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10 Easy Ways To Adjust Your Beauty Routine For Warm Weather

That heavy-ass foundation isn't going to cut it it in hundred degree weather. Here's how to look fresh in the heat.

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1. INSTEAD OF: Heat-styling your hair

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You know humidity and sweat is going to immediately ruin all your hard work upon leaving the house. Plus, blow-drying when it's hot is like an at-home simulation of what hell must be like.

2. INSTEAD OF: Leaving your hair down at all

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Yes, certain frizz-fighting products may be awesome, but some days the thought of letting your hair battle the elements is just beyond you. It's okay. This bunny gets it.

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TRY THIS: A pretty braid that won't weigh you down.

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You can experiment with pretty braided styles if you simply can't bear the thought of wearing it down on your sweaty neck on particularly sweaty summer days.

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TRY THIS: Tinted moisturizer or BB cream

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In the heat, you want makeup that blends into your skin instead of sitting heavily on top of it. Also, you can get one with tons of SPF and have it double as your sunscreen!

TRY THIS: A face that's fresh to death.

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Take a cue from this model's gorgeous, pared-down makeup at Tracy Reese's Spring 2012 show. All you need is a little cheek tint, a subtle lip, and mascara to duplicate it at home.

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8. INSTEAD OF: Complicated smoky eyes

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While these look great in colder months, they're more prone to smudging in the summer unless you use a really good primer. Even then, it seems like a lot of effort when you could use that time to read a book in the park.

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TRY THIS: Waterproof color liner

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Rim your whole eye with a bright pencil liner for a colorful and seasonal update on your go-to eye makeup. Choose a waterproof formulation and it'll last as long as you like.