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As the weather gets warmer, keeping your makeup on gets harder. I am here to share fool proof products that will make your makeup last all day, even through unavoidable sweat. Let’s face it, even in the heat we want to look fabulous with as little products as possible, so, here are products designed to make you look flawless and still give you the time catch those rays. I promise these makeup products can get you through every kind of summer day.

Smashbox Photo Finish Primer Water in Limited Edition ScentsPhoto Courtesy of Musings of a Muse

This primer is your dry girl’s best friend. The original Primer Water has been revamped for the summer months in collaboration with YouTuber Nicol Concilio. The limited-edition scents available are “So Chill Coconut”, “Serene Greens”, and “Centering Citrus”. With the ease of a few spritzes, instant hydration and a delicious summery fragrance is absorbed into your skin. And don’t worry if you really love it the original scent is a permanent member of Smashbox’s line. The primer is available for purchase at Sephora, Ulta Beauty, and Smashbox.com.

Maybelline Dream Fresh BB CreamPhoto Courtesy of eBay

BB creams are the perfect summer product, they offer protection and coverage. Maybelline’s Dream Fresh BB Cream is available in five shades which for a bb cream is actually a lot. The added SPF is perfect to protect you from harsh UV rays. In addition to the SPF, it blurs imperfections, brightens, enhances, hydrates, evens skin tone, smoothes and contains zero oils and heavy ingredients. The powder is available for purchase at Ulta Beauty, Target, and Maybelline.com

It Cosmetics Bye Bye Pores Pressed Setting PowderPhoto Courtesy of We Heart This

This setting powder has a translucent formula, so it sets your makeup without altering the color. It can be worn alone to smooth skin or over makeup to set. This powder is a personal favorite, I use it every day. It really does minimize pores and smooth skin. Bonus, it comes in two finishes, matte and illuminating to fit every skin type. The powder is available for purchase at Sephora, Ulta Beauty, and Itcosmetics.com. Physicians Formula Butter BronzerPhoto Courtesy of Makeup Your Mind

You will never want to put down this bronzer, it literally smells like an island getaway. The coconut scent is not the only great thing about it though. It is an extremely buildable formula so it’s perfect for days when you want to warm up your face and days you want to be a bronzed goddess. It has a slight sheen, which complements your summer glow effortlessly. It available in four shades. The bronzer is available for purchase at Ulta Beauty, Target, and Physiciansformula.com

Makeup Revolution X Soph Highlighter PalettPhoto Courtesy of Modern Stork

This highlighter palette features eight shades and two different finishes. It is the perfect mixture of colors for every skin tone and occasion. Besides being a great deal, costing only $12.00, it is a collab with UK YouTuber sophdoesnails! The palette is available for purchase at Ulta Beauty and Revolutionbeauty.com

Tarte Lifted™ Sweatproof MascaraPhoto Courtesy of Sephora

Formulated for workouts, this sweatproof mascara is obviously waterproof so it can be worn on pool or beach days. It provides volume and length without weighing lashes down. Bonus: it is infused with Amazonian clay, antioxidant vitamin C and smoothing emollient waxes which help to naturally soften lashes. The mascara is available for purchase at Sephora, Ulta Beauty, and Tartecosmetics.com

Too Faced Sweet Peach Creamy Peach Oil Lip Gloss Photo Courtesy of Vampy Varnish

These lip glosses are not only sweet smelling, they also taste delicious, but you didn’t hear it from me. They come in eight shades, mostly nudes, but there are a few pops of color. They are also infused with hydrating ingredients like coconut oil and various vitamins. The formula is lightweight and not sticky on the lips. It’s the perfect summer gloss! The lip gloss is available for purchase at Sephora, Ulta Beauty, and Toofaced.com

Fenty Beauty Body LavaPhoto Courtesy of Teen Vogue

Okay so do I really need to hype these up? I mean hello Rihanna made them that’s reason enough to purchase. On a real note, Body Lava is the PERFECT product to achieve that all over summer glow we all strive for. It is available in two shades, a true gold and a rose gold. Even though the price is a little steep, the product amount is very generous and will last all summer long. The product is available for purchase at Sephora and Fentybeauty.com

Kaci Watt

Columbia Chicago '21

Hey I'm Kaci! I'm a sophomore journalism major and public relations minor who loves shopping, watching youtube, and writing!
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