10 Beauty Products to Help Beat the Summer Heat
The makeup artist-beloved blending sponge got a fun summer upgrade: This portable, take-anywhere blotter cam be kept in your purse to blot away oil while leaving your look intact.
Buy It! Blotterazzi by BeautyBlender, $20; sephora.com
NUNZIO SAVIANO'S ANTI-FRIZZ SHEETS
One quick swipe of this non-sticky, coconut oil-powered hair product, created by N.Y.C.-based hair stylist Nunzio Saviano will smooth unruly hair – and the cute wipes fit easily in a handbag for any necessary touch-ups.
Buy It! Nunzio Saviano Anti-Frizz Sheets, $18 for a box of 12 sheets; nunziosaviano.com
BENEFIT'S 'THE POREPROFESSIONAL'
Wonder why people swear by primer? Use this product on your oiliest spots (your forehead, chin and sides of your nose) before applying your foundation to your oiliest spots, then wait for the lightbulb to go off when your makeup doesn’t budge on the hottest days.
Buy It! Benefit Cosmetics The PoreProfessional: License to Blot, $20; benefitcosmetics.com
FIRST AID BEAUTY HYDRATING MIST
You’re hydrating double on super-hot days, right? Why not apply that philosophy to your skin and reach for a vitamin-enriched facial spray to soothe and refresh tired, sweaty skin mid-day?
Buy It! First Aid Beauty Vitamin Hydrating Spray, $16 for 2.0 fl. oz.; sephora.com
YOUNGBLOOD ANTI-SHINE MATTIFER
Find yourself combating mid-day shine? This balm-like, mattifying formula is filled with ingredients like pumpkin seed oils and nigella, meant to help balance oils and keep your complexion even and glowy.
Buy It! Youngblood Anti-Shine Mattifier, $36; youngblood.com
LIVING PROOF NO FRIZZ HUMIDITY SHIELD
Don’t let the humidity weigh your hair down. A few spritzes of this UV-shielding mist before heading out the door will fight frizz before it happens – even on days when it feels like you’re swimming on the sidewalk.
Buy It! Living Proof No Frizz Humidity Shield Spray, $22; livingproof.com
PAUL & JOE BLOTTING PAPERS
You’ve already got a stash of oil-combatting sheets in your purse, but this stylish seashell-themed set is too cute to resist. (Though not too cute to use – they work great!)
Buy It! Paul & Joe Blotting Papers, $5; beautyhabit.com
OSIS+ SESSION LABEL DUST IT FLEX MATTIFYING POWDER
Don’t let greasy roots bring your hairstyle down (figuratively or literally). Simply dust the lightweight formula onto your scalp and rub into your hair for instant volume, lift and a fresh scent.
Buy It! Osis+ Session Label Dust It Flex Fragranced Mattifying Powder, $25; ulta.com
NUDESTIX CLEAN-UP PENCIL
Tame hot-day beauty blunders (you know: eyeliner smears, runny mascara and lipstick smudges) by running this waxy pencil along whatever needs to go, then wiping off with cotton or your fingers.
Buy It! Nudestix Clean-Up Pencil, $24; sephora.com
TARA SMITH GLOSSER SPRAY
If you’re a city dweller, you know how smog and grime can affect your shiny strands. Boost lackluster locks with this vegan, natural oil-enriched “top coat” spray, created by celebrity hair stylist Tara Smith.
Buy It! Tara Smith Shining Moment Glosser Spray, $18; tarasmith.com