Step #1

As sebum production increases with the rise in skin temperature, you should first lightly spritz on a face mist to cool, refresh and hydrate your skin. Makeup artist Larry Yeo recommends using Shiseido Ibuki Quick Fix Mist, $45 (50ml), a gel mist that helps to replenish moisture and absorb sebum for smooth, supple skin.


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Shiseido Ibuki Quick Fix Mist, $45 (50ml), from Shiseido counters

Kiehl’s Cactus Flower & Tibetan Ginseng Hydrating Mist, $25 (75ml), from Kiehl’s counters and stores

Allies of Skin Molecular Saviour Toner Mist, $79 (50ml), from

Laneige Water Bank Mineral Skin Mist, $35 (120ml), from Laneige counters and stores

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Step #2

The next step is to gently dab away sweat and any excess oil from the skin surface with a clean tissue. This helps to prevent caking in the final step.


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Step #3

Touch up your makeup with a sheer pressed powder that helps regulate sebum production on the skin surface, leaving you with a smooth, matte finish. 



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M.A.C Pro Longwear Pressed Powder, $46, from M.A.C counters and stores

Make Up For Ever HD Pressed Powder, $64, from

Sephora Collection 8hr Mattifying Pressed Powder, $28, from