Heatwave Beauty Kaitlyn Dreyling
Fall collections are starting to make a debut in stores, but it's still feels like an inferno outside. Don't sweat it, sister. We're giving you the ultimate beauty checklist for keeping your cool.
1. Refreshing Mist Kaitlyn Dreyling
Whether it's to beat the heat, stay hydrated or set your makeup, a cooling mist is a summer necessity. We love:
AmorePacific Moisture Bound Skin Energy Mist, $35
Unlike other sprays, this one is NOT made from water. The bamboo sap base has major hydrating power, plus it has other botanicals like red ginseng, ginger root and water lily extracts to give you a radiant complexion.
Kat Von D Lock n' Load Makeup Setting Mist, $24
Don't fret over melting makeup, this spray has a unique Temperature Control Technology that keeps your look in place for up to 16 hours - even when it's hot and humid outside.
Ren Tonic Moisture Mist, $28
This instantly cooling spray also tones your complexion with ginseng to help decongest skin and keep you glowing.
2. Oil Control Kaitlyn Dreyling
When your oil glands are in overdrive mixed with excess sweat, you get a very greasy situation. These products will keep your shine in check.Proactiv has catered to acne and oily skin suffers with effective skincare. Now they have their own oil blotting sheets made from natural fibers that soak up excess oil for a matte finish on the go.Extra sweaty situations call for more than just blotting papers. That's why we love these towelettes soaked in witch hazel, a natural way to control oil production and shine. Plus, they have an instant cooling effect!As the name suggests, this cleanser gives your complexion a rush of icy cool sensation. Plus, it's packed with salicylic acid to treat current breakout and keep away future breakouts.
3. Melt-Proof Makeup Kaitlyn Dreyling
Extreme weather conditions call for high performance makeup. These long-wear formulas are made to stay put even through humidity and those extra-sweaty moments.
Stila Stay All Day Foundation & Concealer, $44
This long-wear foundation and concealer duo is oil-free, mattifying and lightweight, making it the ideal base for hot, humid weather. The creamy formulation makes it easy to build and blend, plus the oxygen technology allows your skin to breathe, no matter how long you wear it!
Vincent Longo Hydro Stick, $25
Bronzer is a summer makeup must-have, but this revolutionary stick is packed with water, meaning it instantly cools your skin on contact.
Chanel Illusion D'Ombre, $36
This pot of shimmering color glides on easily as an eyeshadow or liner, and stays put once dry.
Topshop Lip Marker, $15
This lip stain is super easy to apply and lasts all day. Wear it under your favorite lip gloss for extra shine.
Mally 24/7 Professional Blush System, $35
Make sure your pretty flush lasts all day with this kit that gives you everything to apply blush like a pro.
Covergirl 24Hr LashBlast, $7.99
For lashes that last, try this 24 hour formula that stays put and doesn't end up on your lids or under your eyes.
4. Staying Dry Kaitlyn Dreyling
Sweat happens. And when it does you can be prepared with these wonders that keep wetness at bay.Swipe one of these wherever your problem areas are (under the arms, bottoms of your feet, on your forehead, etc.) for a much drier existence.You don't need a doctor's note to get prescription strength protection. This moisturizing anti-perspirant gives you maximum defense that also helps diminish dark marks from shaving. Go ahead and bare arms!
5. Cold Shower Kaitlyn Dreyling
When you want the benefits of a cold shower without actually standing in one, we recommend these minty options that can help you chill out even in the steamiest bathroom.This shower gel is infused with 1.9 percent peppermint oil, which means you can literally feel your skin's temperature dropping. Imagine that cooling sensation when you first walk out of the shower times A LOT.Prefer the bar version? This long lasting soap cools you down and also gently scrubs away the rough patches with jojoba beads.
6. Not-So-Sticky Hydration Kaitlyn Dreyling
Even though it's humid out, your skin still needs hydration - especially if it's been exposed to the sun. Here are our picks for skin nourishment without thick, sticky lotion.
Nuance Salma Hayek Jojoba Dual Phase Body Oil, $12.99
Rethink your M.O. and spritz this lightweight body oil. The blend of coconut and passion fruit oils make for the perfect summer scent, and the mist feels refreshing, not sticky.
Moroccanoil Body Soufflé, $52
This looks like a rich, creamy lotion, but the lightweight formula melts right into your skin.
7. Cooling Hair Therapy Kaitlyn Dreyling
Keep your strands looking sleek with these refreshing innovations.These hair products infuse the refreshing benefits of peppermint and eucalyptus for a tingling sensation while getting your mane clean.Coolway Pro, $150Heat styling is bad for many reasons (spilt ends, breakage, frizz), but during the dog days of the summer, nobody wants a Bikhram hair styling sesh. Cool off with Coolway, a brand new line of low heat hair tools that give you that perfected look without going over 300 degrees.
8. Extra Dose of Cool Kaitlyn Dreyling
Still can't beat the heat? These cooling treatments are like the central air conditioning of the medicine cabinet.
Apivita Express Mask with Cucumber, $30
Refresh and hydrate your sun-drenched complexion with these masks treatments that already come packaged with the perfect amount for each use. The cucumber and aloe soothe skin and have a cooling effect.
Vichy Anti-fatigue Ice-Effect Eye Stick, $29.50
This blue stick instantly cools the delicate area around your eyes on contact, plus it's packed with antioxidants that help reduce dark circles and puffiness.
Mama Mio Lucky Legs, $19.50
If your legs and feet are feeling and little hot and heavy, take a load off with this instantly cooling serum. Your gams will look refreshed and with a hint of shimmer, plus they'll feel instantly lighter thanks to menthol, cypress, spearmint and a handful of other ingredients that promote circulation.