Preserve your pretty and beat the heat at EMF.

Tia Williams
Jul, 01, 2011

The ESSENCE Music Festival is right around the corner, so get ready for a weekend of amazing music, fabulous food... and relentless humidity!

If you're worried about your makeup sliding off your face by noon, don't be. From crease-less eyeshadows to mattifying lotions, we've compiled a list of sweat and smudge-proof makeup products that'll keep you looking fresh, fierce -- and most importantly, matte -- from sunup to sundown. Down leave home without them and never let them see you sweat.