UPDATE: Summer is slowly drawing to a close, which means your daily beauty routine might need a little boost. These must-have products will freshen up your regimen and keep you looking gorgeous til fall. This story was originally published on May 28, 2012.Confession time: As much as we love slathering on new lotions and spritzing on just-released potions, when it's really hot out, we become die-hard beauty minimalists. That means we edit our routine down to only the most essential, can't-live-without-'em products — because who wants to spend a moment more than you absolutely have to, getting ready in a non-air-conditioned bathroom? When it comes to our desert-island selections, there are a few no-brainer choices: a great sunscreen, a gentle body scrub, a juicy lip hue. But among these editor-approved buys are also a few remedies for summer's trickiest conundrums — sunburns, shaving bumps, and dry lips, to name a few. Consider this your survival kit for the heat wave headed our way, and click through to get gorgeous—without breaking a sweat.
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While many of our recent hair DIY tips have involved styling tricks to change up your texture, this one is all about embracing those gorgeous, natural curls. We're coming up on the most humid time of year, and naturally textured hair is definitely not immune to frizz — quite the opposite, in fact. So, it's beyond read