7 sweatproof makeup products to combat the summer heat

You tend to sweat more in high humidity, and it’s not something you can avoid living in Asia under the scorching heat of summer. Here’s our roundup of sweatproof makeup products that will keep your face intact even if covered under a mask.

Vapour Beauty – Gentle Illuminating Primer

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Prep your skin with this luxe formula to create a silky smooth barrier for makeup. This liquid formula is blended with camellia, pomegranate seed and elderberry to help brighten the complexion, while frankincense, tulsi and lotus extracts minimise any visible signs of redness. Under Net-a-Porter’s Net Sustain initiative, this product is deliberately waterless and made with 100% daylight solar.

Available on Net-a-Porter

Glossier – Pro Tip

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This is a user-friendly, smudge-resistant formula crafted with a long flexible tip for precise definition. The buildable formula dries quickly and is proven to stay put for up to 12 hours – perfect for outdoor functions.

Available on glossier.com

West Barn Co – Soap Brows

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Prevent the small puddle of sweat on your forehead from seeping into your eyebrows. Developed to create perfectly groomed brows, this formula has an intensely thickening effect with extra hold for natural-looking, fuller brows all day and night.

Available on beautybay.com

Shiseido – Sports BB Compact

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The travel-friendly compact is designed to create the perfect base for those who are frequently on the go. Its Quick Dry technology helps to reduce the visible appearance of sweating with a triple action effect. The innovative formula mimics sports textile technology to ensure that makeup performs seamlessly while actively engaged outdoors.

Available on lookfantastic.com

Kjaer Weis – Invisible Touch Liquid Foundation (Silken F130)

This lightweight, buildable formula promotes an even, luminous complexion while simultaneously nourishes the skin with the hydrating factors of hyaluronic acid, mimosa flower wax and the label’s exclusive Chinese yam extract. This particular shade is suited for lighter skin with warm undertones.

Available on Net-a-Porter

Charlotte Tilbury – Magic Foundation Flawless Long-Lasting Coverage SPF15

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The celebrity makeup artist’s award-winning foundation is a demi-matte, long-lasting coverage formula that stays in place for up to 13 hours. The concentrated mushroom extract, vitamin C and hyaluronic filling spheres plump up the skin while leaving it looking extra dewy. The range comes in 20 different shades that cater to a wide array of skin tones.

Available on charlottetilbury.com

Hourglass – Veil Soft Focus Setting Spray

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This water-resistant setting spray works to lock in makeup for up to 24 hours while blurring the appearance of pores and fine lines. The ultrafine formula keeps skin light, and you’ll never feel a heavy coat sitting on your face like other products. Tip: try gently misting your brushes to amplify the effects of powders and highlighters.

Available on Net-a-Porter

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