How to Stay BEAT in the HEAT (Keep Your Makeup from Melting this Summer!)

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It’s summer and chances are if you read this blog, you also wear makeup. And chances are you clicked on this post because you want to know how to prevent makeup from melting during summer. I got you!

Watch the video below for tips on how to stay BEAT in the heat, honey! Yes, this is a lot of makeup and YES, I will do more “natural” and quick summer makeup looks, but in this video I’m going over some techniques and tricks to get your makeup to last.

Emphasis here is more on the techniques than the actual look. Make sure you SUBSCRIBE to my Youtube channel and stay tuned for MORE in The Summer Series.

Watch: How to Prevent Makeup from Melting During Summer


Mally Perfect Prep Primer

More foundation primer posts and reviews

Cover FX Custom Cover Drops (video on how to use them)

Murad Invisiblur

NYX Pro Foundation Mixer

Anastasia Dipbrow

Anastasia Artist Palette

Urban Decay Perversion Pencil:

It Cosmetics Superhero Mascara

Ben Nye Coco Tan

NARS The Multiple in Siam

black UP Blush #10

Anastasia Sepia Lipgloss

LORAC Alter Ego Lipgloss

Pat McGrath Highlighter


(like I mentioned in the video, a lot of my brushes used are old and the names rubbed off on many of them—did my best to try and remember what’s what)

Eco Tools
Anastasia #12 brush (for Dipbrow Pomade)
MAC #222
MAC #224
MAC #252
Ashunta Sheriff Perfect Blend Brush
MAC #129
It Cosmetics brushes


Summer Foundations for Dark Skin

Things NOT to Do if You Have Oily Skin

The Moisturizer Switch Up and How It Can Help Your Skin & Makeup

More Skincare posts

My hair is Temple Hair (by Hairstyling by Joseph—the nation’s largest Black-owned and operated hair salon) and the texture is Deep Wavy

Makeup 101 Video Series

Updated Foundation Routine

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About Danielle

A former finance girl, Danielle is a New York City based freelance writer and fashion and beauty expert. She's a Hofstra University and Fashion Institute of Technology grad with an obsession with fashion and beauty which she loves to tell you all about every weekday on her award-winning blog. Think of her as your style and beauty entourage all wrapped up into one bubbly brown package. Danielle's work and expertise can be found in print and across the web in Cosmopolitan for Latinas,, and more! She's also appeared as an on-air style and beauty expert on The Real, CBS New York's "The Couch" and WPIX11's Savvy Shopper segment.

5 Responses to How to Stay BEAT in the HEAT (Keep Your Makeup from Melting this Summer!)

  1. Rachelle says:

    loved it, I need you to do my makeup.


  2. Rosie says:

    That Pat McGrath highlighter is giving me life!! Nice video

  3. Sara says:

    Loved this!

  4. Mo says:

    Great video. That highlighter is BAE! lol

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