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Time to keep your skin summer ready

SONY DSCBy: Isabela Jacobsen

Staff Writer

    It feels good to bring back all the summer clothes packed away for what seems like an eternity from the winter season. Since it’s going to be summer before we know it, let’s talk summer makeup.

Makeup can be pretty stressful for the summer because all you want to do is embrace the summer heat, and still look good without having all your makeup melt off. This can be pretty tricky, but here are some good tips to help your makeup look good no matter what the weather is.

    Since in the summer you are probably rushing to your summer job, or going to the beach for a nice tan, you should go for a lighter type of foundation, whatever that foundation may be. Try BB cream for a less thick foundation that serves as a sunscreen as well. This will help your foundation look good, since it’s much lighter than other types.

    If you have problems with oily skin or your makeup melting off your face because of the heat, try a finish spray. This will help your makeup stay put together and will control shine. I recommend Skindinavia No More Shine Makeup Finish. I purchased mine on Amazon for only fifteen bucks last year, and I still use it.

    I know you hear it all the time, but the sun can be very harsh for your skin. I know everyone likes to sit out in the sun, hoping to change your pale winter skin to a sun-kissed bronze look, but if you have any type of skin problems, such as acne, then be extra careful.

I know the tan can make the skin look nicer and the acne less noticeable, but it will do a lot of damage. So, if you are willing to sacrifice some tan time, then try a tanning lotion. Don’t be hesitant. It actually works really nicely, especially if you want to look extra nice one day.

Try the tanning lotion from Victoria Secret. It’s great because it doesn’t stain your skin. It gives you a natural tan, and comes off in the shower. You can use it as a daily moisturizer, plus it’s not as strong as many of the other tanning lotions or smell as badly.

    Enjoy the summer because the precious sun will give you so many fun opportunities to play up the makeup. Although I talked about the skin, don’t forget all the colorful lipsticks and eye shadows you own. Have fun being makeup free for the beach and colorful for any special summer nights. For more beauty advice go to my YouTube channel, honeyeyes494.

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