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The hot, steamy days of summer are officially here and when the heat is on the makeup you choose can make all the difference in the world. Of the four seasons, this is the one that every can agree, less is most definitely more, but you can still keep things interesting by switching up your look from day to day. Instead of a full face of makeup choose what you wish to highlight and play down everything else. One day, play up your eyes with a colorful liner and skip the bright lipstick. The next, choose a bright hue for lips and complete your look with one coat of waterproof mascara. Another option is to bronze your complexion and add a natural rosy glow to lips. Also, though there are always
Purchasing new makeup can be exhilarating, but when it comes to buying a cleanser, well, not so thrilling. Enter the new Garnier Radiance Renewer Cleansing Gelee ($6.99) for Dull Skin, which is not just a gel…but a super gel. Made with a special technology called cushion gel technology, it introduces a new way of cleansing that the company claims will make you feel as though your skin is being luxuriously hugged (a bit gimmicky, I mused, but once I used the gel, I knew the claim was true). The cushion gel technology is most definitely an industry first: I’ve seen anti-aging cleansing gels, exfoliating gels, micro-bead technology, but never a cushion gel.
In general, gel-textured clean
With plenty of heat and humidity heading our way, it’s a good idea to invest in cosmetic products that will stay put in the face of moisture and high temperatures throughout the summer months. Whether you’ll be spending the summer lounging by the pool or traipsing along the hot city sidewalks, it’s always valuable to have makeup that’s lightweight, waterproof, and not prone to melting off your face.
Let’s start with the basics: foundation. In the heat of summer, liquid foundation can feel heavy and stifling. You also risk it running if you find yourself getting a litt