Summer months are full outside activities. We love social gatherings, lounging at the beach and traveling with family and friends. Amid it all, the temperature could potentially be a deal breaker for your makeup. Having it ruined by heat and humidity is a fear of most beauties. No need to use heavy powders in the blistering heat. Try switching up your arsenal and consider using these lightweight products to help keep your makeup flawless!

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Smashbox Photo Finish Primer Water
This 2-in-1 primer and setting spray hydrates, preps, and refreshes skin. It instantly absorbs into skin, leaving it looking ultra-soft. It can be used to refresh your makeup throughout the day. This product is cruelty-free, non-acnegenic, ophthalmologist and dermatologist tested, and works for all skin types. It is available to purchase at Sephora.

Coty Airspun Translucent Loose Face Powder
This top selling loose powder is blended with air to provide ultimate coverage with a lightweight feel. This translucent face powder can be used to hide tiny lines, wrinkles and blemishes to give a flawless finish. It is a great product (available at Walmart) to use as a finishing agent to set makeup.

IMAN Skin Tone Everner BB Crème
Iman Skin Tone Everner BB Crème is perfect for summer months. “It has a shear hint of color that compliments the natural tones of Women with Skin of Color.” It aids in keep your skin even, nourished and hydrated. Some of the ingredients includes: Grape Seed, Almond, Aloe and Vitamins A, E & C. This product is available to purchase at Walgreens.


Bobbi Brown Long-Wear Cream Shadow
Bobbi Brown bestselling and award-winning Long-Wear Cream Shadow lasts for up to 12 hours of water, sweat, and humidity, which is perfect for the summer heat. It glides on comfortably-leaving a soft, velvety finish. It’s also fragrance-free, safe for contact lens wearers, and ophthalmologist-tested. This product is available to purchase at Sephora.


Sephora Collection Cream Lip Stain Liquid Lipstick ($14.00)
The Sephora Collection bestselling Cream Lip Stain Liquid Lipstick is silky, long-lasting, and keeps lips covered with bold color from morning to night – no need to reapply or touch up through the day. Infused with avocado oil, this high-coverage lip color is never sticky, and won’t dry out lips. There are 39 colors to choose from.

How do you combat heat and keep your makeup fresh?
Monica is a Milwaukee native, wife, mother of two, step mother of one and working professional.  In her spare time she enjoys reading,  shopping and following the current trends of natural hair, beauty and health, all while pursuing her Bachelors Degree in Business Management and Leadership. You can follow her on Instagram@allbeautyandhair and Twitter @allbeautynhair.