summer makeup essentials

5 Tips For Summer-Proof Make Up

Summer. The word brings so many good feelings to you – tank tops, flip flops, sundresses, crop tops, et al. But when it comes to pulling off some make up, the same word ignites nightmarish thoughts – bleeding liners, dehydrated lips, patchy foundation. *Shudders* So unless you’re planning to move to the Tundra region, stick to these quick make up tips this summer.

 

  1. Clay Masks

Summer means a lot of sweat and more oil produced by your skin. To reduce this, indulge in a good clay mask therapy once in a week. Find some great clay masks here.clay mask

 

  1. Waterproof

Well. Duh-uh, if your skin is going to step up the sweat and oil production, the best option is to turn to waterproof. Water-resistant mascaras also do the job just fine; it’s advisable to do a quick shower test though.waterproof

 

  1. Pop!

Another way to tackle summer is not by beating the heat but taking it in your stride. Embrace the sunny days with vibrant colors. Here’s how you can work some pop into your make-up.7-ways-to-Rock-that-COLOR-EYELINER-without-looking-GAUDY-cover

 

  1. Or Not.

On the other hand, if you’re not one for the fuchsias, blues and all that brightness on yourself, going au naturale too is a great way to tackle the season. Highlight the high points of your face with a bit of bronzer for some added glow in the Sun. Here are some products for going (almost) nude.nude makeup

 

  1. Sheer Relief

Ditch the creamy and heavy formulas and opt for lighter or sheer versions of the same. Not only do these feel lighter, but they also look great. For example, pick a nude or “invisible” lip-liner; and stick to lip stain or lip tint instead of a gloss or lipstick.sheer

 

Now go beat the heat, pretties!

8 Summer Essentials Your Travel Kit Must Have

Ok, I give up. The city is an oven and it is only April! The mere thought that June-July is going to be worse makes me want to sign up for an igloo on the poles. But alas, I refuse to give up the city-life perks for 6 months of dusk and 6 of dawn. Let’s just say it’s safer to indulge in a summer resort retreat. And for that one must gear up. Hear are 8 wellness products to tackle the heat when you’re ‘retreating’.

  1. Shisheido Ultimate Sun Protection Lotion Broad Spectrum SPF 50+ Wetforce For Face/Body

Do you also at times feel that sunscreen lotions should come with a warning label that says: lasts until you take a dip? Well this Shisheido product sure slams all those hydrophobic lotions. The sun protection formula is fortified with SPF50+ that becomes more effective when it comes in contact with water. Swim away!shisheido sun protect

 

  1. Avéne High Protection SPF30 Lip Balm

Your pout too needs a shield against the Sun. This light and non-oily Avéne lip balm protects your lips with am SPF30 armour against short and long UVB-UVA radiations, leaving it plump and hydrated.avene lip balm

 

  1. Bottega Di LungaVita Sol Leon Suntan Spray SPF20

Save yourself the lotion smearing and rubbing regime with this suntan spray. The water-based spray provides long-lasting water resistant protection and prevents cell ageing.bottega de lungavita suntan spray

 

  1. ULTA Bronze Glow Broad Spectrum Sunscreen Lotion With Shimmer SPF 20

Flaunt some beach swag with this uber chic SPF20 sunscreen enhanced with shimmer and a bronze tint. The cream keeps sunburns at bay, giving your skin a sultry bronze sheen.bronze glow

 

  1. Bumble and Bumble Surf Infusion

Give your hair a beach makeover with Bumble and Bumble’s Surf Infusion. The spray looks, feels and smells like a bottle of seawater, only fortified with a bunch of natural oils and ingredients. The spray gives your hair a nice tussled summer look complete with a fragrant trail.bumble and bumble

 

  1. Coola Makeup Setting Spray SPF30

When not at the beach, or by the poolside or whatever water body that gets you going, resort to a fresh look using this spray by Coola. The setting spray comes enriched with SPF30 and keeps your makeup from running despite the sweat and natural skin oils.make up setting spray coola

  1. Clarins After Sun Moisturizer Ultra-Hydrating

So chances are you either forgot the sunscreen home in all the excitement or maybe missed a few spots. Because, hey we’re not elastigirl! This after sun moisturizer by Clarins shall come to your rescue. The formula undoes any and all harm the harsh rays may have caused by instantly hydrating and replenishing the skin.clarins after sun

  1. Phyto Phytoplage Sublime After Sun Hair & Body Oil

Soothe your skin and hair after a long day out in the sun with this after sun oil. Infused with a nourishing mix of erilla, buriti, annatto, and camellia oils that nourish and repair precious oils, it rehydrates, regenerates, and revives the radiance of hair and skin, the health cocktail bring back parched cells to life.phto after sun

 

When is the next flight out of this oven?