August 8th, 2022
The temps are heating up and the summer is in full swing. You need your clients’ beauty routines to last longer – without melting away under that scorching summer sun. We’ve got you covered with 10 of the best sweat-proof makeup products to beat the summer heat.
Alan Goldman’s Skindinavia, which was born out of his mission to create a solution to the effects of heat on makeup, offers The Makeup Primer Spray (£40), a lightweight, cooling primer which not only allows your makeup to stay on all day long but also minimises the appearance of pores. Using this spray over moisturiser ensures your makeup is long lasting and withstands any temperatures.
Benefit’s Boi-ing Industrial Strength Concealer (£21.50) lives up to its name, delivering a full coverage formula which can hide any imperfection and stays put all day long. Its creamy formula with a matte finish ensures it won’t budge, even on the hottest of days.
A cult favourite and staple in many pro-MUA’s kit, Estée Lauder’s Double Wear Stay-in-Place Foundation (£37.50) provides 24-hour wear, offers sweat-, heat- and humidity-resistant properties, with SPF 10, making it the perfect foundation for the summer heatwave.
For a more affordable yet still as long-lasting alternative, Rimmel London’s Lasting Finish 25 Hour Foundation (£9.99) promises smilier sweat-, heat- and humidity-resistant properties, as well as being transfer-proof and even mask-resistant, making it the perfect high street foundation to combat the effects of hot temperatures.
A tried-and-true favourite, Laura Mercier’s Translucent Loose Setting Powder (£34) ensures your skin makeup is totally sweat-proof. Finely milled, lightweight and non-caked, this powder sets your makeup in place for up to 12 hours on even the hottest of days, and is perfect for touching up throughout the day if needed.
A good eyeshadow primer is essential in the hot weather, ensuring eyeshadows and liners don’t slide off as the day goes on. Urban Decay’s Eyeshadow Primer Potion (£19.50) secures your eye looks in place all day long, providing crease-free and smooth application, whilst feeling lightweight on the lids.
Pro-MUA Pat McGrath’s Perma Precision Liquid Liner (£27) is the answer to keeping your wing in place all day long. Quick-drying and pigmented, this liner allows you to create any liner looks which won’t end up down your cheeks in the summer sun.
In order to avoid the smudging, flaking and transfer that often occurs on a hot day, Maybelline New York’s Lash Sensational Waterproof Mascara (£9.99) is just what you need. Its fanned brushes catches all the lashes, not only leaving them volumised and lengthened, but the waterproof formulas ensures they stay like that in any temperature.
Daniel Sandler’s Watercolour Liquid Blush (£18.45) allows for buildable coverage without feeling heavy on the skin, perfect for hot days as its silicone formula delivers water-resistant and rub-proof results.
For a final layer of protection against the heat this summer, a setting spray does the trick. Pro-brand Kryolan’s Fixing Spray (£22.30) is just the product to keep your makeup in place all day long, creating an invisible film which ensures your face is protected from the elements. Not only can this be used for makeup looks, but is perfect for body paints as well, protecting from smudges and weather exposure.