The heat causes all kinds of issues for makeup lovers, especially when climbing temperatures cause products to melt right off your face. But turns out, there are easy ways to prevent said-makeup from melting. For one, get yourself familiar with the most common hot weather makeup mistakes to avoid, which make an already challenging hot weather beauty routine even harder.
By looking for products with a few key ingredients, you can make sure your makeup stays in place all day and feels comfortable — because heavy layers of foundation never feel good under the hot sun. Tricks like swapping full-coverage foundation for something lighter with SPF let your natural skin shine through (with proper protection). Then on days when you want to add a little something extra to your look, a lightweight lip stain can give you kissable color without feeling dry.
Even if you're a regular swimmer or sweater (hey — everyone's been there), you can keep mascara from running down your face with a waterproof mascara that gives lashes length and volume without drying them out (yes, that's actually possible). So go ahead, outfit your favorite beauty routine with makeup that's sweat-proof, sun-proof, and heat-proof, and no matter what the temperature is, you'll stay feeling (and looking) totally cool.
Not Mattifying Your Base: Oil-Free Primer Means Long-Lasting Makeup
If you skip the primer on a hot day, your makeup is that much less fortified from melting off your face. Instead, give your look a solid base with Lorac's matte face primer. It's infused with salicylic acid and vitamins A, C, and E to help treat blemish-prone skin and hydrate it, all while keeping your products in place. Plus, it's oil-free, so you won't have to worry about it settling into your pores.
Layering Heavy Foundation: Instead, Go For Two-in-One Coverage
Letting Eyeshadow Crease: Tint With Nylon-12 Helps Pigment Last
Wearing a lot of eye makeup in the heat can be risky, as you never know when it could start to crease. Instead, apply the BECCA eye tint all over your lid, rubbing in with your fingers for a wash of color. The formula has Nylon-12, so it lasts all day, while its vitamin E soothes your skin. Layer it up for more intensity or keep it light for a natural look.
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Allowing Humidity To Wilt Lashes: Waterproof Mascara Holds 10 Hours
Reapplying Faded Lipstick: Stain Lips With Fruit Extract Tint
Cover-Up Gets Shiny: Oil-Free Mineral Concealer Lasts 15 Hours
This Estee Lauder concealer will keep you free from shine and excess glare, thanks to its oil-free formula. The mineral concealer is water-, perspiration-, and humidity-resistant, so it it'll stay on your skin — no matter what you're doing. It's also infused with emollients to condition your skin, which makes blending for a line-free finish easy for anyone.
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