How to Combat the Summer Elements | Makeup
Makeup that will protect your skin all summer long.
The summertime doesn’t provide us with the best weather when it comes to ensuring our makeup stays looking flawless all day long. Skyrocketing temperatures make us sweat, causing our skin to look shiny and our makeup to melt off. Not only does the temperature mess with us though, but UV rays can damage our skin, altering our natural coloring and possibly leaving us with a bad sunburn. There are products out there though that are meant to target these specific problems, so don’t get too worried! Products meant to brighten your glow, soak up excess oil, and add needed moisture back into your skin can be found anywhere, and we’ve given you a list of some of our favorite ones! Here’s How to Combat the Summer Elements | Makeup to ensure you’re getting the right products that will leave you fresh faced all summer long.
When the Sun Dulls Your Skin:
These illuminating powder pearls diffract light upon contact to envelop the skin in a halo of light, pushing dull skin to the side and leaving your skin glowing. Sweep across your face with a brush anytime your skin is looking dull and is in need of a natural glow.
Dull skin is one of the few downsides to hot summer weather, but dull skin is no match with this product. Balance-n-Brighten Baked Color Correcting Foundation is a revolutionary baked foundation meant to color-correct your skin and give you a glowing, flawless-looking complexion with a matte finish. Even the dullest of skin will look renewed, rejuvenated, and glowing no matter how high the temperatures outside climb.
For sun-induced dull skin comes the ultimate highlighter to the rescue! Housed in chic compacts, the Anastasia Beverly Hills Glow Kit features a wardrobe of four metallic powders that give your complexion an intense luminosity and will leave your skin glowing and bright all summer long.
When the Sun Makes You Sweat:
Keep skin looking healthy and shine-free with this tinted pressed finishing powder infused with Amazonian clay to help control oil and shine. It provides sheer matte coverage to set your complexion, while vitamins A, C, & E help protect and replenish skin. The silky powder wears weightlessly with no flaking or clinging to dry patches. Packed in a mess-free compact, you can stash it in your clutch to set your foundation or touch-up on-the-go.
This primer evens skin tone, reduces redness and shine, delivers gentle hydration, and protects the skin with broad-spectrum SPF 50 even on the hottest and sunniest of days. Apply to clean, moisturized skin and wear alone or under your foundation for shine-free protection all day long.
Day, night, and everything in between, this budge-proof foundation promises flawless coverage around the clock. The buildable formula evens the complexion and hides imperfections—all without the need for touch-ups. Smudge and sweat-proof, this foundation won’t cake or crease in the warm summer air and the velvety texture wears with a breathable, light touch.
When the Sun Dries You Out:
It feels like wearing nothing, yet Urban Decay’s Naked Skin Liquid Makeup transforms your complexion. Skin looks natural, radiant, and bright with a luminous demi-matte finish that doesn’t dry you out. Light-diffusing spheres provide a visible reduction in the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles, blurring imperfections and leaving skin looking flawless. Naked Liquid Makeup comes in a range of different shades and is vegan and cruelty-free – the perfect summer sidekick for hydrated, flawless skin.
Get a healthy glow with this formula’s sheer foundation coverage in multiple skintone-calibrated shades. This tinted hydrating gel cream helps improve your skin’s hydration and texture over time while perfecting your complexion and protecting your skin from harmful UV rays. The sun is no match for your skin with this product – enjoy healthy, hydrated, and glowing skin all summer long.
This complexion boosting mist helps restore your skin’s natural radiance and hydration and extends your makeup for 12 hours – what could be better? The refreshing setting spray acts as a hydrating mist and primer to help minimize the appearance of pores, redness, and puffiness. This vegan product is infused with Tarte’s antioxidant-packed Rainforest of the Sea complex to help shield skin from daily aggressors. Just mist on a few times throughout the day to quench dry skin and help improve the look of firmness over time.
For Your Daily SPF Needs:
Oil-free, dermatologist-developed Even Better Makeup SPF 15 is the perfect foundation for your summer needs. This product improves clarity, creates a more even skin tone, and visibly diminishes age spots in just 4 to 6 weeks. Broad spectrum SPF helps protect against future darkening and keeps your skin protected from the sun all summer long.
Say hello to self-confidence in a tube! More than just a 12-hour primer, this creamy, lightweight multi-tasker also helps hydrate, correct, and protect skin while providing coverage for a radiant, youthful-looking complexion. This vegan, oil-free formula offers chemical-free sunscreen protection and can be worn alone for the lightweight coverage or as the perfect base to extend the look and wear time of makeup.