Hot Weather Beauty Essentials

NYC has been HOT, and when the temps heat up it can be a challenge to keep it cute throughout the day. NYC is a mix of cold air-conditioned office buildings mixed with sweltering subway stations, leaving any girl-on-the-go with the wrong kind of glow.

What a better way to find out what real NYC women swear by to beat the heat then to ask them for their personal rec’s?  The MP team (Aimee, Kari, Zaidat, along with beauty bloggers Dara & Nia) bring you our favorite warm weather essentials to keep desk-side and in your bag…
Hot Weather Beauty Essentials

“I don’t like putting on much makeup during the hot summer months, so I find I get perfect skin by layering on Nars Brightening Serum.”


“When the forecast says oily skin, I keep my face shine-free on-the-go with Sephora Blotting Paper.”


“NARS Smudge Proof Eyeshadow Base lasts through sun, sweat and 4pm meetings leaving your eye shadow intact and crease-free. Amazing!”

“Essie Nail Polish in Mojito Madness is a summery color I love!”


“Bigelow Rose Slave is great for skin, lips and more!”

“Garnier BB cream for light Weight but perfect coverage with built in sunscreen and a dewy finish.”


“Tom Ford Lipstick in Vanilla Suede for the perfect Nude lip.”

Josie Argan Sea Salt Spray for perfect beachy wavy hair.”

Deborah Lippmann nail polish in “shake your groove thing”- big bold beautiful gold sparkle to layer over your fave punchy neon for summer on your ring finger.”

Nuance Anti Frizz Serum by Salma Hayek: I just started using this! It works wonders especially when you still want to sport a straight look despite the hot weather!”


What is your beauty essential?