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The forecast is in: We're in for a hot, humid summer. Whether you're on the East Coast dealing with 90% humidity at 9 a.m. and a thunderstorm at 3 p.m., or you're in LA with another over-100 heat wave, keeping your makeup on is a serious challenge.
During these hot months, the last thing I want to do is paint my face with layers of foundation that inevitably mix with my sweat and clog up my pores. Plus, it's just not cute when you're giving your best friend a hug and your makeup bleeds onto her crisp white blazer. Yes, it has happened to me before, and no, I don't want to talk about it.
So, to prevent any more makeup meltdowns, I put together some of my essentials for keeping my summer makeup as light and airy as my morning croissant. Ahead, the four tips you need to look flawless and fresh this season.
Photo: Courtesy of NARS, Sephora, and Revlon.