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When it comes to summer beauty products, sunscreen is the only thing you should be laying on thick. Women don’t sweat, they glisten,” the saying goes. Yeah, right. To keep your makeup from melting into your mojito, this summer. Get into these 7 easy tricks.

  • GO (SORT OF) NAKED

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Whether you’re going to the beach or just feel like embracing the carefree summer vibe, skip base entirely and stick to concealer.

  • BE DENSE

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Not comfortable going entirely nude? Blemishes and blotchy skin don’t vanish in the hot weather, but the wrong concealer definitely can. Use your ring finger to dab the concealer on dark circles; apply to red spots with a small brush, and then pat with your finger to blend the cover-up into the skin.

  • LIGHTEN UP

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Think of foundation this way: The less you put on, the less there is to slide off. A dampened makeup sponge is the ideal tool for applying it so that it goes on light and sheer.

  • LOOK TO LIQUID

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Liquid liner may take patience and practice, but once on, a good formula won’t budge or smudge in the heat like a kohl pencil can

  • SWEATPROOF YOUR LASHES

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Waterproof mascara is a no-brainer in the summer. It can withstand the office, the gym, the pool, without smudging.

  • GET A SAFE BRONZE

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Apply a bronzer with a slight shimmer and peach or pink undertones, over the apples of your cheeks, across the bridge of your nose.

  • KISS HEAVY LIPSTICK GOOD-BYE

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Bright stains and tinted balms, But if you desire that “I just ate a popsicle” look, tap on a bright, deeply pigmented lipstick with your finger, blot, then repeat until you reach your desired intensity,

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