17 Lightweight Makeup Products You'll Actually Love to Wear in the Summer
When it's hot and sticky outside, the last thing you want to wear is heavy makeup. We don't want to feel like our products are melting off of our faces. Luckily, there are a ton of lightweight makeup products on the market. From cream bronzers and gel blushes to tinted moisturizers and skin tint foundations, we rounded up our favorite lightweight makeup products we love for the summer. Whether you want to embrace the skinimalism, "no-makeup makeup" look or need to give your skin a breather, keep reading to see our top choices.
— Additional reporting by Sarah Siegel
NYX Professional Makeup Bare With Me Hydrating Jelly Primer
The NYX Professional Makeup Bare With Me Hydrating Jelly Primer ($17) has the consistency of Jell-O, which makes it fun as well as effective. Once you've scooped it out of the jar, you can apply it to your face and watch as it melts into your skin. It makes foundation stick so well, it lasts through even the most humid of days.
Revlon PhotoReady Candid Natural Finish Anti-Pollution Foundation
Revlon PhotoReady Candid Natural Finish Anti-Pollution Foundation ($9) completely covers up blemishes (with zero concealer necessary) but still somehow has a skin-like, lightweight finish. It's also formulated with antioxidants to ward off environmental aggressors.
Rare Beauty Light Liquid Luminizer Highlight
The Rare Beauty Light Liquid Luminizer Highlight ($22) comes in eight mesmerizing shades that will give you the summer glow you love without the weight and powdery texture.
Tower 28 Beauty BeachPlease Lip + Cheek Cream Blush
Toss the Tower 28 Beauty BeachPlease Lip + Cheek Cream Blush ($20) in your bag for lip and cheek touch ups through out your summer adventures.
Huda Beauty GloWish Multidew Vegan Skin Tint Foundation
Embrace skinimalism with the editor favorite Huda Beauty GloWish Multidew Vegan Skin Tint Foundation ($37). It will leave your skin looking naturally dewy with adaquate coverage.
PYT Beauty One & Done Setting Spray - FU Pollution and Blue Light
Set your makeup in place with the PYT Beauty One & Done Setting Spray - FU Pollution and Blue Light ($20). It not only protects against environmental factors but it will make sure your makeup does not melt off your face in the heat.
Supergoop! Shimmershade Illuminating Cream Eyeshadow SPF 30
Not only can you pat on the Supergoop! Shimmershade Illuminating Cream Eyeshadow SPF 30 ($24) to your lids in seconds, but it will also protect your delicate eye area from harmful UVA and UVB rays.
Tower 28 Beauty Bronzino Illuminating Cream Bronzer
Get a glowing, sunkissed complexion with the Tower 28 Beauty Bronzino Illuminating Cream Bronzer ($20).
Ilia Super Serum Skin Tint SPF 40 Foundation
The Ilia Super Serum Skin Tint SPF 40 Foundation ($48) can do it all, it's got buildable coverage, SPF protection, and it's lightweight.
CoverGirl Professional Super Thick Lash Waterproof Mascara
If you love that natural yet flutter, fluffy look, try out the CoverGirl Professional Super Thick Lash Waterproof Mascara ($7). It will leave your lashes looking natural yet enhanced without clumps, flakiness, or feeling heavy.
Charlotte Tilbury Tinted Love Lip & Cheek Stain - Look of Love Collection
Swipe Charlotte Tilbury Tinted Love Lip & Cheek Stain - Look of Love Collection ($34) the on your lips and add a few dots to your cheeks and blend for a romantic look.