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Melt-Proof Makeup for Summer Weddings

These warm-weather tips from the experts will keep you looking gorgeous from dawn to dusk.

By: Kayla Hayes

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  • Eyes

    Eyes

    "Avoid chunky glitter or anything with a lot of texture, and go for velvety formulas with a soft iridescence or matte finish," says Ashlee Glazer, Smith & Cult beauty ambassador.

    Try: Smith & Cult Book of Eyes Eye Quad in Interlewd

  • Eyes

    Eyes

    To avoid a makeup meltdown Kimara Ahnert, New York City-based makeup artist and beauty expert advises opting for waterproof mascara.

    Try: YSL Beauté Volume Effet Faux Cils Waterproof Mascara

  • Face

    Face

    Hydrated skin is paramount for achieving an oil- and shine-free face explains Rebecca Restrepo, Elizabeth Arden global makeup artist.

    Try: Elizabeth Arden Eight Hour Miracle Hydrating Mist

  • Face

    Face

    "Properly prepped and primed skin will ensure long-lasting makeup during your nuptials," explains Keri Blair, MAC Cosmetics senior artist.

    Try: MAC Prep + Prime Zone Treatment

  • Face

    Face

    “In addition to the SPF you layer on for skincare, use a foundation that contains SPF if you’ll be spending all day outside,” Restrepo counsels.

    Try: Charlotte Tilbury Magic Foundation SPF 15

  • Face

    Face

    To freshen up post-ceremony, Lijha Stewart, director of artistry and education at Make Up For Ever, suggests having loose powder on hand to remove excess oil and shine.

    Try: Make Up For Ever Super Matte Loose Powder

  • Lips

    Lips

    "Less is more during the summer," says Chanel Temple, a resident makeup artist at Hourglass Cosmetics. “Wear a pop of color on your cheeks and lips — it will elevate your look.”

    Try: Hourglass Opaque Liquid Lipstick in Canvas

  • Hair

    Hair

    “Have a stylist blow out your hair the day before with products that offer great control and style memory,” says Matt King, stylist at Fox & Jane

    Try: R+Co Motorcycle Flexible Gel

  • Hair

    Hair

    "To combat frizz and humidity without weighing down the hair, apply product only on the ends," states Allison Rappel, a colorist at Antonio Prieto Salon.

    Try: Kérastase Paris Discipline Spray

Melt-Proof Makeup for Summer Weddings

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