Summer hair and makeup ideas

Summer is in full swing which means humidity is in the air and things can get a little sweaty. Much like our outfits we must adjust our beauty routines so that we look and feel great when temperatures soar. If you’re looking for sweat proof summer hair and makeup ideas carry on reading.

The below products are my summer saviours. My frizzy unruly hair looks sleek and shiny, my makeup stays put all day and my chip free nail polish has my nails looking fabulous and trendy while enjoying time at the cottage or on a patio.

Summer Hair

Let’s start with our hair. For most of us humidity is not great for our hair. My hair gets extremely unruly, frizzy and hard to control when it’s humid out.

Luckily for you I have done all of the research and tried all of the products for us.

Here are my top frizz fighting hair products for unruly summer hair.


Matrix professional hair care is going to transform your frizzy hair to smooth and sleek with their Mega Sleek line.

Get ready for everlasting smoothness with Mega Sleek. Now all you need to do is play it smooth! With shea butter to seal the cuticle, Mega Sleek provides frizz control for silky-smooth hair.

  • Mega Sleek Shampoo: Cleanses to help control rebellious, unruly hair and manages frizz against humidity.
  • Mega Sleek Conditioner: Conditions to help control rebellious, unruly hair and manages frizz against humidity.

matrix mega sleek.

  • The Mega Sleek Leave-In: Leave-in Cream with smoothing shea butter provides heat protection and easy glide for fast blowouts. Medium hold cream instantly smooths hair and controls frizz all day.

Summer hair and makeup idea.

  • Mega Sleek Iron Smoother: protects against high heat damage and humidity for all day frizz control and smoothness. Also, maximizes performance of thermal tools with lasting style memory.

This hair care routine is great for all hair types! Use all the products together or pick and choose depending on what you feel you need most.


DISCOVER THE POWER OF STEAM. The loreal steampod will transform your hair and will significantly cut down the amount of heat damage caused by heating tools.

This is a must have hair tool if you like to straighten and style your hair. Your hair will look smoother and healthier than ever! I also find that it really locks in the style, I can enjoy long lasting fabulous looking hair no matter what the temperature is.

I also love the way this tool looks! So elegant and a beautiful addition to my vanity.

How to use:

It works the same way as a regular flat iron except you just add a bit of water to the reservoir which allows it to become a steam iron. Amazing innovation and patented technology from Loreal!

To sum it up: you can expect your hair to be 2x smoother in half the time with 78% less damage when styling your hair.

Buy your steam pod here: Loreal Steampod 

Summer Makeup


derma blend leg and body foundation.

The Dermablend Leg and Body Makeup contains high-performance pigments to easily cover varicose veins, stretch marks, tattoos, scars, age spots, birthmarks, bruises, and more. It’s a great product to have if you are heading out to a wedding, a night out or a vacation and feel that you would like to conceal blemishes that may bother you.

  • Its a lightweight, buildable, and blendable body foundation formula that hydrates skin all-day and protects skin with SPF 25.
  • For up to 16 hours of wear that is smudge- and transfer-resistant, set it with Dermablends Loose Setting Powder for optimal staying power.
  • Suitable for all skin types and available in 12 true-to-tone, fade-proof shades. Never cakey or masky for an even and natural look.


derma blend lock and last setting spray.

This setting spray is remarkable! Your makeup will not move at all when using this setting spray. It does what the label says and will lock your makeup in for hours on end.

Simply spritz it onto your makeup look to lock in your glam and enjoy hours of budge and smudge proof makeup.

  • #1 Dermatologist Recommended Coverage Brand Dermablend brings you Lock and Last™ Water-Resistant Setting Spray.
  • This skin-hydrating long-wear formula locks in makeup for up to 24HR.
  • Feel the seal of instant gripping power upon application.
  • Formulated with Witch Hazel, Allantoin, and Willow Leaf Extract for a soothing feel to skin.
  • Achieve lasting makeup results with smudge, transfer, and water-resistant wear, up to 24HR.
  • Suitable for all skin types.


A good waterproof mascara is a summer MUST. I am head over heels to have found one that is cruelty free and vegan, and is free from harmful parabens and sulfates.

cover girl lash blast clean waterproof.

The Covergirl Lash Blast Clean Waterproof is a volumizing waterproof mascara that is free from parabens, sulfates, talc, and mineral oil and is infused with argan and marula oils, leaving lashes feeling conditioned.

This long-lasting vegan mascara will have your lashes looking voluminous and gorgeous sans smudging.

The brush applicator separates and defines for longer, fuller lashes.


Summer Hair and makeup ideas

 If you’ve been following me for a while, you know that I am obsessed with my Sally Hansen Miracle Gel Polishes because they do not chip making them perfect for everyday life.

The Neon Collection is stunning on trend and perfect for summer!

The Sally Hansen Miracle Gel is a 2-step gel manicure system that doesn’t require a UV lamp.

It applies like traditional nail polish and comes off easily with regular nail polish remover.

Thanks for reading!

I hope that you found these sweat proof summer hair and makeup ideas helpful!

I know that they have been a huge help for me while the weather here in Toronto is warm and humid.

By the way these products can be used year round 🙂 I know that I will be using them long after summer because they are just that good!


Some more hair tips you will love! Hair care routine for fine frizzy hair

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