The summer is coming and the warmer weather is sure to bring fun, barbeques, and heat that will put even the best makeup to the test. Having the right products and techniques in your arsenal will keep your makeup in place throughout the hottest of summer days. These products will stand up to humidity, sweat, and heat to keep your makeup looking freshly applied all day long.
Price: $6.99 at Kmart
The Scoop: Every summer makeup routine should begin with a primer. Using a primer will create a smooth base for your makeup and increase its holding power. This 4-star primer from Rimmel helps to minimize pores and controls shine for up to eight hours—perfect for a hot summer day!
What Influensters Have To Say: “I really like this primer, it’s not too heavy and doesn’t leave my skin looking flaky when I apply foundation. It really helps soak up the oils on your face to leave you a flawless finish. I sometimes just use this and skip the foundation because it really evens out my skin.” –Diana M.
Price: $7.60 at Walmart
The Scoop: Switch your summer foundation to one that is formulated with silicone like this foundation from Covergirl. Silicone based foundations stay in place better than other types of foundation in warm weather. This foundation also comes in 21 shades to match 99% of all skin tones for a flawless, natural look!
What Influensters Have To Say: “This foundation is great! I’ve been using it for about a year now. It goes on really smoothly, and lasts me a long time. I have dry skin so I usually moisturize very well first then put on this foundation, but sometimes my skin still looks dry after I apply the foundation. It is a good price though and I would recommend people give it a try! There are lots of different shades available.” –Ashley W.
Price: $27 at Sephora
The Scoop: The more pigmented a blush, the longer it will last. So, choose a blush that is brighter than you’d wear in the winter and blend it out until it is sheer. Your cheeks will stay rosy regardless of how hot the day gets. This 4.5-star blush by Becca is a 4-in-1 powder, stain, highlighter, and cream to give you a long-lasting water resistant pigment!
What Influensters Have To Say: “This is a unique product, it’s like a pressed and a cream blush had a baby. A little drier than I expected but a wonderful product. Use it super lightly for a subtle highlight or glow, or build up to the level of blush you’d like. Feels like absolutely nothing on your face and on my fair skin this looks like a natural flush plus a bit of shimmer!” –Laura M.
Price: $8.99 at Ulta
The Scoop: While it takes a bit more skill, a liquid eyeliner is less likely to smudge-off in high heat and humidity than a cream or gel. Th4.5-startar liquid liner from L’Oreal provides 8 hours of wear and is easy to apply with a tapered natural brust that allows you to create the most precise lines.
What Influensters Have To Say: “I keep trying higher end liquid liners and always end up coming back to this. I really like the size and length of the brush and it works to well for creating wings which i like tow ear on an almost daily basis. The black is super black with a slight bit of shine which I like as If I was mat I just Smudge or set with eye shadow. It lasts all day and doesn’t irritate my sensitive Eyes! I love it!” –Savannah S.
Price: $23 at Sephora
The Scoop: Cream eyeshadows have more lasting power than powder alternatives. This long-lasting, waterproof cream from Makeup Forever has 4.5 stars and a formula that is less likely to smudge under hot conditions.
What Influensters Have To Say: “Love this shade…it’s so beautiful with my skin tone, and it seems like it would be perfect with pretty much any skin tone. I love that it’s water-proof. Where I’m from, you wear makeup to the pool, which is why I’m such a big MUFE fan.” –Marcela R.
Price: $5.40 at Walmart
The Scoop: A pool party-proof mascara is a must during warm summer days! This 4.5-sta mascara from Maybelline will not only give you insane volume, but also, it’ll stand up to pool parties, humidity, and sweat so you can keep your lashes looking perfect no matter what!
What Influensters Have To Say: “I love this mascara! I try to use different ones each time I buy mascara to find a better option, but this one even beats out the very expensive ones! You can buy it pretty much anywhere they sell makeup. I curl my eyelashes, then use this mascara, let it dry, and curl them again. It makes my eyelashes long and full every time!” –Julia A.
Price: $8.03 at Amazon
The Scoop: Lipstick has the tendency to melt off and smudge in summer conditions. Keep your lips pigmented by using a lip stain instead! Lipstains will last all day, and this lip and cheek tint by NYC will keep your lips looking luscious all day.
What Influensters Have To Say: “This beautifully stains lips and cheeks with a lovely cool tone pink. The stain is totally non drying and doesn’t come off when eating or drinking. Using it on cheeks the pigmentation is buildable and you can blend it before it dries. Love love LOVE IT! Or rather I lavato it. Yes, I went there couldn’t resist.” –Chelsea P.
Price: $5.99 at Walgreens
The Scoop: Throughout a humid summer day, you’re bound to sweat. Keep your makeup looking matte by blotting up excess oil with blotting sheets! These 4.5-star sheets from Clean and Clear soak up excess oil and remove shine without smudging makeup or leaving powder behind.
What Influensters Have To Say: “Favorite oil blotting sheet! High end brand to low end brands this product is my all time favorite! Doesn’t break apart like other sheets and noticeably reduces the appearance of oily skin in 1 sheet. Just pat it on your forehead or oily areas.” –Sarah K.
How do you keep your makeup in place on hot summer days? Share your tips in the comments!