That’s why we turned to some of our favorite experts for their top tips on everything from how to keep your hair from frizzing in the humidity to the best way to apply sunscreen (hint: it’s not with your hands!). Check out our chat below, and get all of your summer beauty questions answered once and for all!
How do you keep your makeup from melting off in the summer heat?
It can be tough to keep your makeup looking fresh when the temperatures start climbing, but there are a few things you can do to help prevent your foundation from sliding right off your face. First, invest in a good primer—it will create a barrier between your skin and makeup, and help hold everything in place. Second, choose a long-wearing foundation or BB cream—these formulas are designed to withstand sweat and heat, so they’re perfect for summertime. And finally, set your makeup with a light dusting of translucent powder—it will help absorb any excess oil and keep shine at bay.
What is the best way to apply sunscreen?
Sunscreen is essential year-round, but it’s especially important during the summer months when we tend to spend more time outdoors. The key is to apply it correctly—and that means using enough product (most people only use about 25% of the recommended amount), as well as making sure you cover all exposed areas of skin (don’t forget those often-forgotten spots like behind the ears and along the hairline). And while you may be tempted just use sunscreen on sunny days, remember that UV rays can penetrate clouds, so it’s important