The summer heat is good for a lot of things—our winter-induced vitamin D deficiency, frolicking on the beach, and an overabundance of cutoff shorts, to name a few. It is not, however, the greatest thing to happen to our makeup regimen (see the melted makeup–and–shiny forehead look that usually results in temps over 80). Luckily, we have access to some of the top makeup artists in the business, who are always gracefully willing to answer any and all of our beauty pressing questions. Enter Molly R. Stern, makeup artist extraordinaire, who regularly paints the faces of clients like Reese Witherspoon and Lily Collins and has most recently been busy glamming up Cara Delevingne on the press circuit for Paper Towns. We brought our summer makeup dilemma to the beauty guru and begged for a solution beyond “blot and repeat.” Thankfully, she was more than happy to oblige—and we’ve majorly upped our warm-weather makeup technique since. Keep scrolling to see all her summer beauty hacks!