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Sizzling summer sun and humidity mean melty makeup looks and beauty blunders. It’s time to make the switch into the sunny season with makeup ideas that’ll outlast those soaring temps. Skip the drip and get a flawless, fresh-faced look you’ll love with a few helpful summer beauty tips and some sweet savings with Cash Back at Ebates.

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While they can provide great coverage, thick liquid foundations can cake on and end up sliding around your face once you set foot outside. Swing by every beauty maven’s favorite store, Sephora, to check out easy ways to make the switch from your favorite long-lasting foundation to a lighter, more warm-weather friendly BB cream or tinted moisturizer like tarte‘s BB Tinted Treatment 12-Hour Primer. As a bonus, many BB creams offer a broad spectrum SPF, which is necessary year-round, but crucial during those hot summer months. Designed to help diffuse light and minimize skin imperfections, BB creams help give you that glow you love, minus the slip and slide look of a heavier foundation. Plus, matte finish options keep your skin from looking like a summer oil slick. Get the best foundation for summer and refresh your summer makeup bag while you save with Ebates!

Bobbi Brown Pot Rouge and Sparkle Eye ShadowGel and Cream Blushes Blow Powder Away

Layers of powder and sweaty summer skin don’t mix. Let your skin breathe while adding a fresh flush of color thanks to light gel and cream blushes. Shop your perfect pop of color at Saks Fifth Avenue and save on your shade with a makeup promo code. This best-selling Bobbi Brown Pot Rouge for Cheeks and Lips is a multitasking cream color designed to make skin glow. Plus it’s a breeze to apply, is long lasting and comes in an array of shades fit for any skin tone. It won’t give you that dried-out look and is hyper-pigmented so a little goes a long way. While you’re lightening up your look, try transitioning from a darker, smokey eye to a Bobbi Brown Sparkle Eye Shadow from Sephora for a glowing new summer eye makeup look.

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Give your summer makeup a base to adhere to in order to give it a little staying power. A primer can minimize pores and provide the perfect foundation for your beach beauty look. This Clear Makeup by philosophy is a colorless skin perfecter that diminishes skin flaws while acting as a primer and oil-free mattifier. Wear it under your favorite BB or CC cream or use it alone for a lightweight, airbrushed look that screams summer.

Kisszing for Softly Colored Lips in 6 ShadesPolish Your Pout With Light Lip Color

Heavy matte lipsticks and sticky glosses can smudge or weigh down breezy summer makeup looks. Instead, opt for a bright pop of color like this lip crayon from Origins. Crayons mean fuss-free, fresh color, plus nourishing oils keep your pout perfect. Layer it on for bolder color or keep it light for a hint of your favorite hue.

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