Unlike earthquakes and hurricanes, a heatwave is one of Mother Nature’s curveballs that we can always see—or feel— coming.

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To prepare all you makeup lovers for what has the potential to be a natural disaster, we suggest you skip the non-perishables and stock up for waterproof beauty products instead. They’re smudge-proof, budge-proof, and just what you need to survive a dreaded makeup a meltdown. If your go-to products can’t take the heat, it’s time to bench them and substitute your starting lineup with a few summer favorites from our team.

Scroll through to check out these humidity-resistant formulas that will go to bat for you in the face of balmy weather and then be sure to grab your tickets to our 2018 ESSENCE Street Style Festival, celebrating all things Black fashion, beauty and style this fall!