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Summer makeup that won't melt your face off

You know the scene: it's a humid New York day. You put on your makeup carefully just a few hours ago but now your mascara has clumped all the way to your eyebrows and your eyeliner has given a glamorous panda-effect down to your cheeks. Your lipstick is totally melted and anything else you put on has totally dripped down your neck in what we'll call foundation scarf.

While the less makeup the better may be a good foundation for New York ladies getting ready this summer, here are a few products that will stay on your face throughout any heatwave.

Kora Organics Tinted Day Cream

This is Miranda Kerr's beauty line and because
Photo Credit: Kora Organics

This is Miranda Kerr's beauty line and because she always looks #flawless, we already like it a lot. The tinted day cream blends with most fair shades of skin and provides SPF protection while evening out your face. The cream feels soft and light, almost like you're not wearing makeup at all -- and all organic ingredients keep the makeup from clogging your pours in the awful heat!

$62/1.7oz, koraorganics.com

Dr. Jart + Ceramidin Day Tint

For sensitive skin, this new Ceramidin collection helps
Photo Credit: Dr. Jart +

For sensitive skin, this new Ceramidin collection helps retain moisture in skin. This formula hydrates, offers sun protection (SPF 15) and lightly covers blemishes. Can be used by itself, over a primer or as a primer under heavier makeup.

$48/1.6oz, sephora.com

Estée Lauder Stay in Place Eye Pencil

For eyeliner that's going to keep you from
Photo Credit: Estée Lauder

For eyeliner that's going to keep you from the panda-effect in terrible humidity, look no further than this eye pencil. Available in several neutrals and a few fun colors (blue!), this water-resistant crayon formula dries right after application and lasts for up to 12 hours.

$23, esteelauder.com

Anna Sui Curl & Volumize Mascara

Even a crying fit about the terrible humidity
Photo Credit: Anna Sui

Even a crying fit about the terrible humidity won't let this mascara drip down your cheeks! It sticks to lashes like glue, curling and lengthening lashes until removed with warm soapy water.

$26, urbanoutfitters.com

BareMinerals Touch Up Veil

For mid-day makeup touch ups, this light powder
Photo Credit: Bare Minerals

For mid-day makeup touch ups, this light powder absorbs oil and gets rid of that afternoon shine you know you grow to hate over the summer. Pair with a blotting pad and you'll look even better than you did when you first applied morning makeup! SPF 15 also helps protect your face in the afternoon sunshine.

$23, bareescentuals.com

The Body Shop's Velvet Stick

While lip gloss and many lipsticks are pretty
Photo Credit: The Body Shop

While lip gloss and many lipsticks are pretty much assured to melt off on your iced coffee straw, this light lip crayon adds pretty color to your lips -- and cheeks, if you so choose-- without the mess! This soft, matte formula is perfect for hot days and the universal shade magically blends with lips and skin no matter how much you've tanned! Also available in pinks and reds.

$16, thebodyshop-usa.com

L'Occitane Peony Perfecting Essence

Consider this special formula your key to #flawless

Consider this special formula your key to #flawless summer makeup. Apply this sweet, floral-scented serum on your bare face for a refreshed look all day, under or without any makeup. Sweaty subway rides feel feel a bit more tolarable knowing you're not losing any of your radiant glow.

$48/1oz, usa.loccitane.com

Brush on Block by Susan Posnick

Created by cosmetician and skin cancer survivor Susan
Photo Credit: Brush on Block

Created by cosmetician and skin cancer survivor Susan Posnick, this powdered brush on SPF 30 sunblock is the perfect invisible protective layer over your makeup -- easy to carry and reapply throughout the day! Sweatproof and totally natural, this lightweight sunscreen won't clog pores and help keep your gorgeous face sun-damage free.

$30, brushonblock.com

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