When the sky starts darting sunbeam lasers and summer festivals steer us toward oceans of body heat, makeup tips begin to lean toward the “stay bare and natural” variety. But you can still go full-coverage, all out and seriously glam on a scorching day. As celebrity makeup artist Stella Kae, who’s worked with Alyssa Milano and Patricia Arquette, gloriously declares, “Hell, wear heavy makeup all the time or never wear makeup at all; I promise you’re beautiful either way. Don’t let media or the weather restrict the way you choose to express yourself!”
With that said, click through the gallery to see three celebrity makeup artists’ tips to meltproof your makeup—so you can channel your inner Rita Ora in blistering heat.