Featured! Refinery 29's How to Deal With Humidity


As the heat index rises and the summer keeps heating up the likelihood of melting the second you step out the door is high. And trust me, no girl wants a runny cat eye. Ever.

Living in the South most of my life I've found a few summer beauty routine coping mechanisms. Last week Refinery 29 called and asked that I share my magic tricks for staying heat suffocation free (and shine-free), even when the humidity rises above 90%. Here's my advice! Read the full article here.

"The humidity really helps to define my waves, so I don't put too much product in [my hair]. I just scrunch this leave-in conditioner into my wet hair. It helps to control the frizz and, paired with a light hairspray, [the style] lasts a few days."

Sachajuan Leave-In Conditioner, $31, available at Net-A-Porter.

"I only shampoo my hair every three or four days, so on day three, I hit it with a dry shampoo. It helps the style stick, and if I put it in a braid or a topknot, it has better hold."

Dove Refresh+Care Volume Dry Shampoo, $3.94, available at drugstores and here.

"A liquid eyeliner will melt in the humidity. So instead, I do a powder cat-eye. I add a few drops of Aveda Color Options to brown eyeshadow, and swipe it on. [The cat-eye] has a powdery finish, but it stays all day and doesn't crease."

Aveda Color Options Eye Shadow Transformer, $25, available at Aveda.

"With the heat and humidity, it's hard to keep anything on your face. So I stick to a BB cream or Glossier's Skin Tint. It doesn't feel cakey, and it will stay put."

Glossier Perfecting Skin Tint, $26, available at Glossier.

"To finish everything off, I use a light dusting of translucent powder. I love this one. It's super-light and keeps things in place."

Urban Decay Naked Skin Ultra Definition Loose Finishing Powder, $34, available at Urban Decay.



Andi Eaton

Andi Eaton is a creative director, author, entrepreneur, and cultural influencer in a variety of media. She produces Oui We (ouiwegirl.com) the modern bohemian's guide to everything from travel and style to beauty and holistic wellness. Andi and her projects have been featured on Domino, Glitter Guide, A Beautiful Mess, Southern Living, SELF, Hello Giggles, Refinery 29, WWD, Elle Canada and more; in 2017 she wrapped a year of road tripping throughout the U.S. photographing and documenting travel, style and culture stories available in her new book: "Wanderful: The Modern Bohemian's Guide to Traveling in Style".