We’re in the thick of the summer and with extreme temps comes a long list of makeup woes. Nothing is worse than your perfectly beat face melting in the sun. Luckily, L’Oréal Paris Celebrity Makeup Artist, Sir John, is sharing his top hacks on how to combat some of the biggest beauty hassles that come along with the summer heat. Sir John also happens to be one of Beyoncé’s go-to MUAs so rest assure these tips are as solid as they come.
SIR JOHN TIP: Melting makeup doesn’t have to be synonymous with heat and humidity. Sir John has a trick for your eye brows that not many know about – hairspray! To keep your brows in place, he recommends taking a hairspray and spraying it on a thin toothbrush to then rub it gently on your brows. Then pencil them in with an eye brow pencil like the L’Oréal Paris Brow Stylist Definer ($8.99). He also suggests using a waterproof mascara like the L'Oreal Paris Lash Paradise Waterproof Mascara ($9.99).
SIR JOHN TIP: While everyone tries to avoid getting a sunburn, unfortunately sometimes it still happens. Luckily, there are some easy ways to cover it up. Sir John recommends using the L’Oréal Paris Infallible Total Cover Foundation ($12.99) along with a green color corrector as found in the L’Oréal Paris Infallible Total Cover Color Correcting Kit. The green will neutralize the redness on skin. Using a makeup sponge like the L’Oréal Paris Infallible Blend Artist Concealer Blender ($7.99), dab it into places that are burned the most — areas like your nose and cheekbone.
SIR JOHN TIP: To get the perfect faux glow, Sir John recommends exfoliating with a product like the L’Oréal Pure-Clay Exfoliate and Refine Cleanser ($6.99) the night before you want to tan to prep skin. Then use a self-tanner and apply all over face and body for an even and natural-looking glow. Sir John loves the L'Oreal Paris Sublime Bronze Self-Tanning Serum ($10.99), as it’s easy to apply and lasts up to two weeks.
If you already have a gorgeous glow but want to add some highlight to your face, mix a liquid highlighter like the L’Oréal Paris True Match Lumi Liquid Glow Illuminator ($12.99) with a hydrating facial moisturizer from the L’Oréal Paris Hydra Genius ($17.99) line and apply it on your desired areas.
(Photo: Sir John via Instagram)
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