Hello, Summer Is Here!!Summer is the hottest season and its soaring temperature and heat is a challenge to keep makeup stay in place as due to heat and sweat makeup starts melting.There are things to keep makeup from slipping and sliding on the hottest days.
- Clean Face: In summer your skin produces more oil,and because of heat,sweat and oil makeup melts.Oily skin is a torture in Summer,i know firsthand.So clean your face before you apply any makeup..La Roche-Posay Effaclar Foaming Gel is my absolute favorite.
- Sunscreen: Generously apply sunscreen to protect your skin. sunscreen lotions from some of the most reputable brands.
- Primer: Primer is a secret weapon for summer makeup.It helps to keep makeup in place and does a good job in resisting heat.Colorbar Perfect match primer,L’Oreal Paris base magique are good and easily available.
- Sheer Base: Use tinted moisturizer ,BB cream or light foundation.Keep it natural and neat looking.Use concealer over blemishes or dark circles.Chambor Orosa Skin Fusion Foundation,L’oreal Paris Magic Nude Liquid Powder are super blend able and gives sheer coverage.
- Translucent Powder: Set your makeup with translucent powder.The translucent shade looks and feels natural on all skin tonnes.It helps to absorb excess oil. Many options are there like Bharat & Dorris Loose Powder.
- Blush/Bronzer: Use powder pink / coral blush or bronzer for a su kissed look.
- Eye makeup: Use waterproof kajal or liner.NaturStudio All-Day-Wear Kohl Kajal is my favorite.It does not smudge and comes in heavenly soft texture.Use waterproof mascara.Use shadow sticks,they are versatile and handy.
- Lips: Use lip balm with SPF It will protect your lips from sun.Use pink,orange,coral shades in lipsticks.L’Oreal Paris Color Riche Collection Exclusive Pinks are most sophisticated pink lipsticks with velvet finish.Eva’s pink is my favorite.
- Try using clay mask to reduce oil secretion.Use Multani Mitti/Fuller’s earth.
- Use rose water as a toner,it will give instant fresh look.Kama Ayurveda pure rose water is a good facial mist.
- Use cream blush under your powder blush to make it long last.
- Keep blotting papers with you.Blot the sweat,don’t rub.
- Use lip stain instead of lip gloss,it stays long and looks natural.