What’s your current makeup routine for hot summer days?

Happy first day of summer my friend. It’s very hot in Northern California today – expected to hit 101 degrees Fahrenheit! Early this morning, first thing, since it was already so hot, I let Connor walk through the lawn sprinkler. I would have joined her, except I had already done my hair and makeup for the day, lol!

Yeah, I’ve been trying something with makeup lately, even though it’s hot. I’ve been on a roll with Le Face Paint lately, and I don’t want to lose my momentum.

here’s what i’ve been doing lately

  • Base: I start by mixing a sheer, semi-matte foundation on my cheeks and nose, around my mouth and on my forehead. I apply a sheer concealer under my eyes and set it with the tiniest amount of powder. Then, I take a skunk brush, and I run it through it slowly to blend everything together.
  • Shame: Next, I add some color to my cheeks. I layer a coral cream blush with warm golden bronzer, and then I blend them together with my fingers. To set the cream blush/bronzer combo, I load a blush brush with a warm golden bronzer and dust it lightly on my cheekbones, nose, and the sides of my face.
  • Eyes and Lips:For my eyes, I keep it simple: brow pencil, mascara, eyeliner at the waterline and a pat of bronze glitter shadow on my lids. To completely wrap it up, I layer a lip balm with a pinkish nude lipstick with sunscreen.

And here are the products in heavy rotation!

  • Chanel Vitalumier Aqua Foundation in 50 Beige
  • sand. Men’s Hourglass Veil Retouching Fluid
  • MAC Mineralize Skinfinish Natural in Medium Golden
  • No. 20 and No. 22. In Chanel Les Beiges Cream Blush
  • MAC Mineralize Skinfinish Natural in Give Me Sun
  • Anastasia Brow Wiz in Medium Brown
  • Anastasia Clear Brow Gel
  • Dusk. Men Ilia Gel Liner
  • Hourglass Scattered Light Glitter Eyeshadow in Ray
  • MAC Extended Play Perm Me Up Lash
  • Sun Bum Lip Blum SPF 30
  • MAC Velvet Teddy Lipstick

How are you? What’s your current makeup routine for hot summer days?

Your friendly neighborhood beauty addict,