Proficient and professionally carried out makeup is just as important as the creation of the correct garment combinations and choosing the correct perfume. It involves a great deal of consideration and efforts and, another problem you are sometimes experiencing is making makeup stay in summer, even if it’s a summer month and the temperature rises to incredible heights. Thus, here we are going to speak about the main makeup tips and tricks about how to make makeup stay in summer (Don’t miss: Long Lasting Makeup Tips).
Preparing Your Skin for Makeup
Actually, it is more preferable to opt for some natural looks during the summer months, but still if you really need that type of expressive makeup for a special occasion, there are certain tips and tricks you should know. Thus, first of all you need to prepare the skin for the successful application. In summer, there exist more undesirable effects and problems like acne, oily glow, and much more. And it’s here that we emphasize the importance of cleaning means. It can be gels or mousse, not containing alcohol. And we have some general tips about how to take care of any skin type, be that oily or dry skin or dehydrated skin. It’s important to pick the shades with light textures.
Talking about the basics of the makeup, we may first of all note that it’s more preferable to choose products with lighter texture not blocking the skin pores. Liquid foundation creams and concealers will do best here. Applying them with a sponge or a brush with pre-softened in tonics textures is a good idea. This will help prevent the clogging of pores and the skin will be breathing, thus the makeup will last longer.
Concealing pencil is another great alternative to use instead of the foundation, which will help hide the imperfections and will not “drip” away later. In case you are preparing for an important occasion, you may also use some additional foundation for the makeup. And the aim should be to make the makeup last maximum long, hiding the imperfections of your skin. Liquid bases are more preferable for these products.
Makeup Powder and Blush
Coming to makeup products like blushes and powders, we also have some tips to share with you. Namely, the best alternatives in this respect are the options like pearl blushes, which do not clog the pores and last longer. They are also suitable for creating a sun-kissed effect. On the other hand, you should avoid using compact powders as they do create imperfections under the influence of heat.
As for the eye makeup, liquid and mousse options are the do here, as well. The only thing is that you will need to complete these shadows with mascara right after the application, since they do dry quickly. Waterproof mascara, eyeliner and pencils will also improve the longevity of you makeup.
To get done with the flawless looks of the eyebrows, you can use special fixation gels (you may also use the ones for hair), which will fix the makeup and perfect the looks of your eyebrows, which also, by the way, need to be filled in with waterproof pencils especially during summer.
Finally, coming to the makeup of lips, we may also note that if you want to use a lipstick, the strongest and the most long-lasting options should be your choice. You should apply one layer of lipstick on the lips and then moisturize them with a napkin repeating the application. Generally lipsticks dehydrate lips, so you should take care of this as well.
In case you also like gloss, to make it last longer you may apply a bit of foundation to your lips, add some powder and only then finish this up with the gloss. Finally, talking about the fixation of the makeup we should note that especially during the summer days, it’s not really complementary to use this every day. This is a suitable technique for special occasions, covering the face with a special membrane and not letting the outer conditions influence it.
So, here were the basic tips and tricks for long lasting summer makeup looks we would like to share with you. Following these easy steps, you will be able to enjoy the benefits of your makeup to the full, making it stay longer especially during the summer days.
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