Summer is in full swing here in LA, and I’m told its also been exceptionally hot in the UK. I do love the sun, but when it comes to keeping my makeup looking anything other than a ‘Death Becomes Her’ tribute, the struggle is real! When the temperature outside sky rockets, I resign to the don’t fight it camp, and keep my makeup to a minimum, that being said there are times when I may want to look a little polished and aim to stay looking that way, so I thought I’d share the few products I keep in my handbag when the weather has me running for the freezer door.
One new launch I’m really enjoying at the moment is Hourglasses Veil Retouching Fluid. Think of this as less a concealer and more a light weight fluid that works beautifully over existing makeup as the perfect touch up, that won’t make your makeup look heavy or cakey. It’s airy texture makes it perfect for the hot summer temperatures and is nice and small to keep in your bag.
Whenever I place a Glossier order (more here) I always select the trial size perfume from the free samples. I love the scent of Glossier You (I wrote a full review here) and because its the perfume I tend to wear 90% of the time at the moment I like to have a small bottle of it to keep me feeling fresh throughout the day. Failing a sample size, I do love the rollerball scents at Sephora and find these are also great when the weather gets hotter and you need a summery scent to freshen you up and take your mind off your sweaty top lip!
My go to palette when the heat is on has to be RMS Signature Set Mod Collection. Like I said earlier, my default setting in the heat is to join the don’t fight it camp, and that means go with the glow. and embrace cream textures over powder. I love this little palette, so much so I actually have two of them! I love the bright poppy coral shade on my cheeks with a little living luminizer on top of cheek bones. This is so great for makeup touch ups especially on top of the Hourglass veil retoucher. It convinces people you’re merely glowing instead of sweating your ass 0ff! So there you have it, that’s my two cents on surviving this heat, that and allllll the SPF you can get your hands on!
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