Korean and Japanese Makeup For the Australian Summer 2022

Makeup for the Summer 2022

Makeup that lasts all day!

Recently, we explored some Korean skincare that's perfect for hot summer weather. Makeup tends to break down quicker when it's hot, leaving your face a hot, greasy mess by the end of the day. They key to makeup that doesn't budge throughout the entire day is prepping your skin with the right products for you skin type. If you're curious about what to use for the summer, have a read here to find out more!

These are our recommendations to make sure you look good the whole day!

1. Banila Co Prime Primer

Prime Primer Classic 30ml (New Version) Banila Co

Finally, a matte primer that doesn't suck up all the moisture from your skin! This primer from Banila Co is a primer that leaves your makeup fresh while covering pores and excess oiliness. Once applied, you'll notice a natural blurring effect from the gentle pore coverage, creating a flawless skin texture. 

Perfect for those with uneven skin texture, enlarged pores and oily skin. This primer will ensure your makeup applies smoothly and provides long-lasting coverage!

Create a flawless base that won't breakdown with strong sebum control with Banila Co Prime Primer!

2. Clio Kill Cover Fixer Cushion

Kill Cover Fixer Cushion SPF50+ PA+++ CLIO

Korean cushion foundations are famed worldwide and this cushion by Clio is no exception. This cushion foundation boasts not only long lasting coverage, but also additional functions such as brightening, SPF protection and minimises the appearance of wrinkles!

This cushion was designed to withstand it all, masks, oil and humidity! It can even be used without a setting powder or spray. With a semi-matte formulation, a little bit product goes a long way. Whilst it has strong coverage, it has a light texture that adheres strongly to the skin!

With 4 shades that considers both pink toned skin and warm undertones, the Kill Cover Fixer Cushion is definitely worth a try.

 3. Romand Better Than Finish Powder

Better Than Finish 15g Rom&nd

The Better Than Finish Powder by Romand is a powder pact that gives an instant blurring effect upon application. The extremely finely milled powder particles allows for optimal adherence to the skin, concealing pores and minimising fine lines. 

It comes with both a puff and small powder brush, for your preferred application method. Did you know this powder is also multi-functional? It can also be used as dry shampoo o your hair and also as an eye primer! Simply tap onto oily hair to use as a dry shampoo, or apply a thin layer onto your eyelids before your eye makeup!

For perfectly blurred, poreless skin, try the Romand Better Than Finishing Powder

4. Clio Pro Eye Palette #14 Atelier in Hannam

Clio Pro Eye Palette Atelier in Hannam

Inspired by the streets of Hannam in Korea, this palette is perfect for the summertime. A collection of bright glitters and matte tones, colour story of this palette is extremely versatile. It can be used in your day-to-day look with the essential matte browns and pinks, or can be used to be glam look with highly pigmented glitters!

The formulation is smooth and not patchy, and easily blended out. Both the matte and glitter shades have extremely minimal fall out. The extremely finely milled particles of this shadow prevents creasing and ensure your eye look lasts the whole day!

With colours reminiscent of warm sunlight and the cool summer breeze, the Clio Pro Eye Palette will be your go to this summer.

5. Kiss Me Heroine Make Long and Curl Advanced Film Mascara


Kiss Me Heroine Make Long & Curl Mascara Advanced Film - Black


Hot summer days can mean drooping lashes, that don't hold their curl. Hold your lashes up the whole day with one of the most popular mascara's from Japanese beauty! The mascara series by Kiss Me is definitely a cult favourite, and for good reason. It's able to keep short stubborn lashes curled and even contains 5mm long fibre extensions to help lengthen the lashes even more. 

There is also a Volume and Curl version available, but when considering a more natural summer look, the Long and Curl version should do the trick! This mascara is long-lasting, doesn't smudge and separates lashes beautifully! Make sure to curl your lashes thoroughly to see the best possible results!

Kiss Me Heroine Make Long and Curl Advanced Film Mascara is definitely the perfect mascara you have to try!

6. Clio Superproof Pen Liner

Superproof Pen Liner (Black/Brown) CLIO

A good eyeliner should always be ready to go when doing a more intricate eye look! Introducing, the Superproof Pen Liner by Clio! This is a sponge tip eyeliner that guarantees seamless lines that stay put for the whole day! Easy to use for beginners, and also perfect for those more experienced there are no drawbacks.

You can choose between black and brown, to match the vibe of various eye looks! Brown eyeliner is perfect for those more natural, daily looks, especially for the summer vibe.

Clio has even developed a new packaging style called the 'Ink Tank' method that ensures your eyeliner stays pigmented until the last use. The smart cap ensures the cap stays on air tight preventing any drying out.

7. Romand Zero Juicy Lasting Tint

Juicy Lasting Tint Romand

It's so easy to achieve that sweet pouty look the Zero Juicy Lasting Tint! 14 shades of highly pigmented fruity shades will help get that perfect lip for the summer! We tend to gravitate towards matte shades in the summer for long lasting application, but this tint will slightly stain your lips and retain colour for a long time all while keeping your lips plump and hydrated! 

You can achieve both an eye-catching full lip or a gentle gradient lip. Whichever you choose, you can rest assured it will last the whole day!

8. Beauty Of Joseon Radiance Cleansing Balm

Radiance Cleansing Balm 100ml Beauty of Joseon

This last product is not makeup but, it is paramount to remove ALL of your makeup everyday! Products like the Kiss Me Heroine Make Long and Curl can be stubborn and hard to remove without the right makeup remover. This cleansing balm by Beauty of Joseon is a cleansing balm that turns into a soft oil on contact. 

It gently dissolves even the most stubborn mascara without irritation. Free of fragrances, it's prefect for sensitive skin and great first step in double cleansing.


Have your makeup last all day with these makeup products from this summer!

Find out more at La Cosmetique!



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