Hi ladies! ❤
Today, I want to share the 5 most important things that you should swear by, this monsoon. Believe me, monsoons are no less harsh than summer! The humidity makes it impossible for sweat to evaporate, causing us to sweat more! This also activates the oil glands and makes your skin perfectly acne-prone! 😮
I have a really oily T zone, so I have been there! In today’s post, I hope to make your lives easier this monsoon. Let’s take a look at the top 5 Beauty Essentials that are great for monsoon as well as summer 😀
1. Oil-free Sunblock / Sunscreen
Never step out without a good sunblock on. Truth be told, you should wear sunblock ALL the time! I’m currently using the UV Screen Matte Gel from Lotus Herbals. With SPF 50, this sunblock is oil-free and gives a matte effect! Lotus Herbals makes safe, eco-friendly products which don’t harm my sensitive skin 🙂
2. Matte Makeup
Try to avoid liquid lipsticks, gloss and creamy eyeshadows. The Mumbai monsoon and humidity are unforgiving. It won’t take more than 10 mins after you step out, for you makeup to melt and drip
Try using a waterproof and oil-proof makeup base. Lacto Calamine is a good option that can be used as a base! 💡
It’s also a great idea to fix your makeup and matte-fy it with a loose powder such as this one from Kryolan ⭐
3. Waterproof Eye Makeup
Besides a waterproof base, foundation and all of those, make sure you use waterproof makeup on your eyes! Waterproof makeup will make sure you don’t look like a raccoon on your big day 😛
I’m currently using Hyper Curl Volum Express mascara from Maybelline.
Other great options are Maybelline’s Colossal Volum’ Express Mascara and Rimmel London’s Volume Flash Max Bold Curves Mascara 🙂
4. Wet Wipes / Tissues
Always keep a pack of wet wipes or face tissues handy! The humidity makes us sweaty and oily, but a quick swipe with a wet wipe can save the day! 😉
I’m currently loving Rose and Thyme Toning Wipes from Kara ❤
5. Purified Water
The last thing which is very important! I can’t stress enough, the importance of staying hydrated. With all the sweating in monsoon, our bodies lose great amounts of water. Drink water at regular intervals to keep your bodily mechanisms in good shape!
Hydrated skin means healthy, bouncy, glowing skin 😉
Hope you liked my post and found it helpful!
Until next time..Keep dreaming ❤