The temps are heating up, and the summer is almost in full swing. While your hemlines are steadily getting shorter, there’s no doubt you’ll be needing your beauty routine to last you longer – without melting away under that scorching summer sun. We’ve got you covered with 10 of the best sweatproof makeup products to beat the summer heat!
Becca Ever Matte Poreless Priming Perfector
Every beauty expert knows that the key to a flawless routine is a great base. Get your beauty on point with the right primer to set the tone – and the makeup to come. This Becca primer is especially good for oilier skin types, but works across the board to establish a sweatproof base for your foundation.
Becca Ever Matte Poreless Priming Perfector, Amazon, $48
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Estee Lauder Double Wear Stay-in-Place Foundation
A beauty icon, and a staple in every makeup artist’s kit, Estee Lauder’s legendary Stay-in-Place foundation hasn’t changed over the years, because when it’s this consistent and this long-lasting, why mess with a good thing?
Estee Lauder Double Wear Stay-in-Place Foundation, Sephora, $58
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NARS Pure Radiant Tinted Moisturizer SPF 30
Not looking for the full-coverage effect? We’ve got you. NARS Pure Radiant Tinted Moisturizer gives you buildable, lightweight coverage with moisturizing properties in a long-lasting formula – AND offers SPF 30 protection from harmful UV rays.
NARS Pure Radiant Tinted Moisturizer, Shoppers Drug Mart, $58
Tarte SEA Power Flex Full Coverage Vegan Concealer
Full coverage, long-lasting and promising not to cake or crease, Tarte’s vegan concealer option is the summer go-to for a flawless and budge-proof face.
Tarte SEA Power Flex Full Coverage Vegan Concealer, Sephora, $36
MAC Pro Longwear Concealer
Another iconic beauty pick, MAC has been in the game for a long time and their staple products haven’t seen much change outside of packaging over the years. That’s owing to consistent, much-loved and long-lasting formulas. If you’ve got sensitive skin concerns in mind, it might help to know that this formula is non-acnegenic, water- and transfer-resistant, as well as dermatologist and ophthalmologist tested.
MAC Pro Longwear Concealer, Sephora, $34
MILK MAKEUP Bionic Liquid Blush
Liquid blush is the suggested go-to over creams and powders in the summer months, for its smooth application and better-staying power under hot, hazy and humid conditions.
MILK MAKEUP Bionic Liquid Blush, Sephora, $30
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NARS Liquid Blush
Another liquid blush option, this one from NARS packs a serious (pigment) punch. A little goes a long way, so this blush, which includes moisturizing monoï and tamanu oils in its formula, offers a lot of bang for the buck.
NARS Liquid Blush, Sephora, $39
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Stila All Day Waterproof Eyeliner
Popular makeup brand Stila gets rave reviews for their All Day Waterproof Eyeliner, which offers easy application with a thin top that promises not to run or smudge and take you from day to night, all in a waterproof, quick-dry formula.
Stila All Day Waterproof Liquid Eyeliner, Sephora, $29
Kate Somerville UncompliKated SPF 50 Soft Focus Makeup Setting Spray
When a noted high-grade skincare brand extends its line to include a setting spray – you take notice. Kate Somerville, the brand behind the cult-favourite Eradikate acne treatment line, has released their Soft Focus Makeup Setting Spray just in time for the summer season. With SPF 50, this fine-mist formula delivers on light-diffusing properties to blur lines, hyaluronic acid to hydrate and is formulated without parabens, sulfates or phthalates – factor in that this brand is certified cruelty-free and you’ve got a winner.
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The 2022 Newbie: Tinted Sunscreen by EltaMD
Something new for Summer 2022: tinted sunscreen. For our last must-have beauty pick for the summer, we checked in with the experts at Lasair Medical Skin Rejuvenation Clinic. Their hottest product for the season? Medical aesthetician Nicolette Dicianna reveals “EltaMD tinted sunscreen – everyone is loving this formula for the summer!” Good for combination and normal skin, this hyaluronic acid-infused facial sunscreen comes in tinted and untinted formulas, and works to boost moisture and diminish fine lines – all while protecting your most sensitive skin from harmful UV rays.