45 degrees. 45 freakin’ degrees. If you ever wondered what hell feels like, come to Dubai. As you can imagine, I feel fresh, energized, luxurious… Hah! These 4 tips will (hopefully) help you beat the heat!
The Beauty Residence’s course for survival in hell starts now!
1. Go Naked (sort of)
All of the very well known summer beauty rules kick in here: less is more/keep it light/drop the foundation, etc. As much as you can’t let go of that hide-it-all miracle worker, you will feel much better with less foundation on your face. Try covering your blemishes only with a concealer that matches your skin tone.
2. Stay refreshed
Another old trick in the book is to take with you a setting spray wherever you go. Alternatives are toning water sprays that you can just grab and spray all over for a little energy boost – rose water works too!
…or whatever skincare routine you follow. During the summer, my skin looks nicer because my tan covers all sorts of blemishes (doesn’t mean it’s better and healthier). So I tend to drop the headache of skincare routine. Big no no. You still want to stay away from all the accumulated sweat and dirt on your face.
4. Invest in a Primer
Primer is your new best friend. Invest in a primer that is suitable for your skin type to make your makeup last long enough. This will, not only hold your base for longer, but act as a shield to protect your skin from any “dangerous” and “melting” cosmetics.
I would love to know what your tricks are in the comments!
– Zein xx