Summer is in full effect. As we all know, summer in Hong Kong isn’t always glamorous. With high temperatures and humidity, comes uncontrollable sweat, aka makeup struggles. We’re here to make sure you’re ready for the temperatures of the impending heatwave with some of the best beauty products to keep you looking your best. We’ve compiled some of our top summer picks to help you look fresh all summer.
bareMinerals Good Hydrations Silky Face Primer
Makeup primer is essential for high temperatures. We suggest prepping the skin with the bareMinerals’ Good Hydrations Silky Face Primer which helps create a smooth and even canvas. It essentially sets the stage for a long-lasting flawless look while adding moisture to the skin. Sodium Hyaluronic acid, Glycerin, and Coconut Alkanes are key ingredients which keep the skin smooth and supple.
PAUL & JOE Illuminating Foundation Primer
PAUL & JOE’s Illuminating Foundation Primer is another great face primer made with lavender pearls that reflect light to make facial features look firm, sculpted, and radiant. The lavender pearls also help brighten the face leaving behind a natural luster. The primer also provides moisture with a serum-level treatment effect, keeping the skin radiant from the inside out.
HOURGLASS Veil Mineral Primer
HOURGLASS’s Veil Mineral Primer is a silky, mineral and silicone-based primer that helps create a flawless look and makes your makeup last longer. The oil-free finish ensures a smooth, comfortable application that actually repels water, making it especially good against sweat, humidity, and summer showers. It even has added sun protection with SPF 15.
EVE LOM Radiance Face Mist
Despite the humidity, the strong sun rays can dry out your skin. Keep your skin hydrated with EVE LOM’s Radiance Face Mist. Formulated with marine extracts and antioxidants, EVE Lom’s Radiance Face Mist combines the benefits of hydration, skin-firming and protection against the elements such as pollution. After just one application, expect your skin moisture to increase by upwards of 80% for up to 48 hours!
Vichy Mineralizing Thermal Water
Vichy’s Mineralizing Thermal Water comes packed with soothing antioxidants and skin-protecting solution based on natural ingredients. The formula features 15 different rare minerals for boosting skin quality and health. This product can also be used across several different skin types.
MAKE UP FOR EVER Light Velvet Cushion
MAKE UP FOR EVER’s Light Velvet Cushion will get you through the day with 12-hours of continuous and long-lasting wear. The soft matte liquid foundation is a 3-in-1 breathable formula with SPF 50+/PA+++ offering UV protection, Lumi-Matte finish with a flawless blur effect, and has a silky velvet touch. Best of all, it comes in an air-tight compact, fitting perfectly in your purse, makeup bag, or travel kit.
LANEIGE Layering Cover Cushion
LANEIGE’s Layering Cover Cushion is the complete 2-1 layering option. It provides a combination of both brightening and anti-darkening finishes that can be used continuously. Suitable for all skin types and available in multiple shades, stop into LANEIGE and match your skin tone today.
Estee Lauder Double Wear Stay-in-Place Makeup SPF 10
Estee Lauder’s Double Wear Stay-in-Place Makeup SPF 10 is designed with buildable medium-to-full coverage, yet feels lightweight and comfortable. Expect upwards of 24-hours of continuous wear with a product that creates a unifying finish on your skin and covers up blemishes and imperfections. This mattifying product has a non-acnegenic formula which means it won’t clog your pores or cause breakouts. It’s also waterproof, doesn’t smudge, run, or rub off, ideal for summer.
Diorskin Forever Undercover 24-Hour Full Coverage Fluid Foundation
The Diorskin Forever Undercover formula is a full coverage fluid foundation that gives a second-skin matte finish that lasts all day. Made with a high pigment concentration, the Diorskin Forever Undercover hides blemishes and evens out your skin.
SHISEIDO Clear Stick UV Protector SPF50+
SHISEIDO’s Clear Stick UV Protector SPF50+ is a convenient way to bring sun protection on the go. The clear stick features innovative WetForce Technology™that creates a protective layer against harmful UV rays, pollen, and pollutants. The more you sweat, the more effective it gets. Best of all, it can be applied on top or underneath your makeup.