Lately, temps in Los Angeles have been nothing short of sweltering. With consistent highs in the 90s (and let’s not even start on the Valley), we can’t always get away with wearing the same makeup we wear the rest of the year.
But don’t panic. There is no need to go totally barefaced, just switch up your products to ones that won’t melt your mug. From waterproof mascara to hydrating setting spray, shop these 12 long-lasting beauty buys to beat the summer heat wave in style. Oh, and reminder: ALWAYS pair with SPF.
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Eyeko’s Beach Waterproof Mascara is a lengthening and curling black mascara that takes lashes from beach to bar. Completely waterproof and cruelty free, the vegan mascara delivers maximum coverage, lifting, curling and volumizing every lash with lasting effect. The innovative brush has been designed to mimic the ripples of a wave; it has a subtle dip to sweep up lashes for instant length and thickness. The densely packed, soft bristles effectively coat every lash to inspire a fluttery, fanned-out effect with color that stays put without running or fading. Plus its housed in a super cool zero-waste squeezy tube.
Play hide-and-sculpt with NYX Professional Makeup Can’t Stop Won’t Stop Contour Concealer. This highly-pigmented face and under-eye concealer boasts a full-coverage finish that lasts up to 24 hours. Use it to camouflage blemishes and discolorations, brighten dark circles, or contour your face to perfection—this triple threat contour concealer does it all. Plus, it’s available in 24 diverse shades to flatter an array of skin tones.
Color: locked. Comfort: loaded. Lock in 24 hours of weightless colour with MAC’s kissproof, transfer-proof and waterproof liquid lipstick. The brand’s exclusive Pigment Lock Technology features double-coated, ultra-refined pigments that gently hug lips with an imperceptible, flexible, breathable veil of full-coverage, rich matte colour. This good-for-lips formula comes nutrient-packed with passion fruit oil, coconut oil and shea butter for a comfortable, next-to-naked feel. No bleeding, no feathering – and no touch-ups needed. Its slanted, tapered precision applicator effortlessly doses lips with smooth, full, even color, with a pointed tip that provides expert precision and controlled application. Plus, it’s as easy to put on as it is to take off!
Say hello to your new bestie. Colourpop’s creamy eyeliners effortlessly set for 18-hour wear that won’t budge or fade – perfect for your waterline. The waterproof gel formula glides on smoothly for flawless application every time, plus each vibrant shade is super pigmented to give your eyes the prettiest pop of color that literally lasts allll day.
Glossier’s soft, glistening eyeshadow creates a sheer, shimmering veil of color—locking onto lids and lasting all day without creasing. Ultrafine pigments float through a buttery base for a silky, blendable formula that swipes on seamlessly and maintains its pretty, glistening look long after it settles. Available in 6 shades with different pearls, flecks, and special effects for the lit-from-within, multi-dimensional glow of your dreams.
Westmore Beauty’s Body Coverage Perfector is the first of its kind body camouflage and illuminator with Tri-Effects Technology, giving you effortlessly flawless and radiant-looking skin every day. It instantly conceal spots, scars, veins and even tattoos. Unlike traditional leg and body makeup, the brand’s breakthrough formula looks natural and is clinically shown to be waterproof, transfer-resistant, and last for days.
From Selena Gomez’s uber-popular Rare Beauty line, this weightless, long-lasting liquid blush blends and builds beautifully for a soft, healthy flush. Available in several shades and matte and dewy finishes
WUNDERBROW’s original long-lasting eyebrow gel that gives you natural looking, fuller, waterproof eyebrows for days. This long lasting eyebrow gel tints, fills and thickens your brows with a result that can last for days. It’s entirely waterproof, smudge-proof and transfer-proof, which is why this international best-seller is so loved by millions. Effortlessly brush on the gel, infused with “hair-like” fibers to fill in and sculpt your brows. Whether you have thick eyebrows, thin eyebrows or no eyebrows at all, WUNDERBROW is the best eyebrow solution.
Sweat and false eyelashes rarely mix but enter Pro Lash and it’s a whole new ballgame. One set of Pro Lash lashes last for a whopping 10 days, through all the elements, thanks to its innovative Pro Lock adhesive system. And no cheap strip lashes here. Pro Lock uses the same professional materials that you would get from the best salons and artists in the world. Just three easy steps + a fews minutes = over a week’s worth of wear.
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