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Summer makeup guide

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Itsy-bitsy bikinis, daydreams of Mai Tais and the aroma of Coppertone sunscreen in the air. Yep, summertime is here! Step onto the beach – or your office cube – showcasing these summer beauty trends. Your pampered skin will thank you, too!

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Beauty gadgets for correcting problem skin and applying flawless makeup used to be expensive machines that only professionals could get their hands on. But now, these gizmos can be a part of your daily beauty ritual – and they're easy to travel with for those long overdue summer vacays!

Here are the top-rated DIY gadgets:

That serious flawless model canvas can only be achieved one way – airbrush! And now we can all bask in the unblemished summer look with the Temptu AIRbrush Makeup System, $225. This self-proclaimed fool-proof system is perfect for foundation and blush application, which can both be achieved in minutes. This makeup phenomenon is the epitome of immaculate summer skin.

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The bliss Bikini Perfect Deluxe Spa Edition, $70, personal grooming set is obviously a necessary summer widget. Quickly get rid of unwanted fuzz in your bikini area and beyond with this power tool. Hasta la vista razor burn and in-grown hairs – not on this beach babe!

Unless you live in a bubble immune to beauty technology, you've probably heard of the world-renowned Clarisonic. But now, you can get the same amazing clear skin benefits from its little sister, the travel-sized Clarisonic Mia™ Skin Cleansing System, $149. With daily use, you won't have to fret about dead skin cells sitting on your facial canvas; smooth skin is here to stay!

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