My 5 (No-Brainer) Melt-Proof Makeup Tips
Posted 06/14/11 at 08:04PM by Audrey Fine
Here, in no particular order, is what I've been able to glean from my in-the-know contacts...
Tip 1: Use your facial moisturizer (with SPF) sparingly or switch to an oil-free one -- you're just going to sweat it off anyway and it will make you look (and feel) sweaty the minute you get into the sun.
Tip 2: Use a mattifying primer (on both face and eyes) that will absorb excess moisture before applying blush.
Tip 3: Use waterproof mascara to prevent perspiration from causing unwitting raccoon eyes. (Waterproof eye makeup is always a good idea at a wedding, regardless of temperature.)
Tip 4: Apply long-wearing lipstick or lip stain -- they're heat and humidity proof. (And, it'll be nice to not have to worry about breaking any of the lipstick laws.)
Tip 5: To help set your makeup and keep it looking fresh throughout the day, indulge in a light dusting of translucent powder. (Hint: if you're over 40, avoid the eye area.)
There you have 'em -- five easy but totally doable tips that'll keep you from becoming a melt-y mess. Want to learn some expert tips for great, frizz-fighting hairstyles? click away.
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