My already oily skin goes into overdrive in the summer, so if you’re like me, you definitely need some tips on keeping oil and shine at bay as the temperatures rise! Keep reading for expert advice.
Who better to offer skin tips than a TV makeup artist? Essie Cha, former makeup department head for The Vampire Diaries and makeup department head for The Walking Dead, knows a thing or two about keeping makeup on and shine off — read her easy to follow tips for a shine-free summer below!
Essie offered these expert tips:
“Skin needs moisturizers regardless of the climate or your skin type. I use Dermalogica Active Moist and Oil Free Matte SPF30 on all actors, especially during the summer. To control oil, my makeup team and I apply Clearing Mattifier throughout the day and around the T-Zone. And don’t forget to apply sunscreen on top!” Dermalogica has a ton of celeb fans — Jessica Alba and Britney Spears reportedly use the products.
More Summer Skincare Tips
After you get your skincare routine settled, make sure you pick the right makeup. Try the Neutrogena Shine Control Liquid Makeup, which is light and breathable but still contains must-wear SPF.
If you tend to get oily later in the day, don’t pile on powder — inset blot withBlack Charcoal Blotting Linens. They absorb oil and shine without disturbing makeup.
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— Dory Larrabee-Zayas