14 Beauty Products for the Hottest Summer Days

The goal this season is to look caliente, not be so hot that your makeup melts off into your fruity cocktail. These special items will help keep you looking, feeling (and smelling!) your best on those scorching hot days, so you can get back to more important things like... Instagram. #NoShade

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The next few months are a fun time to experiment with bright, punchy colors like this one. One end contains a bold lip stain, while the other has a moisturizing balm, so you don’t get that super dry, muddy look (and feel) of most lip stains.

L’Oreal Paris Infallible Pro-Last Lip Color, $12.99

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What doesn’t this powder have? Aside from its regular duty evening out your skin tone, its formula contains broad spectrum SPF 36 and a protective barrier against water and sebum (aka the oil coming from your sebaceous glands).

Shiseido UV Protective Compact Foundation, $28

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Whether you’re sweating through a spin class or a cocktail party, you don’t want your mascara liquidating down under your eyes. This gel formula will fluff up your lashes and stay put all day.

Maybelline Volum’Express The Mega Plush Waterproof Mascara, $7.49

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It can be tempting to forgo eyeshadow during the warmer because it typically migrates into your eyelid creases. This waterproof shadow is highly pigmented but with mother-of-pearl particles to help you look radiant.

Make Up For Ever Aqua Cream Waterproof Cream Color, $23

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No need to walk around smelly when that hot weather hits! Dove offers a wide range of 48-hour odor and wetness protection anti-perspirant/deodorants to help tone down those sweat glands. It is sure to have you protected — feeling and smelling your best — with added moisturization.

Dove Advanced Care Deodorant, $5-6.50

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Benefit’s cheek and lip stains are a cult favorite for a reason. This hue complements golden skin tones and lasts all day — and one tiny bottle will last you forever.

Benefit Chachatint Cheek and Lip Stain, $30

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Heat usually means frizz, but you can block away all that humidity from entering the hair with this weightless spray.

Living Proof No Frizz Humidity Shield, $22

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Apply a stripe of this cream eyeliner and it sets after 30 seconds, leaving you with a defined eye that won’t smudge or fade.


Mally Beauty Evercolor Waterproof Automatic Eyeliner, $18

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You may know about the makeup color theory that you should apply an opposite color to a problem issue to neutralize it. If it seems complicated, these crayons make it easy—just swipe the yellow hue on purple under-eye circles before or after foundation to keep them covered up.


Japonesque Color Correcting Crayon, $22

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We all know what sweat can do to our tresses! With this dry shampoo, you can transform lifeless, oily hair into fresh, touchable hair. This product's natural tapioca formula instantly absorbs excess oil and gives your locks all the lift and texture you desire.

Herbal Essences Naked Dry Shampoo, $4.99

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Who wants a stiff, caked-on face at any point in the year, let alone during the summer? This lightweight liquid foundation promises 18 hours of wear, with SPF to boot, for a fraction of the price of fancy, high-end brands.

Avon Extra Lasting Liquid Face Foundation, $12.50

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Apply this lightweight, breathable, silicone-free makeup primer spray before heading out the door for long-lasting makeup wear.

SKINDINAVIA Makeup Primer Spray, $35 - $49

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There’s nothing worse then making sure your eyebrows are #OnFleek in the am, only to discover they’ve completely worn off by 5 thanks to a little perspiration. Bobbi Brown’s new 16-hour wear pencils are sweat- and humidity-resistant and waterproof, so your arches won’t budge from here on out.

Bobbi Brown Perfectly Defined Long-Wear Brow Pencil, $42

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This rich colour lipstick and smoothing primer keeps your lips conditioned throughout the day and won't fade over time.

Clinique Pop Lip Colour + Primer, $18