This summer will be full of photo ops and especially at our 25th Anniversary Essence Festival. You don’t want oily looking makeup to ruin your flicks. While foundation is great for covering up blemishes, wearing it during the summer months can be a challenge. You’ll have to contend with the heat and mother nature usually wins. The streaks you’ll have in your makeup solidify it.
Before you head to New Orleans, or anywhere there’s brutal humidity, get familiar with these solutions for keeping your makeup in formation. Ahead, we’ve rounded up the best new setting sprays to lock your makeup in place so you can slay all day.
Tarte Stay Spray
Not only does this weightless spritz keep your makeup in place for up to 16 hours, but it also soothes and refreshes the skin with aloe and cucumber extract.
Black Radiance Matte Setting Spray
The best way to keep your makeup looking fresh is to minimize shine. This setting spray leaves a matte veil that lasts all day.
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Cover FX High Performance Setting Spray
This alcohol-free setting spray isn’t called high performance for anything. Not only does it ensure 24 wear, but it also provides pollution protection.
Maybelline Lasting Fix
Stop your makeup from disappearing with this weightless oil-free mist that keeps your skin matte for so long you’ll swear its magic.
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Bodyography Ready, Set, Go Makeup Setting Spray
This makeup spray ensures your skin looks vibrant by preventing oiliness and shine.
Huda Beauty Resting Boss Face Waterproof Setting Spray
To look good and smell even better, use this scented mattifying mist to set your makeup. You’ll get a long-lasting hold that’s better than your hair spray.
Urban Decay Summer Solstice All Nighter Long-Lasting Makeup Setting Spray
For a limited time, this best-selling formula is available in a new scent. You’ll still reap the familiar benefits, including fade-free makeup.
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