP NOW: Sephora, $29
Pat McGrath Labs Sublime Skin Highlighting Trio
Makeup maven Pat McGrath has done it again...this time with an incandescent highlighter triptych that, as the name suggests, is totally sublime (though we’d be inclined to call it heavenly). Texture-wise, this must-try trio is a cross between a powder and cream. Like the rest of her instantly in-demand offerings, this newbie is bound to sell out ASAP.
SHOP NOW: Sephora, $50
Herbivore Prism Exfoliating Glow Potion
With the introduction of this oh-so anticipated launch, Herbivore can add another holy-grail elixir to its already epic range. Powered by exfoliating natural fruit acids (with an assist from brightening kakadu plum, soothing aloe and rose waters, thirst-quenching sodium hyaluronate, and blemish-busting willow bark), this essence-serum hybrid is your ticket to a clear, smooth, glowy complexion all summer long.
SHOP NOW: Sephora, $62
Hum Nutrition Collagen Pop
Beauty is more than just skin deep, which is why what you eat and drink is so important. This dissolvable tablet is loaded with premium marine collagen (extracted from wild-caught, non-GMO sources) and vitamin C. When mixed with water, it turns into a tasty tonic—sort of like a rose-infused lemonade—that supports hydration, elasticity, and firmness from within.
SHOP NOW: Sephora, $12
Drunk Elephant D-Bronzi Anti-Pollution Sunshine Serum
If you could somehow bottle all the benefits of the sun without the UV damage, it still wouldn’t compare to this next-level launch. It delivers complexion-loving perks—polyphenols from raw cocoa powder guard against environmental aggressors, omega-rich virgin marula oil nourishes, and chronocyclin mimics the good-for-you effects of vitamin D—plus a gorgeous bronze finish. Seriously, this might just be the best $36 you spend all season.
SHOP NOW: Sephora, $36