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We have a hard enough time getting our beauty acts together when the temperature isn’t a bazillion degrees, so summer primping poses some major issues for us. Sweat, frizz, humidity, more sweat — how’s a girl supposed to keep her cool? Our usual primping products just can't stand up to summer's blistering temps, which leaves us looking wilted, melted, and the epitome of a hot mess.
Fortunately, there’s a slew of new beauty goodies hitting shelves right now aimed at helping us survive the swelter. From a mascara that won't melt off to a hair potion that promises to give you surfer-girl waves, we've rounded up the 10 new beauty essentials you need to conquer summer in style. Read on to find out how we'll be looking fly (and avoiding getting fried) this season.
Illustrated by Zhang Qingyun
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