If summers and beauty ever choose to date, they would absolutely have a dysfunctional relationship. Honestly, as much as we don't want to think (or want to admit), makeup and summer don't mesh. They can't be best friends, but they can be “just friends” with a few tricks and hacks.
While the sun is always a reason for celebration, the humid air and high temperatures over the summer may sometimes culminate in an awful makeup meltdown. But this doesn't have to be the case if you know how to sweat-proof your makeup routine.
Here are some expert-recommended summer makeup tips to keep your makeup regimen sweat-proof.
It is also typically recommended that you cleanse and hydrate properly before applying makeup. When the weather is warm, a slightly foamy cleanser or gel cleanser is recommended, followed by a broad spectrum SPF that addresses both UVA and UVB rays.
You don't have to wear foundation after primer if you use BB creams, tinted moisturizers, and spot concealers in the summer since they provide coverage without appearing cakey.
For optimal lasting power, mist your face lightly from a six-inch distance in a T-formation, followed by an X-formation.
'Attempting to put on cold makeup is likely to hydrate your skin and relieve any heat-related redness.' To make the most of the dewy glow that the heat will impart on your face, apply a dab of highlighter at the top of your cheekbones, near the eye region, to ensure that the shine is distributed evenly.
Summer makeup can melt in the heat, and unless you customize it to endure a hot day, your face might appear like new paint caught in the rain! When the weather starts to heat up, employ these techniques to freshen up your makeup for summer.