Summer months are full of outside activities like social gatherings, lounging at the beach, and traveling with family and friends. However, the weather could potentially be a deal-breaker for your makeup. Having it ruined by heat and humidity is a fear of most beauties, but there’s no need to use heavy powders in the blistering heat. Try switching up your arsenal and consider using these lightweight products to help keep your makeup flawless!
FOR YOUR FACE
Smashbox Photo Finish Primer Water
This 2-in-1 primer and setting spray hydrates, preps and refreshes skin. It instantly absorbs, leaving skin looking ultra-soft, and it can be used to refresh your makeup throughout the day. This product is cruelty-free, non-acnegenic, and both ophthalmologist and dermatologist tested, and it works for all skin types. It is available to purchase at Sephora.
Coty Airspun Translucent Loose Face Powder
This top-selling loose powder is blended with air to provide ultimate coverage with a lightweight feel. This translucent face powder can be used to hide tiny lines, wrinkles and blemishes to give a flawless finish. It is a great product (available at Walmart) to use as a finishing agent to set makeup.
IMAN Skin Tone Everner BB Crème
This product is perfect for the summer months and “has a shear hint of color that compliments the natural tones of Women with Skin of Color.” It aids in keeping your skin even, nourished and hydrated. Ingredients include Grape Seed, Almond, Aloe and Vitamins A, E & C. This product is available to purchase at Walgreens.
FOR YOUR EYES
Bobbi Brown Long-Wear Cream Shadow
Bobbi Brown’s bestselling and award-winning Long-Wear Cream Shadow lasts through up to 12 hours of water, sweat and humidity, which is perfect for the summer heat. It glides on comfortably, leaving a soft, velvety finish. It’s also fragrance-free, safe for contact lens-wearers, and ophthalmologist-tested. This product is available to purchase at Sephora.
FOR YOUR LIPS
Sephora Collection Cream Lip Stain Liquid Lipstick ($14)
The Sephora Collection’s bestselling Cream Lip Stain Liquid Lipstick is silky and long-lasting, and it keeps lips covered with bold color from morning to night – no need to reapply or touch up throughout the day. Infused with avocado oil, this high-coverage lip color is never sticky and it won’t dry out lips. There are 39 colors to choose from.
How do you combat heat and keep your makeup fresh?
Monica is a Milwaukee native, wife, mother of two, step mother of one and working professional. In her spare time she enjoys reading, shopping and following the current trends of natural hair, beauty and health, all while pursuing her Bachelors Degree in Business Management and Leadership. You can follow her on Instagram @allbeautyandhair and Twitter @allbeautynhair.