Memorial Day marks the unofficial start of summer. Now that it’s in the rearview mirror, we can say hello to sunny summertime favorites! We’re eyeing beauty products as bright as the summer sun. Candles that radiate with pure joy. Oranges that gleam with summer bliss. Sun-kissed colors are a great way to boost your mood—so let’s tap into summertime’s most gorgeous hues!
Dive feet-first into this list of home and beauty goodies, each capturing a unique perspective on summer. Whether you love basking in golden hour, dipping your toes into an azure pool, or unleashing a little summer romance, these summer-scented self-care products are just what you need to welcome the new season.
Sunshine Yellow Self-Care Ideas That Will Light Up Your Summer
Bear Grass Candles (MT)
Beeswax Lemon Candle
Maker: Daisy Walsh
At first glance, this looks like the perfect summery fruit to squeeze into a backyard cocktail. But look closer—it’s actually a candle! Bear Grass Candles melts a sunny yellow beeswax into an ultra-realistic lemon that lights up with a juicy splash of citrus scents. It’s a slice of unexpected seasonal decor, sure to get your guests talking!
Maker: Michelle Foster
This candle feels like sunbeams streaming poolside, tickling your cheeks with summery warmth! Sunny beckons you to the water’s edge, dripping with chipper grapefruit, fresh and citrusy Neroli, topped off with a minty hint of mojito. Afternoon pool parties, here we come!
Lakehouse Candle Co. (MN)
Maker: Hannah Sterne & Adriana Ernst
As sunset approaches, rosy gold light flings into the sky, debuting nature’s most majestic filter: Golden Hour. Dripping with sweet honey and wild lilac, this candle turns any time of day into the evening’s magical moment. Light it up to instantly add a warm, romantic glow to your living space.
Spellbound Nails (PA)
Banan-Appeal Nail Polish
Maker: Ashley Plummer
Liven up your manicure game with a pastel yellow polish! This sweet hue adds a powerful pep to fatigued fingers. Whenever you need a pick-me-up, just glance down at the lively banana color—it’s sure to brighten even the dullest days!
Concrete Minerals (VA)
Maker: Joseph McQuade
Hello, summer eyes! This metallic eyeshadow is like liquid sunshine, dowsing your lids with an energetic yellow. Apply as an inner-corner highlight, use for a show-stopping halo eye, or combine it with other wild pops of color for a truly prismatic look.
Evergreen Lane (WI)
Maker: Sara Halwix
These Beach Bum wax melts pack the joys of summer in a box! Plop one of these cheery golden squares into your warmer and sit back for a treat. Salted coconut, crushed heliotrope buds, and exotic sandalwood wash over your senses, satisfying your wanderlust with all things tropical.
Color & Flame (NJ)
Maker: Dronal Fisher II
The scent glows as brightly as the sun! Drench your space in glistening rays of summer love—romantic and powdery Japanese Yuza dances with zesty Tarocco Orange for a delicious taste of sunshine. It’s a sparkling and thrilling scent sure to ignite breezy and bright summer vibes.
BIOMAZE Balm to Milk Cleanser
Maker: Natalia Millsap
Brighten your countenance with a radiant kiss of summertime! This cheerful cleanser starts as a butter-like balm, but slowly transforms into a silky-soft milk as you massage it into your skin. Coconut, Cupuacu, and Avocado lead the charge, giving your skin the sun-kissed glow you’ve been waiting on all winter.
Clari V Crystals (CA)
Orange Carnelian Palm Stone
Maker: Clarissa Vera
Carry a little sunshine in your pocket, no matter where you go! Orange Carnelian is supercharged with motivation. Take it with you for a burst of courage whenever you need to kick-start your self-belief. A blood-orange marbleization meanders through the stone’s core, igniting unstoppable bravery—especially in the face of new business ventures.
Explore even more sun-kissed summer products from American makers! ☀️
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