Summer is here and the sun is brutal! Which is why you slather on SPF, wear your wide-brimmed sun hat and sit in the shade every time you hit the beach or the pool. Basically, you do everything humanly possible to avoid getting sunburned.

But at some point, you fall asleep. Or decide to take your hat off for just a few minutes to cool off. And before you know it, you’re heading home looking like a tomato—it happens to the best of us. While your first instinct may be to grab your foundation and cover, cover, cover that sunburn, makeup artists say that’s actually not a smart move. What you need to do is recover.

To do that, it’s important to use the right products and makeup techniques to flatter your skin while allowing it to heal. Here, exactly what you'll need, plus, how to pull off a flawless look:

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