Beauty: Essential Summer Make Up Products That Don’t Cost a Bomb

9 summer makeup products that don’t cost a bomb.

These new sweat-proof, semi water-proof and smudge proof makeup products, will ensure your makeup lasts even the hottest of days this summer.


La Mav SPF 15+ Mineral Anti-Age Mineral Foundation RRP $36.99

This mineral-based powder foundation is light to wear in summer and gives you a flawless finish to the skin. Use to touch up your oily spots throughout the day and have peace of mind, the rich nourishing ingredients of this foundation won’t clog your pores.

Physicians Formula Butter Bronzer RRP $30

Obsessed! This is a deliciously scented coconut smelling bronzer. It is a creamy smooth texturised bronzer which blends beautifully into all skin tones, leaving skin looking like a bronzed Brazilian goddess.

Napolean Perdis Operator Contour Palette RRP $39

The perfect contouring kit for beginners. The palette is pigmented enough to provide good tones to the skin, but light enough for those of you scared to contour. The colour range of this palette starts with your base fairs to deep browns and can be used for either highlighting or as eyeshadow; depending on your look.

Claudia Schiffer Blusher RRP $40

This soft tones rosey pink is perfect for those hot summer days spent on the beach or by the pool and you need a quick touch up before hitting the shops. It applies just the right amount of tint to the cheeks for a soft flushed glow, when you don’t have time to bronze or re-apply any foundation.


Claudia Schiffer Cream Eyeshadow RRP $34.95

Queen of the smokey eye look Claudia Schiffer has launched her new makeup range, which includes a beautiful cream eyeshadow in the tone ‘steel’. This eyeshadow is creamy and smooth to apply and applies a rich pigment colour across your lids for the perfect sultry eye sure to grab attention.

Models Prefer Foil Finish Cream Eye Palette RRP $15.99

In Love! The new foil-look creamy eyeshadows by Models Prefer should be your new obsessing beauty product for summer. Not only does colour last all through the day, no matter the temps. Eye will pop with just the right amount of metallic shimmer to your lids. The perfect addition for your summer cocktail look.

The Balm Appetite Eyeshadow Palette RRP $42

Shift easily from day to night with this well thought out colour palette by The Balm. Inspired by natural summer nudes, bronzed goddess golds and saltry greys, there’s a tone for every occasion in this palette. Loving the names of the tones too, like Mac Encheese and Chris P. Bacon.

Rimmel London Magnif’eyes Jewel Rocks Edition Eye Palette RRP $21.95

Who said rich jewelled tones were for winter only? Rock a fresh new inspired look this summer and make eyes sparkle with the new jewelled toned palette by Rimmel. Designed to suit all skin tones and eye colours, this palette will polish off your tropical summer look.

The Quick Flick RRP $34.99

Liquid eyelines at the best of times can be hard to deal with and in summer – forget it. Especially when you’re attempting to master the perfect wing to your lids and you start sweating from the stress of it. The new Quick Flicks makes applying wings to your eyes fast and easy and it stays on, no matter the outdoor temps. Click here to watch the team now trialling the new Quick Flick.


And to keep skin well hydrated in the hot summer heat, try these two amazing masks by Ole Henriksen which helps boost hydration and protect the skin from premature ageing.

  • Glow Brightly – radiance Boosting Super Set – RRP $69.00
  • Sauna Glow Warming-Cooling Scrub and Mask Set – RRP $48.00



Rebecca Wilkinson

Beauty Editor

Rebecca is a freelance content creator and beauty editor for Bondi Beauty. She is a pescatarian, who may yet become vegan. She loves all things beauty, health & travel, has a weakness for coffee and is obsessed with cats and yoga. If she's not answering her mobile - it's probably because she's trying out the latest beauty trend, like massaging crushed pearls into her skin for the ultimate collagen and vitamin boost to skin cells.

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