For Jakarta girls that moves around with public transportation, the heat and pollution can be a problem. The time and effort we spent on getting ready in the morning are usually wasted by the time we reached the office or campus because Jakarta is just that hot and humid.
Don’t you worry! There are great makeup brands out there that works well with tropical heat and can help your make up last all day. Here are top 10 makeup brands we love that would stop your face melting like ice cream.
To help your make up last longer, look for primers that doesn’t make your face look oily, but rather give you a matte look.
Love# 1: Skindinavia The Make Up Primer (Rp. 559.000,-)
A little comes a long way with this primer, so it is definitely a good investment. This spray primer does not leave your face with a sweaty look, and is most recommended primer out in the market.
Love# 2: Maybeline Baby Skin Pore Eraser (Rp. 140.000)
Don’t feel like splurging? Maybeline is a more affordable option that also help mattify your makeup and makes it last all day. Just like its name, this primer leaves your skin as smooth as baby’s skin.
Some foundations can make your face look oily or cakey, and this is never a good look if you are out and about hot and humid weather. Powder foundation helps mattify your face, and is a safer option than liquid version.
Love# 1: NYX Hydra Touch Powder Foundation (Rp. 350.000)
This powder guarantees to achieve a matte look.
Love #2: SK II Clear Beauty Powder Foundation (Rp. 500.000)
Not only does this foundation make your makeup last longer, it also improves the skin texture creating a more youthful look with its Lavender Gold Pearls ingredient.
Waterproof Brow Gel
Waterproof brow gels not only combats sweat, it can also be very long lasting.
Love #1: Anastasia Beverly Hills Dipbrow Pomade (Rp. 400.000)
Probably the best makeup brand for brows. This Pomade comes with a thin angled brush. It’s totally worth the hype.
Love #2: Make Up For Ever Aqua Brow (Rp. 500.000)
Worn by acrobatic swimmers, you can be sure this waterproof brow gel is more than just combating sweaty environment.
A good liquid eyeliner stops smudging, and prevent you from turning into a panda with just a few blinks.
Love #1: KOJI 24h Long Lasting Liquid Eyeliner (Rp. 240.000)
This eyeliner pretty much does what it promise: dries up very quickly, easy to apply and extremely long lasting.
Love #2: KOJI Dolly Wink (Rp. 200.000)
We love Dolly Wink Liquid eyeliner because of its resistible packaging. It’s so cute and adorable but also a functional tool.
Now that you’ve perfected the final look, protect that masterpiece with setting spray.
Love #1: Skindinavia Make Up Finishing Spray (Rp. 600.000)
One of the most recommended spray by make up artists. Is it an expensive? Yes. It is worth it? Absolutely.
Love #2: Urban Decay De Slick (Rp. 450.000)
Urban Decay De Slick Finishing Spray in three options that cater to your skin type.
Keep your makeup in place all day. Be smart, and combat the heat!
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