Makeup meltdown? No way! In the sweltering season, stock up on outdoor-friendly products, lightweight textures and beachy-keen shades.
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Kiss My Face Sun Swat SPF 15 Sun Screen & Natural Insect Repellent
This handy spray does double duty. It not only saves skin from UV rays but wards off annoying flies and mosquitos, too.
($9.95; mass retailers)
Alba Aloe Vera SPF 15 Sunscreen
Head off a painful sunburn. Certified organic aloe vera soothes as a water-resistant broad-spectrum SPF protects you—on turf and in the surf.
($8.95; Whole Foods)
Clarins Sunshine Fragrance
Not only does it smell of summer, thanks to notes of Sicilian mandarin, grapefruit, ylang-ylang and patchouli, but this scent also boasts serotonin-boosting L-5-HTP, derived from seeds of the griffonia plant, to encourage the happy feeling that also comes with warm weather.
($40; Clarins counters)
Be Fine Food Skin Care Lip Exfoliator
This naturally good-for-you treatment features oat proteins, sesame oil and exfoliating pineapple enzymes for baby-soft lips.
($19.99; CVS, cvs.com)
Korres Sweet Orange Sprayable Sunscreen Face and Body Milk
Boost your color without sacrificing your complexion. This SPF 25 spray has titanium dioxide to deflect UV rays and aloe vera to nourish skin.
Darphin Tangerine Aromatic Care
Carrot oil restores elasticity while tangerine oil tones and unleashes an uplifting scent. This lightweight blend absorbs instantly.
($75; Neiman Marcus)
Jane Be Pure Mineral Pillow Blush
Look naturally flushed with this talc-free mineral blush. It goes on silky smooth and won’t clog pores, in five wearable shades.
($4.99; mass retailers)
Bobbi Brown Tinted Lip Balm
Choose from eight moisturizing, barely-there hues to create truly kissable lips.
($17; Bobbi Brown counters)