Summer means enjoying the warm weather at the beach, or cooling yourself in malls, or taking a dip in the pool. It also means women worrying about their makeup and how to keep it from melting all over them. It is understandable that you wish to look your best every time you step outside your home, but the hot weather is not going to be your makeup’s friend, unless you do it right.
How can you look your best while wearing makeup during the summer? Here are a few tips that you should try.
Less is always more
Since it is summer, where the weather is bright, wearing too much makeup is not advisable. You don’t want your makeup to cake your face, right? A few switches to the products that you are using is in order, such as switching to BB cream instead of sticking with your powder or liquid foundations. These two products are just too heavy on your skin and may appear caked or cracking. BB cream does everything from concealing, to highlighting, and evening out your skin tone.
If you are not keen on the idea of not wearing anything on your face when you step outside your home, it would be a good idea to apply tinted moisturizer instead. Applying a light layer of this moisturizer on your skin gives it that natural glow which is perfect for the summer. You can even make your own tinted moisturizer if you are the experimenting kind. Just combine a small amount of your favorite oil-free moisturizer with your foundation, to create that softer and more sheer result.
Choose makeup that has multiple use
If you want to keep things light and simple in terms of makeup, why not look for a makeup product that you can use in a variety of ways? A good example is to look for makeup that you can use on your lips, your cheeks, and even your lids too. Not only will this make your makeup kit lighter, but that soft monochrome look is perfect for the summer too.
Set makeup with powder
After you have applied your BB cream, you will want to set it as quickly as possible. This is where applying a light dusting of some loose powder can help. A finishing powder can help make your foundation last longer, plus it helps in keeping your skin lightweight too. When applying your loose powder, use the right tool which is a loose powder brush.
Waterproof formula is your friend
It’s tough making some blunders when it comes to your mascara or eyeliner, so instead of seeing yourself look like a raccoon because sweat has caused your eyeliner and mascara to run, a better option is to switch to waterproof formula instead. This way, you won’t have to run to the bathroom just to check how your eye makeup is holding up.
You don’t really have to cover yourself with tons of makeup during the summer just to get that glow. As a matter of fact, a bronzer powder is going to be your new friend. What you’ll love about this product is that you can give your skin that subtle bronze look to it, plus blending it on your skin won’t be too difficult. This is perfect when it comes to contouring without feeling heavy on your skin.
As you can see, there are plenty of summer makeup tips and tricks that are sure to make you feel ready for the summer soon enough. Check the steps above and see which one works well for you.