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The 8 must have weather-proof cosmetics of the summer season.

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Humidity, heat, sweat and the sun- all of these can make your carefully applied makeup turn into a smudgy mess the minute you step outdoors. To avoid looking like a hot mess try out the following products recommend by a Makeup Artist in DC.

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1. Urban Decay All Nighter Long-Lasting Makeup Setting Spray 4 oz

To avoid the inevitable makeup meltdown, a setting spray is an absolute must for summertime. All you have to do is apply this spray after putting on makeup, and it will keep the makeup in place!

2. Mac Prep + Prime Face Protect SPF 50

Everyone is always telling you to put on sunscreen, but they never tell you the beauty-friendly versions! This sun screen and primer protects your skin without making makeup look oily and shiny.

3. HD Cream Blush for Makeup For Ever

For the record, any type of makeup that is a powder during the summer will just smear, so conventional powder blush is just a bad idea during the summer. Try out this product for a wonderfully weather resistant blush that will stay put despite the summer heat.

4. Skin Illimuniator in Laguna from Nars

To give your skin extra summer glow, try out this product that offers a sheer and luminous sheen to your face. This product simply reflects light to create a natural looking glow that gives you the appearance of a sun-kissed look without having to sit in the damaging rays of the sun to get it.

5. Water Proof Mascaras from CoverGirl LashBlast

Waterproof products are great at resisting sweat and humidity too! To avoid running and clumping mascara, try out this product. We just love the separating wand that comes with it!

6. AQUA Cream Eye Color from Make Up For Ever

This cream-based eye shadow really has some staying power. Even after taking a dip in the pool it still will stay on, so perfect for any pool parties you plan on attending.

7. AQUA Eye Liner Pencils from Make Up For Ever

Plan on going on any summertime movies, sad movies, baby showers or do you just have a tendency to cry a lot. This eye liner miraculous resists tears AND humidity, so for some us that makes it a multi-seasonal miracle eye liner.

Want more summertime beauty tips?

Check out this beauty blog from a Makeup Artist in DC for in-depth tips on how to pick out the perfect cosmetics for your summertime look.

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