You can still keep your cool and your style despite the extreme heat levels the Southwest has been experiencing as of late. With a few products and tricks up your sleeve you can minimize feeling sweaty and overheated, while combating any kind of pore-clogging makeup meltdown scenario.
Ahead, a few pointers to keep in mind as the Valley temps continue to climb.
Urban Decay Chill Cooling and Hydrating Makeup Setting Spray
To stop makeup meltdown, just Chill. Perfect for drier or combination skin, Urban Decay’s Chill mists on to keep makeup from smudging or settling into fine lines. Temperature Control Technology actually chills the surface of your makeup to keep it looking gorgeously just-applied for up to 12 hours that locks in everything – foundation, eye shadow, blush, and concealer. $30 at Sephora.
Boscia Super-Cool De-Puffing Eye Balm
Instantly de-puff and revive tired eyes with this cooling balm. This seven-peptide complex that helps diminish puffiness, dark circles, and fine lines. The silky smooth formula glides on with super-cooling, light hydration and flawlessly blends under or over makeup. The formula of licorice root extract, a soothing antioxidant, nourishes and protects the delicate eye area and the blend of botanical oils provides sheer hydration. $26 at Boscia.com.
Elizabeth and James Eyelet Pippa Dress
Fully embrace the bare shoulder trend with a loose-fitting bohemian top or dress, like this Elizabeth and James number, that will take you from the sun-scorched day to the heat of the desert night. $365 at Revolve.com.
Aerie Plunge Bralette
Since the goal is to minimize as much sweating and discomfort as possible with your summerwear, swap your standard padded bra for an easygoing bralette that’s also cute as well as functional. $29.95 at Ae.com.
When you just can’t deal, tie it all up with a classic bandana.