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Apply When Wet

By Norah Al Eisa

Tips for amazing makeup even when it’s hot and super humid.

1- Prep and Prime:BECCA

After you’ve moisturized your skin, wait for at least three minutes for it to set and then follow with a mattifying primer.

BECCA Ever-Matte Poreless
Priming Perfector
SR 135

2- Waterproof Your Coverage:

MAC-Pro-Longwear-Nourishing-Waterproof-FoundationIf you want your foundation to truly last all day in our humid weather, opt for a waterproof foundation.

MAC Pro Longwear Nourishing Waterproof Foundation, SR 120

3- Set Translucently:

Laura-MercierA colored setting powder in a hot humid climate might cause your makeup to oxidize, so instead go for a transparent setting powder to keep everything in place. 

Laura Mercier Translucent Loose Setting Powder SR 142

4- Layer Lightly:

NarsTo ensure your bronzer lasts longer, consider applying a cream bronzer with a powder bronzer on top. However, you should make sure to apply light layers and avoid the melting-cake-face effect.

Tarte Amazonian Clay Waterproof Bronzer SR 131.50
Nars Matte Multiple SR 164

5- Spray and Go:

Decay-All-NighterSetting all your makeup with a good setting spray is crucial for beating humidity. Urban Decay’s all-nighter setting spray features patented temperature control technology, where it can lower the temperature of your makeup to keep it all in place.

Urban Decay All Nighter Long-Lasting Makeup Setting Spray SR 112

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