It’s hot. The humidity is at an all-time high, and survival is closer to the forefront of the mind than putting together a full face of makeup.
Weather this sweltering calls for a remastering of our typical go-to makeup routine—one that can withstand the steam room that lies outside our doorstep. Luckily the no-makeup makeup look is on trend, making our lives just a teeny bit easier. All you need are a few key essentials to put together a fresh yet subtly-polished look.
Anything excess on your skin is instantly going to be sweat off, so why even bother? The no-makeup makeup look is all about keeping things as natural as possible. Opt for a tinted moisturizer (with SPF!) to leave your skin looking model-off-duty dewy.
Nothing says sun-kissed quite like a quick dust of bronzer across the hollows of your cheeks. Look for something light yet super buildable to avoid looking like an Oompa Loompa.
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Well-groomed arches can have majorly transformative effects on your entire face. Use an eyebrow brush to tame them and then swipe on a quick layer of clear brow gel to keep them in place.
If you’re looking to take your no-makeup look from day to night, your lip color is where you have room to play. Top off a neutral lip with a layer of gloss for the afternoon, and then swap to a summery pink or bright red to head into the night.
If you’re looking to stock up on a few new beauty nécessités to take you through the rest of the season, here are a few of our favorite picks.