From metallic bathing suits to shimmering lip gloss, here are ways to add wattage to your summer ensemble.

7 Ways to Add Shine to Your Summer Look

Amanda Elser
7 Ways to Add Shine to Your Summer Look
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Whether you’re a golden goddess or a silver fox, metallic is a great way to add some instant shine to your summer style. In fact, you can amp up your wattage by carrying this shine from your head down to your toes. From lounging on the beach to a night out dancing, metallic are always ready to make a guest appearance. Afraid of too much shine? Not to worry, we have some tricks up our sleeve for a glossy look without too much fuss. Check out the slideshow above for our favorite ways to incorporate glitz into your day-to-day life this summer.

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Want to attract the sun and the eye of every man on the beach? Rock a metallic suit! This ASOS Gold Metallic Cut Out Belted Suit ($58) combines all of this season’s latest trends and is sure to be your number-one statement piece this summer.

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For long-lasting, touchable shine, the Dove® Style+Care™ Frizz-Free Shine Cream-Serum ($3.76) will be all you need in your getaway bag this summer. This shine cream-serum delivers the nourishment of a cream with the shine benefits of a serum. The lightweight formula gently nourishes and protects hair to smooth frizz and flyaways without weighing hair down.

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If you want to stand out during the day, but nervous about looking like you’re going out to the club, gold accents can be a great way for you to shine without being too blinding. This Twinkle Lace Dress from French Connection ($218) combines metallic and lace to make the perfect ensemble to throw in your weekender since it is guaranteed to make a statement wherever you go.

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Don’t let your lips go unattended this summer. A few coats of Sephora’s Ultra Shine Lip Gloss ($14) will be all you need to make your lips kissable all summer long. Not sure about this color? Don’t worry – Sephora has 45 (yes, 45) shades to match your skin, your outfit, your anything this season.

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Your nails are one place you should never hold back when it comes to metallic. Essie’s Luxeffects polishes are exactly what you need to give your tips that extra boost of shine this summer. Try Shatterd Pink Diamond Glitz ($8) and you will be sure to feel like a princess, even in the scorching hear.

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Noting looks as good with a metallic finish as your feet. Spruce up all of your summer looks this season with a chic metallic sandal like this Sam Edelman ($64.95) classic that comes in Gold and Silver. Fashionable and sensible, what more can you ask for?

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As if your eyes don’t shine enough, throw on a little bit of glitter shadow for maximum impact! We love Make Up For Ever ($14) and their 14 choices of glittery colors!

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