Your Melt-Proof Summer Makeup Essentials Have Arrived


Interested in updating your arsenal of beauty products this month but want to ensure that they’re warm-weather appropriate (read: humidity-proof!)? We don’t blame you. There’s nothing worse than falling in love with an eyeliner only to see your artistic efforts end up in the creases of your eye by lunchtime. Smudge much?

From gel-like hydrators that help prep your skin to saturated waterproof lash-enhancers sure to stay put, we’ve rounded up some of our seasonal faves so you can keep things nice and tidy even when the temperature’s roaring. Here they are:

Pore Vanisher by L’Oreal
After you’ve completed your skincare routine, smooth this oil-free cream over your face. It will help absorb excess oil and keep things shine-free.

Waterproof Cream Eyeliner by Urban Decay (and Perversion Angled Brush)
Whether you want to create a smoky effect or perfect cat eye, this long-lasting product is pigment-rich is and fast-drying.

Tinted Treatment by Erno Laszlo
This shake-to-mix prep treatment is ideal for normal to oily skin and helps even tones, prime the face, and control excess oil. Take that, humidity.

Complexion Perfecting Hydrator by Proactiv+
Generously apply this gel-like hydrator to the face and watch as it helps improve texture, skin tone, and overall dryness. Staying shine-free starts with the base, people.

Aquarian Gaze Mascara by Pacifica
Made with coconut, kelp, and Vitamin B, this water-resistant — and all-vegan– mineral mascara does double duty, lengthening your lashes while keeping everything exactly where it belongs.

White Drawing Pencil by shu uemura
Instantly brighten eyes with this long-lasting drawing pencil that won’t smudge. Try it out on either the bottom or top lash line.

+ What are your top melt-proof beauty tips? Share them in the comments!

About Rebecca B

Rebecca is an L.A.-born (and raised!) New Yorker that now calls the Bay Area home. She lives on the Internet, still hearts ‘90s gangster rap, and does some of her best vintage shopping in her mom’s closet. Also: These are not her glasses.

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