Easy Hot Weather Makeup Tips

Christina August 30, 2013 0

A shiny face and raccoon eyes is the last thing you need to deal with on a hot summer day. Combat heat and humidity by prepping with a few simple summer makeup tricks.

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All-Ready Primer
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Applying a primer before the rest of your makeup is especially important during the hot and humid summer months. Look for one that contains silicone to ensure a long-lasting complexion that looks as fresh as when you woke up. Smashbox’s Photo Finish More Than Primer Blemish Control ($42) is a breathable formula that contains two percent salicylic acid to combat those nasty blemishes that tend to pop up even more during the summer.

Hydrated Tips
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Everything needs some extra care and hydration during the summer. Nourish your hair from tip to root with moisturizing leave-in conditioners and hydrating oils. Moroccanoil Hydrating Styling Cream ($33.40) works especially well to tame fly-aways and control frizzy locks.

Balmy Lips
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Regular lipsticks and glosses are often heavy and drying during the summer heat. Instead, opt for stains and moisturizing lip balms. Try Clinique’s Chubby Stick ($17), a nourishing tinted lip balm that comes in 14 different hues to complement any warm weather look.

Waterproof Eyes
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Avoid raccoon eyes altogether and turn to waterproof everything for your eye makeup needs during the summer heat. MAC’s False Lashes Waterproof ($21) beats humidity and water with a double-lush brush that delivers twice the level of pigment for a fierce 12 smudge-free hours.

Tip-Top Toes
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A gel or Shellac mani-pedi will have your nails vacation ready with a finish that stays glossy and chip-free for several weeks.

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