If LA Gets Struck W/Another Heat Wave? Here’s How NOT To Melt!

by on Thursday, July 12th, 2018 with


With LA temperatures soaring to as high as 120 degrees last week, lots of our appearances took a huge beating. IF another heat wave strikes, which beauty products do you need to cool you down and sweat proof you head to toe? I’m on the hunt for 7 beauty essentials that answer this conundrum. Take a look… which one’s are you vibing with?


NEW Garnier SkinActive Soothing Rose Water Facial Mist (96% Naturally Derived)

Price: $8.99; Available: & nationwide at drug, food & mass market retailers

Rose has is having it’s moment in the skincare category and I hope this trend stays put. It’s the perfect ingredient when temperatures escalate. This part of Garnier SkinActive’s all-NEW 96% Naturally Derived Skincare line, the Soothing Rose Water Facial Mist, is free of all the bad stuff: parabens, petroleum, silicones, microbeads, dyes and sulfates. This gentle but effective rose water ingredient gently hydrates and a light spritz leaves your skin feeling soothed and refreshed. Plus it’s allows you the flexibility to multitask with it:  you can apply it under or on-top of make-up so it makes the Rose Mist Spray the perfect priming mist or mid-day pick me up. It’s been formulated for all skin types, including sensitive and it’s allergy approved and has been tested under dermatological control. TIP: On the hottest days, place it in the fridge for 20 minutes to chill it before applying it. 


The Body Shop Body Yogurts
Price: $15 each, Available: The Body Shop stores nationwide and I love these yogurts so much, I dedicated an entire, separate blog to them last month if you scroll back on my beauty blogs.  This friends is a revolutionary way to moisturize… Body Yogurts are a refreshing gel-cream formula that contain hyaluronic acid and provide 48 hours of lightweight moisture. The yogurt-like texture sinks into damp skin in seconds, so you can go from shower to jeans (or pajamas) in 15 seconds, and gives skin a healthy-looking glow. Formulated with Community Trade organic almond milk from Manan in Alicante, Spain. Available in six 100% vegan flavors: Moringa, Mango, Almond Milk, Strawberry, British Rose and special edition Banana.


Urban Decay Born to Run Palette
Price: $49, Available:  Sephora/, Ulta Beauty/, select Macy’s stores/, and  Feeling a little wanderlust? Say hello to your new globe-trotting go to. This palette is packed with an insane range of 21 eyeshadows – 19 ALL NEW shades – that will take you around the world and back. This all-in-one collection lets you create neutral looks, add in pops of color and play with brights. From Still Shot (a matte dusty rose) to Radio (a shimmery deep navy), these shades are for anytime, any look, anywhere. Featuring UD’s award-winning eyeshadow formula, the proprietary blend of ingredients gives each shade velvety texture, rich color, serious staying power and blend ability.  When it’s that hot, take cue from the fun packing this palette rocks and run straight to the beach to cool down.

Urban Decay Born to Run Vice Lipstick
Price: $18, Available at Sephora/, Ulta Beauty/, select Macy’s stores/, and UrbanDecay.comIntroducing three ALL NEW Vice Lipstick shades that pair perfectly, whatever your destination may be. From Ready (bright rose sparkly) to 66 (rich mauve-nude) and Marfa (dark berry with pink micro-shimmer), these shades will be your go-to travel companions. UDs creamy, addictive Vice formula applies smoothly (without dragging or skipping), hugs lip, and feels amazing on all day. While the summer heat might feel like it’s drying you out, at least your lips will feel totally nourished.

Urban Decay Born to Run 24/7 Glide-On Eye Pencils
Price: $21, Available at Sephora/, Ulta Beauty/, select Macy’s stores/, and UrbanDecay.comFinish off your wandering eye with THREE rich jewel tone and copper shades of UDs legendary eye pencils (two new and one cult-favorite), designed to amplify any look. The addictive, best-selling pencils come in Double-Life (reddish-brown metallic), Overdrive (deep green metallic) and Lucky (dark metallic copper) to perfectly complement any look you create with the Born to Run Eyeshadow Palette. The award-winning waterproof formula glides on soft, stays creamy for blending and delivers extra-long wear that WILL NOT budge when summer heat is messing with us!

Urban Decay Born to Run All Nighter Travel Makeup Setting Spray

Price: $15  Available: Sephora/

Wanderlust leaves no time for touch-ups. Lock in your look before your all-day adventure using the limited-edition and matching travel-size All Nighter setting spray. Developed in an exclusive partnership with Skindinavia, this groundbreaking spray mist on weightlessly and makes makeup last all day without ever feeling feel or tight on the skin. The only setting spray on the market with Temperature Control Technology, this setting spray actually lowers the temperature of your makeup to help it last longer (the wow factor). All Nighter keeps makeup looking gorgeously just-applied for up to 16 hours – without melting, fading or settling into lines. Free of oils and parabens.


L’Oréal Paris Colorista 1 Day Hair Color Sprays

Price: $9.99 each, Available:

L’Oréal Paris unveils the latest summer trend, Colorista Sprays, offer instant hair color transformation with zero-commitment. They go on easily and the formula is visible on all hair colors. Mix and match colors to jump on the latest haircare trends from Mermaid Hair to Sunset Hair or create your own style. Available in 10 shades: Silver, Rose Gold, Gold, Pastel Pink, Pastel Lavender, Pastel Blue, Pastel Mint, Hot Pink, Purple and Blue. The best part is the bleach free formula is actually good for your hair and when your hair is a hot mess from the heat but you don’t have time to do a full wash and blow dry, playing with adding in color is a great want to deflect from the obvious!

How to: Shake well before each use. Hold can 4–6 inches from dry hair and spray. Wait a few minutes for color to dry completely.


Kérastase Paris Aura Botanica Eau de Vagues ­– Sugar Wave Spray (Yes! It’s SUGAR not Salt…) 

Price: $28, Available: & Kérastase salons

We all want those perfect beach waves for summer, but let’s face it… salt sprays can be drying on the hair and leave that undesirable crunchy feeling. Kérastase Paris introduces a new spray to help obtain those sought-after beach waves, without the dryness. This sugar (that’s right, sugar, not salt) mist and beach wave spray contains a combination of Paraguayan sugar, Mexican Aloe Vera, and other ingredients that work together to instantly create soft “après-surf” texture with zero crunch factor. To use, apply on damp hair and either airdry or blowdry to achieve the desired look. No salt. No silicones. No parabens.

Alterna Haircare Caviar Anti-Frizz Collection
Alterna Haircare Caviar Anti-Frizz Shampoo and Conditioner
Price: $34, Available at Ulta/, and fine salons worldwide

This luxurious shampoo and conditioner help create youthful silkiness while weightlessly smoothing and nourishing the hair. Perfect for medium to thick hair, this shampoo and conditioner help to control the level of moisture in hair, soften strands for a polished look, reduce and tame frizz, and reduce friction in the hair. Climate Shield Complex®: A proprietary technology that weightlessly controls the levels of moisture in hair in the environment, is used to help keep strands smooth, soft, and less frizzy up to 72 hours.

Alterna Haircare Caviar Anti-Frizz Blowout Butter
Price: $34, Available at Ulta/, and fine salons worldwide

This lightweight melting cream-to-oil blowout balm tames even the most defiant, frizzy hair while protecting from heat-styling and humidity to seal in moisture, shine and smoothness. Perfect for medium to thick hair, this product leaves hair bouncy and under control, never with a heavy or greasy residue. Climate Shield Complex® technology is used to weightlessly control the levels of moisture in hair in the environment, to help keep strands smooth, soft, and less frizzy up to 72 hours. To use, emulsify a small amount in palms to transform product from crème to oil. Apply evenly through damp hair before blow drying.


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