01/13Don't let summers ruin your makeup game

Don't let summers ruin your makeup game

While winter comes with its cons, summer has its way of making its presence felt too. Apart from the obvious sun damage, application of makeup seems almost futile! (Because makeup can be melted away within a few hours of application.) But with a careful choice of products and proper application, your makeup look can remain untouched for the better part of the day. (Yes, melt-proof makeup does exist!) Ahead are some products that will not only stand the test of time, but give you a well finished coverage that will last all day long!

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02/13Urban Decay All Nighter Makeup Setting Spray

Urban Decay All Nighter Makeup Setting Spray

You’ll be obsessed with this genius pro hack for upping your foundation’s longevity. Dampen your makeup sponge with setting spray instead of water, then use it to blend out your concealer and foundation. You’ll get the flawless coverage you love from using a sponge while locking your base in place.

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03/13Smashbox Studio Skin 15 Hour Wear Hydrating Foundation

Smashbox Studio Skin 15 Hour Wear Hydrating Foundation

Not all foundations are designed to withstand a muggy, sweaty day, but this one really is. It’s somehow both hydrating and sweat-proof, it doesn’t oxidize and turn a weird orange shade on your skin, it’s available in 40 shades, and one application lasts 24 hours.

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04/13Glossier Cloud Paint

Glossier Cloud Paint

Glossier Cloud Paint’s whipped, creamy and pigmented formulations are to live for. A tiny bit of product is enough to add a natural glow that stays. All you gotta do is dot on a few dots on the cheeks, and blend. It melts right into skin, and gives you gorgeous blushed cheeks that last all day.

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05/13Huda Beauty Liquid Matte

Huda Beauty Liquid Matte

Huda Beauty’s liquid lipsticks are nothing like the liquid lipsticks you would find around. They opaque in one go, even with the lightest application. Once applied, they stay all day long.If you’ve had meals in between, it will only dull down into a gorgeous tint and go off completely with a makeup remover, of the best kind.

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06/13Laura Mercier Loose Setting Powder

Laura Mercier Loose Setting Powder

This loose powder is found in every makeup artist’s kitty that’s worth their salt. Not only does it mattify a look, it ensures the makeup is creaseless and locks all product in, for good. Its thinly milled formulation is perfect for baking too. ( A technique used for making makeup long lasting.)

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07/13PAC Retro Matte Gloss

PAC Retro Matte Gloss

Don’t let the name of this product confuse you. This product is your regular, long lasting liquid lipstick, but better. With an impressive shade range that’s perfect for Indian skintones, you will find one that says *you* in a moment. Despite its all matte finish, the lipstick is non-drying and insanely pigmented.

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08/13Ruby's Organics Creme Blush

Ruby's Organics Creme Blush

We love this crème blush for more than one reason – first, it’s all organic, sans the chemicals. Second, it’s insanely pigmented and third, it can be used on the lips and eyes as well. Did we say it’s pigmented?

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09/13Stilla Stay All Day Waterproof Liquid Eye Liner

Stilla Stay All Day Waterproof Liquid Eye Liner

Heat and humidity isn’t a friend to most eye makeup and eyeliner is hardly an exception. But thankfully you don’t have to trade your classic cat-eye for a simple light line. Even if the weather forecast is anything but cool, this makeup artist–approved liquid liner won’t budge or smudge even into the evening so you can look fierce at your summer happy hour. The secret is its no-fuss fluid formula and marker-like applicator that creates perfect lines for daytime or nighttime.

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10/13NYX Professional Makeup Studio Perfect Primer

NYX Professional Makeup Studio Perfect Primer

A primer not only smoothes the skin surface for easier makeup application, but it also ensures it stays on all day long. This clear primer for NYX creates a perfect, matte base and makes your skin smooth as silk. It’s light on skin ensuring it doesn’t become oily. It also comes in different tints, so that you can colour correct from the word, go!

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