7 Makeup Products That Will Keep Your Face Perfectly Matte

It’s getting so hot these days. Temperatures have soared up to 36°C this year alone. Thankfully, we can still walk from one air-conditioned place to another, but even while doing so, our greatest fear is that our makeup could possibly melt off.

As true beauty enthusiasts would say, beat the heat before it beats you. Besides investing in a good sunblock, you’ll need a few products that won’t melt in the heat.

Thankfully, there are products out there that cater to us tropical girls, so here are our recommendations. FYI, Likely may earn an affiliate commission if you buy something through our links.

1. Urban Decay All Nighter Liquid Foundation


Expect medium-to-full coverage even on a blistering hot day. The All Nighter liquid foundation is made with an oil-free formula that keeps your skin looking mattified and shine-free throughout the day.

2. Tarte Amazonian Clay 12-Hour Blush


If you need your blush to stay on and slay on, this 12-hour blush is the solution you’ve been waiting for. Infused with Amazonian clay harvested from the banks of the Amazon River, this blush minimizes oil production by restoring your skin’s moisture levels throughout the day.

3. Becca Sulit Bronzer


Sun’s out, bronzers out. Give yourself an all-over bronzed goddess look with a few dabs and blends of the Sunlit Bronzer. It’s formulated for beachgoers so this bronzer will be perfect for us tropical babes. Infused with Becca’s signature shimmering skin perfector, we’d glow to the gods any day, even when it’s seriously hot out.

4. Benefit Cosmetics Brow Contour Pro


Why get just one brow pen when you can pencil in a 4-in-1. For browless babes, don’t leave your home without this when it’s 39 °C out. Besides surviving the day, you’ll have defined brows that slay all day. Which girl doesn’t want a good day like that?

5. Kat Von D Tattoo Liner

For an eyeliner that doesn’t move much, like a permanent tattoo, Kat Von D’s would have been the longest in the market. The award-winning vegan liquid eyeliner has a precise tip for you to draw the perfect cat-eye. It dries fast, though, so make sure your eye makeup is perfect before applying this eyeliner on your lash line.

6. Too Faced Better Than Sex Waterproof Mascara

If you want long, voluminous lashes that won’t melt off when you sweat profusely, maybe you’ll need to invest some ringgits in this mascara by Too Faced. Equipped to withstand hot the sweltering heat, brush on another coat after the first layer dries to create a more dramatic effect on your lashes.

7. Fenty Beauty Stunna Lip Paint

Formulated to deliver high-impact colour and low-maintenance longwear, Fenty’s Stunna Lip Paint coats your lips in soft matte pigments. The lip paint doesn’t feather throughout the day, yet manages to keep your lips ever so soft and kissable. It’s the lip paint every girl needs in her purse to conquer the heat.

What’s your go-to makeup product on a hot day? Let us know in the comments below.