Control Outdoor Exposure
When you’ve been outdoors for a prolonged period of time, make sure you take a break and get in the shade. Keep your face protected with sunglasses, a brimmed hat and get in the daily habit of applying sunscreen. These are important habits you should practice all year long.
Get Creative with Your Hairstyle
Long hair against the back of your neck is enough to raise your body temperature by a degree or two. A great way to stay cool is to keep your hair at a shorter length. If that’s not your style, consider putting your hair up, try a sleek topknot, or variations of the classic braid.
Put Your Fridge to Work
The refrigerator doesn’t have to be just for keeping food cold. During the summer, keep moisturiser and body mist in there, too. Slathering on cool product will instantly make you feel cooler. You can keep your moisturiser in the fridge during the winter as well.
Ice Your Pressure Points
Here’s a quick party trick that really works: press your icy beverage or an ice cube against your wrist or your neck. The chill on these two pulse points can provide you with an all-over feeling of cool when it’s sizzling hot. If you stay cool, you’re less likely to encounter melting makeup.
Spray Yourself with Sea Salt
Add spring to your hair and keep your scalp dry with sea salt spray. It acts as a natural styling agent to create waves and add volume. Sea salt spray can be found at any beauty supply store, or you can even make it yourself at home.
Spritz Your Face
For a quick cool-down from a sun-filled day try spritzing on a face mist. It can give you an instant chill and make you feel refreshed. To enhance your experience, choose your favourite fragrance - like mint, herb or lavender and you’ll feel instantly freshened up.
Choose Your Cosmetics Carefully
When it comes to makeup, go for the effortless smudged look. Summer beauty trends suggest you should go easy on eye makeup, but if you want to glam it up, use crayon liners and eye shadows that provide softer, smudged lines. A matte lip effect looks great on the dewy summer skin, so during the hot season, go for a matte lipstick that stays on dryer and longer than a creamy one. Once you’re done applying makeup, use a setting spray to finish off your look and help keep your makeup in place. With all of these refreshing ways to stay cool and collected, people will wonder what your secret is and admire how well you pull it off.